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Anesthesia Technician

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Health and Medical Services

Job Description

The VirginiaMaryland College of Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Anesthesia Technician. Under the supervision of the anesthesiologist, assists in the acquisition, preparation and application of equipment and supplies required for the administration of anesthesia for both large and small animal. Provides support in anesthesia for routine and complex cases by preparing and maintaining patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems. Assists in other areas of the hospital as directed by supervisor.

Required Qualifications

Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT); extensive knowledge of all anesthesia supplies, equipment and monitoring highly desired; must possess excellent veterinary nursing skills. Ability to place intravenous catheters and to perform endotracheal intubation for veterinary patients. Ability to understand verbal and written instructions, excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work independently and be a team player. Ability to safely move and handle up to 75 lbs. Requires long hours of standing on your feet, lifting, pulling, pushing and stooping/kneeling. Rabies prophylaxis will be required (provided by employer).

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of CPR highly desired; experience in anesthesia and/or intensive care in a veterinary medical setting; experience in a specialty medicine with observations in various specialties of neurology, cardiology, internal medicine, advanced imaging, endoscopy, etc.

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Salary Information

Pay Band 4; to Commensurate with experience.

Review Date

May 9, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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