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Radiology Registered Veterinary Technician

University of Georgia
College of Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Athens, Georgia

The University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital is seeking a licensed veterinary technician to join our
radiology team. This exciting position offers an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic and very busy service
in a constantly evolving academic environment while utilizing your skill set in assisting board certified radiologists,
residents and senior veterinary and technician students in the processes of acquiring radiographs on small, large and
exotic animals for planned or emergent cases. This service area has a high volume of cases ranging from
ultrasounds, CT scans, MRI, nuclear medicine bone scans and I-131 cats. The ideal candidate will have a strong
ability to multitask, excellent communication and organizational skills, a willingness to learn and teach, and a
positive attitude. Available hours are Monday - Friday 9a-6p.

About the Job:

As a Radiology Registered Veterinary Technician you will be responsible for:

  • Patient care management and treatments. Collection of blood, urine by expression, cystocentesis or
    catheterization. Collection and preparation of tissue, cellular, or microbiological samples by skin scraping,
    impressions. Routine laboratory test procedures. Radiology including settings, positioning, processing, and
    safety. Intravenous and arterial catheterization. Administration and application of treatments, drugs, fluids,
    medications and immunological agents by oral, parenteral and injectable routes. Medical record keeping and
    oversee patient management by Veterinary Assistants.
  • Placement of intra-nasal and intra-gastric tubes. Dental procedures, euthanasia, surgical assistance,
    resuscitative procedures. Application of splints and slings. Application of appropriate wound dressings and
    external supportive care in severe wound and burn cases.
  • Ensuring the proper charges for cases, as well as submitting and checking lab work and imaging results
    through the Hospital computer system.
  • Able to professionally communicate with the doctors and students concerning the affected work flow, time
    limitations and patient status. Maintain a positive attitude and calm demeanor throughout stressful
    situations. Accept constructive criticism.
  • Reading and understanding patient records, and having knowledge of medical condition processes.
About You:

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology required and/or have met the requirements for
    licensure in GA

Physical Capacities for this position include:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions, ability to deal with problems with
    concrete variables and draw appropriate/accurate conclusions.
  • May sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk intermittently during the day on hard floor surfaces.
  • Capable of dealing with stressful situations.
  • Capable of manual dexterity sufficient to accurately work with small, delicate pieces of equipment or large
    heavy objects/containers/machinery.
  • Capable of wearing all protective gear including mask, gloves, gown, hairnet, safety goggles etc.
  • May need to work for long periods of time with arms extended.
Applying:

For consideration, please email cover letter and resume to Olivia Williams, oliviaw@uga.edu.

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Job Posted Date: November 1, 2021

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