WAE Veterinary Technician 1, 2, or 3 (Shared Services)

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baton Rouge, MD
United States
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Job Posting Title:

WAE Veterinary Technician 1, 2, or 3 (Shared Services)

   

Position Type:

Wages as Earned (Fixed Term)

   

Department:

LSUAM VetMed - VTH - Admin - Nursing - Shared Services (Lee Ann Eddleman (00009574) (Inherited))

   

Work Location:

LSU - Baton Rouge

   

Pay Grade:

   

Job Description:

This position will provide coverage for all areas of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital as needed at an employment effort not to exceed an average of 29 hours per week.

Veterinary Technician 1

  • Assist with the duties of the technician for the service assigned in their absence to include sample collection, restraint, sample submission and requests for diagnostics.  Have a basic working knowledge of specialized equipment in each area.
  • Assist  with communication to clients and referring DVMs concerning procedures and care, scheduling of appointments and follow-ups for the service assigned to and maintain appropriate records of this.
  • Communicate with the regular service technician as well as service clinicians and maintain a record of information to insure smooth transitions when joining and leaving each service.
  • When not assigned to a service assist  with daytime emergency clinician receiving emergencies and all aspects of working these patients up until they are transferred to a service.  To include but not limited to: forms, diagnostic procedure orders, samples and submission, client updates, discharges, billing and data entry, patient discharge.
  • Assist with blood bank, holiday and emergency shifts in the ICU
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree OR Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology  Or Certification as a vet tech or equivalent (licensed, registered, etc)

Veterinary Technician 2

  • Perform & demonstrate the duties of the technician for the service assigned in their absence to include sample collection, restraint, sample submission and requests for diagnostics.  Have a basic working knowledge of specialized equipment in each area.
  • Work with clients and referring DVMs concerning procedures and care, scheduling of appointments and follow-ups for the service assigned to and maintain appropriate records of this.
  • Communicate with the regular service technician as well as service clinicians and maintain a record of information to insure smooth transitions when joining and leaving each service.
  • When not assigned to a service work with daytime emergency clinician receiving emergencies and all aspects of working these patients up until they are transferred to a service.  To include but not limited to: forms, diagnostic procedure orders, samples and submission, client updates, discharges, billing and data entry, patient discharge.
  • Assist with blood bank, holiday and emergency shifts in the ICU
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree with 3 years of applicable experience OR Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology with 2 years experience OR Certification as a vet tech or equivalent (licensed, registered, etc.) with 2 years of experience

Veterinary Technician 3

  • Perform, teach and instruct others the duties of the technician for the service assigned in their absence to include sample collection, restraint, sample submission and requests for diagnostics.  Have a solid working knowledge of specialized equipment in each area and how to trouble shoot it.
  • When not assigned to a service be available to help busy services as well as the daytime emergency clinician receiving emergencies and all aspects of working these patients up until they are transferred to a service.  To include but not limited to: forms, diagnostic procedure orders, samples and submission, client updates, discharges, billing and data entry, patient discharge.
  • Communicate with the regular service technician as well as service clinicians and maintain a record of information to insure smooth transitions when joining and leaving each service.  As well as communicating to clients and referring DVMs concerning procedures and care, scheduling of appointments and follow-ups for the service assigned to and maintenance of medical records.
  • Assist with blood bank, holiday and emergency shifts in the ICU.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree with 4 years of applicable experience OR Associate Degree in Vet Technology with 4 years of experience OR CVT or Equivalent with 4 years of experience

Special or Physical Qualifications (ALL LEVELS):

Required to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends, holidays, and "on-call"/relief shifts.
Per PS 18- This position is a part of the Emergency Response Personnel - these personnel are linked with the hospital during any emergency response event and are expected to report in and perform as outlined in the emergency response plan.
Required to be capable of lifting up to 40 pounds, standing or walking for prolonged periods, able to reach and/or climb a ladder, kneel or sit on the floor, bending, squatting, and/or twisting. 
*Due to the nature of this position and/or responsibilities, this position is subject to random drug & alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67

   

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A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Please provide your resume and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address

   

Posting Date:

December 13, 2022

   

Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):

  

Additional Position Information:

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Remote Work - Positions approved to work remotely outside the State of Louisiana shall be employed through Louisiana State University’s partner, nextSource Workforce Solutions, for Employer of Record Services including but not limited to employment, benefits, payroll, and tax compliance. Positions employed through Employer of Record Services will be offered benefits and retirement as applicable through their provider and will not be eligible for State of Louisiana benefits and retirement.

   

Essential Position (Y/N):

   

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:

LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

   

HCM Contact Information:

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