At Columbus Humane, our mission is to fight animal cruelty, help animals in need, and advocate for their well being. We serve over 8,000 animals per year and over 26 different species. Our state of the art shelter offers an RVT experience that is truly one of a kind and we'd love for you to join us!
What You Will Be Doing
Primary technician for Columbus Humane’s veterinary medical and surgical department. Provides support to
Staff Veterinarians and Cruelty Investigations Department as necessary to ensure high quality of veterinary
services for animals in Columbus Humane’s care.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Primary responsibility for assisting with surgery, dentistry, and preventative medical care for resident animals as well as those served through Columbus Humane’s foster care program including diagnostics. Includes conducting assessments of overall animal health in consideration of adoption and placement.
Assist with emergency medicine, particularly as related to animals served through Cruelty Investigations Department including assisting Cruelty Investigation Officers in the field as needed.
Works extensively with The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine faculty and students.
Monitors and reports changes or concerns in animal health or behavior to Staff Veterinarians, and/or Animal Care Manager as necessary.
Cleans, sanitizes and disinfects animal living environments as necessary.
Follows proper safety protocols for people and animals and sets a high standard for quality animal handling.
Administers vaccinations and treatments for healthy, sick, and injured animals as necessary.
Assists the Animal Care Manager in supervising volunteers in order to maintain a clean, safe work environment and the humane treatment of animals.
Participates in the process of euthanasia including candidate selection and implementation as necessary.
Actively supports staff and volunteers and promotes the development of skills related to the
advancement of our goals and mission. Represents Columbus Humane in a professional and
courteous manner at all times. Provides quality service to customers, volunteers, and staff recognizing their individual contribution to the success of our organization.
Assists with pharmaceutical inventory management, monitoring, ordering, and control as necessary.
Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by the Veterinary Services Manager
A Few Reasons Why You Will Like Working Here:
Why You'll Like Working Here:
We embrace diverse perspectives and promote inclusivity.
We care about our staff, self-care is very important to us.
We offer a great benefits package (health, dental, vision, IRA, FSA and more!)
We hustle. We move like lives are depending on it because they are.
We bring our A game - every day, for each animal and every person.
Must be a registered Veterinary Technician with demonstrated experience in animal care and handling. No allergies to animals.
Must be a registered Veterinary Technician with demonstrated experience in animal care and handling.
Experience with Microsoft Office and PetPoint software a plus.
Students working towards certification are encouraged to apply!
Additional Salary Information: We offer a $1,000 sign on bonus for RVT's.
Internal Number: 6147777387216
About Columbus Humane
Our mission is to fight animal cruelty, help animals in need and advocate for their well-being. And we have been doing it since 1883. Today, we are a team of experts — skilled, caring and innovative people dedicated to our mission. But we can’t do it alone. Columbus Humane is not a government agency, and we do not receive general operating support from national organizations. Rather, we rely on the support of private donors for more than 92% of our funding and remarkable volunteers to make our work possible. Join us. And together, we’ll continue making history.