MTS Level 6 - Animal Health Technician - Veterinary Teaching Hospital - Atlantic Veterinary College (To Create A Casual List)

University of Prince Edward Island - Charlottetown, PE (12 months ago)

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The Veterinary Teaching Hospital requires Animal Health Technicians to work on a casual, as needed, basis to replace technical staff leaves as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Completing and assisting with treatment orders for patients
  • Ability to perform necessary nursing skills for the various levels of care required
  • Monitoring and reporting to the clinician any abnormalities in animals in relation to the treatments and/or monitoring of animals
  • Support veterinary students working after hours in the Small Animal ICU or doing treatments in the Large Animal Hospital
  • Providing technical support to the Large Animal Hospital when required
  • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness in the ICU and biosecurity standards
  • Maintaining supplies and ensuring proper equipment maintenance within ICU
  • Other related duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be a graduate of an Animal Health Technician program from a recognized facility
  • RVT designation is preferred
  • Strong computer skills with demonstrated ability in Windows and iOS Operating Systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be self-motivated and reliable
  • Must be able to work as part of a team, but must also be able to work independently as required
  • Computer proficiency to be able to perform billing
  • Experience with flex schedule (especially night work) preferred
  • Experience in an emergency/critical care setting preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience with small animals
  • Experience with large animals an asset
  • Excellent technical proficiency with experience placing catheters and administering IV fluids, performing sample collection (blood/urine), assisting with diagnostic procedures, performing patient assessments and administering required treatments