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Posted Job Title
Veterinary Technician, Operating Room/Central Supply NBC A/B
Job Profile Title
Veterinary Technician, Operating Room B
Job Description Summary
Assist in preparation and circulation for all surgical procedures in large animal hospital. Duties include: knowledge of aseptic technique, operates various surgery table and overhead hoist systems, Assist Surgical team in donning of surgical attire and table set up.
+ Prepares and maintains equipment for Pool Recovery System, assigns tasks and guides personnel/students throughout Pool Recovery
+ Maintains Usual Surgical Requests and surgery logs, updates Department SOP's
+ Enters appropriate billing information into EMR
+ Cleans and maintains all Central Supply equipment and stock.
+ Independent operation of steam autoclaves, ETO sterilizer and other equipment
+ Assists with ordering and receiving Central Supply stock
+ Inspects, tests, assembles, packages and labels instruments in preparation of sterilization to ensure that instruments are ready and available when needed. Runs biological monitoring and incubates, reads and records biological monitor results
+ Teach veterinary students and veterinary nursing students
+ Contribute to a professional, safe and efficient hospital environment
+ Vet Tech Operating Room A: Associates degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary technician program and 0 to 1 year of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
+ Vet Tech Operating Room B: : Associates degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary technician program and 1 to 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
+ Position located in Kennett Sq. No Public Trans. avail.
Requires extensive safety training; Exposure to chemicals; On-Call (beeper); Exposure to moving machinery
Occasional lifting 25-50 lbs.; Intermittently sitting/standing/stooping
Job Location - City, State
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Department / School
School of Veterinary Medicine
$16.23 - $29.21
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