MTS-6 Animal Health Technician - Veterinary Teaching Hospital - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
41E15
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, July 3, 2015
Date of Posting: 
June 25, 2015
Department: 
Veterinary Teaching Hospital - Atlantic Veterinary College
Position: 
MTS 6 - Animal Health Technician
Contract: 
Full Time Permanent Position, Nights
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week
Nights (9:15pm to 8:00 am, 4 nights on, 4 nights off)

Salary: 
$50,347.00 to $55,378.00 per annum, as per CUPE 1870

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital requires an Animal Health Technician to work nights to assist veterinarians by providing nursing care to animals in wards ensuring that all treatments and diagnostic procedures are carried out for the patients. The successful applicant will work between Large and Small Animal and this position involves rotating shifts (4 nights on/4 nights off).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under supervision, job responsibilities will include:
• Completing treatment orders for patients
• Monitoring and reporting to the clinician any abnormalities in animals during the night shift and in relation to the treatments and/or monitoring of animals
• Stock and maintain supplies in various locations
• Maintain biosecurity standards
• Provide anesthesia support in emergency situations in both large and small animals
• Other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must be a graduate of an Animal Health Technician program from a recognized facility
• RVT designation is preferred
• Excellent communication skills
• Must have 3 plus years of experience working in a clinical setting with both large and small animals
• Must have demonstrated experience providing anesthesia support in both areas.
• Strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills
• Must be self-motivated
• Must be able to work as part of a team, but must also be able to work independently as required

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 below. You can also apply in person 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 and permanent residents 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.

Successful Candidate(s): 

CANCELLED

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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