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Ohio State University VCT - Radiology in Columbus, Ohio

Department: VTH-Radiology

Summary of Duties:

Vet Care Tech – Radiology: Work involves assisting a veterinarian in technical procedures and activities involving animal health and disease within the area of Diagnostic Imaging. Successful candidate will assist team clinicians and care-giving colleagues with the imaging, examination, and monitoring of all patients within the Diagnostic Imaging unit. Additionally, the successful candidate will oversee and instruct professional veterinary students in preparation of animals and equipment for medical procedures and delivery of care. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: organizes, directs, and provides helpful and collegial assistance to professional students, clinicians, residents, coworkers, and technical students; coordinates unit’s services with other hospital services; prepares animal patients and equipment for both radiographic and advanced imaging examinations; obtains high quality images of patients; transfers digital images to PACS; performs special procedures; performs nuclear medicine, CT, MRI, Fluoroscopy, and contrast exams; trains and observes students in technical procedures; assists with clinical research activities; maintains equipment and cleanliness of work area; serves as a contact for scheduling; coordinates patient exams; enters charges, ensures that needed supplies are stocked; and other duties as assigned. Successful candidate must be a Registered Veterinary Technician in the state of Ohio and complete a background check.

Additional Information for Applicants::

Other Job Requirements: Standing for long periods of time, Pushing/pulling/lifting up to 75 pounds, Exposure to animal dander and/or zoonotic diseases, Exposure to needle sticks, hazardous chemicals, and/or bio hazardous waste, Requires weekend, nights, and/or holiday hours.

Required Qualifications:

Degree from an accredited veterinary technology program or an associate degree or bachelor’s degree; completed and successfully passed VTNE prior to hire date; State of Ohio Registered Veterinary Technician (Required) at the time of hire.

Desired Qualifications:

Combination of RVT and Veterinary Assistant or clinical veterinary hospital support; previous experience as a Veterinary Care Technician – Tier 1; previous experience working in the designated specialty; previous experience as a licensed, registered veterinary technician and/or Veterinary Assistant; MRI and/or CT experience.

Target Salary: $16.00 - $19.63 Hourly

Job Category: Civil Service

Job Appointment (FTE%):


The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.