Vet Nurse NBC A/B
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Posted Job Title
Vet Nurse NBC A/B
Job Profile Title
Veterinary Technician B
Job Description Summary
Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center provides an internationally renowned standard of care. Located on a campus of some 700 acres in Chester County, Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center has one of the largest caseloads of any academic large animal hospital in the nation.
Under the supervision of the Lead technician, provide nursing care to large animal patients to include emergency/critical care, basic treatment plans, teaching and assisting with research projects. This position includes weekends and some holidays. The position includes cross training in all services.
• Provide nursing care to emergency and in-house patients, and share rounds with the incoming shift. Perform all admissions and discharges for animals under their care.
• Place patient charges in EMR on a daily basis, and maintain patient medical records.
• Communicate patient needs with clinicians and colleagues.
• Assist with research projects
• Assist in teaching both veterinary and veterinary technician students.
• Escort clients to their animal for visitation.
• Behave in a professional manner at all times
• Demonstrate commitment to delivering excellent customer service to both internal and external customers
• Follow standard operating procedures for department and hospital
• Maintain a clean and safe work environment
• Demonstrate awareness of patient confidentiality issues
• Assist in other Clinical Service areas as assigned
This position is a 40 hours/wk position, includes weekends and some holidays. The position includes cross training in all services.
Position located in Kennett Square, No public transportation available.
This position is eligible for a sign-on incentive of $1000. Please contact Carole Johnson, Director of Imaging and Clinical Services at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org, Kim Daley, Director of Nursing at mailto:email@example.com or Sally Tunstall at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org for further details regarding the sign-on incentive.
Must be a credentialed veterinary technician (CVT, LVT, RVT or equivalent), or a graduate of an accredited veterinary technology program and eligible for sitting the boards. Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize effectively required. Must have excellent communication skills both orally and written. Horse handling skills are required. Must be able to work well with others. Computer skills required.
Vet Nurse A: 0-1 years of experience; graduate of an accredited veterinary technology program and eligible for sitting the boards.
Vet Nurse B: 1-3 years of experience; credentialed veterinary technician (CVT, LVT, RVT or equivalent),;
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT/RESOURCE EXPOSURE
• High noise environment
• Alternative work schedules On-Call (beeper)
• Requires protective devices Exposure to chemicals Outdoor exposure to weather
• High dust, dirt, grease environment
• Exposure to moving machinery
• Frequent lifting 25 lbs. or more Occasional lifting 25-50 lbs.
• Typically standing or walking
• Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping
• Using tools requiring high dexterity
• Typically bending, crouching, stoopin
Job Location – City, State
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Department / School
School of Veterinary Medicine
$16.60 – $25.01
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