University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Technician, Wards (Ryan Hospital) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Posted Job Title
Veterinary Technician, Wards (Ryan Hospital)
Job Profile Title
Veterinary Technician, Ward B
Job Description Summary
Ryan Hospital has an ongoing need for Veterinary Technicians in the Wards. This posting describes the basic responsibilities and requirements for this role. If you meet the qualifications outlined below and have an interest in being considered as positions become available, please apply to this posting. Your information will be reviewed, and you will be contacted if we would like to learn more about your background.
Responsibilities for this nursing position includes triage of all inpatients, IVC placement, urinary catheter placement, administer all forms of medications, make recommendations regarding comfort and pain management, venipuncture, lab work and instructing 4th year veterinary students and Harcum College nursing students.
At least 3 years of experience working with hospitalized small animals on IV fluids.
This position will rotate through the wards during the day, including weekends. There is a rotation of weekends and weekdays. Shifts are 10 hours and 12 hours.Mid shift, overnight, and weekend shifts are all available.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
School of Veterinary Medicine
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