Lab Assistant - Veterinary Technology

Location: Baker College of Muskegon
Compensation: Hourly rate based on education, experience, and existing wage rates for similar positions within Baker College Professional Services, Inc.
Start Date: May 21, 2018

Reports To: Program Director
Work Schedule: Up to 28 hours per week, 52 weeks per year, some evenings and weekends may be required, some travel may be required
Application Deadline: December 4, 2017

Available to: All applicants

Baker College Professional Services, Inc. seeks to hire an individual to be assigned to the position of LAB ASSISTANT – VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY (PART-TIME) for the benefit of and to be located at Baker College of Muskegon.

General Statement of Duties:

Assists the Program Director with student clinical training. Provides specific program expertise. Handles duties specific to the program's affiliated sites.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Associate degree from an accredited college or university in Applied Science – Veterinary Technology with LVT credential required
  • Three years’ clinical experience required
  • Familiarity with competency and essential skills requirements of accrediting body (CVTEA)
  • Ability to run IDEXX chemistry and hematology machines
  • Must be knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Apps
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to lift and maneuver independently up to 25 lbs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Tracks students clinical and lab hours
  • Assists students during lab time on campus including
    • Microscopy, clinical laboratory procedures, tissue and blood sample collection, anesthesia monitoring, and animal restraint
  • Assures lab is maintained and organized
  • Assist Program Director with student files, surveys and schedules
  • Presenting classroom instruction if needed in case of emergency
  • Demonstration of proper techniques associated with veterinary technology including restraint, venipuncture, surgical assist, nomenclature, anesthesia, hematology, diagnostic techniques, radiography, dental prophylaxis, and other duties associated with veterinary technology
  • Manage inventory 
  • Other duties as assigned

Application Procedure:

Please submit cover letter and resume via email only by December 4, 2017 in care of:

Baker College Professional Services, Inc.-MU

Human Resource Department E-mail: [email protected]


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