Veterinary Technician, Intensive Care Unit (Ryan Hospital)
University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 3932233
Veterinary Technician, Intensive Care Unit (Ryan Hospital)
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Posted Job Title Veterinary Technician, Intensive Care Unit (Ryan Hospital)
Job Profile Title Veterinary Technician, Intensive Care Unit B
Job Description Summary Ryan Hospital has an ongoing need for Veterinary Technicians in the Intensive Care Unit. This posting describes the basic responsibilities and requirements for this role. If you meet the qualifications outlined below and have an interest in being considered as positions become available, please apply to this posting. Your information will be reviewed, and you will be contacted if we would like to learn more about your background.
The nurse will provide critical care nursing support to ICU patients during weekend overnight shifts. The Veterinary Nurse will be responsible for and must have working knowledge of constant rate infusions/calculations, pain management, oxygen therapy, sampling lines, TPN administration, arterial blood gases, CPR, EKG/BP monitoring, electrolyte interpretation, blood transfusions and urinary catheter placement.
This position is eligible for a sign-on incentive of $1,000. Please contact Rosemary Lombardi, Director of Nursing at firstname.lastname@example.org, Emily Savino, Assistant Director of Nursing at email@example.com or Sally Tunstall, HR Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details regarding this position and the sign-on incentive.
Must be a CVT/RVT/LVT. VTS is preferred but not required. Must also have strong organizational skills, strong patient assessment skills, a calm demeanor during emergencies and strong interpersonal skills.
Veterinary Technician, ICU A: 1 year of veterinary experience and board eligible within 3 months of hire Veterinary Technician, ICU B: 1-2 years of veterinary experience and a CVT Veterinary Technician, ICU C: 3-4 years of veterinary experience and a CVT
Veterinary Technician, ICU D: 5+ years of veterinary experience and a CVT
Veterinary Technician, ICU E: 8+ years of experience and a VTS, or additional certifications
We are hiring at all levels for this position. Minimum starting salaries increase with each level. Relevant education, experience, skills, and licenses/ certifications are among the factors considered in salary offers.
Hours are Monday -Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Mid shift, overnight and weekend shifts are also available.
Job Location - City, State Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Veterinary Technician, Intensive Care Unit B
Department / School School of Veterinary Medicine
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