Registered Veterinary Tech

Position Information

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Position Information

Top Message Both current Ohio State employees and the general public may apply for this classified civil service position.
Message to Applicants
Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Registered Veterinary Tech
Working Title RVT-SA ECC
Department VTH-Small Animal ICU
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 433363
Summary of Duties

The College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Medical Center seeks two registered veterinary technicians to join the Small Animal Emergency/Critical Care Unit of the Small Animal Medicine Section of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. This opportunity will allow the successful candidates to assist team clinicians and care-giving colleagues with the reception, treatment, and monitoring of all patients within the SA ECC unit. Additionally the successful candidates will oversee and instruct professional veterinary students in preparation of animals and equipment for medical procedures and delivery of care. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: supervising and performing ordered treatments for ECC and hospitalized patients; assisting with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures; transmitting case updates to oncoming colleagues; assisting in care of emergency cases brought to small animal receiving area; and preparing and submitting charge tickets for all services rendered according to hospital fee schedules. The successful candidates will be expected to work 40 hours a week on first shift, 7:00am-5:00pm and will be expected to rotate between weekdays and weekends. Holidays are required and will be based on a team rotation. This position will be eligible for shift differential for evening hours and weekend hours worked. Successful candidate must be a Registered Veterinary Technician in the state of Ohio and complete a background check.

Additional Information for Applicants:

The person in this position will be expected to lift 40-50 lbs.; risks involve exposure to rabies, other zoonotic diseases, exposure to needle sticks, parasiticides, animal inflicted injuries, anesthetic gases, chemotherapy, gamma ray equipment, irritant chemicals.

Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Associate’s Degree in Animal Health Technology from an approved AVMA Technician Program; minimum of one year of previous and related work experience; ability to obtain OVMLB License prior to start date.

Desired Qualifications
Target Salary $13.50 - $16.50 Hourly
Job Category Civil Service
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 10/28/2017
Posting End Date 11/26/2017
Dept Contact Name Parkins,Lauren Mary Elizabeth
Dept Contact Phone 614/292-0656
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you related in any way to a faculty/staff member in the unit of the position for which you are applying?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What prompted you to apply for this position at The Ohio State University? Please select an answer below:
    • Referred by personal contact
    • Referred by OSU recruiter
    • Job/Career Fair
    • LinkedIn
    • Twitter
    • Columbus Dispatch
    • Professional organization
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Local newspapers
    • Other
  3. * Do you have an Associate's Degree in Animal Health Technology from an approved AVMA Technician Program?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have at least one year of previous and related work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have the ability to obtain a OVMLB License prior to start date?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other