WAE Associate Clinical Specialist 1, 2, or 3

Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana State University

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Job Posting Title: WAE Associate Clinical Specialist 1, 2, or 3
Position Type: Wages as Earned (Fixed Term)
Department: LSUAM VetMed - VTH - Admin - Nursing - Shared Services (Lee Ann Eddleman (00009574) (Inherited))
Work Location: LSU - Baton Rouge
Pay Grade:
Provide coverage for all areas of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital as needed.

ASSOCIATE CLINICAL SPECIALIST 1
  • Assist with the duties of the technician for the service assigned in their absence to include sample collection, restraint, sample submission and requests for diagnostics. Have a basic working knowledge of specialized equipment in each area.
  • Assist with communication to clients and referring DVMs concerning procedures and care, scheduling of appointments and follow-ups for the service assigned to and maintain appropriate records of this.
  • Communicate with the regular service technician as well as service clinicians and maintain a record of information to insure smooth transitions when joining and leaving each service.
  • When not assigned to a service assist with daytime emergency clinician receiving emergencies and all aspects of working these patients up until they are transferred to a service. To include but not limited to: forms, diagnostic procedure orders, samples and submission, client updates, discharges, billing and data entry, patient discharge.
  • Assist with blood bank, holiday and emergency shifts in the ICU
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree; OR Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology; Or Certification as a vet tech or equivalent (licensed, registered, etc)

ASSOCIATE CLINICAL SPECIALIST 2
  • Perform & demonstrate the duties of the technician for the service assigned in their absence to include sample collection, restraint, sample submission and requests for diagnostics. Have a basic working knowledge of specialized equipment in each area.
  • Work with clients and referring DVMs concerning procedures and care, scheduling of appointments and follow-ups for the service assigned to and maintain appropriate records of this.
  • Communicate with the regular service technician as well as service clinicians and maintain a record of information to insure smooth transitions when joining and leaving each service.
  • When not assigned to a service work with daytime emergency clinician receiving emergencies and all aspects of working these patients up until they are transferred to a service. To include but not limited to: forms, diagnostic procedure orders, samples and submission, client updates, discharges, billing and data entry, patient discharge.
  • Assist with blood bank, holiday and emergency shifts in the ICU
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree with 3 years of applicable experience; OR Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology with 2 years experience; OR Certification as a vet tech or equivalent (licensed, registered, etc.) with 2 years of experience

ASSOCIATE CLINICAL SPECIALIST 3
  • Perform, teach and instruct others the duties of the technician for the service assigned in their absence to include sample collection, restraint, sample submission and requests for diagnostics. Have a solid working knowledge of specialized equipment in each area and how to trouble shoot it.
  • When not assigned to a service be available to help busy services as well as the daytime emergency clinician receiving emergencies and all aspects of working these patients up until they are transferred to a service. To include but not limited to: forms, diagnostic procedure orders, samples and submission, client updates, discharges, billing and data entry, patient discharge.
  • Communicate with the regular service technician as well as service clinicians and maintain a record of information to insure smooth transitions when joining and leaving each service. As well as communicating to clients and referring DVMs concerning procedures and care, scheduling of appointments and follow-ups for the service assigned to and maintenance of medical records.
  • Assist with blood bank, holiday and emergency shifts in the ICU.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree with 4 years of applicable experience; OR Associate Degree in Vet Technology with 4 years of experience; OR CVT or Equivalent with 4 years of experience

Special or Physical Qualifications (ALL LEVELS):
Required to work a variety of shifts including nights, weekends, holidays, and "on-call"/relief shifts.
Per PS 18- This position is a part of the Emergency Response Personnel - these personnel are linked with the hospital during any emergency response event and are expected to report in and perform as outlined in the emergency response plan.
Required to be capable of lifting up to 40 pounds, standing or walking for prolonged periods, able to reach and/or climb a ladder, kneel or sit on the floor, bending, squatting, and/or twisting.
*Due to the nature of this position and/or responsibilities, this position is subject to random drug & alcohol testing in accordance with University Policy Statement 67*

Additional Job Description:

Special Instructions: A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application (if available). However, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Please provide your resume and three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address.
Posting Date: November 27, 2019
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified): January 2, 2020
Additional Position Information: Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Essential Position (Y/N):
EEO Statement: LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity / equal access employer.

HCM Contact Information: Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu


To apply please click here! Posted: 12/06/2019