Surgical Registered Veterinary Technician

Mission (Kansas City metro), KS
Full Time

Mission Park Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital is a 24-hour facility that focuses on the most critical needs of the animals in our community. Our board-certified specialists provide the most advanced care for our patients.

As one of our highly skilled veterinary technicians, you will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of our board-certified specialists

We are searching for:
* Veterinary Technician- 4x 10-hour shifts
* Surgery Department

What You Can Expect
* We pride ourselves on a welcoming environment where team members feel safe to learn and seek guidance from each other.
* Our tenured team of technicians enjoy having the opportunity to mentor and guide newer technicians. They work hard to support and encourage each other and love to celebrate wins, big or small.
* Our team of Doctors and Technicians utilize state-of-the-art equipment to perform advanced techniques providing excellent care and treatment services.

About You
You are a Veterinary Technician with outstanding client service and excellent patient care. You enjoy working as a team and are able to remain composed during stressful and emotional situations.

You understand that clear, effective communication among clients and team members is a priority and are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of patients and their families.

You’re looking for an opportunity to utilize your full skill set while simultaneously learning new & advanced techniques.

Preferred experience with Anesthesia, Endoscopy equipment, ultrasounds, and CT scans.

Job Description
* Anesthesia induction, maintenance, monitoring, & recovery of patients, clean / maintain anesthesia equipment
* Surgery - surgical prep, doctor assistance, clean, sterilize, and maintain all surgical instruments and OR equipment.
* In-Patient Medical Care - medications, assist or perform treatments, diagnostics & monitoring, place IV catheters, draw blood, run lab tests, administer IV fluids, cleaning, feeding, and walking patients as needed.
* Radiology - positioning patients and taking radiographs, submitting for consults.
* Laboratory duties - collecting, preparing, and running or submitting samples for requested tests; reading and recording results when indicated (fecal, urinalysis, ear cytology, etc.) when requested by doctor.
* Preparing invoices, discharge instructions, and client information packs.
* Client communication - give patient updates, discharge instructions, and provide follow-up for certain hospital patients.
* Client medical demonstrations/education.
* Technician appointments - blood draws for therapeutic monitoring / screening tests, bandage changes, post-op checks and suture removals.
* Clinic technician - assisting doctor with outpatient appointments, preparing, restocking, cleaning exam rooms, check patients in and out, take history and vitals, input date into patient medical record, ensure smooth and timely flow of outpatient appointments from check-in to the discharge.
* Assist in training and mentoring new team members, interns/students and volunteers.
* Assist with inventory control, ordering, unpacking, restocking drug & medical supplies.
* Preparing prescriptions, dispensed medications & medication refills.
* Calculating drug dosages, fluid drip rates accurately.
* Contribute to hospital cleaning.
* Voluntary participation in Surgery ON call

Check out the video below to get a feel for what it is like working in one of our hospitals!

* Tuition reimbursement and scholarships toward an Accredited Veterinary Technology Program
* Pay Range- $18-$26/hour dependent on experience
* Shift Differential- After 10 pm $1.50/hour differential pay.
* Weekend differential (Friday 6pm -Monday 8am include a $1.50/hr shift differential.
* Overnight differential (10pm -8am) is $1.25/hr shift differential
* Uniform Allowance
* Paid Time Off
* Medical/Dental/Vision
* Short/Long term Disability
* 401K
* Life Insurance
* Pet Insurance
* Flex Spending Account
* Generous Employee Pet Discount

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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