• Vet Technician/Nurse - Ross Veterinary Clinic

    Location KN-St. Kitts
    Job ID
    2018-102430
    Institution
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
    Department
    Clinical
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    RUSVM operates an on-campus small animal veterinary clinic, Ross University Veterinary Clinic (RUVC), which provides high standards of affordable, primary care veterinary medicine and surgery with excellent customer service to the people of St Kitts and Nevis. RUVC also provides RUSVM students with insight into the daily life of a busy general practice in preparation for their clinical year.

    RUVC is provides the broad range of clinical services one would normally expect of a general practice, including 24-hour emergency coverage throughout the year. 

     

    Position: The position of veterinary technician is a full-time one and will include some weekend and emergency duties.

    Reports To: Veterinary Clinic Director

    Location: St. Kitts, West Indies

    Responsibilities

    Essential Job Responsibilities:

     

    The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical support for clinicians in the Ross University Veterinary Clinic (RUVC). In addition to providing clinical assistance, skill in the areas of anesthesia, patient nursing, dental prophylaxis and radiology are a must. The ideal candidate would participate in the instruction and support of DVM students as part of the daily routine. The RUVC technicians may also be asked to support the Large and Small Animal Student Surgery Labs that occur throughout the semester. The certified technicians in the clinic also participate with the after-hours anesthesia on-call rotating schedule. The technicians are expected to carry out any reasonable duties and responsibilities assigned by the Clinic Director as the need arises.

    Qualifications

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • A minimum of 2 years experience working in a clinical setting in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, or equivalent is required. 
    • A successful candidate must possess standard technical skills, including but not limited to, animal restraint, catheter placement, blood collection, use of standard diagnostic imaging equipment, use of an I-Stat machine, and diagnostic equipment, such as Doppler, EKG, and multi-function monitors. 
    • A desire to teach and interact with veterinary students is also a requirement. 
    • The technician must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.


    Preferred Credentials and Education: Certification and/or an associate’s degree is preferred, but not required.

    Salary Range: Highly competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.



    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

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    Carrington College is The Starting Point for Health Care Careers. When you join our team of qualified instructors, you’re choosing an institution that truly cares about its students. If you have a passion for health care and want to be part of an organization focused on providing high-quality education to help students reach their career goals, you’re in the right place!

     

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    Carrington College provides postsecondary education in the western region of the United States. With more than 100,000 graduates, we’re committed to giving our students the tools they need to succeed. We offer high-quality, career-oriented health care programs with both online and on ground education options. Carrington College’s broad range of specialized Certificate of Achievement and Associate Degree programs combine clinical training, theoretical classroom exercises, technology-based simulations and real patient interaction to prepare students for success in the real world. Our programs are delivered in a focused, professional and progressive environment by supportive faculty who serve not only as educators, but as coaches and mentors. For decades, Carrington College has been a source of qualified graduates for the health care industry.

     

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