Assistant III, Veterinary
Auburn, AL 
Posted 21 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Position Details
Requisition Number S995P
Home Org Name Clinical Sciences
Division Name College of Veterinary Medicine
Position Title Assistant III, Veterinary
Job Class Code IC11C
Appointment Status Full-time
Part-time FTE
Limited Term No
Limited Term Length
Job Summary
This position will be responsible for providing support for dermatology, surgery, internal medicine, and patient care. The ideal candidate is flexible and enjoys working with multiple services.
As a teaching institution, we excel at teaching advanced techniques, not only to vet students but our staff. This individual will help with restraint, blood draws, ultrasounds, CTs, MRIs, surgery scrub, stocking, cleaning, patient histories, client communication, filling medications, various diagnostic procedures as well as monitoring patients post-procedure. Scheduling can be flexible for the right individual.

Auburn University is committed to providing a comprehensive employee benefits package that attracts and retains talent to further the University's mission and contributes to the personal and financial well-being of employees and their families. Employee Benefits include: Four weeks of paid vacation and 2 weeks of paid sick time per year, holiday pay, health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Care, Cancer Insurance, Life Insurance/Personal Accident Coverage, Disability Group & Supplemental Plans, Flexible Spending Account Plan, and Mandatory and Voluntary Retirement Plans, and Tuition Assistance for Employees and Dependents.
Essential Functions
1. Assists with administering treatments and monitoring patients admitted in IMC or ICU, Observes and records vital data, abnormal signs, body weight, food/water intake of animals, and collects and labels specimens and perform treatments and administer medications as prescribed by primary veterinarian.
2. Performs and demonstrates veterinary care techniques and procedures related to emergency and critical care medicine.
3. Assists veterinarians in the care of patients requiring advanced procedures and life-saving techniques including CPR and mechanical ventilation.
4. Inspects facilities, equipment, and supplies daily, as well as observes health status of animals, environmental conditions, temperature, and sanitation.
5. Assists with emergency triage and stabilization of patients presenting through the Emergency service
6. May be responsible for, or assist in, billing clients, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks
Education Level High school diploma or equivalent
Field of Study
Years of Experience No experience required for entry level
Area of Experience
Requirements for Additional Job Levels
Depending on the combination of education and experience, selected candidates will be assigned Levels I, II, or III. Salary range is determined by eligibility for Level I, II, or III.

Level II requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 2 years of experience in the care and comfort of animals. A degree can be substituted in lieu of experience.

Level III requires a high school diploma or equivalent and 4 years of experience in the care and comfort of animals. A degree can be substituted in lieu of experience.
Education Level
Field of Study
Years of Experience When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.
Area of Experience
Requirements for Additional Job Levels
Minimum Skills and Abilities
Minimum Technology Skills
Minimum License and Certifications
Desired Qualifications
Experience working in the care and comfort of animals or experience in a veterinary hospital environment is desired.
Salary Grade
Salary Range $20,300 - $41,700
Job Category Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine
Working Hours if Non-Traditional As scheduled
City position is located in: Gulf Shores
State position is located: Alabama
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Posting Date 07/29/2021
Closing Date
EEO Statement
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
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Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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