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  • Position Technician
  • Experience Less Than 1 Year
  • Practice Small & Exotic
  • Qualifications Graduate (CVT, RVT, LVT)

Job Description

Some of the responsibilities of a CVT are:

– Review vaccination records and prepare vaccines according to our vaccine protocol

– Assist veterinarian in medical procedures using proper restraint; know how to restrain fractious patients

– Assist veterinarian in surgical procedures using proper aseptic technique

– Maintain and use medical equipment such as IDEXX lab, autoclave (gas and steam), CO2 laser, dental, digital radiography, and anesthetic

– Perform routine laboratory procedures and analyses in hematology, microbiology, urinalysis, and serology

– Prepare samples for outside laboratory analysis

– Monitor patients under anesthesia

– Induce anesthesia and intubate patient

– Administer treatments and injections following the instructions of a doctor or a treatment form

– Initiate emergency procedures

– Maintain pharmacy, controlled substances, and anesthesia records

– Take radiographs

– Take vital signs of animals including temperature, pulse, and respiration

– Perform dental cleanings

– Perform and analyze skin and ear cytology’s

– Perform catheterization- urinary and venous

– Perform other duties as assigned

The CVT will work under medical guidance from the Hospital Director. Certification is required. Our ideal candidate for this position will have the following traits:

  • An outgoing, and consistently positive personality to match our current culture and provide the level of service we want for our clients and team members
  • Self-motivated and interested in continually improving skills and knowledge
  • Able to work both independently (self-starter) and as a team player
  • Follows direction but also able to think outside of the box and propose new ideas
  • Flexible and excited about change and growth in pursuit of a higher level of care
  • Detail-oriented, focused and diligent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.

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