MTS Level 6 – Animal Health Technician - Nights - Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Competition Number: 
46E12
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 29, 2012
Date of Posting: 
June 21, 2012
Competition Eligibility: 
Unrestricted Competition
Department: 
VETERINARY TEACHING HOSPITAL
Position: 
MTS LEVEL 6 – ANIMAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN - NIGHTS
Contract: 
FULL-TIME TERM POSITION
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week (9:15 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., 4 nights on/4 nights off)

Salary: 
$ 43,735 per annum, prorated to time and term as per CUPE 1870 (salary under review)
Term: 

As soon as possible to September 4, 2012

The University of Prince Edward Island is seeking applications for an Animal Health Technician 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 Services and this position involves rotating shifts (4 nights on/4 nights off).
RESPONSIBILITIES:
To assist veterinarians during night-time shift, to monitor and to report 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 a high standard of cleanliness. Other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Candidates should possess the following qualifications:
• Graduate of an AHT program from a recognized school, RVT designation is preferred.
• Two years’ experience working in a clinical setting with BOTH large and small animals.
• Strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communications skills.
 

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to employment@upei.ca. Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. 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): 

A. Argenti

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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