We are looking for a full-time veterinary technician/assistant for a position available immediately at a growing one doctor practice in a bustling part of town. Must be: reliable, punctual, self-motivated, bubbly, have good attention to detail and work well in a team environment. Reception, kennel, and some weekend, and holiday work will be required. Schedule will be for approximately 35 hours a week. Must be willing and able to adapt to new environments.
Practice has 1 surgical suite, 2 exam rooms, boarding, bathing, digital x-ray, ultrasound and in-house labs. We are a small animal dog and cat clinic. Must be comfortable around all breeds and comfortable speaking with clients.
Has at least 1 year of experience working in a veterinary hospital
Has a knowledge of spelling and meaning of commonly used veterinary medical terminology and procedures
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal communication skills
Demonstrate warmth, courtesy, and professionalism in all client interactions
Answer phones when Client Care Specialist cannot answer
Provides safe and effective patient restraint during exams, sample procurement, diagnostic imaging, and basic procedures
Recovers patients from anesthesia and provides pre-op and post-op care
Maintains knowledge of the hospital's programs, products and services
Administers injections and medications through various routes of delivery
Performs dental cleanings and assists with surgical procedures
Walks, cleans, and feeds patients and boarders
Performs basic bathing and grooming services
Admits and releases patients
Maintains knowledge of drugs and their uses and is able to calculate drug dosages and fill prescriptions accurately
Complete medical records accurately and efficiently
Maintains cleanliness of hospital, including some janitorial work and laundry
Adheres to all hospital policies, standards, and procedures
Has an ability to lift objects weighing 40 lbs without assistance
Has an ability to stay on task and work energetically for the entire shift, sometimes exceeding 10 hours per day
We are a single doctor practice equipped with a surgery suite, a complete in-house laboratory, 2 exam rooms, digital x-ray, ultrasound and a small kennel. We focus on client education and excellent customer service. We are a relatively small practice that is growing and we are looking to continue building the wonderful team environment that we already have.