Experience 2 Years
Practice Small Animal
Qualifications Graduate (CVT, RVT, LVT)
Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking full-time Veterinary Technician to join our surgery department.About Veterinary Specialty Hospital: At VSH our mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership in medicine, education, business and promotion of the human-animal bond. We strive to bring together caring, warm and intelligent people who love to serve and help and are among the best in their field.
About the Job: As a Vet Tech in the Surgery Department you will be responsible for:
-Solid technical skills and anesthesia knowledge base, sound judgment, and the ability to function both independently and with a team are required
-Venipuncture; IV catheter placement; medication calculations and administration; digital radiography; patient prep and recovery; anesthesia monitoring for a variety of anesthetized procedures including endoscopy, CT, soft tissue surgeries, orthopedic surgeries and laparoscopic procedures.
-Assisting doctors during patient appointments, providing outstanding client communication and education
-Performing sterile scrub and assist doctors throughout surgical procedures including abdominal explores, cruciate repairs, fracture repairs, thoracotomies, and both laparoscopic and arthroscopic surgeries.
-Advocating for the patient, providing exceptional comfort, diagnostic, surgical, and nursing care to all patients
-Knowledge of the equipment and materials used and their availability and applications
Strong communication skills, verbal and written; organizational skills; proactive thinking and a positive attitude are also a must
Accuracy in calculating and delivering anesthetic agents, fluids, and CRIs
Proficiency in record keeping related to medical procedures including daily treatments administered, patient status, procedures completed, supplies used, and anesthetic records
Review and understanding of all medical records pertinent to patient care
Comprehensive understanding and experience with anesthetic monitoring is required
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and a commitment to developing long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community is required
Maintain a positive outlook and ability to work well in stressful situations
The ability to deliver exceptional client service is a priority.
-Minimum 2 years’ experience in the veterinary field with anesthesia experience a must
-RVT or VTS preferred
Benefits of Working at VSH:
-Compensation is based on experience and skill level.
-Full-time benefits include pet insurance, health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, uniforms, and a generous CE allowance.