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

Competition Number: 
61E14
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Date of Posting: 
July 24, 2014
Department: 
Veterinary Teaching Hospital - Atlantic Veterinary College
Position: 
MTS Level 6 - Animal Health Technician
Contract: 
To Create A Casual List
Hours of Work: 

Variable – as needed

Salary: 
$25.15 per hour plus 4% vacation pay, as per CUPE 1870
Term: 

Casual as needed (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.) 

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital is seeking applicants to create a list of Animal Health Technicians to work on an as needed basis to replace technical staff leaves as required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide nursing care to animals in wards and complete treatment orders for patients
• Monitor progression of ICU patients
• Maintain a high standard of cleanliness in all clinical areas (including equipment)
• Assist in the Large Animal hospital with completing treatments as required
• Provide technical support to the LA Surgery service as required
• May be required to carry out specialized tasks or operate specialized equipment
• Other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must be a graduate of an Animal Health Technician program from a recognized facility
• RVT designation would be preferred
• Excellent communication skills
• Must have current experience with both small and large animals in a veterinary setting
• 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.

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.
Contact UPEI