Neurology Technician

Houston, TX
Full Time
Mid Level

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is the premier destination for comprehensive specialized care for companion animals. With a steadfast commitment to excellence, we collaborate with the veterinary community to ensure the highest standards of care. Our state-of-the-art facility boasts cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, complemented by a team of passionate veterinary specialists and dedicated staff.

At GCVS, we specialize in a wide range of veterinary services, including emergency and critical care, anesthesia and pain management, avian and exotics, cardiology, dermatology and allergy, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, neurology and neurosurgery, oncology, ophthalmology, sports medicine and rehabilitation, and surgery and orthopedics.

We pride ourselves on the quality of care we provide and on our commitment to our team members. We offer an outstanding benefits package, including competitive salaries based on experience. Our benefits encompass essential elements such as paid time off, comprehensive health insurance, a 401K profit-sharing program, paid holidays, a rewarding incentive program, discounted pet services and supplies, and much more.

The neurology technician team is involved in all aspects of patient treatment and care.  The team assists the neurologists with diagnostic testing, including MRI, spinal fluid collection and physical examination. The licensed technicians assist in spinal and brain surgeries and are responsible for pre and post surgical care.

The licensed technicians are responsible for monitoring anesthesia for patients undergoing an MRI or while in surgery. 

MRI training is provided and technicians are responsible for administering the diagnostic imaging.

We value our technical staff and utilize them to their fullest potential.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Monitor anesthesia
  • Blood collection, IV catheter placement
  • Perform general examinations, neurologic examinations and TPR
  • Assist veterinarians with advanced diagnostic procedures
  • Assist monitoring patients undergoing an MRI
  • Communicate effectively with team members
  • Assist in surgery, including pre and post surgical care
  • Assist team with maintaining inventory

Other technical duties as needed

Job Requirements:
  • Job allows employee to vary physical position or activity for comfort.
  • Must be able to:
    • Stand 60% or longer of an 8-hour workday.
    • Walk up to 50% of an 8-hour workday.
    • Sit 40% of an 8-hour workday.
    • Requires ability to lift up to 10 pounds continuously.
    • Requires employee to bend, squat, kneel and reach above shoulder level frequently. Climb and twist occasionally.
    • Requires repetitive use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulation
    • Requires all sensory skills (speech, vision, smell, touch, and hearing) corrected to near normal range.
    • Environment: 1. Greater than 90% of time spent indoors. 2. Temperature and humidity norms indoor. 3. Exposure to cleaning agents.
    • Exposure to electrical current.

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician in the state of Texas with minimum 2 years experience monitoring anesthesia.
  • Ability to empathize with others and demonstrate a values-based work style is required.
  • Must possess excellent listening and interpersonal skills and problem-solving methods.
  • Must be able to work varying hours as required.

Starting compensation is based on experience and ranges from $18.00 – 23.00$ per hour.
Ethos Veterinary Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.
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