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RVT- Anesthesia Service Area

Staff Positions

Job Description

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 in a variety of species. Other duties managed by the RVT are maintenance and care of anesthesia related equipment, knowledge of drug handling, usage (both indications and contraindications), dosage, calculations and routes of administration, checking on expiration dates, daily inventory of controlled substances in accordance with DEAregulations and competently instruct others in drug use and dosage.  Anticipate clinicians’ needs. Triage complications and identify and treat emergencies. 

The VTH Anesthesia service area is a fast paced unit that services both small and large animals.  The successful RVT candidate will show agility in handling multiple priorities while maintaining keen attention to providing superior patient care to cases they are assigned.  This person will be resilient, self-managed, professional and have exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

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.

Items Needed for Application

For consideration, please send a resume and cover letter to Nikki Eason at  To apply to the position, apply to posting number S00026P on the UGA Job Search page at


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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