Veterinary Nurse Emergency Services

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Pennsylvania, United States
05 Jan 2021
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05 Mar 2021
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Full Time

Ryan Veterinary Hospital

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. 

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

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 Description Summary

This nurse will function as part of an elite team of nurses trained to provide the highest level of nursing care to emergency and critically ill animals.

Job Description

This nurse will provide patient care to emergency and critical care patients. This involves triage, CPR, pain management, imaging, anesthesia, administering medications, IV and urinary catheter placement. Teaching the future veterinarians and veterinary nurses.


  • Veterinary Technician, Emergency Services A- 0-1 year of veterinary experience and board eligible within 3 months
  • Veterinary Technician, Emergency Services B- 1-2 years of veterinary experience and a CVT
  • Veterinary Technician, Emergency Services C- 3-4 years of veterinary experience and a CVT

This is a weekend overnight, 36 hour shift 8:00 p.m to 8:00 a.m Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 

This position requires the ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, kneel on the ground working with patients, lifting over 25 pounds consistently with support.

This is a high noise environment with barking dogs and many people.

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, 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.

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