School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Assist in instruction of veterinary students in technical skills related to the practice of veterinary medicine.
Launder surgical linens, towels and pads used in kennel, prepare surgical packs, sterilize instruments and gowns. Assist in the preparation of the laboratory for upcoming instructional labs and research surgeries. Maintain all surgical instruments, tables, lights, and any other non-anesthetic equipment in the junior surgery in proper working order. Maintain all soap and paper towel dispensers in proper working order. Maintenance of all anesthesia-related equipment in the laboratory including vaporizers, anesthetic monitors, endotracheal tubes, blood pressure monitors, dopplers, bear huggers, heating pads, and any other equipment necessary for the induction, maintenance, and recovery from anesthesia. Assist in cleaning and sanitation of cages, kennels, and the kennel room between laboratories. Assist in maintaining the general overall cleanliness of the lab.
Assist the faculty in training students in animal restraint and basic animal care. Assist the faculty in instruction of veterinary students in aseptic technique, including preparation of the surgery patient, surgeon and instruments. Assist the faculty in training veterinary students in techniques of injection, venipuncture, IV catheritization, and any other technical skills as instructed by the faculty members in charge of teaching laboratories. Supervise veterinary students in the administration of drugs for sedation and analgesia.
Provide technical assistance to the faculty and house officers performing surgical research.