This position is open until filled. **This position is a Monday- Friday 8 AM to 5 PM (flexibility with schedule will be necessary as may involve working beyond 5 pm, weekends and/or holidays.)
This position will work directly with the Equine Internal Medicine service.
The service tech will be responsible for client communication in scheduling of appointments, patient care including daytime emergencies, teaching of students, administrative duties associated with the service, equipment management, and maintenance of biosecurity.
Client communication will include calling and scheduling an appointment, as well as providing instruction if needed for the appointment such as hold off feed, bring on hay and feed, or bringing necessary paperwork.
Patient care of client and university owned animal's includes but not limited to patient handling, physical exams, medication administration (IV, IM, PO, and SQ), sample collection and submission, continuous patient monitoring, and assisting performance of examinations, procedures and administration of medications.
Teaching will involve direct instruction of senior veterinary students in technical aspects of patient care.
Administrative duties will include but not limited to: sample submission and recording of results, patient paperwork including recording bill charges, student schedule, and biosecurity logs.
This technician will also be responsible for equipment set-up, cleaning and maintenance used by the medicine service.
Maintenance of biosecurity will include but not be limited to: supervision and adherence to policy and protocol including staff, faculty and students, disinfection of equipment and areas affected, and sample collection and submission.
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.
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 plus two (2) years of experience in the care and comfort of animals.
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 plus four (4) years of experience in the care and comfort of animals.
The salary range for Level III is $25,000 - $41,700.
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 the required years of experience.
When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year
relevant education per year of required experience.
Must have knowledge of processes, methods and procedures associated with animal care.
Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach a resume and cover letter.
Only complete applications will be considered.
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required.
Location/Region: Auburn University, AL (36849)