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Veterinary Teaching Hospital

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The UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital is a unique and exciting place to work. From our state-of-the-art facility to our amazing patients and team approach, we offer a dynamic work environment that will help you grow professionally and achieve your career goals. Athens is also a great place to live! We offer competitive pay and great benefits that are rare to find anywhere else. To learn more about our current job opportunities, please see the below listing. You can also contact our HR Department at 706-542-4459 or email your interest to Sonya Lane, HR Coordinator at slane@uga.edu.

Career Opportunities

Veterinary Nursing Director

The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, founded in 1946, is dedicated to training future veterinarians, providing services to animal owners and veterinarians, and conducting investigations to improve the health of animals as well as people. The college benefits pets and their owners, food-producing animals, and wildlife by offering the highest quality hospital and diagnostic laboratory services. Equipped with the most technologically advanced facilities located on a university campus, the college is dedicated to safeguarding public health by studying emerging infectious diseases that affect both animal and human health.

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RVT - Radiology Service Area

The Radiology Service area of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital is seeking a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician for an immediate opportunity.  The Radiology RVT will assist Board Certified Radiologists in the processes of acquiring radiographs on small, large and exotic animals for planned or emergent cases.  The successful Radiology RVT will demonstrate the following:

-proper radiographic techniques and positioning -knowledge of radiographic procedures and safety -make radiographs efficiently and accurately with few repeats -assess radiographs for proper positioning, exposure factors, and make necessary corrections with minimal supervision -effectively train senior veterinary and veterinary technology students to...

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RVT - Specialty Services/Orthopedics and General Surgery

Challenging position on the Surgical Specialty Service offers excellent opportunity to be a part of an exciting academic environment. Be a part of our clinical team performing and teaching the latest techniques in Orthopedics and General Surgery. Increase your skills and knowledge by using the latest medical equipment and by taking part in advanced orthopedic and soft tissue surgical procedures.

The Surgical technician plays an active role in all aspects of the daily operation of the Surgery services. Specific responsibilities include participation in patient examinations, phlebotomy, patient rehabilitation, anesthesia and client communication. S/he should be able...

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RVT- Specialty Services/Neurology

This exciting position in the Neurology service offers excellent opportunity to be part of a constantly evolving academic environment. Be part of our clinical team performing and teaching the latest techniques in Neurology. Increase your skills and knowledge by using the latest medical equipment and by taking part in clinical research projects.

The Neurology technician plays an active role in all aspects of the daily operation of the Neurology service. Specific responsibilities include participation in neurology examinations, perform BAER testing and aid in electromyography, nerve stimulation, joint taps, CSF collection, perform as a surgical scrub nurse as...

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RVT- Specialty Services/Dermatology

This exciting position in the Dermatology service offers excellent opportunity to be part of a constantly evolving academic environment. Be part of our clinical team performing and teaching the latest techniques in Dermatology. Increase your skills and knowledge by using the latest medical equipment and by taking part in clinical research projects.

The Dermatology technician plays an active role in all aspects of the daily operation of the Dermatology service. Specific responsibilities include participation in dermatology examinations, video otoscopy, myringotomy, obtaining skin biopsy samples, intradermal allergy testing, and formulation of immunotherapy injections. The Dermatology technician also aids...

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RVT- Anesthesia Service Area

The Anesthesia Service Area is seeking an experienced RVT to administer anesthetics to veterinary patients, including but not limited to domestics, exotics and large animals. The position also will instruct veterinary students, rotating tech school seniors, fellow technicians, and other personnel in veterinary fields in the administration of anesthetics and the use of anesthesia equipment. The successful RVT will have knowledge of the pharmacological effects of a variety of anesthetic and pain management agents. In addition, the RVT will perform and teach competent catheter (venous, arterial, urinary) placement, regional anesthetic nerve blocks and intubation skills...

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RVT-Large Animal Hospital

Come join the team of veterinary professionals that work alongside renowned clinicians at the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital! We are seeking a Large Animal RVT within the ICU unit. As a member of our ICU nursing staff you will work with veterinary tech students and 4th year Veterinary students on technical skills and perform medical treatments and procedures under the supervision of a veterinarian. In addition to strong communication and leadership skills, the successful candidate must be proficient in patient handling and monitoring, supportive therapy and treatments, emergency procedures as well as the...

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RVT - Emergency and Critical Care (ECC)

The ECC unit of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital seeks an experienced, licensed Veterinary Technician that seeks to utilize their advanced skills in this dynamic, diverse unit.  The successful RVT will have knowledge in all areas of Veterinary technology for mostly small animals, with proven hands-on working experience with triage, CPR, advanced drug calculations, maintenance of central lines and chest tubes, as well as, transfusion of blood products. The RVT must possess professional communication skills to inform doctors and students concerning  the affected work flow, time limitations and patient status. Maintain a positive attitude, calm demeanor throughout stressful...

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The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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