Clinical Care Technician

Pennsylvania, United States
05 May 2020
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

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The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

Job Profile Title

Veterinary Nurse Assistant B

Job Description Summary

Clinical Care Technician, (Veterinary Asst. B)  New Bolton Center

Job Description

Veterinary Nurse Assistant B, Clinical Care Technician,

Under the supervision of the Clinical Service Lead perform all duties related to patient handling and restraint during clinical procedures and patient treatments, jog horses in hand and lunge for lameness and neurologic exams. Perform general patient care including but not limited to: feeding, grooming, applying standing wraps and recognizing patient comfort. Assist in the operation of the high speed treadmill; help prepare horses for treadmill examinations which may include: harnessing, catheter preparation, applying protective exercising equipment, etc. Assist with other areas within the hospital where needed, to include holding and restraining horses for various imaging diagnostics (i.e. upper airway endoscopies, radiology, nuclear medicine, and robotic CT).


High school graduate, with a minimum of 2 years experience working with horses, accomplished and comfortable with horses and their behavior. Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize effectively required. Must be able to communicate both orally and written. Must be able to work well with others. Computer skills required. Weekends and holidays are required.

Position located in Kennett Square (no public transportation is available).

Job Location - City, State

Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Department / School

School of Veterinary Medicine

Pay Range

$15.44 - $26.25

Affirmative Action Statement 

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.