**Positions available for the Auburn Veterinary Specialists-Gulf Shores located in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Hiring for all shifts including nights and weekends.
Performs a variety of tasks related to the care and treatment of animal patients in a specialized clinical service area.
Duties include, but are not limited to the following: operates, maintains, repairs, cleans laboratory equipment, clinic area, and maintains supplies; performs, instructs, and demonstrates specialized veterinary care techniques and procedures; assists veterinarians in the care of patients requiring specialized care; inspects facilities, equipment and supplies daily, as well as observes health status of animals, environmental conditions, temperature and sanitation; provides specialized care and monitoring of animals before, during, and/or after procedures; administers medicine and treatment according to prescribed instruction; observes and records vital data, abnormal signs, body weight, food/water intake of animals, and collects and labels specimens; performs emergency first aid such as emergency resuscitation or other life-saving procedures; schedules appointments for diagnostic procedures and advises referring veterinarians about the use of specialized equipment; may be responsible for, or assist in, billing clients, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks.
Depending on the combination of education and experience, selected candidates may be hired as a Veterinary Assistant or Technician and assigned Levels I, II or III.
Consideration for entry-level Veterinary Assistant requires:
1. Associate's degree or higher in a technical or scientific field related to area of assignment.
Salary range: $20,300 - $41,700 (determined by eligibility for Level I, II, III)
Consideration for entry-level Veterinary Technician requires:
1. Associate's degree or higher in a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment.
2. Active license with the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medicine as a Veterinary Technician, have met all requirements to become licensed, or have passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam
(VTNE). Veterinary Technician certification or license must be obtained within 6 months of employment.
Salary range: $25,000 - $52,100 (determined by eligibility for Level I, II or III)
When a candidate has the required experience, but lacks the required education, they may normally apply additional relevant experience toward the education requirement, at a rate of two (2) years relevant
experience per year of required education.
Please utilize the attachment feature of our online employment site and attach a resume, cover letter, and contact information for 3 professional references.
Only complete applications will be considered.
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required.
Location/Region: Auburn University, AL (36849)