Positions Available

Veterinary Technician

Our veterinary techs performs a wide variety of animal nursing duties under the direction of our licensed veterinarians. We are in need of a vet tech who embodies a strong work ethic, effective communication skills to interact with both pet owners and coworkers, and enjoys working with animals.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determines animal requirements by conducting examinations and interviews; reviewing care plans and records; completing laboratory tests and studies, and diagnostic imaging.
  • Cares for animals by taking vital signs; collecting samples; administering medications, drugs, and vaccines; bandaging and wrapping wounds; performing hydrotherapy, physical and inhalation therapies.
  • Supports animal examinations by assembling required supplies and instruments; securing and bringing animals to examination room; restraining animals; providing assistance as directed; explaining animal’s status to owner.
  • Supports surgeries by assembling required supplies and instruments; setting-up surgery table instruments; restraining animals; completing local/regional anesthesia; operating and monitoring anesthetic machines; hooking-up ECG monitors; preparing surgical site; placing catheters; obtaining blood gases; cleaning-up post-surgical site; maintaining sterile conditions; obtaining and verifying medications.
  • Maintains animals by feeding and watering animals; cleaning animals’ rooms, cages, and equipment; changing cages; observing for clinical signs of disease.
  • Maintains safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by sterilizing and wrapping instruments; sanitizing and disinfecting holding and operating areas; storing sterile supplies; verifying shelf life; following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Maintains animal records by documenting animal conditions, reactions, and changes; updating database.
  • Maintains equipment by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining equipment supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; advising management of needed supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Completes daily and weekly general clinic tasks as listed
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional journals.
  • Maintains a positive and cooperative work environment with other staff
  • Other related duties as assigned

Experience Requirements:

  • Previous veterinary practice experience is required
  • Affluent knowledge of veterinary terminology and procedures
  • High School Diploma is required

EXPERIENCE IS A MUST! NO EXCEPTIONS.
*SALARY IS BASED ON EXPERIENCE.

A veterinarian checking out a beagle dog.