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Job ID: 152191

Veterinary Technician - Hospital for Large Animals
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 23, 2020
Title Veterinary Technician - Hospital for Large Animals
University Tufts University
Grafton, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Research Scientist/Associate
  • Surgery/Surgical Sciences
    Large Animal Medicine
    Veterinary Medicine - General

The Hospital for Large Animals provides high-quality medical/surgical care to inpatient, outpatient and critical/emergency large animal patients. In addition to providing patient care, employees are required to teach and support the veterinary students and visiting veterinary technician interns throughout their rotation in the Hospital for Large Animals.

Candidate is responsible for providing high quality nursing care and treatment for all Internal Medicine, General Diagnostics and Surgery Service, and Sports Medicine Service patients as directed by clinicians/residents or supervising technicians. As a team member, this candidate will assist other technicians in carrying out the daily patient management plan, which includes inpatient care and treatment, providing technical support for other clinicians and students, guidance and instruction to students on rotation, and assisting with emergencies.


Basic Requirements:
At least one year of related experience
High School Diploma/GED is required
Computer skills, EMR exposure
Experience handling and working around large animals required
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:
CVT, eligible to sit for VTN
Vocational/technical training or Associate/Bachelor Degree with 2+ years’ experience preferred
Special Work Schedule Requirements:

Schedule includes working holidays on scheduled days, participation in on-call schedule, and providing support to other shifts as needed. This position is considered essential and is therefore required to report to work as scheduled during emergency closings.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

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