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Requisition ID:  11663

Veterinary Technician (Diagnostic Imaging)

Job Summary

*Posted 10/2/2020*: At this time, this position is actively recruiting and accepting applications.

 

Looking for a Veterinary Nurse to provide service to both the large and small animal hospital in diagnostic imaging. This job entails performing routine soft tissue and orthopedic radiography procedures with the potential to perform advanced imaging procedures as well as instructing and guiding both vet nursing students and DVM 4th year students.  

 

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Purdue University's College of Veterinary Medicine values credentialed technicians for the skill and knowledge they bring to the hospital, students, and patients. Purdue University offers a substantial benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days.

 

This is a part-time position with a minimum of 20 hours per week (10:00am-2:30 pm is preferred, but hours can be negotiated). Call back rotation and holiday hours are also possible.

 

This posting may be filled at multiple levels (S3 or S4). The hiring manager will determine the job level based on the skills, experience, and qualifications of the selected candidate.

 

S3 requirements:

  • Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree from an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology

 

S4 requirements:

  • Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree from an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology program
  • Two years of experience as a credentialed veterinary technician
Required:
  • Must be registered as veterinary technician in Indiana within twelve months of date of hire
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must possess good oral written communications skills
  • Ability to lift and carry 25-50 pounds frequently and 60 pounds occasionally

 

Preferred:

  • Large animal handling experience
  • Experience as a registered veterinary technician in veterinary practice or a veterinary teaching hospital
  • Diagnostic imaging experience and teaching

 

Additional Information:

  • This is a part-time position with a minimum of 20 hours per week (10:00am-2:30 pm is preferred, but hours can be negotiated). Call back rotation and holiday hours are also possible.
  • This was formerly classified as an operational/technical position; an internal lateral transfer will retain same benefit standing
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply


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