Rotating Veterinary Technician Position - Large Animal Clinical Sciences
The College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking a Veterinary Technician I in a variety of service areas. Must be a graduate of an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited program in Veterinary Technology. Must obtain a Tennessee license as a Veterinary Technician within one year of employment. The primary purpose of this position is to provide entry-level nursing care to a variety of service areas (medicine, surgery, anesthesia, rehabilitation, field services, farrier and reproduction) by making patient assessments, preparing patients for exams or treatments, and assisting faculty and staff to achieve clinic goals. The rotating veterinary technician position serves to ensure coverage of hospital services during the weekends and part of the weekday. Position helps with performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results and records patients' medical histories and symptoms, including observations. Position administers medications and treatments, helps establish plan of care, regularly communicates with supervising clinician, and operates and cleans medical equipment and/or surgical equipment, operates and maintains heavy equipment such as stocks, chutes, etc. Incumbent serves as a resource of information and guidance, Position supports teaching efforts by instructing students, interns, and residents. This position may be asked to provide compensated emergency technical support when needed. Also supports research efforts by teaching in laboratories and non-clinical settings when time allows. Regularly communicates with supervising clinician. Enters charges on patient accounts. Applicant needs effective communication skills, including the ability to show compassion. Excellent judgment and decision-making skills. Good time management skills. Ability to express patience and deal with high levels of stress. Ability to pay close attention to detail. Ability to lift, assist, and transport patients. Ability to multi-task. Applicants should submit their letter of intent, names and addresses of three pertinent references and current curriculum vitae or resume to Catheryn Hance, Dept. of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, 2407 River Drive, Knoxville, TN 37996-4545, phone 865-974-5703, email: email@example.com. The deadline for application is October 16 or until filled. UTK is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer.
Must be a graduate of an American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited program in Veterinary Technology. Must obtain a Tennessee license as a Veterinary Technician within one year of employment.
About The University of Tennessee
The University of Tennessee, Dept. of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville, TN is a Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.