Lab Assistant –Veterinary Technology

Location: Baker College of Jackson
Compensation: Hourly rate based on education and existing wage rates for similar positions within Baker College Professional Services, Inc.
Start Date: August 28, 2017

Reports To: Program Director for Veterinary Technology
Work Schedule: Up to 28 hours per week for Fall or Spring semester(s), possibly both
Application Deadline: September 25, 2017

General Statement of Duties:

The Lab Assistant – Veterinary Technology assists the Program Director with student clinical Veterinary Technology training. They will oversee first and second year Veterinary Technology students in a surgical setting in addition to pre-surgical procedures.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Associate of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology required
  • Must be licensed as a Veterinary Technician in the State of Michigan required
  • Anesthesia and nursing background experience required ? Must be able to multi-task in high stress situations
  • Must be computer literate with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Apps, and the Internet required
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and communication skills
  • Ability to lift and maneuver independently up to 25 lbs. required

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for first and second year Veterinary Technology students in a surgical setting in addition to pre-surgical procedures
  • Duties will include microscopy, clinical laboratory procedures, tissue and blood sample collection, anesthesia monitoring and animal restraint
  • Demonstration of proper techniques associated with veterinary technology including restraint, venipuncture, surgical assist, nomenclature, anesthesia, hematology, diagnostic techniques, radiography, dental prophylaxis, and all other duties associated with veterinary technology
  • Perform housekeeping and other standard procedures common in a veterinary clinical setting
  • Assist students during lab time on campus
  • Ensure that the lab is maintained and well organized
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter and resume via email only by September 25, 2017 in care of:

Baker College Professional Services, Inc.-JK

Human Resource Department

E-mail: [email protected]


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