Coordinator, Veterinary Nursing
Company: Joliet Junior College
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Position Title:Coordinator, Veterinary NursingJob
Description:POSITION: Coordinator, Veterinary Nursing
STATUS: Part Time
DEPARTMENT: Agricultural, Horticultural, and Veterinary
DIVISION: Academic Affairs
REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator/Director
PLACEMENT: Professional Staff, Grade H08
MINIMUM PAY RATE: $25.29 per hour
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity,
gender, language, age and background. Joliet Junior College is an
AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates
who would enhance the diversity of its staff.POSITION SUMMARY
The Veterinary Nursing Coordinator (VNC) functions as a
Credentialed Veterinary Technician in a teaching environment. The
VNC will spend a considerable amount of time on the following:
reviewing records and animal care, helping students outside of
class with animal care, stocking and maintaining the facility, and
assisting faculty with classes. Other responsibilities include
oversight of students, lab assisting, inventory, ordering,
equipment maintenance and repair, maintaining orderly facilities.
Will be required to interact with all species of animals.ESSENTIAL
JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provide routine, medical, and husbandry animal care.
2.Supervise animal wards.
3.Supervise and coordinate student animal care duties in
coordination with animal care instructor(s).
4.Oversee and delegate duties to students during student Animal
Care/Kennel Duty as needed.
5.On-Call duties for animal emergencies as needed.
6.Maintain safety guidelines for students, animals, MSDS logs.
7.Maintain and operate equipment; maintain inventories of
pharmaceuticals, food and supplies; maintain and supervise
8.Hire, train and supervise Vet Tech student workers.
9.Manage procurement of animals for use in facilities.
10.Maintain orderly Veterinary Medical Technology facility.
11.Assist with regulatory requirements.
12.Provide lab assistance including surgical assistance and
monitoring of anesthesia.
13.Manage animal adoptions.
14.Schedule and man weekly open labs to monitor/assist students
with procedures and equipment.
15.Perform medical procedures on a variety of animals as
16.Perform related duties as assigned.
17.Perform medical procedures on a variety of animals as
18.Perform related duties as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1. Certified Veterinary Technician or eligible for Illinois
2. Maintain Credentialed Veterinary Technician or DVM licensure by
completing CE hours required by the Illinois Department of
Financial & Professional Regulation and renewing license every two
3. Three (3) years of clinical experience.
4. Ability to assist with and perform a wide variety of routine
medical, surgical and diagnostic procedures common to the
veterinary practice setting.
5. Strong personal computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word,
Outlook and Excel.
6. Attentiveness to detail, excellent organizational skills,
7. Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability and
willingness to work cooperatively with a diverse population.8.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working
relationships with other members of the college and community,
displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.9.
Demonstrated commitment to the college's core values of respect and
inclusion, sustainability, integrity,collaboration, humor and
well-being, innovation and quality.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1.English and Spanish verbal and written communication
2.Demonstrated multicultural competence.PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1.Normal veterinary clinic/classroom physical demands.
2.Ability to move and lift animals, equipment and supplies up to
3.Vision correctible to 20/20.
4.Ability to transport animals between campus and community
5.Ability to travel between campus locations and community
Duties are performed indoors/outdoors in the usual veterinary
clinical environment.Internal candidates must adhere to the terms
of employment regarding length of time in current position as
outlined in their union contract.
Full Time/Part Time:Part timeUnion (If Applicable):Scheduled
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