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Veterinary Technician - Surgery

Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking full-time Veterinary Technician to join our surgery department.

About Veterinary Specialty Hospital:  At VSH our mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership in medicine, education, business and promotion of the human-animal bond. We strive to bring together caring, warm and intelligent people who love to serve and help and are among the best in their field. 

About the Job: As a Vet Tech in the Surgery Department you will be responsible for:

  • Solid technical skills and anesthesia knowledge base, sound judgment, and the ability to function both independently and with a team are required
  • Venipuncture; IV catheter placement; medication calculations and administration; digital radiography; patient prep and recovery; anesthesia monitoring for a variety of anesthetized procedures including endoscopy, CT, soft tissue surgeries, orthopedic surgeries and laparoscopic procedures.
  • Assisting doctors during patient appointments, providing outstanding client communication and education
  • Performing sterile scrub and assist doctors throughout surgical procedures including abdominal explores, cruciate repairs, fracture repairs, thoracotomies, and both laparoscopic and arthroscopic surgeries.
  • Advocating for the patient, providing exceptional comfort, diagnostic, surgical, and nursing care to all patients
  • Knowledge of the equipment and materials used and their availability and applications

Shift Info: Four 10-hour shifts, schedule TBD

About You:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the veterinary field with anesthesia experience a must
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written; organizational skills; proactive thinking and a positive attitude are also a must
  • Accuracy in calculating and delivering anesthetic agents, fluids, and CRIs
  • Proficiency in record keeping related to medical procedures including daily treatments administered, patient status, procedures completed, supplies used, and anesthetic records
  • Review and understanding of all medical records pertinent to patient care
  • Comprehensive understanding and experience with anesthetic monitoring is required
  • CVT, LVT, or RVS preferred
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and a commitment to developing long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community is required
  • Maintain a positive outlook and ability to work well in stressful situations
  • The ability to deliver exceptional client service is a priority.

Benefits of Working at VSH:

  • Compensation is based on experience and skill level.
  •  Full-time benefits include pet insurance, health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, uniforms, and a generous CE allowance.

 

 

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