Critical Care Support Technician- (Licensed Veterinary Technician)
Ithaca, NY 
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Critical Care Support Technician- (Licensed Veterinary Technician)

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The Best Care Starts with the Best Caregivers


The Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA) offers an environment that supports you in delivering outstanding patient care through technology, mentorship, continuing education, and, most importantly, peers who are just as passionate as you are about providing the best care possible.


What you will do:


The primary duties of this position are to support the Critical Care clinicians and students with procedures and duties that do not fall within the normal purview of the nursing care technicians in the Intensive and Intermediate Care Units. Responsibilities of this position include the following.

  • Assist students and clinicians assigned to the Critical Care Service with morning and afternoon patient physical examinations and treatments 7 days/week.
  • Schedule, organize, set-up, and assist with diagnostic and therapeutic procedures performed on patients managed by the Critical Care Service.
  • Communication liaison
  • Maintain fluency with all aspects of the EMR system including clinical and communication documentation, procedure and medication requests, financial status, and scheduling.
  • Operate, care for, maintain, and manage inventory for Critical Care equipment.
  • Provide floating backup coverage to the nursing care units and other services in the Companion Animal Hospital as determined and assigned by supervisor.
  • Instruction of veterinary students, interns and occasionally residents, in technical skills and procedures.
  • Support clinical orientation for students on the Critical Care Rotation.
  • Communicate regularly with the section supervisor and faculty regarding potential problems/concerns and answer routine medical questions for clients and students.

We are hiring 2 Licensed Veterinary Technicians- Hours to be determined, but will primarily be days and likely 4-10 hour shifts, which will include one weekend day shift. The Critical Care Service manages patients 7-days/week and the CUHA provides patient care 24/7. Staff are required to work some holiday shifts and will need to be flexible to potential shift adjustments as needs arise (this may include some non-daytime hours).


What We Need from You:

  • Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology
  • New York State licensure or eligibility to become licensed in NYS
  • Natural inclination towards leadership, thrives in an independent, yet team-oriented work environment and can efficiently facilitate and connect to various services within a complex institution.
  • Interest in on-going career growth and advanced skill development
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position, including, but not limited to, stressful situations, prolonged standing and kneeling, lifting and restraining animals that may exceed 50 lbs.
  • We welcome new graduates to apply!
  • Rabies pre-exposure vaccination and titer costs covered by Cornell

What We Offer:


We hope you appreciate great benefits! Cornell receives national recognition, as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.

  • A career ladder focused on career development and specialty advancement, with financial and mentorship support at every step
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation
  • 13 additional holiday days with generous holiday pay if you work on those days
  • Competitive shift differential pay.
  • An award-winning employer provided 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
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About Us:


Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA) 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. The Cornell Veterinary teaching hospital has 23 services led by internationally renowned board-certified veterinary specialists, 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 and research.


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 best veterinary colleges in the world by US News & World Reports, 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.


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We welcome questions!

Soubhagyalaxmi Chattopadhyay, sc2965@cornell.edu


No visa sponsorship available for this position.

University Job Title:

Licensed Veterinary Technician II

Job Family:

Health

Level:

D

Pay Rate Type:

Hourly

Pay Range:

$23.57 - $27.40

Company:

Contract College

Contact Name:

Maria Avila

Number of Openings:

1

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  • Unique applicable skills.

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EEO Statement: Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
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