Veterinary Technician I - LA ICU

Updated: 4 days ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Veterinary Technician I - LA ICU

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Vet Med-Teaching Hospital

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Here is a glimpse of the job

The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) provides the highest standard of total veterinary care for your beloved animal patients while helping train the next generation of veterinarians. The Veterinary Technician I position is responsible for providing support to the Large Animal Intensive Care Unit of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital This position will provide support to clinicians, residents, and interns by instructing veterinary students in appropriate clinical techniques and by delivering excellent patient care through an encouraging environment. Successful candidates will have a desire to learn new skills. The veterinary field is always evolving, and this position allows you to further develop and advance your skills!

The VMTH offers additional incentives for our veterinary technician staff to balance their careers, family, and pets.  The VMTH provides a generous cellphone allowance, opportunities for continuing education at the local, state, and national level, scrubs, discounted pet care, and much more. Shift differential pay is available for eligible shifts. There is opportunity for career ladder advancement as well as opportunity for licensed veterinary technicians to work towards specialty certification. The Blinn Veterinary Technology Program is housed in the same building as the VMTH.  There are flexible work schedules for evening, overnight and weekend shifts in some service areas of the VMTH.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications include: Associate degree in veterinary technology, biomedical science, animal science or a related area, or any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

What you need to do

Apply! Submitting a cover letter and resume attached to the application will assist us in our review. You may attach the files during the application process.

What you need to know

Salary Range: $19.11 - $21.02 per hour (based on experience)

Work Schedule: The standard shift is (Friday - Monday, 7:00am - 5:00pm) with the ability to work alternative shifts, holidays, weekends, and on-call duty.

Position Details: Must have the ability to work around animals, hay, or dust. Ability to move heavy loads.

Essential Personnel: This position is considered essential when the University declares an emergency, campus closure, class cancellations, etc., and are therefore required to report to work and remain on duty unless or until relieved by their direct supervisor

COVID-19 information:  Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website . For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website .

As a Healthcare facility, The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital COVID-19 guidelines may vary from those located on the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ website.

Why Texas A&M University? 

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environments for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Texas A&M University is a prestigious university with strong traditions, Core Values, and a community of caring and collaboration.  Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environments for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .  Amenities associated with a major university, such as sporting and cultural events, state-of-the-art recreation facilities, the Bush Library and Museum, and much more await you.  Experience all that a big city has to offer but with a reasonable cost-of-living and no long commutes.  

  • Health , dental , vision , life and long-term disability insurance with Texas A&M contributing to employee health and basic life premiums

  • 12-15 days of annual paid holidays 

  • Up to eight hours of paid sick leave  and at least eight hours of paid vacation  each month

  • Automatically enrollment in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas  

  • Health and Wellness: Free exercise programs and release time

  • Professional Development: All employees have access to free LinkedIn Learning  training, webinars, and limited financial support to attend conferences, workshops, and more 

  • Educational release time and tuition assistance  for completing a degree while a Texas A&M.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University should either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to complete the application or resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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