ICU Veterinary Assistant / Veterinary Assistant
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan


Job no: 796576
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 06
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Veterinary Teaching Hospital 10046906
Sub Area: CT- Clerical Tech.
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Veterinary/Animal Care, Clerical Technical- CT, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Working/Functional Title

ICU Veterinary Assistant

Position Summary

The successful candidate will work on animal patients; monitors temperature, pulse and respiration; monitors IV fluid administration; will walk animals outside; will clean ward areas, stock supplies; will process lab samples and medication orders; enters charges in the hospital information system; assists clinicians, veterinary technicians and clinical students with animal patients in the Small Animal Surgery Unit of the Veterinary Medical Center.

The College's vision is to be the destination for teaching, innovation, care, and service. Six goals, backed by specific strategies, guide our organization as we move forward. Read more at https ://cvm.msu.edu/about/strategic-planning-2021-26/goals to learn about the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine's goals, strategies, and progress.

CVM Core Value of Diversity

We are committed to promoting the principles of equal opportunity and multiculturalism where all individuals are valued, respected, provided opportunity to flourish, and open doors in their pursuit of excellence. We encourage and welcome our community to share ideas with us surrounding opportunities to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge normally acquired through a high school education; six months to one year of related work experience in a veterinary practice, maintaining accurate records, typing and basic computer skills; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with general handling of cats and dogs; knowledge of animal restraint for blood collection and IV catheter placement; positioning for X-rays and IV fluid monitoring; previous exposure to monitoring equipment such as IV fluid pumps, EKG, Pulse oximeter and Doppler blood pressure.

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

Resume, Cover Letter and 3 Professional References

Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/Work Hours

Second Shift

Website

WWW.CVM.MSU.EDU/HOSPITAL

Summary of Physical Demands

Lifting, bending, carrying, and restraining animals

Summary of Health Risks

Work with animals or unfixed animal tissue

May wear respirator

Possible exposure to zoonotic diseases

Bidding eligibility ends July 19, 2022 at 11:55 P.M.

Advertised: Jul 13, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Aug 16, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time



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