Overnight ER Veterinary Technician

Bradenton, FL
Full Time

Animal Emergency of University Park located in Bradenton, FL is searching for a night-owl Veterinary Technician to join our team.

About Us:
  • We built our reputation for excellence through a commitment to exceptional client care delivered by a dedicated and passionate staff. NEW building is coming in 2025!!!
  • Work alongside coworkers who are dedicated to growing their knowledge/experience, creating an environment that allows you to learn, grow and continue to develop your own knowledge/skillset.
  • Supportive environment that will encourage you to be the best technician you can be. We place a high value on continuing education and on-going training.
  • Collaboration & Appreciation: We value the diverse experiences and skills that each team member has to offer. We work as a team, help each other out, and encourage you to speak up with your thoughts.
About You:
  • You are passionate about learning and growing in the industry and caring for animals.   
  • You can easily adapt to the different needs of each patient and are able to remain composed during stressful and emotional situations.   
  • You are committed to outstanding client service, exceptional patient care and really want to make a difference!  
  • You understand the importance of maintaining a positive, respectful, uplifting hospital culture and genuinely love working with people that share that same value.  

Anticipated Schedule:
  • Three 12-hour shifts per week
  • Overnight hours are 6pm-6am, 8pm-8am or swing shift available from 2pm-2am
  • One weekend day mandatory
  • $18-25 per hour, commensurate with experience
  • Shift differential available for this shift

The Ideal Candidate:
  • Credentialed Veterinary Technician OR equivalent clinical experience
  • Previous Veterinary Experience required, > 2 years preferred
  • Treat each patient and client with the highest level of compassion & care.
  • Use understanding of common diseases and conditions, physical assessment, and monitoring parameters to accurately triage incoming patients.
  • Administer subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intravenous medications and understand potential adverse effects of medications.
  • Set-up, monitor, and administer intravenous fluid therapy including constant rate infusions and blood transfusion therapy.
  • Contribute as a team member to incoming outpatient care and ongoing inpatient care.
  • Participate in giving and receiving patient rounds to ensure continuity of care.
  • Be trained to properly perform all aspects of CPR.
  • Collect samples and perform diagnostic tests including in-house & point-of-care tests and diagnostic imaging.
  • Perform nursing care tasks such as placing and/or maintaining urinary catheters, nasoenteral tubes, nasal oxygen tubes, chest and abdominal tubes.
  • Set up, maintain, and troubleshoot oxygen cages and other oxygen administration techniques.
  • Administer, monitor, and maintain patients under general anesthesia with or without mechanical ventilation for patients with varied levels of risk.
  • Perform advanced vascular access techniques including jugular catheter placement, sampling line placement, central line placement, intraosseous catheterization, and arterial catheterization.
  • Perform advanced diagnostic techniques including ultrasonography and paracentesis,
  • Participate in formulating treatment, anesthetic, and nursing care plans.
  • Conduct treatments using clinical decision-making skills according to protocolized plans.
  • Aid in managing patient care workload to ensure the patients are receiving uncompromised care.
  • Collaborate and share knowledge with teammates to ensure optimal patient care.

  • Sign On Bonus Opportunity Available
  • CE Allowance Available
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Quarterly Bonus Opportunity
  • Paid License Renewal Fees
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Pet Discount
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Available
  • 401k
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
For more information about our hospital, please visit theuniversityanimalclinic.com.

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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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