Veterinary Technician – Emergency

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Job Detail

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

Job Description

Are you interested in working in a fun and fast-paced specialty hospital? Would you like the opportunity to further your career with a team that supports each other? Boulder Road Veterinary Specialists, a new addition to the BluePearl family, is a fast-growing, 24/7 11,000 sq. ft. hospital in Lafayette, Colorado looking for you!

We are looking for ICU, patient care, and triage technicians to work full-time with our Emergency and Critical Care department. We are hiring for swing, weekend, and overnight shifts. Come work at a hospital where you can gain experience, have fun, and make a difference!

Our Emergency Room Technicians are responsible for the care and treatment of unstable/critically ill patients, triaging emergency patients, and monitoring hospitalized pets. They operate under the supervision of various specialists, the technician manager, emergency doctor, and practice manager.

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.
Ability to appropriately handle, lift and restrain animals (dogs, cats) and stand for long periods of time.
Ability to perform veterinary medical procedures (i.e., administer CPR, draw blood, administer medications and fluids, and assess and triage patients.)
Ability to communicate well with other technicians and doctors regarding the needs of the patients
Preferred: Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) or Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT). One year of recent experience in veterinary practice with increasing responsibilities.

Shift Differential: We offer a shift differential to all hourly associates who work at least four hours within a specific timeframe:

Monday-Friday (Weekday Night), eligible hours are 6:00 pm to 8:00 am, shift differential is $2.50/hr

Saturday and Sunday (Weekend Day), eligible hours are 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, shift differential is $2.50/hr

Saturday and Sunday (Weekend Night), eligible hours are 6:00 pm to 8:00 am, shift differential is $4.00/hr

Why BluePearl?
Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.
We encourage you to grow with us. Our technicians are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in their career.
Our Continuing Education Plan includes $500/year reimbursement for CVT and $750/year for VTS. The Continuing Education allowance can roll over up to $1,500 for CVT and VTS associates. Non-Credentialed, full-time Paraprofessionals are eligible for an annual CE stipend of $150. Full-time CVT associates also receive 8 hours of CE paid hours each year. Full-time VTS associates receive 12 hours of CE paid each year. Paid CE hours can be carried over year to year up to a maximum of 24 hours. Newly hired associates will receive a pro-rated amount of any CE benefit for which they are eligible.
We value your health and wellbeing. We have a regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment.

As a full-time associate, you will be eligible for the following benefits:
NEW company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
NEW Parental Leave Benefits
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance options
Paid Time Off and Floating Holiday Plans
Health Savings Account
Flexible Savings Account
401(k) Retirement Plan
Annual Scrub Allowance: full-time associates receive $200/year in BluePearl store credit.
Referral Bonus Program
State licensure reimbursements
VTNE reimbursements
Additional VTS benefits – pursuing & established VTS technicians.
We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets.

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