Large Animal Technician / Veterinary Technician I

Job description

Job no: 711349
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 10
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Veterinary Teaching Hospital 10046906
Sub Area: CT- Clerical Tech.
Salary: 20.82
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Clerical Technical- CT, Veterinary/Animal Care, Union
Working/Functional Title

Large Animal Technician

Position Summary

Provide patient care for ill and injured animals in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. This position will primarily be working in the Large Animal Clinic; instructs and demonstrates techniques to students; assists students veterinary technicians and veterinarians in their work; maintains supplies, equipment and cleanliness of hospital areas. Working hours are four 10-hour days, first shift on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years in college, technical or vocational school in Veterinary Technology; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in extensive patient care, surgery, anesthesia, drug-dosing, and sterilization; experience in the use of spreadsheet and word processing software, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; licensed as a Veterinary Technician with the State of Michigan or attainment of such certification within one year from date of employment.

Desired Qualifications

6-12 months as a veterinary technician in an educational setting; experience in Large Animal medicine.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials


Work Hours

First shift Thursday through Sunday working 10 hour days.

Summary of Physical Demands

Lifting animal patients and medical equipment; pushing carts containing animals and equipment to other units; climbing stairs carrying lab samples; restraining animals; preparing for medical procedures and treatments.

Summary of Health Risks

Caring for animals with potential TB and rabies risk; may wear a respirator.

Bidding eligibility ends on 6/15/2021 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Jun 9, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 15, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 6/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time