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Veterinary Asst- 24/7 area PRN

University of Georgia
retirement plan
United States, Georgia, Athens
May 10, 2024
Posting Details
Posting Details

Posting Number S07066P
Working Title Veterinary Asst- 24/7 area PRN
Department VetMed-VTH Sm Animal Intermed
About the University of Georgia
Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (https://www.uga.edu/). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
About the College/Unit/Department
College/Unit/Department website https://vet.uga.edu/hospital-clinic/hospital/
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan GDCP
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Non-Benefits Eligible
Full/Part time Part Time
Work Schedule
Additional Schedule Information
PRN Shifts within the unit
Advertised Salary Commensurate with Experience
Posting Date 10/04/2021
Open until filled Yes
Closing Date
Proposed Starting Date 10/10/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants
Location of Vacancy Athens Area
EEO Policy Statement
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Position Information

Classification Title Animal Care Veterinary/Animal Science Paraprofessional/Professional
FLSA Non-Exempt
FTE .49
Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience within small animal veterinary hospital/clinic.
Position Summary
Provide animal care via feed, water, walk, transport, restrain, groom. Stocking of area and supplies, maintain clinical records, assure facility cleanliness. Establish and maintain effective working relationships. Assist senior veterinary staff with animal care.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies
Properly handle and restrain various species of animals, understanding of basic animal health terminology, effective communication skills.
Physical Demands
- Lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
- Sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk intermittently during the day on hard floor surfaces.
- Manual dexterity to work with small, delicate pieces of equipment or large heavy objects/containers/machinery.
- Wear all protective gear including mask, gloves, gown, hairnet, safety goggles, etc.
- Work with wound care equipment, cleaning solutions, and other materials to prevent infections.
Is driving a responsibility of this position? No
Is this a Position of Trust? Yes
Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? No
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care? Yes
Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications) Yes
Credit and P-Card policy
Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.
Background Investigation Policy
Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including, a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of Georgia; confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials (including reference checks) as they relate to the job-based requirements of the position applied for; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. You may also be subject to a pre-employment drug test for positions with high-risk responsibilities, if applicable. Please visit the UGA Background Check website.

Patient Management: manages all aspects of the patient's treatment and assists Registered Veterinary Technicians in nursing care. This includes, but is not limited to, physical examinations, phlebotomy and sample collection needs, all medication and fluid administration, and crucial thinking for all aspects of case management. Informs attending clinician on any needs, changes, or decomposition of the patient's condition in an informed and timely manner. Provide intermediate animal care to patients: walk, water, feed, transport, restrain, groom.
Percentage of time 65

Maintains clinical records via written chart recording and input of charges into proprietary software database.
Percentage of time 25

Stock supplies of cleaning products and patient care equipment. Insure facility cleanliness with the use of mop, broom, chemical cleaning supplies to sanitize cages and cleaning the floor.
Percentage of time 10
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