Student Assistants (Up to 8 Positions) - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
19S17
Position Type: 
Student Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, March 17, 2017
Date of Posting: 
March 3, 2017
Department: 
Atlantic Veterinary College
Position: 
Student Assistants (Up to 8 Positions)
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week 

Salary: 
$11.81 per hour (vacation pay included)
Term: 

May to September 2017

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital is seeking applications from interested DVM students to work as Student Assistants for the summer months.  There are up to eight vacant positions:

Please note:  This competition will also be used to create a casual list for the 2017/2018 Academic term.

1 position Client Services      
1 position Small Animal Floater
3 positions ICU
1 position Large Animal Hospital
1 position Small Animal Surgery OR
1 position Hospital Administration – computer technology / electronic medical records (EMR)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Duties will vary among the different positions.   The basic duties for all clinical positions will include:
• Providing nursing care
• Ensuring that all treatments and diagnostic procedures are carried out
• Maintaining records
• Critical care duty in ICU
• Providing vacation relief for AHTs and providing emergency assistance to veterinarians after hours
• Assisting in admission and discharge of animals
• Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness in the VTH
• Client Services position duties will include all aspects of reception, admitting, schedule, invoicing and handling of cash
• Performing other related duties as required
• Some positions will involve working a rotating schedule, after hours work, nights and weekend duty, and/or the requirement to work on a statutory holiday
• EMR student will not have clinical responsibilities, but will be the point person on the clinic floor for all questions pertaining  to the new electronic hospital medical records system

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Candidates must be entering their 2nd or 3rd year of the DVM program
• Previous clinical experience preferred
• Good oral communications skills are required
• EMR student: preference will be given to a student interested in technology, experience in iOS and Microsoft Windows.  DVM students are preferred, but students in computer sciences or other relevant disciplines will be considered

Please indicate a preference of large animal, small animal or assigned position

Priority is given to University of Prince Edward Island students in accordance with Recruitment, Selection, Hiring and Employment Policies and Procedures manual.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list to be received no later than the closing date via the link posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (www.upei.ca/hr).

If you are unable to apply online, you can drop off your resume to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and full-time international students with a valid study permit will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment.

Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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