Job Title:Animal Health Technician
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:NCNAFFR12790550R1
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|$8.71 to $12.00 / Per Hour|
|Friday, January 04, 2013 to Friday, January 18, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Intermittent - Intermittent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Ellsworth AFB, SD United StatesView Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|US Citizens and eligible Non-US Citizens|
US Army Veterinary Services operates as a subsidiary of Public Health Command. Their mission is to provide military veterinary services in support of United States Army Medical Command and Department of Defense missions. The civilian function of the Veterinary Services is a supplemental mission which exists to assist soldiers and their families in the field of animal health and care.
This is a Flex 00 position with the Ellsworth AFB Veterinary Clinic. The purpose of the position is to perform a variety of general office and veterinary assistant duties in support of the Veterinary Clinic mission. Performs general office duties to include, but not limited to: registers new clients; trains for competency using AVImark veterinary software and inputs information into this program; prepares records for visits; stamps records with vaccinations and diagnostic tests performed; schedules appointments by phone and in person; sells over the counter products; answers inquiries about use of products; maintains files in accordance with regulations; stocks supplies; assists in maintaining veterinary services webpage; assists in performing monthly inventory and other administrative aspects of the clinic; assists with health certificates; receives payments from customers, issues receipts, and makes change. Performs veterinary assistant duties to include, but not limited to: updates patient records and makes appropriate entries; animal handling and restraint; radiology and ultrasonography (to include holding, positioning, equipment maintenance, and processing); assists veterinarian with surgery, surgical instruments and equipment, and anesthesia monitoring; assists with necropsies as needed. Once credentialed by military veterinary staff, performs independent preventive medicine while maintaining continuous communication with the Veterinary Corps Officer (VCO) or attending civilian veterinarian. Incumbent will vaccinate animals, deworm, express anal glands, draw blood for laboratory tests, and perform dental scaling and polishing. Maintains confidential medical reports. Ensures clinic is maintained in a neat, clean, and sanitary condition. Completes required mandatory training when directed by supervisor. Adheres to fire, safety, and facility security regulations. Performs other related duties as assigned. Normal working hours will typically be scheduled Monday-Thursday from 0800-1600, with an average number of 30 hours worked per week.
Individuals who applied to NCNAFFR12790550 need not reapply
- Direct Deposit is required
- Social Security card is required