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The VETERINARY TECHNICIAN 2 provides general and specialized medical, surgical, intensive care and emergency care service and assistance to veterinarians. This class also provides guidance for lower-level veterinary technicians, as well as instruction for veterinary students in a veterinary teaching hospital.
This is the second level of a three level series. This class is distinguished from the lower level by technical skill and experience in medical and surgical procedures and patient intensive care, educational background, independent decision making for treatment and recovery of animals based on clinician-approved protocols, and more extensive instruction of veterinary students in critical care or specialty treatment and diagnostics. This classification performs more advanced patient care, including using specialized monitoring equipment and diagnostic techniques.
This class is also distinguished from the higher level lack of extensive training in a particular specialty or service area, lack of lead-work type responsibilities, and does not require board certification or equivalent in a specialty area.
The duties listed below are not inclusive but
characteristic of the type and level of work associated with this class.
Individual positions may perform all or some combination of the duties listed
below as well as other related duties.
in this class have regular daily contact with veterinary faculty/clinicians,
staff members and other technicians. Instruction is given to veterinary students and other staff members on a
daily basis. Daily communications and
interactions also occur with clients of the veterinary hospital and other
visitors to the College.
Employees in this class receive general supervision from clinical faculty/clinicians or a technical supervisor who reviews the work for timely completion and conformance to established veterinary hospital procedures and policies. Work is also reviewed through observation and informal discussion with faculty/clinicians that work with the employees in this class. Work assignments are received, verbally or in writing, from faculty/clinicians, technical supervisor or the position description.
Positions in this class are primarily found in a veterinary teaching hospital and/or veterinary clinic setting. They require willingness to work in the environment associated with the position's location and purpose, which includes working with large or small animals (dependant on position applied for). Exposure to noxious odors, infectious diseases, chemicals, gas anesthetics, radiation, loud noises, and machinery is likely. Positions in this class may work varied daily shifts, and are subject to nights, weekends, and holidays. These positions require a willingness to maintain a conduct and respect consistent with the veterinary teaching hospital policies and standards, toward the purpose of animals used in teaching or research. Employees in this class provide routine and advanced veterinary medical procedures and must follow State and Federal regulations regarding the use of pharmaceuticals, and use procedural manuals on sterile techniques, instrument care and maintenance as guidelines for performing duties. This position will handle sharp objects and have access to controlled substances.
Must have current certification as a Veterinary Technician and ability to obtain and maintain Oregon certification within six months of hire date AND, demonstrated experience in animal handling and restraint in a clinical setting, as well as demonstrated experience and knowledge of:
Finalists for this position will be required to complete a criminal background history and motor vehicle background criteria form. Offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check. This position may require a valid driver license.