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Veterinary Technician - Oncology

Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician to join our Oncology team.

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  Oncology department you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing appointments and managing clients throughout their visit.
  • Participating with DVM's in patient assessment, diagnostics, treatments, and procedures.
  • Obtaining and processing laboratory samples such as blood, urine, free fluid, and fine needle aspirates.
  • Utilizing different modalities of imaging for patient and procedural assessment.
  • Executing, monitoring, and recovering all assigned sedation and anesthetic events.
  • Providing empathy, comfort, and unparalleled nursing care to all patients being a strong patient advocate during the patient's hospitalization.
  • Maintaining all equipment on a per-use basis ensuring the safety and best practice care of all patients
  • Advanced knowledge along with preparation and administration of various chemotherapeutic agents
  • Providing extensive client communication and education on various oncology disease processes.

About You:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a veterinary hospital setting required. Recent graduates with an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Technology will be considered.
  • Comprehensive understand and experience with anesthetic monitoring is required
  • Proficiency in processing basic laboratory specimens and working knowledge of radiographic techniques is required
  • RVT, or VTS preferred
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and commitment to develop long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community is required.
  • Positive outlook and ability to work well in a collaborative environment.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are required, and the ability to deliver exceptional client service is expected.

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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