Registered Veterinary Technician

  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Van Nuys, Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Jan 24, 2024
Full time Veterinary Medicine & Sciences

Job Description

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Registered Veterinary Technician

Posting Number: S01421
Position Status: Full time
Campus: East Valley Center - Van Nuys, CA
Department: 1720-East Valley Center

Function: College of Veterinary Medicine
Family: Animal Care
Classification Series Title: Veterinary Technician

Classification Pay Scale
In compliance with SB 1162, Western University of Health Sciences is providing a pay scale for this position. The pay scale reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for this position. Within this range, the individual pay is determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, relevant education or training, and work location. Please note that the compensation details listed reflects the base salary only.

Full Salary Range
Minimum: $23.00
Maximum $28.00

Expected Pay Scale
Minimum: $23.00
Maximum: $28.00

Job Summary
To support the College of Veterinary Medicine at the WesternU Spay/Neuter Center - East Valley located in Van Nuys, CA.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Individuals must possess the knowledge, as well as the following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

- Must be able to fulfill all standard RVT tasks (such as, but not limited to, drug record maintenance, venipuncture, IV catheter placement, patient induction and intubation, sanitation and upkeep of veterinary medical equipment and environments, etc.).
- Knowledge of veterinary wellness and preventative care (nutrition, behavior, dentistry, immunizations, etc.).
- Expertise in handling animals (dogs, cats, and rabbits).
- Strong technical and interpersonal skills are required.
- Ability for logical, independent problem solving, and attention to detail and process.
- Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced work setting.
- Proficient with computers and medical record-keeping software.
- Must be dedicated to maintaining a positive work environment.
- Adept with anesthetic protocols and monitoring
- Can perform dental cleaning with radiographs and extractions
- Ability to teach veterinary students technical skills.



Required Qualifications
Education:
- Completion of a degree from RVT school
- RVT License in the State of California

Experience:
- 3+ years of experience in a veterinary clinical setting

Preferred Qualifications


Posting Date: 01/22/2024
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants


Essential Job Duties

Essential Job Duties



Job Duties

Provide high quality technical skills and anesthesia to patients daily in a high volume spay/neuter clinic, including pediatrics and geriatric animals as well as canine, feline and rabbit species.


Percentage Of Time
40

Job Duties

Assist with client service and patient care in the clinic.


Percentage Of Time
20

Job Duties

Ensure services are invoiced correctly and assist in completing daily deposits and reports.


Percentage Of Time
8

Job Duties

Assist with cleaning, proper disinfecting for infection control, and organization of the Spay/Neuter facility.


Percentage Of Time
8

Job Duties

Act as an expert resource for tasks typically performed by a Registered Veterinary Technologist.


Percentage Of Time
8

Job Duties

Fulfill other technical and nontechnical duties as needed in the College of Veterinary Medicine.


Percentage Of Time
8

Job Duties

Other duties as assigned.


Percentage Of Time
8

Describe Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Duties of the Veterinary Technician are normally performed in a typical veterinary clinic, a life science laboratory, and office setting. The employee is regularly exposed to humid non-weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, and must work with toxic or caustic chemicals according to institutional safety standards. The employee is occasionally exposed to high precarious places, outdoor weather conditions, and extreme cold. The noise level in this setting is usually moderate due to the proximity of various office machines and light office traffic.

To apply, visit https://jobs.westernu.edu/postings/28512






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