Certified Veterinary Technician | Full-Time | Cottage Grove, MN
Veterinary Practice Partners
Location: Cottage Grove, Minnesota
Type: Full Time
Vet Tech / Nurse / Assistant
2 Year Degree
Internal Number: 2398
Seeking an independent, compassionate Certified Veterinary Technician to join our team!
Why Park Grove Pet Hospital in Cottage Grove, MN?
We are a family oriented clinic with a crew that shares their love and knowledge for and with clients and patients. Park Grove Pet Hospital has been serving the Cottage Grove community and surrounding areas for 50 years. Our team is here because we love animals and we have passion for ensuring quality of life and health. We believe in having strong work-life balance.
Our Commitment to Diversity:
We are dedicated to establishing a culture that celebrates all forms of diversity and allows us to be an inclusive service provider in this
This position is full time at 35-40 hours/week.
Who are we looking for? The purpose of this position is to assist our veterinarians to fullest extent with patient care and treatment, educate clients and assist with surgical procedures. This position requires working knowledge of hospital organization and services, basic rules or protocols governing animal patient treatment, data transcribing, word processing and a practical knowledge of standard procedures, veterinary records and terminology used in the hospital.
We’re dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:
Competitive salary- range is $19-$25/hr based on experience and skill set.
Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents
Paid time off for full-time employees
Continuing education allowance
Requirements & Responsibilities:
Must be a certified veterinary technician
Assist the veterinarian in exam rooms and use veterinary software for documenting medical notes
Perform venipuncture for phlebotomy and catheter placement
Obtain laboratory sample collection, process and possibly interpret results (fecal/parasite analysis, ear cytology, skin cytology, urinalysis, blood smears)
Perform diagnostic imaging
Prep patients for and assist in surgery
Perform dental prophies
Administer vaccines and medications (oral, topical, injectable)
Fill prescriptions and review directions with clients
Veterinary Practice Partners (VPP) is a trusted business partner to veterinarians. We co-own practices in partnership with veterinarians, and work relentlessly to grow and manage each practice, while retaining its unique identity and culture. VPP’s family of practices has enjoyed industry-leading growth and profitability improvements. Our team has deep experience in driving sustained, above-average revenue growth, cultivating exceptional practice staff, and overseeing back-office operations, including marketing, finance, accounting and human resources. Veterinarians partner with us because we enable them to focus on delivering high-quality patient care and foster lasting relationships with pet owners, while remaining owners in the practices they have committed a lifetime to building.