The Senior Certified Veterinary Technician (SCVT) will have graduated from an accredited college and hold a certification in veterinary medicine. A desire to work with a variety of both large and small animals such as horses, cows, sheep, donkeys, dogs and mice is essential. A successful applicant will design and implement animal enrichment programs for all species in the Animal Care program and provide veterinary technical support to the Manager of Animal Care, the Attending Veterinarian, and the Principal Investigators (P.I.).
The SCVT will report any problems of animal well-being to the Manager of Animal Care, will assist in the veterinary medical care and husbandry along with the upkeep of all records for animals currently being used and housed at RUSVM. The SCVT will assist the Manager of Animal Care with the supervision and support of all kennel staff and pasture personnel along with the development , refinement and monitoring of pasture, kennel and vivarium Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
Some on–call weekend, holiday, and break rotation work is required.
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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.