Job Title:Animal Health Technician
Department:Department of the Army
Agency:U.S. Army Medical Command
Job Announcement Number:NCNAFFR12817042R
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|$8.71 to $12.00 / Per Hour|
|Monday, January 07, 2013 to Thursday, January 10, 2013|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Intermittent - Intermittent|
|1 vacancy in the following location:|
Sheppard AFB, TX 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 at the Sheppard AFB Veterinary Treatment Facility. Assists veterinary personnel in providing care, management, treatment, and sanitary conditions for animals in a veterinary treatment facility. Positions andrestrains animals for examination and treatment. Obtains medical history fromowners or other responsible individuals. Measures and records animals' weight,temperature, pulse, and respiratory rate. Performs general physical examination ofanimals to detect obvious abnormalities and records and reports results to theveterinarian. Collects, preserves, and prepares blood, urine, feces, skin scrapings,postmortem tissue specimens, etc., for shipment and/or laboratory examination.Performs routine diagnostic laboratory tests (e.g., fecal smears and flotations,urinalyses, blood counts, etc.) and records results. Prepares animal for surgery asdirected and functions as scrub assistant during aseptic surgical procedures.Administers oral, topical, and parenteral medications, treatments, andimmunizations as directed by the veterinarian. Provides owner/handler withprescribed medications and treatment instructions. Provides emergency treatmentas required. Annotates appropriate information in animal records and maintainsthem as required.Performs a variety of administrative and clerical functions.
- Direct Deposit is required
- Social Security card is required