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  • Licensed Veterinary Technician-Large Animal

    Tuskegee University

    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

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled

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