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Posted Job Title
Sedation Nurse- Vet Tech Anesthesia
Job Profile Title
Veterinary Technician, Anesthesia E
Job Description Summary
Veterinary Technician, Anesthesia E Hours M-F varies between 8-4/9-5 â¢Responsible for sedating small animals for diagnostic imaging and other short procedures
Veterinary Technician, Anesthesia E
Â· Responsible for sedating small animals for diagnostic imaging and other short procedures primarily on the first floor.
Â· Work closely with radiology service to coordinate the timing of cases to be sedated.
Â· Monitor patients to ensure smooth recovery. Some patients may go to recovery if deemed appropriate.
Â· Work closely with the anesthesia service to ensure quality patient care.
Â· Consult with anesthesiologists regarding sedation protocols as needed.
Â· Assist in MRI and CT only when time allows. Sedation cases take priority.
Â· Maintain controlled drug logs
Â· Create training opportunities for new specialty nurses to learn sedation procedures.
Â· Collaborate with Radiology to create a mechanism in which the sedation nurse is aware of all procedures for the day.
Â· Consult with other services regarding appropriate sedation protocol for their particular patient.
Â· Must be able to work collaboratively and collegially with all staff members.
This nurse must be a CVT with a minimum of 8 years experience in anesthesia.
Must be able to work independently as well as with a team.
This position requires lifting 25-50 pounds, frequent bending and kneeling. Standing for long periods of time. The working conditions can be noisy due to dogs barking, imaging equipment. Radiation safety must be followed.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
School of Veterinary Medicine
$23.60 - $42.48
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Internal Number: JR00004406
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