At Family Tree Animal Clinic, we are passionate about caring for our patients, educating our clients on gold standard medical/surgical procedures, and training team members, so they can be empowered to assist with strengthen the human-animal bond. Future team members need to be self-motivated, embrace accountability, eagerly seeks to assist others, be team-oriented, but also enjoys working independently, and demonstrates leadership qualities.
The clinic's hours are currently 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 am to 1 pm Tuesday and Thursday, and 9 am to 1 pm every other Saturday.* No after-hours emergency calls* or duties required. No overnight boarding. Therefore, no attending to boarding patients during the holidays or weekends. Typically, every other Saturday off. Clinic is closed on Sundays - Work-life balance!! Hooray!!
The Registered Veterinary Technician plays a pivotal role in the overall pet companion experience. This position calls for an individual who is attentive, resourceful, resilient, organized, and courteous. The Technician must maintain composure and a pleasant demeanor while multi-tasking and, at times, dealing with stressful situations. There’s ample opportunity for professional growth and development.
Duties include (but are not limited to):
Assist the veterinarian in the exam room by reviewing patient medical records/notes to discern the nature of the visit and suggest any necessary tests or procedures, restraining the animal, preparing forms, locating and sterilizing instruments, preparing patients for procedures, collecting lab samples, taking radiographs, preparing medications/vaccines, filling and dispensing prescriptions as directed by veterinarian, electronically documenting history and examination findings.
Perform the full range of “tableside” assistance to the veterinarians during treatments and medical, dental, or surgical procedures.
Apply bandages and splints under the direction of the attending veterinarian.
Communicate with clients regarding the medical status of their pet, how to care for their pets after discharge from the hospital, how to administer medications, etc.
Provide accurate information to clients concerning fees, hospital policies and procedures, etc. in accordance with hospital culture
Appointment scheduling and data entry
Collaborating with Team Members to facilitate the efficient and effective running of the hospital
Maintain upkeep of treatment, lab, pharmacy area, etc.
Currently Licensed as a Veterinary Technician and in Good Standing with the State of Georgia.
One (1+) years of recent experience in a small animal veterinary practice environment as a Licensed Veterinary Technician with increasing responsibilities
Consistently able to draw blood, perform ultrasound guided cystocentesis, place IV catheters, perform nail trim/dremel, anal gland expression without supervision
Knowledgeable on how to properly monitor patients under anesthesia via standard anesthetic equipment (i.e. Surgivet), take digital whole body radiographs, and perform dental prophylaxis (cleaning) without supervision.
Performing routine veterinary medical, surgical, anesthesia and dental procedures unsupervised (i.e. collect samples, draw blood, placing IV catheters, administer vaccines/medications, assist Dr. in surgery, anesthesia monitoring, intubation, dental COHAT, etc).
Lift and carry animals or materials weighing 50 lbs. or more
Handle dogs weighing up to 150 lbs.
Knowledgeable on how to properly restrain well-mannered and aggressive dogs or cats safely
Efficient computer data entry skills.
And let’s not forget…Must enjoy working with people and animals
Knowledge of Cornerstone Practice Management software
Working in a paperless medical record environment
Three (3+) or more years of recent experience in a small animal veterinary practice as a Licensed Veterinary Technician with increasing responsibilities
Knowledgeable on how properly and efficiently perform digital dental radiographs without supervision
Feel free to learn more about our Clinic and Team Members at www.FamilyTreeac.com
**No phone calls please! To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter. Thank you.**
Internal Number: 7704508880
About Family Tree Animal Clinic
Family Tree Animal Clinic (FTAC), nestled in the beautiful city of Milton, GA, is a state-of-the-art canine and feline-exclusive general practice. We operate in a paperless environment, offering services to our clients such as digital whole body x-ray, digital dental x-ray and ultrasound – to name a few. We strive to strengthen the human-animal bond by consistently providing unmatched care to all pet companions and their families in the community in which we serve, while upholding the gold standard of veterinary medicine. Our hospital is working towards AAHA certification in 2022 and we have a Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) on board.