• Veterinary Assistant Trainee

    Location KN-St. Kitts
    Job ID
    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Primary responsibilities involve providing clerical and technical support for the anesthesia veterinary technicians as part of Clinical Sciences at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. The position will provide clerical and clinical assistance to the Anesthesia Team at large, under the direct supervision of the Lead Anesthesia Technician, and will be participating in the instruction and support of DVM students. The incumbent works closely with all faculty, staff and students to achieve the goals of the University’s program and values. Prior experience working with livestock or pets is preferred.




    • Scanning documents
    • Document printing and collating
    • Linking scanned documents to electronic medical record
    • Preparing Grade sheets
    • Cleaning cages, laboratory rooms and surroundings
    • Stocking laboratory rooms
    • Maintaining orderliness of the anesthesia rooms
    • Acquiring and storing supplies from Purchasing
    • Aid with laboratory setup

    As the incumbent excels in the position additional duties MAY include:

    • Animal restraint
    • Catheter placement
    • Blood collection
    • IV, IM and SQ injections
    • Full TPR and Physical Exams
    • Assisting with lab preparation for Surgery Lab I and II
    • Assist with laboratory procedures

    Any other duties as assigned



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. 


    • Minimum 4 CXC Subject passes (including English)
    • Science subject(s) preferred
    • Good communication skills
    • Good computer skills including Microsoft Office
    • Ability to work independently
    • Able to prioritize and work under pressure
    • Able to develop creative solutions to unforseen challenges

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) offers a unique program of training on the island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean.  A cutting-edge curriculum, with innovative use of technologies and simulations, provides the best possible training for tomorrow’s veterinarians.  Students benefit from seven semesters of integrated preclinical and clinical studies at our St Kitts campus, and one year of clinical training at our affiliate veterinary teaching hospitals in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. 


    Our ongoing research focuses on key issues strategically relevant to One Health in tropical and developing countries and includes zoonotic diseases, food safety and security, environmental health, and conservation medicine. We prioritize recruitment of talented faculty and are now seeking a key new member of our team to join us as we develop new programs to best prepare our graduates to face the global opportunities and challenges of veterinary medicine in the 21st century.


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