Seeking qualified candidates for the position of Veterinary Nurse in the Virginia Tech Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center located in Leesburg, Virginia. This position provides care for equine patients through administration of medications treatments, specimen collectiion, monitoring vital signs, records keeping and assisting in the preparation and performance of special and emergency procedures, and maintains acceptable levels of cleanliness in barns, treatment areas and other related areas.
Successful candidate must have previous equine related experience and/or veterinary assistant experience; working knowledge of basic principles of equine care; experience and extensive knowledge of equine restraint and handling techniques; ability to follow established protocol and procedures; knowledge of basic personal computer software and operations, and good communications skills. Must be able to safely move and handle up to 50 lbs.
Veterinary Technician Certification; training in Animal Science or a health related field.
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Work schedule varies according to business needs of the Hospital. Some evening and weekend work may be required. May also be required to carry a pager and respond to emergency cases when needed.
Interested applicants should complete an online application at www.jobs.vt.edu. Please include a copy of your resume and a list of references.
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Virginia Tech - 20 months ago