Senior Anesthesia Veterinary Technician

KN-St. Kitts
Job ID
2017-93095
Institution
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Department
Operations
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
No FLSA Required (Ross Islands Only)

Opportunity at a Glance

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine operates a small animal community practice hospital to serve the needs of the university and St. Kitts communities. In addition, the School provides an experiential learning environment in clinical medicine and surgery for veterinary students. The hospital provides a broad range of clinical services, including 24-hour emergency coverage, throughout the year.

Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be joining 3 other anesthesia technicians with the responsibility for providing technical support to four veterinary anesthesiologists serving the teaching and practice needs of the Veterinary Program and hospital.
  • Duties include assisting with lab and clinical instruction, demonstration, of basic anesthesia techniques throughout the curriculum for veterinary students learning both small and large animal anesthesia.
  • In addition, the veterinary anesthesia technicians share in the responsibility for anesthetizing patients in the Community Practice hospital, thus participating in weekend and emergency duties.
  • The successful candidate will be joining 3 other anesthesia technicians with the responsibility for providing technical support to four veterinary anesthesiologists serving the teaching and practice needs of the Veterinary Program and hospital.
  • Duties include assisting with lab and clinical instruction, demonstration, of basic anesthesia techniques throughout the curriculum for veterinary students learning both small and large animal anesthesia.
  • The veterinary anesthesia technicians share in the responsibility for anesthetizing patients in the Community Practice hospital, thus participating in weekend and emergency duties.

 

Completes other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

  •  Preferred candidates will have at least 3 years’ experience working in anesthesia in an AVMA-accredited school or equivalent, or with a referral practice.
  • Licensure or certification as a veterinary technician is required (CVT) Certification as a Veterinary Technician Specialist in anesthesia is preferred ( VTS).
  • Must possess the standard technical skills, including but not limited to, animal restraint, catheter placement, blood collection, and diagnostic equipment, such as Doppler, EKG, and multi-function monitors.
  • Experience with large animal, small animal and exotics preferred. Willingness to work with all species is a must.
  • Must possess the desire to teach and interact with veterinary students, as well as excellent interpersonal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Apply by submitting your resume and cover letter in a single document (MS or PDF) online or direct specific questions to Cynthia.Butchley@Adtalem.com. File review will begin upon receipt of the completed applications, and continue until the position is filled.

 

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. Excellent benefits are provided and relocation assistance is available.

Who We Are

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!

 

At Carrington College we care about our colleagues too. We know our students’ success depends on having great faculty and instructors to help guide them on their journey, and we want top-notch talent to be part of our team. We want to help you find your way toward a bright future, both personally and professionally.

 

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.

 

We believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer our colleagues a wide range of benefits. Whether it’s advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals for the future. If you’re ready to join an institution like ours, we’d love you to apply!

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