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Assistant/Tech/Specialist I/II/III, Veterinary (Equine)
Auburn University

Date Posted Apr. 27, 2021
Title Assistant/Tech/Specialist I/II/III, Veterinary (Equine)
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Clinical Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Agriculture/Animal Care

Job Summary
This position is Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some flexibility will be required as schedule may involve working beyond 5:00 p.m., some weekends, and/or holidays.

The individual in this position will performs various animal health care duties and medical tests for the care and treatment of animals.

Essential Functions
The individual selected for this position will work directly with the Equine Internal Medicine service.

Organizes, cleans, stocks, and prepares treatment rooms for examination of animals, and holds or restrains animals during examination, treatment, or inoculation.
Administers injections, anesthesia, serums, vaccines, and treatments to animals, including tasks such as dressing wounds, cleaning teeth, and taking vital signs of animals under the direction of a veterinarian.
Performs laboratory tests to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.
Cares for and monitors the condition of animals before, during, and/or after surgery.
Collects, prepares, and labels samples for laboratory testing and assists with research projects.
Performs emergency first aid, such as emergency resuscitation or other life saving procedures.
Assists with student instruction programs through preparation of materials, observing, monitoring and/or grading tasks, and presenting orientation and procedures briefings.
May triage phone calls from referring veterinarians/clients as well as schedule appointments for diagnostic procedures under the direction of a veterinarian
May fill prescriptions, measure medications, and label containers.
May be responsible for training, assisting or assigning tasks to others. May provide input to performance reviews of other employees

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