Laboratory/Pharmacy Veterinary Technician

Portsmouth, NH
Full Time
Laboratory/Pharmacy
Entry Level

Laboratory/Pharmacy technician 

Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital is a 24-hour emergency/critical care and specialty veterinary hospital dedicated to providing compassionate medical care to the dogs and cats entrusted to our care. We understand that your pet is a part of your family and we strive to treat you and your pet with the utmost empathy and respect for your relationship and bond. 

Primary duties will include: 

  • Follow hospital’s general policies and protocols. 
  • Prepare and fill medications for both outpatients and hospitalized patients where permitted by state law and in accordance to state law. 
  • Perform computer entry of prescription information including but not limited to: patient search, prescriber search, drug selection, prescription interpretation & entry, insurance billing and basic problem resolution. 
  • Assist with maintaining the Pharmacy department by keeping it clean and in order. 
  • Assist with drug inventory control, 
  • Follow appropriate hospital protocol for filling-controlled substances. 
  • Explain medications with the owners to assure they understand the doctor’s instructions using excellent customer service skills. 
  • Check prescription refill line, keeping daily log of requests and filling prescriptions daily. 
  • Manage the pharmacy log and ensure that refill requests are handled promptly. 
  • Entering all services into the hospital information system (client invoice). 
  • Entering laboratory results along with requisitions.  
  • Ability to prepare samples for inhouse and external lab 

About You: 

  • 1 or more years of veterinary medicine experience 
  • You have excellent communication skills, teamwork capabilities and are courteous to clients. 
  • You can multitask and work independently, as well as communicate with doctors and technicians to maintain workflow and excellent patient care. 
  • Have exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to perform basic drug calculations. 
  • You are proficient in using Microsoft Word and Outlook and have basic Microsoft Excel skills.. 
  • This position is in a 24 -hour, 365 day per year hospital and will require two holiday shifts per year. 
  • Ability to run in house lab equipment 
  • Basic cytology skills



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NVA Compassion-First is now Ethos Veterinary Health
We are excited to announce Ethos Veterinary Health as our new name. Ethos is the new, industry-leading community of legacy Ethos Veterinary Health, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, SAGE Veterinary Centers, and legacy NVA Specialty and Emergency hospitals. This powerful new community brings together a dynamic network of ~145 hospitals, an unmatched team of experts, cutting-edge technology, and an unwavering commitment to the advancement of the animal health profession and better patient outcomes.
Our commitments to the industry, the profession, our teammates, and our patients, will not change, and in fact will be stronger than ever, as we forge new ground as this new dynamic community.
Ethos Veterinary Health offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, and paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees.  The team can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the process.  For positions based in Colorado, Ethos Veterinary Health provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.  
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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