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Temporary Veterinary Technician

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Western University Of Health Sciences

Carson City, NV

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Job Summary To provide technical support to faculty members teaching clinical\/surgery skills and laboratories to veterinary students. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Individuals must possess the knowledge, as well as the following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. - College Degree or any combination of education, training, or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the job. An RVT is preferred. - Ability to read and write medical records and recommendations. Ability to calculate clients\u2019 bills, drug dosages, and dilutions. Ability to supervise veterinary students and decide if intervention is required for the safety of students and\/or nonhuman animals. - Ability to restrain a variety of animal species. Familiarity with veterinary medical terminology. Ability to use computers for Internet searches and for Excel, Word, and PowerPoint documents. Required Qualifications Registered Veterinary Technician certificate or equivalent education and\/or experience. Preferred Qualifications List comments regarding work hours Typical hours are Mon-Fri 8am -5pm. May also include evenings and weekends. Posting Date 01\/10\/2018 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants Essential Job Duties Job Duty - Assist faculty in administering the Surgery Course. Assist with documenting students\u2019 clinical\/surgery skills. Work with faculty to develop practical laboratory exercises and learning tools. Set up and tear down laboratory exercises. Teach students skills through small group exercises. Assist with ordering and equipment maintenance. Percentage Of Time 25 Job Duty - Assist with planning and scheduling wellness care clinics through the Banfield Pet Hospital. Work with faculty, staff, and students in wellness clinics as needed. Serve as an expert resource for tasks typically performed by a Registered Veterinary Technician. Assist with proper disinfection of facilities for infection control. Assist with inventory, ordering, and equipment maintenance. Percentage Of Time 25 Job Duty - Assist faculty in planning and scheduling laboratories for the Surgery Course. Assist with ordering supplies, setting up laboratories, and cleaning. Maintain inventory and equipment. Percentage Of Time 20 Job Duty - Assist faculty with practical laboratory experiences in basic and clinical sciences, sample collection for research projects, and in veterinary educational research and grant reporting. Percentage Of Time 15 Job Duty - Fulfill other technical duties as needed in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Percentage Of Time 15

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Founded in 1977, Western University of Health Sciences (WesternU) is a nonprofit, graduate university for the health professions, located in Pomona, Calif. and Lebanon, Ore. The University confers degrees in biomedical sciences, dental medicine, health sciences, medical sciences, nursing, optometry, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, podiatric medicine and veterinary medicine.

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