The Equine Medical Center ( EMC ) has an opening for a Operating Room Specialist. In this role the successful candidate will provide technical support and necessary supplies to the operating room as part of a team providing 24 hour emergency coverage. Also responsible for providing supplies and services to the rest of the Equine Medical Center as needed. Requires emergency on-call duty evenings and weekends on a scheduled rotation basis.
Basic knowledge of aseptic technique and surgical procedures; previous training and/or experience consistent with veterinary technician, nursing assistant, practical or registered nurse; previous experience in animal restraint and handling; knowledge of equine husbandry; good communication and interpersonal skills; ability to follow directions and ability to follow established protocol and procedures. Must be able to safely move and handle up to 50lbs.
Licensed Veterinary Technician ( LVT ) preferred.
Must have a criminal background check
Must have a conviction check:
Must be able to work a rotating “on-call” schedule, including nights and weekends.
How to Apply for this Job:
Applicants must complete the online application at www.jobs.vt.edu Posting #SW0122566, by the close date of December 9, 2012.
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Non-exempt: Eligible for overtime
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Equine Medical Center
Other - Virginia
Location, if not Blacksburg:
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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