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Veterinary Technician - Radiology

Pet Specialists of Austin
3901 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78751

 

Pet Specialists of Austin is hiring a Full-Time Veterinary Technician in our Radiology department!

At Pet Specialist of Austin your extraordinary technical skills will be utilized to provide top quality medicine using state-of-the-art equipment in a progressive specialty practice.

Ideal Candidate:
  • Basic technical skills
  • Superb communication skills
  • Basic animal handling/restraint experience
Job Overview:

Our Radiology Veterinary Technician / Vet Tech will assist our boarded radiologist with ultrasounds and procedures. They will also assist all departments with radiographs and patient treatments. They assist veterinarians and other veterinary professionals with exams and procedures as needed.

Benefits:

We invest heavily on our employees with many opportunities for growth and development! We offer outstanding benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, 401k, PTO, continuing education, and generous pet discounts.

More Information & Applying:

If you are passionate about pets and providing exemplary customer service, we want you to join our team! Please visit our website: Pet Specialists of Austin to learn more about us!

For consideration, please email cover letter and resume to Shelley Scott, shelley.scott@pathwayvets.com

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Job Posted Date: April 29, 2021

Supervisor, Veterinary Imaging Services

Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA)
Ithaca, New York

Contact Person: Carolyn Chow, Recruiter
Contact Phone: (607) 253-8736
Contact Email: cc2654@cornell.edu

Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA) provides leadership in patient care, education, clinical
investigation and scientific innovation as one of the finest veterinary teaching hospitals in North
America.

About the Job:

Hours: Primarily Monday-Friday, with evening, weekend, holiday and overtime shifts, as needed.

The Supervisor for Veterinary Imaging Services in the CUHA is responsible for the following:

  • Daily operations, manages staffing schedules, assists with strategic changes and organizes the
    preventative and corrective maintenance of equipment for the Section of Veterinary Imaging;
  • Ideally be a 50-70% working manager; and
  • Collaborate with the Section Chief for Imaging, developing plans for efficient operation to
    acquire imaging examinations for animal patients in the CUHA and interacts with virtually all
    other services in the hospital to satisfy the daily requirements for diagnostic imaging.
  • Will have primary responsibility for the following:
    • Staffing – assist with recruitment, orientation, training and scheduling;
    • Providing performance evaluation of technicians in the Section of Veterinary Imaging;
    • Equipment – assist faculty and in-house biomedical engineer with selection, siting,
      performance acceptance, operation, preventative and corrective maintenance and safe
      use of imaging equipment including all current modalities including:

      • X-ray portable and stationary generators;
      • Digital x-ray detectors (CR and DR);
      • R/F systems (stationary and mobile C-arm);
      • Ultrasound;
      • Computed tomography (CT)
      • Nuclear medicine (planar scintigraphy systems);
      • Magnetic resonance (MR); and
      • Oversight of the digital image archive (PACS) and the interface with the hospital information system(s).
  • Safety – the manager is responsible for the safe operation of imaging equipment. Safe use of
    the equipment as well as orientation and training (house officers, students, technicians, faculty)
    for the equipment;
  • Vendor relations – the manager should be capable of excellent communication with vendors
    offering image-producing equipment to the CUHA. This may include initial contact, requests for
    demonstrations, producing and critiquing RFPs, evaluating equipment and image quality, and in
    some cases negotiating the price of purchase, lease, and maintenance contracts;
  • Hospital citizenship – the manager will need to work effectively with all Sections within the
    Hospital, as well as others at the College and University level; diagnostic Imaging – the manager
    oversees the acquisition and archiving of digital images made for screening, diagnostic, and
    research purposes; and
  • Image quality assumes best practices in the operation of equipment and the manager will have
    responsibility for quality assurance testing, preventative maintenance, and training to meet
    standards.

The Cornell University Companion Animal Hospital provides round- the-clock care for small animals 365
days of the year. Our LVTs provide exceptional patient experiences during:

  • Daytime
  • Nights (includes shift differential pay)
  • Weekends
  • Holidays (includes generous holiday pay)
About You:

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited program or an
    Associate’s degree and ARRT certification.  NYS licensure or eligible to be licensed required.
  • Demonstrated experience of at least 3-5 years as an imaging technologist in a veterinary or
    human medical facility, using radiation-producing equipment, digital capture and archive
    technology (PACS).
  • Seeking an individual with 1-3 years of leadership experience.  Must be able to work
    independently as well as in a team environment, while demonstrating a high level of initiative, in
    a fast-paced, demanding environment.
  • Must develop and maintain excellent working relationships including communicating with
    faculty, staff, students, technicians, referring veterinarians as well as clients, in a professional
    manner at all times.
  • Must be able to lift/move animals that may exceed 50lbs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Nuclear Medicine, CT or MRI knowledge, experience and/or advanced certification is strongly desired but not required.
  • Experience working with multiple species (most commonly includes dogs, cats, horses, cattle, exotics) is highly desirable.
Who we are and what we do:

Cornell University, located at the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, is a
center for discovery, academic leadership, and service. The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is
recognized internationally as a leader in animal medicine, public health, biomedical research, and
veterinary medical education. Ranked as one of the top veterinary colleges in the nation by US News &
World Report, the CVM excels in providing education and advanced training that prepare veterinarians

and scientists to serve society in critical roles in clinical and diagnostic veterinary medicine, public
health, scientific inquiry, and public policy.
Cornell University Hospital for Animals is our core clinical training, patient care and research unit within
the CVM, composed of six diverse world-class veterinary clinical units providing primary and specialty
care. Our core teaching hospital has 23 services led by board-certified veterinary specialists that are
nationally and internationally renowned, providing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic care of animals
including 24/7 emergency care. We strive to provide a diverse, inclusive and fulfilling work environment
for our family of employees who are committed to outstanding patient care, client service and
veterinary training.

Benefits of Working at Cornell University Hospital for Animals:
  • 3 weeks of vacation and 13 holidays with generous holiday pay if you work on those days.
  • Rabies pre-exposure vaccination and titer costs covered by Cornell.
  • An award-winning employer of choice benefits program:
    • Comprehensive health care options.
    • Access to wellness programs.
    • Employee discounts with local and national retail brands.
    • Generous retirement contributions.
    • Impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, Tuition Aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance program.

To learn more about our institutions employee benefits, click here

Applying:

Contact Person: Carolyn Chow, recruiter
Contact Phone: (607) 253-8736
Contact Email: cc2654@cornell.edu

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

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Job Posted Date: March 17, 2021

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