Veterinary Technician I

United States, North America
Feb 20, 2014

Position Information

Posting Number: 9096

Internal Posting Date: 02-19-2014

Internal Closing Date: 02-25-2014

External Closing Date: 02-25-2014

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Veterinary Technician I

Position Title/Rank:

Multiple Position Numbers

Multiple Position Numbers

Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Veterinary Medicine

Primary Department: 10046906 VETERINARY TEACHING HOSPITAL

Position Employee Group: Clerical Technical-CT

Appointment Basis:

Appointment Status:

Employment %: 100

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Work Hours: Non-Standard

Varied Work Hours (if applicable): Work schedule includes four 10-hour days, rotating first, second, and third shift, through weekends and holidays.

Project Tech/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information (if applicable):

Faculty: Salary Range
Support Staff: Pay Minimum

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

Pay Grade Level: 10

Position Summary: Provides patient care for ill and injured animals in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH); this position will primarily be working in the VTH Emergency and Critical Care unit; instructs and demonstrates techniques to students; assists technicians and veterinarians in their work; and maintains supplies, equipment and cleanliness of hospital areas.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
Knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years in college, technical or vocational school in veterinary technology; six months of related work experience in extensive patient care, surgery, anesthesia, drug-dosing, and sterilization; 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.

Typing Requirements (wpm):

Desired Qualifications: Six to twelve months as a veterinary technician in an educational setting.

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable): Duties associated with this position involve TB risk or working within three feet of patients in an animal health care setting, working with animals or unfixed animal tissue, wearing a respirator, lifting/carrying up to 50 pounds, pushing/pulling, and climbing stairs.

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV

Optional Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3

Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Department Website Address:

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair:

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

If flexible appointment, indicate end date of annual flex leave:

If flex, number of months worked per year

Union Affiliation Union