CVT Surgical Lead – Castle Rock, CO

Full Time Southern Veterinary Partners
  • Castle Rock, colorado View on Map
  • Post Date: December 9, 2022
  • Salary: $20.00 - $35.00 / Annually
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Job Detail

  • Position Technician
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Practice Small Animal
  • Qualifications Graduate (CVT, RVT, LVT)

Job Description

Animal Care Center of Castle Pines is seeking a Certified Veterinary Technician to lead our our growing Surgery/Anesthesia Department! If you enjoy engaging and challening/high level anesthesia cases, are passionate about surgery/anesthesia, and enjoy teaching and leading others then this is the position for you! While VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) or (Surgery) is more than welcomed, but not required, experience in anesthesia/surgery is required. If interested in pursuing a VTS in Anesthesia/Analgesia or Surgery, will be supported!

Four ten hour shifts, 5k signing bonus for this location! 

Position Skills:

  • Patient examinations, auscultation of heart and lung sounds, determine normal/abnormal TPRs and QATS
  • Professional client communication and education obtaining medical histories and symptoms, including post operative care and discharges
  • Laboratory procedures including but not limited to: hematology, cytology, urinalysis, microbiology, blood chemistry, and fecals
  • Diagnostic imaging and implementing safety protocols of fellow staff members
  • Surgical assisting; preparing and maintaining the surgical environment in order to ensure an asepsis environment for both patient and personal safety.
  • Anesthesia monitoring and endotracheal intubation
  • Calculate drug dosages/administration (IV, IM, SQ) of any pre-induction medications. Pharmacy and pharmacology knowledge including: preparing and dispensing medications, calculating dosages, recognizing adverse reactions, knowledge of regulations regarding the safe handling of biohazardous materials
  • Perform basic recovery procedures including extubating and vital monitoring and assessing pain levels for patients
  • Routine cleaning of equipment, reporting any malfunctions

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