Veterinary Nurse, Rotating, 2 New Positions
The University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, invites applications for the position of Veterinary Nurse. The primary purpose of this position is to provide nursing care in a variety of service areas by making patient assessments, preparing patients for exams or treatments, and assisting faculty and staff to achieve clinic goals. The rotating veterinary technician position serves to ensure coverage of hospital services at all times, rotating schedules with other technicians. Position helps with performing diagnostic tests and analyzing results and records patients' medical histories and symptoms, including observations. Position administers medicine and treatments, establishes plan of care, and operates medical equipment. Incumbent serves as a resource of information and guidance. Position supports teaching efforts by instructing students, interns, and residents. This position may be asked to provide compensated emergency technical support when needed. The veterinary technician is expected to demonstrate professionalism, teamwork, work ethic, collegiality, and willingness to help at all times.
Depending on qualifications of the successful candidate, position will begin as a Veterinary Nurse 1 or 2. More responsibilities will be expected of those hired in at a more advanced level.