ANML HEALTH TCHN 3 (SA Orthopedic Specialty Technician) - 12648
Company: University of California - Davis
Posted on: November 13, 2020
The School of Veterinary Medicine serves the people of California
by providing educational, research, clinical service, and public
service programs of the highest quality to advance the health and
care of animals, the health of the environment, and public health,
and to contribute to the economy. We address the health of all
animals, including livestock, poultry, companion animals, captive
and free-ranging wildlife, exotic animals, birds, aquatic mammals
and fish, and animals used in biological and medical research. Our
expertise also encompasses related human health concerns. Our
statewide mission includes 28 research and clinical programs,
including clinical referral services; diagnostic testing services;
continuing education; extension; and community outreach.
Independent of supervision in a hospital setting, as a significant
part of daily duties, responsible for treatment of patients with
life-threatening illness or injury, whose conditions are likely to
change on a moment-to-moment basis, and inducing and monitoring
anesthesia. Under the direction of the Small Animal
Surgery/Anesthesia/ Supervisor facilitate scheduling of Orthopedic
Surgery patients, patient care and client communication within the
Orthopedic Surgery Service. Responsible for the care of
hospitalized patients and for patients' surgical preparation,
circulating in the OR and providing anesthesia support; induction,
monitoring and recovery of surgical patients. Assist in
communication with clients, client education, and admit/discharge
RECRUITMENT PERIOD: Post for one month. Applicants will be screened
after two weeks; and then on a weekly basis. The position can be
filled prior to the removal date.
$25.49 - $38.56/Hr.
No. of Positions
Percentage of Time
Full Time, 100%
Monday Friday, 7am 7pm, Hours to be arranged
Apply by Date
-Maneuver/lift equipment and materials weighing up to 50
-Handle animals weighing up to 50 pounds.
-Contact with animals, including restraint of animals (sometimes
fractious) is required.
-Stand, bend, kneel, squat, reach above shoulder level and move on
hard surfaces up to 8 or 10 hours each day.
-Required to wear protective clothing for extended periods of time
including: gown, coveralls, gloves, masks, face shields, goggles,
sleeves and head covers.
-Work occasional overtime; work schedule subject to change with
-Work under Medical Surveillance procedures and review in
accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and
-Work under regular exposure to zoonotic diseases, anesthesia,
cleaning chemicals and exposure to radioactive patients.
-Requires working with or around areas with sick animals, hazardous
materials, and/or infectious diseases, and distraught clients.
-Work in high traffic areas, confined or small spaces, noisy
environment and tolerate unpleasant odors.
- Fluctuating meal periods; work schedule may not allow a set meal
period time each day.
-No eating or drinking in surgery, treatment, procedure and other
rooms or areas of the hospital.
-Work in other related areas on an as needed basis.
-Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of
unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly
prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and
outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
-Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)
-Experience inducing and monitoring anesthesia.
-Experience in calculating and administering medications
intravenously, subcutaneously, intramuscular or orally.
-Experience with animal restraint and performing venipuncture and
placing vascular and urinary catheters.
-Experience in surgical preparation and positioning of
-Experience using anesthetic delivery, support, and monitoring
-Experience in providing technical support in the O.R. and related
-Experience in anticipating surgeons needs during surgery and
provide requested instrumentation and equipment.
-Experience with managing hospitalized patients (nursing care,
bandaging, wound management
-Experience handling complications of various surgical procedures;
anticipating and responding quickly to surgeons and patient's
-Experience in performing a surgical clip/shave, scrub without
contaminating surgery site and transport/move patients to O.R.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background
check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of
background investigation including criminal history and identity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or
other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination
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