The primary responsibilities of the position include:
Providing direct animal care in a clinical environment
Treating/monitoring critically ill and emergent patients
Work on a rotational basis, including but not limited to overnights and weekends
Assisting with training of students in technical procedures, animal care and handling
Providing clinical assistance to faculty
Preparing animals for medical/surgical procedures
Administering therapeutic medicines/treatments as prescribed by veterinary staff
Setting up appropriate and instruments
Preparing and labeling specimens
Effective client communication
Maintaining and stocking treatment areas
Preparing and submitting charges for services rendered
Work with a diverse group of clinicians, technicians and support staff
Assist with research projects
Expected to assist clinicians in delivering clinical courses offered by the Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Department including but not limited to physical exam laboratories and rotations in medicine, surgery, emergency medicine, and shelter medicine.
To actively participate in faculty activities, which include membership of various committees.
Expected to perform any other duties as assigned by the SAC director.
More details about this position is outlined on the university's website
Associate or Bachelors degree from a certified veterinary technology program with a strong knowledge base of companion animal medicine, surgery and ECC (CVT, LVT, RVT or equivalent degree).
Highly skilled in performance of advanced nursing techniques.
The School of Veterinary Medicine is part of a rapidly growing internationally renowned university located on the beautiful English-speaking Caribbean island of Grenada. The veterinary program offers three years of didactic coursework in basic sciences and introductory clinical work in Grenada, followed by a fourth year of clinical traini...ng at one of 29 affiliated veterinary schools in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Canada and Australia.
The University includes internationally recognized Schools of Medicine (with almost 10,000 graduates since 1977 practicing in the US, Canada, and more than 40 countries), Veterinary Medicine, Arts and Sciences, and a Graduate Studies Program, including the Masters of Public Health program, recently Accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.