Program Aide - Regional Leader

College Station, Texas

Texas A&M University

Job Title

Program Aide - Regional Leader

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Temporary/Casual Staff (Fixed Term)

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are

The Large Animal Clinical Sciences Department is dedicated to the well-being and care of all of its patients. We work with great people, great clinicians, and great educators with a passion for animals and educating others that allows us to provide total care for animal patients while helping to train the next generation of veterinarians at the only veterinary teaching hospital in the state of Texas!

What we want

The Program Aide - Regional Leaders will provide oversight of the volunteer program and participate in deployments as veterinarians and educational assistants. Assists with the educational efforts that are provided through the Veterinary Medical Emergency Management Clinical rotation, that is part of the required curriculum in the CVM.

The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If the description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M's COVID-19 response, please visit the University's COVID-19 website. For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness' COVID-19 website.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Three years of veterinary medical experience
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
  • Knowledge of veterinary pharmaceuticals
  • The successful applicant will be required to maintain participation in the VET deployment health and fitness qualification program administered by the Biosafety and Occupational Health Program. Must be able to travel to natural disaster sites when the VET team is deployed.
Required Licenses and Certifications:
  • Must have a Class C Texas Driver's License
  • Current DEA license
  • DVM License in the State of Texas
Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Three years of emergency management experience
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Familiarity with VET on-line medical records system, Office 365, Google Drive, Excel, and Excel based Incident Action Plans
  • Familiarity with Powerpoint, Zoom, etc.
Responsibilities:
  • VET Regional Response and Preparedness - Assists the VET Director in establishing and developing VET regional Association level memberships. Engages with emergency management and veterinary medical professionals in their assigned region. Engages with educational efforts of the VET through the senior year VET rotation. Assists in delivering educational opportunities and develops training materials for new members. Reviews training outcomes.
  • Deployments - Serves on the Command and General staff of the VET during deployments. Participate in planning meetings and development of the Incident Action Plan. Provides oversight of veterinary medical operations, which includes reviewing and updating triage definitions on a daily basis and monitoring pharmaceutical inventory. Provides guidance on animal euthanasia decisions. Oversees controlled pharmaceuticals deployed to the operational area. Provides guidance on pharmaceutical needs and alternatives Provides veterinary medical guidance to assigned veterinarians.
  • Transportation - Serves as a driver of Texas A&M vehicles transporting team members and volunteers to and within the deployment area.
  • Other - Performs other duties as assigned,
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate, specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Posted: 01/28/2022