Certified Veterinary Technician

Full Time Abbe Hills Animal Hospital
  • Castle Rock, colorado View on Map
  • Post Date: May 4, 2021
  • Salary: $16.00 - $18.50 / Hourly
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  • Position Technician
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Practice Mixed
  • Qualifications Graduate (CVT, RVT, LVT)

Job Description

Abbe Hills Animal Hospital is small but busy one doctor Mixed Animal Practice (70% Small Animal/ 30% Equine and Small Ruminant) located in beautiful rural Larkspur. Be a part of our team that is supportive of each other, cares about providing exceptional veterinary care, learning new skills and compassionately engaging with our clients to increase the bonds with the animals in their care.

The right candidate will be compassionate, have great communication skills and enjoy interacting with and educating our wonderful clients. They will have excellent technician skills, are proficient on the computer, willing to learn skills and new ways of doing things. They will be team oriented , willing to help out wherever needed and also have the initiative to start and complete tasks on their own.

Job Responsibilities include (but are not limited to) :

-Accurately calculating drug dosages and administering IV, IM and SQ injections                                             – placing IV catheters, inducing anesthesia, monitoring patients during and after anesthesia                         – drawing blood and performing  in house lab tests                                                                                                     – Maintenance and upkeep on lab, dental and surgical equipment/instruments                                                 – performing dental prophylaxis and taking dental radiographs                                                                              – taking radiographs                                                                                                                                                            – prepping patients for surgery                                                                                                                                         – maintaining accurate, detailed medical and dental records                                                                                    – receptionist tasks throughout the day ( we all share) – phone calls, invoicing, scheduling, etc.                     – maintaining inventory and cleaning the vet truck for farm calls                                                                          – accurately filling prescriptions                                                                                                                                      – able to lift/carry 50 lbs

Benefits-    competitive salary, DOE, Paid CE, License renewal fee, pet care discount, other benefits can be considered

Also will consider Part time

Qualifications- prefer 2 years experience but will consider a new/recent graduate

Please include cover letter with resume

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