MedVet is currently seeking a Registered Veterinary Technician to join our Nursing team in our Columbus hospital. This individual will be responsible for direct oversight and care of hospitalized patients including hourly treatments, procedures and monitoring. Primary patient care responsibilities with little client interactions.We are seeking an individual that is team oriented; thrives in a fast paced environment; and is dedicated to practicing the highest quality of veterinary care. The position provides an opportunity to work with board certified specialists and the ability to learn about cutting-edge veterinary medicine.
About MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets:
Founded in 1988, MedVet is one of the largest veterinarian-owned and led multispecialty and emergency practices in the country. We have a relatively singular focus to be a leader in specialty healthcare for pets. Dedication to our mission, strategy and core values of Teamwork, Leadership and Compassion are the priorities of our organization. We pride ourselves on the exceptional experience we create for patients, clients, referral partners and employees, and, we value that ‘MedVet Experience’ above all else.
Execute doctors treatment and follow-up care orders
Administration of medications (i.e. PO,IV,IM,SQ)
Obtain blood samples for diagnostics (i.e. BG, PCV, full and partial panels, CBC, etc.)
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and stabilization of critical patients
Registered Veterinary Technician with valid Ohio License
Ability to effectively restrain patients and administer medications
Sense of urgency and critical thinking skills
Able to work successfully as part of a team and independently
Ability to remain composed in stressful and emergency situations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Excellent client service skills and phone etiquette
Proficient in calculations (drugs, constant rate infusions, unit conversions, etc.)
Flexibility with work hours and able to work additional hours when necessary
Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
All Nursing team members are required to work one weekend day and 4 out of 6 recognized holidays. Each team member has a set schedule which is either 4 or 5 days a week (depending on schedule available). Every team member is assigned one reoccurring on-call shift a month (12 hour shift). We are a 24 hour facility that provides around the clock care for our hospitalized patients, therefore we have three different shifts (occasionally start times vary).
MedVet offers a competitive compensation and full benefits package, including paid time off, health insurance, dental, vision, uniform allowance and 401K.
$500 Sign on bonus available to licensed technicians.
All candidates must complete an acceptable background check, including references and a pre-employment drug test.
About MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets
Founded in 1988, MedVet is one of the largest veterinarian-owned multispecialty and emergency practices in the country. Three of MedVet’s Ohio medical centers (Columbus, Cincinnati & Dayton) were the first AAHA Accredited Specialty Referral hospitals in the state of Ohio. MedVet Columbus was named the AAHA Accredited Referral Practice of the Year for 2014. MedVet Cincinnati was named the AAHA Accredited Referral Practice of the Year for 2016.
The MedVet team provides expert specialized care in areas including anesthesiology, cardiology, dermatology, emergency and critical care, integrative medicine, internal medicine, interventional radiology, medical oncology, neurology, ophthalmology, radiation oncology, radiology, rehabilitative services, and surgical services.
Full benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, short-term and long term disability, life insurance, 401K, PTO and pet care discounts are available.
With practices in Ohio, Kentucky, Louisiana, Indiana, Illinois and Alabama, MedVet is one of the most dynamic specialty practices in veterinary medicine. Please visit our website at www.medvetforpets.com and check out our Facebook page for additional information.