The Veterinary Care Technician (RVT) IRP provides operational and patient care support on an intermittent basis for the patients at the OSU Veterinary Medical Center Dublin. The Veterinary Care Technician - Urgent Care - provides high level patient care in a fast-paced, high patient load, 365-day/year veterinary practice facility. Urgent Care Technicians focus on assisting clinicians with assessment, treatment, and procedures related to quality patient care. The position requires detailed knowledge of biological parameters and value interpretation, ICU protocols, restraint techniques, ability to triage and take action in emergent situations as well as the ability to acquire vitals and monitoring hospitalized patients for changing needs. Must be able to communicate effectively with clients, administration, other technicians, and clinicians. Should possess lab skills including working knowledge of lab equipment and protocols. Must be able to accurately track patient progress and keep proper documentation as well as effectively learn and use electronic medical record program. Some shifts may require use of anesthesia and radiological machines. Position responsible for maintaining clean and efficient work areas and performing "end-of-shift" duties which may include dust mopping, wet mopping, laundry, and trash removal. Technicians are expected to mentor and train new employees and participate in regular continuing education to maintain required state licensing. rotation. Graduate of an AVMA accredited school; current active Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board (OVMLB) Registered Veterinary Technicians license/registration or able to obtain registration prior to start date.
Hiring Range: $23.65 - $29.54 - this position is eligible for shift differential, based on hours worked, up to an additional $2.50 per hour.
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