ICU Veterinary Technician / Veterinary Technician I
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

Job no: 796473
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: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Veterinary/Animal Care, Clerical Technical- CT, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Working/Functional Title

ICU Veterinary Technician

Position Summary

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

Skills you will develop and utilize include central line placement, arterial catheters, urinary catheters, tracheostomy care, ventilator and dialysis patient care, etc. With four Boarded Critical Care Specialized Veterinarians and two Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Technician Specialists, we support and assist in your career development.

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 :// to learn about the MSU College of Veterinary Medicines goals, strategies, and progress. CVM Core Value of DiversityWe 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 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; 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

Experience in an educational setting; background in emergency 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

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: Hours

Third Shift (Three 13-hour) $10/hour premium from 12:00 am to 5:00 am



Summary of Physical Demands

Lifting animal patients onto cages and medical equipment; carrying animals between cages and exam tables and gurneys; pushing carts containing animals and equipment; climbing stairs; carrying lab samples; restraining animals; preparing for medical procedures and treatments.

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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