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Laura Larson, HR Director
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The College of Veterinary Medicine is an outstanding place to work. Our focus on education, research, and outreach that embraces the One Health concept is transforming new knowledge into better health for animals, people, and the environment. 

Hiring people to join our team is one of the most important things we do. We believe Driven to Discover is more than a tagline, it’s an attitude that makes the University of Minnesota one of the world’s leading universities. Our college’s success is rooted in an inclusive culture that celebrates diversity. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

 


Clinical

Vet Tech/Senior Vet Tech -- ICU 1st & 2nd shift

Vet Tech/Senior Vet Tech -- ICU 1st & 2nd shift

Veterinary Technician - Job ID 326464
Senior Veterinary Technician - Job ID 326465

Essential Functions

  • Assists Clinicians, clients and patients with receiving, assessment, work-up, discharge, etc., prepares patients for a variety of veterinary medical procedures including preparation for specialty care treatments and services, radiographic procedures, catherizations, venipunctures, vaccinations, anesthesia, administration of medications and treatments, etc.
  • Triage of incoming patients
  • Give updates on patients to phone staff
  • Maintain census and charge book as directed
  • Maintain controlled drug log
  • Assists in other service areas; develops skills that are cross functional and uses time efficiently including helping other areas of the hospital.
  • Participates in daily rounds.

Large Animal Supervisor

Large Animal Supervisor

Large Animal Supervisor - Job ID 326042

Essential Functions

  • Provides daily direction to staff to accomplish work goals; coordinates schedules, assigns responsibilities, provides clear direction, sets priorities, coordinates work, builds in accountability and monitors progress. Removes obstacles and provides resources.
  • Assists Clinicians and other staff members to assure efficient service and provide excellent customer service.
  • Interviews, hires, orients and trains staff. Sets performance goals, provides feedback and coaching to meet those goals. Trains staff as well as students. Develops staff skill levels.
  • Answers questions and explains procedures and equipment for interns, senior veterinary students and student technicians.
  • Participates in the quality improvement efforts of the VMC via data collection, measuring results and reporting trends, and  working closely with  management and informatics staff.
  • Maintains accountability for inventory control of equipment and supplies within the service area. Responsible for equipment maintenance and repair calls.
  • Assures that all charges for treatments and supplies are correct and entered in the VMC system.
  • Supervises and provides infectious disease control and sanitation activities to insure a consistently clean working environment.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assists, as necessary, in clinical research trials to include literature searches and data collation; performs related duties as assigned.

Veterinary Technician, Float

Veterinary Technician, Float

Veterinary Technician, Float - Job ID 321804

Essential Functions

  • Assists Clinicians and other medical staff members with veterinary medical procedures which may include (but are not limited to) specialty care, emergency care, intensive care, surgical assisting, radiography, anesthesiology, laboratory procedures, administering treatments, animal nursing, animal restraint and handling, preventative care, clinical research, etc. within assigned service area as well as across functions as needed.
  • Days and hours will vary.

Vet Tech/Senior Vet Tech -- Anesthesia

Vet Tech/Senior Vet Tech -- Anesthesia

Veterinary Technician -  Job ID 320655
Senior Veterinary Technician -  Job ID 321627

Essential Functions

  • A certified or certification eligible Veterinary Technician to work in the Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Service.
  • Must be able to work fast paced, requires some independence, and provides opportunities to use advanced technical skills and critical thinking at a high level, all while under the supervision of a board-certified anesthesiologist.
  •  Job duties include but are not limited to: patient assessment, anesthetic drug selection and management strategy, advanced patient monitoring, complication identification, and finally, individualized post-anesthetic care of patients.

Our hospital has state of the art equipment and focuses on evidence based medicine with a strong emphasis on learning and teaching.

 

Vet Tech/Senior Vet Tech -- ICU, 3rd shift

Vet Tech/Senior Vet Tech -- ICU, 3rd shift

Veterinary Technician - Job ID 324918
Senior Veterinary Technician - Job ID 324869

Essential Functions

  • Under the direction of a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine contributes to the health and well being of patients by delivering outstanding, high quality veterinary technical services that meet the standards of the MVMA and MAVT as well as VMC standards and protocols. 
  • Competently assists Clinicians and other medical staff members with veterinary medical procedures which may include (but are not limited to) surgical assisting, emergency care, intensive care, small animal medicine, rehabilitation, laboratory procedures, radiography, anesthesiology, specialty care, administering treatments, animal nursing, animal restraint and handling, preventative care, clinical research, etc. within assigned service area as well as across functions as needed.

Veterinary Technician/Senior Veterinary Technician -- Emergency/Critical Care, Float 2nd shift

Veterinary Technician/Senior Veterinary Technician -- Emergency/Critical Care, Float 2nd shift

Veterinary Technician - Job ID 326624
Senior Veterinary Technician - Job ID 326635

Essential Functions

  • Assists clients and patients with receiving, assessment, work-up, discharges, etc., prepares patients for a variety of veterinary medical procedures including preparation for specialty care treatments and services,  radiographic procedures, catherizations, venipunctures, vaccinations, anesthesia, administration of medications and treatments, etc.
  • With oversight by a DVM, applies clinical job knowledge and competence to diagnosis, treatment, and care.
  • Will be expected to assist in ICU, ER, Wards, and Urgent Care.
  • Will be asked to triage patients after clients check into the VMC.
  • Hourly treatments on Wards and Isolation patients.

Veterinary Technician/Senior Veterinary Technician -- ICU, 1st & 2nd shift

Veterinary Technician/Senior Veterinary Technician -- ICU, 1st & 2nd shift

Senior Veterinary Technician - Job ID 327036
Veterinary Technician - Job ID 327040

Essential Functions

  • Assists Clinicians, clients and patients with receiving, assessment, work-up, discharge, etc., prepares patients for a variety of veterinary medical procedures including preparation for specialty care treatments and services,  radiographic procedures, catherizations, venipunctures, vaccinations, anesthesia, administration of medications and treatments, etc.
  • Facilitate open communication and teamwork among clinical care team members (DVM’s students, veterinary technicians, etc.) in support of positive patient outcomes and excellent patient care.
  • Under the direction of a DVM performs a variety of medical and diagnostic procedures depending upon clinical indications and area of service; may perform intravenous and related therapies (i.e. fluids, chemotherapies, and anesthesia), obtain fluid or tissue samples, perform biopsy techniques, etc.
  • Administers medications, vaccinations, allergy testing and others as defined by the duty clinicians.
  • Answers questions and explains or demonstrates procedures and equipment for clients, residents, interns, senior veterinary students, and technician students; assists with teaching labs.
  • Performs record-keeping tasks related to medical procedures, including recording of: procedures completed, supplies used, patient status, client communications, census information, etc.
  • Responsible to ensure that all services and supplies are charged for according to hospital fee schedule.
  • May prepare and maintain daily service schedule including facilities such as operating rooms, specialty areas, pharmacies, etc.


Other Functions

  • Assists in other service areas; develops skills that are cross functional and uses time efficiently including helping other areas of the hospital.
  • Maintains a clean environment in hospital area and ensures that these areas are adequately ordered, stocked and that equipment is in working order.
  • Participates in daily rounds.

Vet Tech -- Small Animal Specialties, Float

Vet Tech -- Small Animal Specialties, Float

Veterinary Technician - Job ID 325951

Essential Functions

  • Assists Clinicians, clients and patients with receiving, assessment, work-up, discharge, etc., prepares patients for a variety of veterinary medical procedures including preparation for specialty care treatments and services, radiographic procedures, catherizations, venipunctures, vaccinations, anesthesia, administration of medications and treatments, etc.
  • With oversight by a DVM, applies clinical job knowledge and competence to diagnosis, treatment, and care.
  • Responsible to ensure that all services and supplies are charged for according to hospital fee schedule
  • Answers questions and explains or demonstrates procedures and equipment for interns, senior veterinary students, and student technicians
  • Assist with technical procedures.

Receiving

  • Client greeting and receiving.
  • Collect patient history, perform physical examination, and sample collection.
  • Animal cage assignment and set up.
  • Assist with in-hospital patient care.
  • Assist Clinicians and staff to assure efficient service and to provide good customer service.

Client/RDVM Communication

  • Answer incoming phone calls from clients and RDVMs
  • Liaison between internal and external customers and clinicians

Float coverage

  • Work as a team member to assure all members receives a lunch break.
  • Assist clinicians, residents, interns, and students.
  • Participates with inventory maintenance 

Other Functions:

  • Assists in other service areas; develops skills that are cross functional and uses time efficiently including helping other areas of the hospital.
  • Maintains a clean environment in hospital area and ensures that these areas are adequately ordered, stocked and that equipment is in working order.
  • Participates in daily rounds.
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor, Clinician, or Director

Veterinary Technician -- Large Animal Float

Veterinary Technician -- Large Animal Float

Veterinary Technician - Job ID 326895

Essential Functions

  • Assists Clinicians, clients and patients with admissions/discharges, assessment, work-up. etc., prepares large animal patients for a variety of veterinary medical procedures including radiographic, surgery, and therio prep, catherizations, venipunctures, vaccinations, foal and colic team assistance, administration of medications and treatments, preparation of pharmaceuticals,etc.
  • Must be able to restrain and handle large animals and/or assist with large animal restraint and handling.
  • Under the direction of DVM's, perform vaccinations, IV injections, obtain fluid or tissue samples, perform biopsy techniques, administer medications, obtain fluid or tissue samples, bandaging, triage of medical care, etc.
  • Maintains isolation protocols.
  • Barn upkeep and some maintenance.
  • Answers questions and explains or demonstrates procedures and equipment for clients, interns, senior veterinary students, and technician students.
  • Performs record-keeping tasks related to medical procedures, including recording of: procedures completed, supplies used, patient status, client communications, census information, etc.
  • Responsible to ensure that all services and supplies are charged for according to hospital fee schedule.
  • Maintains a clean environment in hospital area and ensures that these areas are adequately ordered, stocked and that equipment is in working order
  • Assists in other LA service areas; develops skills that are cross functional and uses time efficiently.
  • Must be able to work "on call".

Faculty

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Swine Health, Production and Economics

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Swine Health, Production and Economics

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Swine Health, Production and Economics - Job ID 321680

Essential Functions

  • The individual will have significant interaction with swine producers and veterinarians of Minnesota and North America.
  • Applied research and outreach will be major component of this position.
  • The individual is expected to develop a research program in swine health, production and economics.
  • The person in this position will have the opportunity to play a significant role in food animal data analysis. Importantly, the person who fills the position will serve as a member of a team and collaborate with other University of Minnesota’s swine faculty.

Additional Functions

  • The position requires teaching in both classroom and field of swine health, production and economics as well other disciplines related material in the DVM curriculum. The faculty member will be expected to contribute to a team effort in the swine program and to participate in DVM, graduate and continuing education.
  • Other opportunities include collaboration with members of the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences, School of Public Health, and Academic Health Center.

The faculty effort will be approximately 40% research, 35% outreach, and 25% graduate and DVM education.

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor — Medical Imaging

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor — Medical Imaging

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Medical Imaging - Job ID 320496

Essential Functions

  • Primary duties will include clinical participation in the Medical Imaging Service of the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC). Clinical responsibilities include small and large animal diagnostic radiology and special procedures, small animal ultrasonography, CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, consultations to local veterinarians and VMC faculty/house officers, and after-hours emergency consultation. 
  • Anticipated workload distribution for the contract position will be: clinical service and clinical teaching minimum of 70% (up to 80%), didactic and laboratory teaching minimum of 10% (up to 30%), and scholarly activity minimum of 10% (up to 30%). 

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor -- Medical Imaging (Tenure-Track)

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor -- Medical Imaging (Tenure-Track)

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor: Medical Imaging (Tenure-Track) - Job ID 320498

Essential Functions

  • Primary duties include clinical responsibilites in the Medical Imaging Service of the Veterinary Medical Center including small and large animal diagnostic radiology and contrast procedures, small animal ultrasonography, CT, MRI, nuclear scintigraphy, consultations to local veterinarian and VMC faculty/house officers, and after-hours emergency consultation.
  • 50% effort for research with expectation for extramural salary support that can be achieved by leading competitive, high impact basic or translational research project.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Neurology

Assistant or Associate Professor of Neurology

Assistant or Associate Professor of Neurology - Job ID 317912

Essential Functions

  • The University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applications for an Assistant or Associate Contract Professor position in Veterinary Neurology.
  • Primary duties will include evaluation and treatment of small animal neurology medical and surgical cases presented to the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC).

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