Department: Department of the Army
Agency: U.S. Army Medical Command
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Fort Shafter, HI United StatesView Map
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 (Flexible) 00 position at the Fort Shafter, Veterinary Treatment Facility.
The Applicant is expected to perform duties of a veterinary technician; a certified veterinary technician is preferred. Duties include but are not limited to: basic examination and vaccination of pets, appropriate medical record keeping, assisting the veterinarian in running a room, including loading the room and filling prescriptions, client education, inducing and monitoring animals under anesthesia, collecting blood, urine, and fecal samples from pets, preparing animals for surgery, processing surgery packs, taking radiographs, processing lab samples, assisting the veterinarian with minor procedures, and other duties as assigned. Applicant will be expected to fill in for receptionist as needed, and is expected to assist with maintaining clinic inventory, general cleanliness of clinic, and stocking of exam and treatment rooms and laboratory. Applicant must have excellent customer service skills and must have the ability to work well with co-workers in a small team. Applicant must be a motivated self-starter and must be able to work efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision. The VTF operates Monday through Friday 08:00-1600, and typically runs one technician (15 minute appointments) and one veterinarian room (15-30 minute appointments with technician assisting) at a time. The VTF sees wellness examinations, vaccination appointments, and minor sick calls, and approximately once weekly surgical/anesthetic procedures.
- Direct Deposit is required
- Social Security card is required