This employee will provide patient monitoring, care and treatment under direction of the area veterinarian and according to established standards of care, including pain management, wound treatment, surgery prep, anesthesia induction, monitoring and recovery, medication administration, venipuncture, diagnostic lab sampling and processing, pharmacy inventory maintenance, emergency care and environmental enrichment.
The employee will also provide training on routine animal care as well as specialized techniques. Prepare appropriate and legal medical records in accordance with GLP and other guidelines. Stay up to date on relevant rules and regulations pertaining to laboratory animal and general veterinary care. They may provide other task as assigned.
All offers of employment for this position will be conditioned on the completion of a medical questionnaire, evidence of current tetanus immunization, and/or fitness for duty examination to ensure the applicant's ability to work in an environment that may present occupational health and safety hazards associated with the work.
The University of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
• Competitive wages, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave
• Low cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
• Health care and dependent daycare flexible spending accounts
• Excellent retirement plans with employer match
• Disability and employer paid life insurance
• Well-being program with reduced insurance premiums
• Tuition reimbursement opportunities covering 75%-100% of eligible tuition
• Student loan forgiveness opportunity
Required: -Graduate of Animal Health Technician Program or equivalent training
Preferred: - Associates degree in Veterinary Technology - CVT - AALAS certification (ALAT, LAT or LATG) - One year relevant laboratory animal care and/or veterinary technical experience - Highly developed technical skills - Excellent verbal and written communication skills - Strong leadership skills and ability to work independently - Ability to work successfully with a variety of personality styles and cultural backgrounds - A strong customer service ethic - Comfortable with a variety of computer software and willingness to learn new programs
Internal Number: 331758
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