Location: Ithaca, New York
Veterinary Imaging Technician (RT/LVT)
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
The Cornell University Hospital for Animals offers an environment that supports you in delivering outstanding patient care through technology, mentorship, continuing education, and, most importantly, peers who are just as passionate as you are about providing the best care possible.
We are seeking a Veterinary Imaging Tech (Radiology/Licensed Veterinary Tech) with large animal experience or willingness to work with large animals in our Imaging Section.
What you will do:
- Work with board-certified veterinary radiologists and residents in teaching image acquisition and quality control to our DVM students.
- Attain high quality radiographs on a wide variety of animals including dogs, cats, horses, cows, goats, sheep, pigs and exotic pets like rabbits and parrots.
- Ability to acquire the technical skills of non-radiographic modalities including nuclear medicine, CT.
- Complete imaging orders and manage PACS for our busy caseload including ultrasounds, CT scans, MRI, nuclear medicine bone scans and I-131 cats.
- Shape the future of veterinary care and education through collaboration with other specialty services while working with a range of patients and disease processes.
The Cornell University Hospital for Animals provides 24-hour care for pets 365 days of the year. The majority of our teaching and routine imaging occurs 8am to 6pm Monday through Friday, but some evenings, weekends and holidays may be required.
What we need from you:
- Associate's degree in Veterinary Technology from an AVMA accredited program or an Associate's degree and ARRT certification.
- Ability to meet the physical demands of the position, including, but not limited to, stressful situations, prolonged standing, and kneeling, lifting and restraining animals that may exceed 50 lbs., and may need to work for long periods of time with arms extended.
- Willingness to learn and feel comfortable handling large animals (horses, cows, pigs, etc.)
- Rabies pre-exposure vaccination and titer costs covered by Cornell.
- Up to 2 years of relevant experience.
- LVT/RT with equine experience highly desirable
- NYS licensure or eligible to be licensed required.
***Pay and Band Level will be commensurate based upon skills, experience and education.
What We Offer:
We hope you appreciate great benefits! Cornell receives national recognition, as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.
- A career ladder focused on career development and specialty advancement, with financial and mentorship support at every step
- 3 weeks of paid vacation
- 13 additional holiday days with generous holiday pay if you work on those days
- An award-winning employer provided benefits program
- Comprehensive health care options
- Access to wellness programs
- Employee discounts with local and national retail brands
- Generous retirement contributions
- Impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, Tuition Aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance program
Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA) is our core clinical training, patient care and research unit within the CVM, composed of six diverse world-class veterinary clinical units providing primary and specialty care. The Cornell Veterinary teaching hospital has 23 services led by internationally renowned board-certified veterinary specialists, providing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic care of animals including 24/7 emergency care. We strive to provide a diverse, inclusive and fulfilling work environment for our family of employees who are committed to outstanding patient care, client service and veterinary training and research.
Cornell University, located at the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and service. The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is recognized internationally as a leader in animal medicine, public health, biomedical research, and veterinary medical education. Ranked as one of the best veterinary colleges in the world by US News & World Reports, the CVM excels in providing education and advanced training that prepare veterinarians and scientists to serve society in critical roles in clinical and diagnostic veterinary medicine, public health, scientific inquiry, and public policy.
We encourage you to apply!
You must submit both a Resume and Cover letter, preferably as one document.
We welcome questions!
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No visa sponsorship available for this position.
University Job Title:
Licensed Veterinary Technician II
Pay Rate Type:
$23.57 - $27.40
Remote Option Availability:
Job Titles and Pay Ranges:
Noted pay ranges reflect the potential pay opportunity for each job profile. The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:
Prior relevant work or industry experience
Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position
Unique applicable skills
Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
Online Submission Guidelines:
Applicants that do not have internet access are encouraged to visit your local library, or local Department of Labor. You may also visit the office of Workforce Recruitment and Retention Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. to use a dedicated workstation to complete an online application.
Notice to Applicants:
Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University's heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.