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Veterinary Assistant – Inpatient ER (Late Swing Shift)

Auburn University

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Requisition Number S2294P
Home Org Name Clinical Sciences
Division Name College of Veterinary Medicine
Position Title Veterinary Assistant – Inpatient ER (Late Swing Shift)
Job Class Code IC22 (A-C)
Appointment Status Full-time
Part-time FTE
Limited Term No
Limited Term Length
Job Summary The College of Veterinary Medicine seeks candidates for an Assistant, Vet Inpatient working directly with the ER clinicians and rotating intern doctors to help facilitate quality client care and patient flow through the IMC, ICU, and ER.
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Why should YOU work for VET MED?

  • Excellent full-time benefits that start on Day 1!
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance options for you and your family.
  • Relocation assistance to make your move easier.
  • Generous state retirement program with eligibility to receive monthly payments after 10 years of service.
  • How about these numbers? 4 weeks of vacation, 96 hours of sick leave, 6 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child, and 9 official paid holidays.
  • Overnight and weekend shift differentials = more $$$ in your pocket.
  • Veterinary care and food discounts for your pets.
  • Uniform and continuing education allowances.
  • Tuition assistance for you and your dependents after a year of service.
  • Opportunities for advancement.

Need we say more? Probably not – but just in case:
About Auburn:
At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.
It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!
Why employees choose Auburn:
Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting .
Our Commitment:
Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.
This is a monthly rotating late swing shift position.
Mon – Thurs 4:00 pm – 2:00 am; Fri – Sun 3:00 pm – 4:00 am

Essential Functions
  • Oversight and training of professional veterinary students regarding care of animals, collection of specimens, and handling of animals.
  • Transportation and monitoring of patients requiring diagnostic imaging and assistance with obtaining images as needed.
  • Assisting clinicians with student examination, treatment, procedures, restraint, and sample collection.
  • Anesthetic monitoring for patients requiring minor procedures in IMC or ICU.
  • Assisting in emergency triage and stabilization of patients through the ER. Assist clinicians with set-up of critical patients as needed, including ventilator and CRRT patients.
  • Communicating with referring veterinarians as directed by ECC clinicians.
  • Operation and monitoring of patients receiving hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
  • Facilitating/coordinating consults with other specialty services.
  • Assisting with estimates, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks.
  • Other responsibilities as directed by clinicians.

*This position will not be responsible for primary nursing care of ECC patients admitted to IMC or ICU. May be responsible for training, assisting or assigning tasks to others. May provide input to performance reviews of other employees.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level High school diploma or equivalent for entry level
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 hired as an Inpatient Veterinary Assistant, and assigned Levels I, II, or III. Salary range is determined by eligibility for Level I, II, or III.
Consideration for Level I requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
Level II requires a high school diploma or equivalent plus 2 years of experience working in a veterinary hospital environment.
Level III requires a high school diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of experience working in a veterinary hospital environment.

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.
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, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities Knowledge of processes, methods, and procedures associated with veterinary medicine.
Minimum Technology Skills
Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range $27,500 – $47,900
Job Category Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine
Working Hours if Non-Traditional This is a monthly rotating late swing shift position. Mon – Thurs 4:00 pm – 2:00 am; Fri – Sun 3:00 pm – 4:00 am
City position is located in: Auburn
State position is located: AL
List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position
Posting Date 01/06/2023
Closing Date
EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. 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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