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Michigan State University Anesthesia Technician - (FT2) / Veterinary Nurse I in East Lansing, Michigan

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Anesthesia Technician - (FT2) / Veterinary Nurse I

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Work type: Support Staff

Pay Grade:10

Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Veterinary Medicine

Department:Veterinary Teaching Hospital 10046906

Sub Area:CT- Clerical Tech.

Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location: East Lansing

Categories: Veterinary/Animal Care, Clerical Technical- CT, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Anesthesia Technician - (FT2)

Position Summary

Provides patient care for ill and injured animals in the Anesthesia unit of the Veterinary Medical Center. This position works in the Large Animal Clinic, instructs, and demonstrates techniques to students, assists students and clinicians in their work, and maintains supplies, equipment, and cleanliness of hospital areas.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years in college, technical or vocational school in Veterinary Technology; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in extensive patient care, surgery, anesthesia, drug- dosing, and sterilization; experience in the use of spreadsheet and word processing software. May require experience in a veterinary hospital research setting, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; licensed as a Veterinary Technician with the State of Michigan or attainment of such certification within one year from date of employment.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in Electronic Medical Records software, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience as a veterinary technician in an educational setting.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Cover Letter


Three Professional References

Work Hours

Working schedule is full time, afternoon/evening hours (2nd shift) 4x10 hour consecutive days with overtime, if necessary.



Summary of Physical Demands

The veterinary technician will be lifting animal patients onto cages and medical equipment; carrying animals between cages and exam tables and gurneys; pushing carts containing animals and equipment to other units; climbing stairs carrying lab samples; restraining animals; preparing for medical procedures and treatments. Lift animals up to 50lbs individually and up to 150lbs as a team.

Summary of Health Risks

Working with animals or unfixed tissue. May wear respirator. Possible exposure to zoonotic diseases.

Bidding eligibility ends April 9, 2024 at 11:55 P.M.

Advertised: Apr 3, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time