Internal Medicine – Nephrology/Urology

Full Time Colorado Animal Specialty and Emergency Email Job
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  • Position Technician
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Practice Specialty/Referral
  • Qualifications Graduate (CVT, RVT, LVT)

Job Description

Job description

Are you interested in working in a fun and fast-paced specialty and emergency hospital? Colorado Animal Specialty and Emergency (CASE) is a fast-growing, 24/7 32,000 sq. ft. hospital in Boulder, Colorado that is looking to add members to our team!

We are looking for Internal Medicine focused technician(s) with a special interest in Nephrology & Urology to work full time with our growing Nephrology/Urology team. Be one of the first to help grow this exciting new area of specialty! Come work at a hospital where you can gain experience, learn new skills, have fun, and make a difference!

This is an overview of the position and is not limited to the listed duties below. Major Duties

  • Completes training in computer skills and maintaining proper medical records, including understanding, and completing medical record preparation for internists.
  • Completes training for radiology, laboratory, and paperwork logs for in-house and external testing.
  • Comfortability using EzVet/Smartflow whiteboard for all patients, including adding a patient, basic treatments, and patient monitoring. Examples: BG curves, endoscopic patients
  • Comfortability compiling patient estimates, charges and financial discussions with clients.
  • Proficient in client communication regarding common Nephrology/Urology procedures.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of basic veterinary practices, procedures, and terminology with a willingness to pursue further education equaling Certified/Licensed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Technician Specialist (ACVECCT-VTS) status.
  • Excellent Verbal and written communication
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to appropriately handle, lift and restrain animals (dogs, cats) and stand for long periods of time.
  • Demonstrates proper and safe venipuncture, using aseptic technique and the ability to place a peripheral IV catheter, using aseptic technique
  • Ability to perform ultrasound-guided cystocentesis, urinary catheter placement (both male and female), anesthesia and sedation monitoring.
  • Experience in maintaining flexible and rigid endoscopes (preferred)
  • Experience in running endoscopy procedures. Running cystoscopic procedures is desirable, but specific procedures can be trained if basic endoscopy skills are strong.
  • Some basic surgical experience ideal but training can be provided
  • Ability to communicate well with other technicians and doctors regarding the needs of the patients
  • Demonstrates ability to complete a TPR and history for small animal patients.
  • Demonstrates proper and safe animal restraint
  • Proficient in administering oral and parenteral medications
  • Demonstrates knowledge of various routes of drug administration and correctly calculates dosages and volumes for parenteral medications
  • Correctly calculates and prepares a prescribed constant rate infusion.
  • Prescriptions: Able to fill a new Rx, look up current dosing of a medication refill, Rx out, and call in an Rx to an outside pharmacy. Knowledge of compounding pharmacies, and use of Diamondback online services. Four Seasons protocols for mailing Rx’s and for controlled substance Rx’s.
  • Preferred: Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) or Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT). Two years of recent experience in veterinary practice with increasing responsibilities.

Certified Veterinary Technician Pay: $26-$30 per hour depending on experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $26.00 – $35.00 per hour – Higher salary range for VTS applicants


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift

Work Location: In person

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $26.00 – $35.00 per hour – higher pay range is for VTS applicants


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance



  • 10 hour shift


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Boulder, CO 80301: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)



  • Veterinary experience: 1 year (Required)

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