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Licensed Veterinary Technician-Large Animal
Tuskegee University

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2020
Title Licensed Veterinary Technician-Large Animal
University Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Agriculture/Animal Care

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Licensed Veterinary Technician-Large Animal Medicine will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

Assist clinicians/veterinarians, interns and students in restraint and treatment of patients
Monitor patients and do routine procedures, such as fecal, urine and blood collection
Assist with palpation labs, technique labs
Prepare and monitor patients for surgery, administer injectable drugs for anesthesia and operate gas anesthetic machines
Maintenance of equipment, supplies and drug inventory
Assist with field surgeries
Maintain and stock small animal surgical supplies and keep surgery rooms clean (disinfected and sanitized)
Monitor the work-study students with stocking supplies in all wards
Stock and maintain ambulatory vehicles
Maintenance of the following equipment: anesthetic machines, oxygen tanks, endoscopes, arthroscopic unit, and ultrasound equipment
Teach students IV catheterization, fluid administration injection techniques, bandaging techniques, pain control, and anesthetic protocols
Check patient records daily and record medication and input daily charges
Perform a daily patient census and report list of hospital cases to the front office


High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
Completion and certification from an accredited school as a Veterinary Technician
Animal-related work experience; must have a general interest in the care of animals
Ability to operate standard office equipment (computer, fax, copier, data entry)
Must have a strong work ethic and demonstrate initiative
Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Commensurate with education, training, and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies o unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the even budgetary or operational constraints.

Tuskegee University

Attn: OHR Employment/Recruitment

1200 West Montgomery Road

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

Email Address: | Fax: 334.724.4319

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