Provide Treatments to patients, including SQ, IM, and IV injections.
Comprehend the mechanism of action for drugs and their potential complications and side effects
Calculate dosage of drugs
Develop safety protocols for assistants
Bandaging and wound care
Induce and maintain anesthesia
Prepare animals for surgery; assist in surgery if needed by the veterinarian
Perform common procedures and laboratory analysis
Monitor patients preoperatively and postoperatively
Properly care for all surgical materials, sterilize packs, and maintain surgical facilities
Effectively place and secure catheters
Monitor recovering surgical patients
Provide medical treatment as directed by the veterinarian
Assist, educate, and act as a mentor to the veterinary assistants
Prepare and read blood smears, cytology preparations, urine samples, and fecal smears
Proficient at running chemistry panels and complete blood cell counts
Complete any other tasks or duties assigned or required by other team members or supervisor
EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING
Veterinary technician certification or licensure required (CVT, RVT, LVT, LVMT)
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree from an AVMA accreted veterinary technology program, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provided the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. High School Diploma required.
Must be able to perform all required skills of AVMA accredited veterinary technology programs at a level in which to aid in the efficiency of the hospital.
About Perry Animal Hospital
We are a small animal practice in Perry, Ga. We offer many services, such as, laser surgery, dental cleaning, boarding, bathing, routine and non-routine surgeries, and of course the routine yearly care your pets need!!