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Posted Job Title
Vet Nurse NBC A/B
Job Profile Title
Veterinary Technician B
Job Description Summary
Penn Vet's New Bolton Center provides an internationally renowned standard of care. Located on a campus of some 700 acres in Chester County, Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center has one of the largest caseloads of any academic large animal hospital in the nation. Under the supervision of the Lead technician, provide nursing care to large animal patients to include emergency/critical care, basic treatment plans, teaching and assisting with research projects. This position includes weekends and some holidays. The position includes cross training in all services.
Provide nursing care to emergency and in-house patients, and share rounds with the incoming shift. Perform all admissions and discharges for animals under their care.
Place patient charges in EMR on a daily basis, and maintain patient medical records.
Communicate patient needs with clinicians and colleagues.
Assist with research projects
Assist in teaching both veterinary and veterinary technician students.
Escort clients to their animal for visitation.
Behave in a professional manner at all times
Demonstrate commitment to delivering excellent customer service to both internal and external customers
Follow standard operating procedures for department and hospital
Maintain a clean and safe work environment
Demonstrate awareness of patient confidentiality issues
Assist in other Clinical Service areas as assigned
This position is a 40 hours/wk position, includes weekends and some holidays. The position includes cross training in all services.
Position located in Kennett Square, No public transportation available.
Must be a credentialed veterinary technician (CVT, LVT, RVT or equivalent), or a graduate of an accredited veterinary technology program and eligible for sitting the boards. Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize effectively required. Must have excellent communication skills both orally and written. Horse handling skills are required. Must be able to work well with others. Computer skills required.
Vet Nurse A: 0-1 years of experience
Vet Nurse B: 1-3 years of experience
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT/RESOURCE EXPOSURE
High noise environment
Alternative work schedules On-Call (beeper)
Requires protective devices Exposure to chemicals Outdoor exposure to weather
High dust, dirt, grease environment
Exposure to moving machinery
Frequent lifting 25 lbs. or more Occasional lifting 25-50 lbs.
Typically standing or walking
Using tools requiring high dexterity
Typically bending, crouching, stoopin
Job Location - City, State
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Department / School
School of Veterinary Medicine
$16.23 - $24.89
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