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Veterinary Technician - full time faculty for vet tech program

Vet Tech Institute Houston, TX

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Job Description
Vet Tech Institute of Houston is actively seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our Faculty in Houston, TX today! No formal teaching experience required – just a love for veterinary medicine and the ability to help students gain the knowledge and skills to be excellent LVT’s. About : Vet Tech Institute is a fully accredited Vet Tech program located in the Galleria area in Houston. We're an accelerated program, with students awarded their AAS in 18 months with full eligibility to take their VTNE and become Licensed Veterinary Technicians. We have an on-site kennel, so students get animal care practice every single day, and we have a diverse staff from a variety of disciplines. We receive very good feedback regarding the skills and enthusiasm of our graduates, and are very proud of them. Our faculty share a passion for animals and teaching, and they bring their industry experience to the classroom. Program-specific faculty and a cohort of peers focused on the same goal provide a focused environment to maximize student learning. Salary : Competitive and commensurate with experience Benefits : A work schedule that facilitates work-life balance – on campus from 7:15a-3:30p with minimal on-call Paid time off whenever students are off – spring/summer/winter breaks, national holidays, and a 4-day weekend each 8 weeks (about 6 ½ weeks per year) Insurance – life, disability, medical 401(k) Profit-Sharing Plan Professional organizations and development Licensure fees The joy of seeing students fall in love with Veterinary Medicine and develop a passion for surgery Responsibilities : Serve as Lead Surgical Tech Instructor with a focus on creating a compassionate and supportive learning environment for Vet Tech students Comply with all USDA record-keeping requirements Interpret diagnostic images and create well-documented treatment plans Work with the veterinarian to facilitate a comprehensive surgical program Collect body tissue, feces, blood, urine, and other body fluids for examination and analysis Administer anesthetics, perform/assist with surgery and monitor patients during surgery and recovery with assistance from the team Minimal on-call, as support for student care of housed animals Teaching duties include: creation of lesson plans, lecturing, lab coordination, grading of in-class and surgical practical skills based on rubric Model maturity and dedication to excellence with the faculty team Requirements : Graduate from an AVMA accredited school Licensed in the state of Texas 3+ years of clinical experience as a Veterinary Technician Comfortable and friendly around all types of animals Demonstrate exceptional interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to explain complex concepts to students in ways they can understand Patient, supportive, and people-oriented with superior documentation skills · Exotic species/lab animal/large animal experience are a plus (but not required). Job Type: Full-time Experience: Veterinary Technician: 3 years (Required) Education: Associates License: Licensed as a Veterinary Technician in Texas Work authorization: United States (Required) Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 3 - 5 years Bonus/Commission: No

Vet Tech Institute


Houston, TX
77082 USA



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