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Ophthalmology Technician

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

Job Description

Provides technical support to clinical faculty and senior veterinary students in the medical and surgical sections of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, including ward and treatment room management, administering treatments and medications ordered by clinical faculty, and animal care administration/management. Special nursing care procedures may include special diagnostic procedures, infection control/isolation management, OR support procedures, and central sterile support. Assist in other areas as directed by supervisor.

Required Qualifications

Working knowledge of basic companion and large animal anatomy and physiology; previous experience in a veterinary clinical setting; working knowledge of surgical suite and central sterile supply instrumentation and sterile techniques; ability to understand instructions; ability to handle and restrain all species of animals; great communications skills; ability to stand for long periods and to lift up to 50 pounds; must be able to tolerate rabies prophylaxis(provided by employer).

Preferred Qualifications

Licensed or Licensed eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Veterinary Technician(LVT).

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Salary Information

Salary; Pay Band 3 - to commensurate with experience

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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.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Deanna McCrudden at deanna@vt.eduduring regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

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