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The Cornell University Hospital for Animals offers an environment that supports you in delivering outstanding patient care through technology, mentorship, continuing education, and, most importantly, peers who are just as passionate as you are about providing the best care possible.
We are seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician who will be responsible for patient care and client support for the Sports Medicine & Physical Rehabilitation Service (SMPR). As a valuable member of our team you will provide technical assistance for routine and complex appointments, case workups, and procedures for companion animals. Specifically, you will:
Assist veterinarians with the preparation and management of service flow, including patient receiving, organizing, and assisting with all technical aspects of patient care and procedures.
Interact with clients, which includes preparing patients for exams, assisting during exams, room preparation, handling, monitoring, discharging patients, handling, cleaning, and maintaining instruments/equipment used during exams/procedures.
Provide instruction to veterinary students, interns, and occasionally residents in technical skills and procedures.
Serve as a liaison between nursing staff, students and clinicians, by providing excellent communication for all patients that are shared between services as well as updates on patients housed in INC/ICU and providing input to clinicians and staff in regards to nursing care needs of SMPR patients housed in these units.
Coordinate patient flow, assuring cases receive efficient, quality care throughout their entire visit.
Assist with scheduling, setting up, and completing all nursing care and procedures patients need using auxiliary services throughout CUHA.
Work with faculty/staff to implement clinical investigations, including data collection and/or collaborate with other service clinicians/staff on clinical investigations conducted within the CUHA.
The Cornell University Hospital for Animals provides 24-hour care for pets 365 days of the year. The majority of our teaching and routine care for this role occurs Monday through Friday, day shifts. Other hours, as determined by caseload and need, to include weekends and holidays (includes generous holiday pay) may be required.
What's in it for you?
An award-winning employer of choice benefits program.
Comprehensive health care options.
Access to wellness programs.
Employee discounts with local and national retail brands.
Generous retirement contributions.
Impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, Tuition Aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance program.
Our LVT career ladder is focused on career and specialty advancement, with financial and mentorship support.
3 weeks of vacation and 13 holidays with generous holiday pay if you do work on those days.
We invite you to follow this link to get more information: https://hr.cornell.edu/summaries-benefits.
Who we are and what we do:
The Cornell University Hospital for Animals is our core clinical training, patient care and research unit within the CVM, composed of six diverse, world-class veterinary clinical units providing primary and specialty care. The Cornell Veterinary teaching hospital has 23 services led by internationally renowned board-certified veterinary specialists, providing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic care of animals, including 24/7 emergency care. We strive to provide a diverse, inclusive and fulfilling work environment for our family of employees committed to outstanding patient care, client service, and veterinary training and research.
Cornell University, located at the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and service. The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is recognized internationally as a leader in animal medicine, public health, biomedical research, and veterinary medical education. Ranked as one of the best veterinary colleges in the world by US News & World Reports, the CVM excels in providing education and advanced training that prepare veterinarians and scientists to serve society in critical roles in clinical and diagnostic veterinary medicine, public health, scientific inquiry, and public policy.
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**No visa sponsorship is available for this position.
University Job Title:
Licensed Veterinary Technician I
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