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Oncology Veterinary adjunct:Oregon State University

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Oncology Veterinary adjunct

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications will be reviewed located on the information submitted on the employment profile with education and work history along with any other requested documentation i.e. Posting specific question responses, transcripts, etc.  <b>Your profile MUST clearly show how you meet the minimum/required qualifications for the position.</b> Resumes are NOT accepted at the application stage for classified staff positions.
 
Typically, the starting income is at the lower end of the income range.
 
For additional information Contact Us by: Robyn Panico at Robyn.Panico@oregonstate.edu

OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.  

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

 
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

Position Details

Department Vet Teaching Hospital (VTH)
Classification Title Veterinary adjunct
Job Title Oncology Veterinary adjunct
Appointment Type Classified Staff
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 12
Pay Method Hourly
Min income $13.73
Max income $19.51
Employment Category Limited Duration
Position Summary This is a full-time limited duration Oncology Veterinary adjunct appointment for the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Oregon State University (OSU), which is expected to last approximately 1 year from the appointment begin date (with the possibility for renewal). This position provides general medical and emergency care assistance to veterinarians and veterinary technicians. The Veterinary adjunct assists with medical care and treatment to the patients, and insures a clean and organized hospital care environment.

The College of Veterinary Medicine provides veterinary professional and graduate programs leading to the DVM and MS degrees, and operates the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. The College budget (from all sources) approximates $16 million annually, which supports educational programs, veterinary medical and diagnostic public services, and research programs with broad impacts related to animal and human health. The College employs approximately 200 faculty and staff, plus student workers.

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital provides primary and referral health care for animals in Oregon and the region, participates in the education of veterinary students through clinical training, develops novel diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for veterinary care, and provides consultation service to practitioners and clients.

Position tasks Veterinary adjuncts may be assigned to any of the areas below with varying percentages depending on the needs of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

20% HOSPITAL ASSISTANCE:
Receives animal patients, processes intake paperwork, records patient information, inputs hospital charges in billing system, and verifies condition of cages. Communicates with clients about patient status, referring veterinarians and outside pharmacies as needed. Provides patient care, treatment and feeding in conformity with written and verbal instructions, assists with monitoring patient condition. Prepares patient for discharge and cleans equipment in between patients; disinfects treatment tables, cabinets, carts, counters, sinks, floors and patient kennels as necessary.

30% MAINTENANCE/CLEANING/INVENTORY:

Cleans, assesses workcapability, performs minor routine maintenance of equipment, and ensures that medical and patient food supplies are stocked. Cleans and organizes patient treatment and cage areas after use. Maintains supply inventories, records supply use, and restocks medical supplies at various workstations. Launders and maintains patient bedding. Performs sweeping, mopping and garbage removal as needed.

45% MEDICAL PROCEDURE ASSISTANCE: Assists in drawing blood, assists with tabling and restraining animals; assists with monitoring animal recovery, assists with diagnostic procedures and treatments, including chemotherapy administration. Provides care and treatments to patients as directed, monitoring liquid intake levels, exercising animal patients as directed, and feeding as directed. Sets up and prepares for medical procedures including preparing exam rooms.

5% STUDENT INSTRUCTION:

Assists in demonstrating patient restraint and handling, proper use of equipment and supplies under direct supervision of veterinary technicians or veterinarians.

Minimum Qualifications
Demonstrated practice in large and/or small animal handling and restraint AND one year of expertise and practice or training in a large and/or small animal facility. Demonstrated expertise of: drugs and medications typically used in veterinary care; patient preparation, medical procedure assistance; medical terminology; animal anatomy; veterinary care procedures; basic mathematics (add, subtract, multiply, divide); and animal restraint technique and devices. Finalists for this position will be required to complete a background history questionnaire. Offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.
Additional Required Qualifications Demonstrated high level of attention to detail.

Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal expertise; must have the capability to communicate professionally with a variety of individuals.

Demonstrated capability to work in a team environment and collaborate effectively with students, staff, faculty, and clients.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications Demonstrated capability to effectively instruct others in veterinary techniques.

A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

Working Conditions / Work Schedule This position is located in an extremely busy Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Individual has possible exposure to noxious odors, infectious diseases, chemicals, gas anesthetics, radiation, loud noises, wet and slippery floors, and machinery. These positions have access to controlled substances.

The employee in this position will often be required to lift and/or carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds, as well as push or pull objects weighing up to 200 pounds. Employee will also be required to stoop, bend, and kneel on hard floors as necessary to provide care to animals.

Working with and around small and large animals has certain inherent risks; animal handling and restraint can lead to injury. To minimize risk to the employee, Oregon State University offers a rabies vaccination at the employer's expense (acceptance/declination at the discretion of the appointee).

Overtime, evening and weekend hours required.


This position is deemed essential and the incumbent may be expected to report to work during inclement weather, emergency and other University work curtailments or closures. No
This position requires a clear and unambiguous commitment to compliance of all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) regulations for Division I (FBS) universities. No

Posting Number P03208CT
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 11/15/2021
Anticipated Appointment End Date 11/14/2022
Posting Date 09/24/2021
Full Consideration Date
Closing Date 10/29/2021
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / External - open to ALL qualified candidates
Special Instructions to candidates Applications will be reviewed located on the information submitted on the employment profile with education and work history along with any other requested documentation i.e. Posting specific question responses, transcripts, etc. <b>Your profile MUST clearly show how you meet the minimum/required qualifications for the position.</b> Resumes are NOT accepted at the application stage for classified staff positions.

Typically, the starting income is at the lower end of the income range.

For additional information Contact Us by: Robyn Panico at Robyn.Panico@oregonstate.edu

OSU is committed to the health of our local and global community. All employees and students are required to comply with the university's COVID-19 Vaccination Program. Please visit https://covid.oregonstate.edu/ for additional information about OSU's plans for safety and success, as well as options for compliance with the vaccination program.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the capability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must prosperously complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
   » * 1. Describe your practice providing restraint and/or medical care for small animals (dogs and cats). Include a) years of practice; b) the organization where you gained your practice; and c) treatments you provided.
(Open Ended Question)
   » * 2. Describe your practice with the following: a) cleaning and maintenance of a veterinary care or other animal facility b) maintaining inventory and ordering of supplies c) training or teaching others.
(Open Ended Question)

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Job Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 10/14/2021 / Viewed 3 times
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Company: Oregon State University
Contact Email: Robyn.Panico@oregonstate.edu


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