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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, 2020

Veterinary Imaging Technician

Cornell University Hospital for Animals
Ithaca, New York

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

CUHA is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) to join our Imaging team. This exciting position offers an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic and busy service in a constantly evolving academic environment. You will have the opportunity to utilize your technical 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.

About the Job:

We are looking to add an individual to our experienced team of seven interested in small animal radiography and cross-train into large animal, nuclear medicine and MRI. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to multitask, excellent communication and organizational skills, a willingness to learn and teach, and have a positive attitude. We are dedicated to the continued professional growth of our technicians. After initial training in the key responsibilities, we expect our technicians will expand their skills by pursuing opportunities to cross-train in different imaging technologies and other parts of our specialty hospital.

As a Veterinary Imaging Technician you will be responsible for:

  • Able to professionally communicate with clinicians and students concerning work flow, time limitations and patient status. Maintain a positive attitude and calm demeanor throughout stressful situations. Accept constructive feedback
  • Manage a busy daily schedule with routine and emergent cases, while ensuring proper patient orders and timely completion of high-quality diagnostic studies.
  • Patient care management and treatments focused on radiography including settings, positioning, processing, and safety. Good venipuncture and patient restraint skills are necessary as our imaging LVTs often assist members of other specialty services.
  • Management of imaging orders and PACS studies, including data integrity.
  • Prepare and position patients with little or no supervision and produce quality radiographs using stationary, mobile and portable radiographic generators and varying detectors (CR and DR) with both small and large animals.
  • Work with radioactive isotope safely, preform nuclear medicine scans for both large and small animals.
  • Ensure proper charges for cases.
  • Reading and understanding patient records, and having knowledge of medical condition processes.
  • There will be on the job training for any area you are unfamiliar with.
  • Clerical, housekeeping, maintenance and organization responsibilities necessary to ensure smooth operations of the section.
About You:

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate degree in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited program and NYS licensure. Demonstrated experience of at least 2 years as an LVT or imaging technician.
  • Candidate must have the ability to meet the physical demands of the positions, which include, but not limited to, stressful situations, prolonged standing and kneeling, lifting and restraining animals that may exceed 50 lbs., and may need to work for long periods of time with arms extended. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions, ability to deal with problems with concrete variables and draw appropriate/accurate conclusions. Capable of wearing all protective gear including mask, gloves, gown, hairnet, safety goggles etc. Rabies immunizations are required, and cost will be covered by the department. Amazing Benefits! https://hr.cornell.edu/summaries-benefits.
About the Position and Cornell University Hospital for Animals:

The Cornell University Hospital for Animals provides 24-hour care for pets 365 days of the year. The schedule for this position requires flexibility to ensure adequate patient care and service needs are provided without interruption or exception. Schedule may require/include weekend, holiday and night shifts. Cross-training with other services to support business continuity will be expected as time/business need allows. If business needs change, a position/individual may be realigned within the CUHA to a different shift or service.

Benefits of Working at Cornell University Hospital for Animals:

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: December 15, 2020

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