Veterinary Technician, Emergency

Redwood City, CA
Full Time
Registered Veterinary Technician or Senior Veterinary Assistant – Emergency – Up to $5,000 Hiring Bonus – Redwood City 

Who we are:
SAGE Redwood City stands as the foremost respected center for specialized and emergency veterinary services in the SF Bay Area. We set the benchmark for delivering compassionate and cooperative veterinary care that enhances the well-being of pets and their caregivers.

At SAGE Redwood City, we ensure top-tier care for your beloved companion by focusing on diverse realms of veterinary medicine, utilizing the latest advancements in research and treatments.

Who you are:

We are currently reviewing resumes from motivated, trustworthy, industrious, and team-oriented individuals who want to join our team of experienced and well-trained veterinary health care professionals. Bring your determination to succeed, and we'll provide you with the appropriate environment. 
  • High school diploma
  • 3+ years of clinical experience in the veterinary industry or 1 years as a licensed RVT- highly preferred
  • Prior veterinary experience required
  • Previous emergency experience desired
  • Proficient in calculations (drugs, constant rate infusions, unit conversions, etc.)
  • Flexibility with work hours and able to work additional hours when necessary
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interface with staff and clients using tact, patience, professional courtesy, and exhibit confidentiality and discretion where appropriate
  • Consistent and reliable ability to perform and accurately complete client invoices and estimates, CRI calculations, and all drug dosages and conversions
  • Maintain the California Veterinary Assistant Controlled Substance Permit (VACSP); must obtain within 60-days of hire or transfer into this role; (this requirement is waived if incumbent holds a valid CA-RVT license)
Some duties you may own in this role:
  • Triaging
  • Record and deliver organized rounds, discuss cases and gather additional information as necessary
  • Evaluating incoming patients and prioritizing based on assessment
  • Partner with patient care team regarding treatment plans, client communication and nursing care concerns
  • Provide client education including, but not limited to: home care instructions, medications (indications, adverse reactions) and general wellness updates on hospitalized patients
  • Assist DVM with patient assessment, treatment and procedures
  • Provide monitoring and nursing care to hospitalized patients
  • Induce and monitor general anesthesia and sedation procedures
  • Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging
  • Monitoring hospitalized patients, treatments and nursing care
  • Venipuncture/IVC placement, cystocentesis, urinary catheter placement and NG tube placement.
  • Blood transfusion therapy including collection, administration, and transfusion reactions

Work Schedule:
  • Full-Time, Overnight Schedule Offers $5 Pay Differential
  • 4/10 Schedule
  • Some weekend and holiday availability required
Compensation and Benefits:
  • RVT: $25.00 - $40.00 hour
  • SVA: $25.00 - $36.00
  • Up to $5,000 hiring bonus for new, full-time employees!
  • Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, 3 weeks accrued paid time off, and uniforms

Our pay ranges are primarily determined by role, level, and location. The range provided for each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for the position. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.

Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.



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