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Certified Veterinary Technician
date posted 10.10.19
Position Offered | Vet Technician | Denver South | Colorado

Are you looking for your second family? Come join our team! We emphasize a positive, supportive workplace culture that encourages growth. Our technicians are utilized to their fullest potential in our state-of-the-art 18 doctor practice. Our services include wellness, 24 hour emergency and critical care, advanced surgical and dental techniques, oncology, dermatology, and behavior among others. We believe that mutual respect and compassion for clients, patients and coworkers are the foundations of good medicine. Providing exceptional client experiences and top-notch patient care are the keys to our success. Our Deer Creek family is seeking experienced technicians to be part of our team, who have strong communication skills, who thrive in a fast paced environment and who have a desire to make a difference! Visit our website at https://vcahospitals.com/deer-creek-littleton?utm_source=maps&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=VCA_Deer_Creek_Animal_Hospital.

Prefer credentialed technician (current CVT, LVT or RVT); however will consider non-credentialed technicians based on experience. Must have graduated from an accredited veterinary technician program. 

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Additional Salary Information: To ensure we’re competitive within the industry, our benefits package includes increased/competitive wages, medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation & holidays, 401K opportunity, professional CE reimbursement, licensure, uniform allowance, internal CE, transfer opportunities, and a very generous employee pet discount. $1000 Sign-on bonus after successful completion of introductory period!!!




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Heather Headley
Littleton, CO
Phone: 7209378157

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Surgical Veterinary Technician
date posted 10.1.19
Position Offered | Miscellaneous | Boston South | Massachusetts

VCA South Shore Weymouth Animal Hospital is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join a well established Surgery Department at our busy, 24-hour emergency/multi-specialty and general practice in South Weymouth, Massachusetts. Our anesthesia teams play an integral role in collaborating and providing support to the practicing veterinarians as we work to provide exceptional care to patients in need of our services. This is an opportunity for a Technician with 1-3 years of General Practice experience to further their knowledge while working with our highly trained team of veterinary anesthetists, including 2 VTS in Anesthesia.

 

Day to day responsibilities of the Surgical Veterinary Technician include: patient intake and medical record preparation for surgical procedure; surgery suite set up and turnover; premedication and induction of anesthesia; sterile prep of surgical site; anesthetic monitoring throughout procedure; ensuring surgeon has necessary surgical instruments and equipment; recovery of patient; all recordkeeping associated with anesthetic procedures through the point of transfer to another department. This person will also be involved with cleaning and sterilization of surgical suites, surgical packs and equipment, maintenance and quality control of anesthetic equipment, and other housekeeping responsibilities.

 

Essential skills of this position include: must be able to lift 45lb and work on feet for several hours at a time; proficiency in venipuncture, IV catheter placement and intubation; knowledge of surgical instrument care and sterile techniques.  

 

Candidates for this position should be enthusiastic about becoming proficient in canine and feline dentistry, including radiographs; drug calculations; induction and monitoring of advanced anesthetic procedures (including the use of mechanical ventilators). We are proud of our adherence to AAHA standards of accreditation for anesthesia and surgery and all team members are expected to understand the same.

 

Credentialed Technician a plus!

 

We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision and paid vacation (F/T employees only), 401(k), generous pet discounts and more!

 



 

Ad contact:
Wendy Farley
Weymouth, MA
Phone: 781-337-6622
Fax: 781-337-0069

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Seeking Licensed Veterinary Technician
date posted 9.24.19
Position Offered | Vet Technician | Westchester | New York

Bond Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited, multi-doctor practice in White Plains, New York. We are seeking an experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our team.

The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care—with the expertise and technical know-how to make them happen.


Why We Need You

As a member of the VCA team, your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so they will partner with us for the lifelong care of their companion animals. 

You’ve worked hard for your credentialing and we want you to use the knowledge that you’ve invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

• Venipuncture

• catheter placement

• radiology

• anesthesia monitoring

• physical examinations and patient assessment

• surgical preparation and assisting

• dentistry

• laboratory work

• pharmacy

• patient recovery

• compassionate care for our hospitalized patients


Why You Should Consider Us

At VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.

• You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500+ doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists.

• You will sharpen your skills—and even learn some new techniques—and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.

• We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including: medical/dental/vision and paid vacation (for F/T employees only), 401(k), generous personal pet care discounts, and more!

 

We offer competitive compensation and great benefits for eligible employees, including medical/dental, generous personal pet care discounts and more!


Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!Physical Demands: Work is generally performed in an office environment. Ability to sit for long periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).



 

Ad contact:
Suzanne Thomas
White Plains, NY
Phone: 9149498860
Fax: 9149493478

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VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital-Internal Medicine/Interventional Radiology and Specialty Surgery
date posted 9.24.19
Position Offered | Vet Technician | Chicago Northwest | Illinois

If you believe that working as a team in a friendly environment and continued growth through learning are essential to making a difference in a pet’s life, provide outstanding client service, and excellent patient care, we have a position for you!


VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital has an opportunity available for experienced Veterinary Technicians to join our fast-paced, AAHA-accredited, 24-hour emergency/specialty referral practice in Downers Grove, Illinois. Applicants with current Veterinary Technician credentials are preferred. Applicants without Veterinary Technician credentials may still apply with a minimum of 1 year working experience in the field. Technicians must be motivated and dedicated workers with a strong work ethic, excellent client communication skills and well demonstrated professionalism. Technicians must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, multi-task and demonstrate attention to detail while handling heavy caseloads. Specialties include Oncology, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Dermatology, Emergency and Critical Care and Rehabilitation.


The Internal Medicine/Interventional Radiology position is full time; 4 days a week and includes an on-call rotation for emergency endoscopy; some holiday hours are required as well. Technicians learn about complex diseases and their interactions with treatment and other concurrent diseases. We believe that our skilled technicians are at the heart of the service and they make a crucial difference in patient care and client service. Our team approach to patient care has given our service an outstanding reputation where patients come from different areas in the Midwest to receive treatment at VCA Arboretum View Internal Medicine Department. Technicians are trained to assist in interventional radiology procedures that uses advanced imaging modalities such as fluoroscopy, endoscopy, ultrasound, and computed tomography (CT). Other procedures include: laparoscopy, laser lithotripsy, nuclear scintigraphy, and radioactive iodine therapy. Technicians must be able to expertly run anesthesia, attend to critical patients, run diagnostics, obtain patient histories and participate in writing medical records.


The Specialty Surgery position(s) is full time; 4-5 days a week and includes an on-call rotation for emergency surgery. Technicians assist in several surgical procedures including: cruciate ligament repairs, advanced fixation fracture, angular limb deformity, total hip and knee replacements, just to name a few. Technicians must be able to expertly run anesthesia, attend to critical patients, run diagnostics, and obtain patient histories.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Requirements:


· Candidate must be team focused and enjoy learning

· Dependable attendance is required

· Telephone and computer skills are necessary    

· Client communication and education – explaining administration of medications, follow-up care

· Nursing care – IV placement, IV fluids, injectable medications, oral medications, animal handling

· Efficiency – organize daily duties and procedures to best utilize staff’s time.

· Flexibility – working to ensure that the job is done properly (willing to work beyond scheduled hours if necessary).

· Medical records – charges, medical history, medications, laboratory reports, etc.      

· Anesthesia – administering and monitoring        

· Radiology – x-ray technique and safety (experience with MRI, CT, Gamma Camera is a plus)

· Diagnostics – ECG, BP, SPO2, blood draws, preparing samples and lab forms

· Pharmacy – familiarity with drugs, creating labels, filling prescriptions




 

Ad contact:
Amanda Rico
Downers Grove, ILLINOIS
Phone: 630-963-0424
Fax: 630-963-0537

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