Anesthesia Technician
Virginia Tech - Virginia

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Seeking qualified candidates for the position of Anesthesia Technician to function as a working supervisor for the anesthesia service while providing the Equine Medical Center with anesthesia services in both elective, research/teaching, and emergency situations. Assume responsibility for up to one third of the emergency calls for anesthesia. Assist with teaching of technical skills in anesthesia and critical care. Assist with critical care services when requested, in particular when skills as an anesthetist will contribute to improved care of the patient.

Required Qualifications:
To be considered, must have knowledge of equine anesthetic procedures, methods of assessment of physical status, induction, maintenance, monitoring, and recovering horses from general anesthesia. Knowledge of medical technology, medications, and equipment used in equine anesthesia and critical care. Previous experience handling horses, and skill in treating and caring for horses is necessary. Ability to set standards, monitor performance and maintain complete and accurate written records. Ability to issue and follow directions. Previous experience supervising and directing the work of others and addressing concerns of/or regarding them while being a contributing member of the team. Excellent communication skills. Must be able to safely move and handle up to 50lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:
Licensed Veterinary Technician

Employment Conditions:
Must have a criminal background check, Emergency Personnel - facilities related, Emergency Personnel - health & safety related

Must have a conviction check:
Yes

Describe Other:
Employment Comments:
How to Apply for this Job:
www.jobs.vt.edu

Employee Category:
Staff (Salary)

Appointment Type:
Regular

If restricted or temporary, enter end date:
FLSA Status:
Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime

Academic Year or Calendar Year:
Calendar Year

Percent Employment:
Full-time

If part time, enter Percent Time:
Pay Band:
4

Pay Range:
Commensurate with Experience

Department:
Equine Medical Center

Work Location:
Other - Virginia

Location, if not Blacksburg:
EMC - Leesburg, VA

Work Schedule:
8-5pm M-F

Posting Date:
11/20/2012

Review Begin Date:
Job Close Date:
12/09/2012

Restricted to university employees only?
No

Diversity Statement:
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity, and in that spirit seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the hiring department by the application deadline.

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