Veterinary Technician Instructor - DVM, Chula Vista, CA

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Created 02/09/2018
Reference 705022
Category Veterinary Technician
Country US
State CA
City Chula Vista
Instruct and implement the Veterinary Technician program to educate students in accordance with the curriculum standards and objectives.

  • Maintain DEA license and controlled substances logs, to include amount/supply and expiration.
  • Provide the medical decisions for the patients for the program.
  • Examine patients for medical necessities and review any diagnostic testing that has been performed and record all findings.
  • Communicate with the rescues on abnormalities.
  • Ensure completeness of medical records in compliance with AVMA and USDA.
  • Perform medical procedures.
  • Attend IACUC meetings and listed as "Attending Veterinarian".
  • Attend Advisory Board meetings.
  • Implement and evaluate daily lesson plans for students to include scheduled activities and materials of sequences and courses.
  • Plan instruction to achieve specific objectives based upon student need and established curriculum.
  • Monitor lab competencies and confirm skill levels on checklists
  • Monitor the attendance of students in the program and coordinate with the Associate Director Student Services when absences occur two days in a row or exceed four days in one sequence.
  • Review student success rates and implement plan to reduce student withdrawals. Meet with students to encourage them to stay in the program.
  • Maintain an 80% student success rate for all classes taught in the program.
  • Evaluate the performance of students regarding achievements in curriculum and activities and make necessary provisions to meet learning needs.
  • Maintain student grades in accordance with established policies. Prepare final grades at the end of each sequence to update student records and transcripts.
  • Arrange and coordinate guest speakers, community service field trips, and visits to clinics and hospitals.
  • Prepare lectures and practical demonstrations for students in class and individually.
  • May assist and coordinate externships for Veterinary Technician students.
  • Monitor students in the classroom and ensure safety precautions are adhered to.
  • May be involved in requisition of pharmaceuticals necessary for program.

The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.

  • Graduation from an AVMA accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
  • Must graduate with a degree certifying Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Licensed Veterinarian in the state in which the campus is located.
  • Three (3) years of experience as a DVM in a clinic, hospital or shelter environment.
  • Must hold current teaching licenses, certifications or other designations as required by local, state or federal laws to work in the field.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer skills with experience in basic word processing and spreadsheet documents.
  • Experience with visual computer presentation preferred.
Employer PIMA Medical Institute

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