Assistant I/II/III, Veterinary (ECC Swing Shift)
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama, US
1d ago

Job Summary

This position is open until filled

This is a swing shift position : Monday - Thursday 3 : 00 pm - 1 : 00 am, monthly rotating schedule to weekends, Friday -

Sunday, 1 : 00 pm- 2 : 00 am.

The Auburn University Critical Care Program is a busy, high quality Small Animal Emergency / Critical Care facility at a teaching hospital and is seeking candidates for a nursing position to care for animals admitted to the Intensive Care Unit, Intermediate Care Ward and those presenting on emergency.

The individual in this position will perform a variety of paraprofessional tasks in the care and treatment of animal patients in this specialized clinical service area.

  • Essential functions include, but are not limited to : more advanced activity such as recognizing and recording changes in conditions and vital signs of patients;
  • calculating dosages; collecting, processing and administering blood products; operating and maintaining specialty equipment;
  • responding to emergencies and critical care needs of patients; and orienting and advising students about techniques, use of equipment, and standard policies and procedures.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Entry into applicant pool requires an Associate's degree from an accredited institution in Animal Science or a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment.

    When a candidate has the required experience but lacks the required education, additional relevant experience in the care and comfort of animals can be applied to the education requirement at a rate of two (2) years relevant experience in the care and comfort of animals per year of required education.

    Must have knowledge of processes, methods and procedures associated with animal care. The salary range for Level I is $20,300 - $33,800.

    Level II requires an Associate's degree from an accredited institution in Animal Science or a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment.

    When a candidate has the required experience but lacks the required education, additional relevant experience in the care and comfort of animals can be applied to the education requirement at a rate of two (2) years relevant experience in the care and comfort of animals per year of required education plus two (2) years of experience in the care and comfort of animals.

    Must have knowledge of processes, methods and procedures associated with animal care. The salary range for Level II is $22,300 - $37,200.

    Level III requires an Associate's degree from an accredited institution in Animal Science or a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment.

    When a candidate has the required experience but lacks the required education, additional relevant experience in the care and comfort of animals can be applied to the education requirement at a rate of two (2) years relevant experience in the care and comfort of animals per year of required education plus four (4) years of experience in the care and comfort of animals.

    Must have knowledge of processes, methods and procedures associated with animal care. The salary range for Level III is $25,000 - $41,700.

    Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach a resume.

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