Vet Care Tech – Tier II – Radiology: Work involves assisting a veterinarian in technical procedures and activities involving animal health and disease within the area of Diagnostic Imaging. Successful candidate will assist team clinicians and care-giving colleagues with the imaging, examination, and monitoring of all patients within the Diagnostic Imaging unit. Additionally, the successful candidates will oversee and instruct professional veterinary students in preparation of animals and equipment for medical procedures and delivery of care.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: organizes, directs, and provides helpful and collegial assistance to professional students, clinicians, residents, coworkers, and technical students; coordinates unit's services with other hospital services; prepares animal patients and equipment for both radiographic and advanced imaging examinations; obtains high quality images of patients; transfers digital images to PACS; performs special procedures; performs nuclear medicine, CT, MRI, Fluoroscopy, and contrast exams; trains and observes students in technical procedures; assists with clinical research activities; maintains equipment and cleanliness of work area; serves as a contact for scheduling; coordinates patient exams; enters charges, ensures that needed supplies are stocked; and other duties as assigned.
The successful candidates will be expected to work 40 hours a week on first shift between the hours of 7:00am and 6:00pm. Successful candidate must be a Registered Veterinary Technician in the state of Ohio and complete a background check.
Additional Information for Applicants::
Physical Requirements: Standing for long periods of time, pushing/pulling/lifting up to 50 pounds, Exposure to animal dander and/or zoonotic diseases, Exposure to needle sticks, hazardous chemicals, and/or bio hazardous waste.
Degree from an accredited veterinary technology program; or an associate's degree or bachelor's degree; completed and successfully passed VTNE prior to hire date; State of Ohio Registered Veterinary Technician (Required) at the time of hire.
Previous experience as a licensed, registered veterinary technician and/or Veterinary Assistant.
Target Salary: $16.00 - $19.23 Hourly
Job Category: Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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