Veterinary Nurse
Virginia Tech - Virginia

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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.

Required Qualifications:
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.

Preferred Qualifications:
Veterinary Technician Certification; training in Animal Science or a health related field.

Employment Conditions:
Must have a criminal background check

Must have a conviction check:
Yes

Describe Other:
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.

Employment Comments:
Interested applicants should complete an online application at www.jobs.vt.edu. Please include a copy of your resume and a list of references.

How to Apply for this Job:
www.jobs.vt.edu

Employee Category:
Hourly Wage Staff, limited to 1500 hrs/year

Appointment Type:
Temp, non-salaried wage

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

Academic Year or Calendar Year:
Calendar Year

Percent Employment:
Part-time

If part time, enter Percent Time:
75

Pay Band:
3

Pay Range:
Commensurate with experience

Department:
Equine Medical Center

Work Location:
Other - Virginia

Location, if not Blacksburg:
Leesburg, VA

Work Schedule:
Shifts

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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