Overnight Veterinary Emergency Technician

Portsmouth, NH
Full Time
ER
Entry Level

Emergency Triage Technician – Swing shifts/nights 

***$2,500 signing bonus***

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 Responsibilities: 

  • Manage and provide for the patient’s needs in the ER and critical care department. 
  • Participate in patient triage to maximize efficiency; provide client updates during triage. 
  • Assist in patient stabilization including, but not limited to, IV catheter placement, drug/fluid therapy, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. 
  • Patient monitoring and document in medical record. 
  • Perform diagnostics and treatments on patients presenting to Emergency Department. 
  • Perform patient discharge and provide client education including, but not limited to home care instructions, medication information, and monitoring. 
  • Induce and monitor general anesthesia/sedation procedures. 
  • Provide updates to pet owners on the status of their pet during duration of visit. 
  • Maintain open and clear communications with members of patient care team regarding treatment plans, client communication, and nursing care concerns 
  • Technical skills including, but not limited to, IV catheter placement, urinary catheter placement, venipuncture, and safe restraint 
  • Follow established hospital policies and procedures when handling client concerns 
  • VTS mentorship opportunities available 
  • All employees will be scheduled and expected to work rotating holiday shifts in the emergency and critical care department. 
  • All employees are required to participate in the on-call rotation as needed. Shifts are subject to revisions and changes at the discretion of the hospital. 
  • Document legibly and keep accurate medical records in accordance to hospital policy. 
  • Clear understanding and enforcement of OSHA regulations and hospital safety standards. 
  • Performs other job duties as assigned. 
QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Completion of an AVMA-Accredited Veterinary Technician Program preferred. 
  • Excellent communication skills. Strong work ethic and a positive attitude. 
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to new situations. 
  • Ability to act as a team player. 
  This position requires repetitive motion, which includes periods of sitting/standing, bending/stooping, kneeling, and lifting up to 50 pounds. 

Benefits: 

  • 401(k) 
  • 401(k) matching 
  • Dental insurance 
  • Employee assistance program 
  • Employee discount 
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance 
  • Health savings account 
  • Life insurance 
  • Paid time off 
  • Parental leave 
  • Professional development assistance 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Vision insurance 

Schedule: 

  • 12 hour shift 
  • Holidays ( 2 per year) 
  • Weekend availability  

Experience: 

  • Veterinary experience: 1 year (Preferred) 

 
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, EVH 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. 

  



Tags: RVT, Registered Veterinary Technician, Registered Vet Tech, Registered Vet Technician, Registered Veterinary Tech, CVT, Certified Veterinary Technician, Certified Vet Tech, LVT, Licensed Veterinary Technician, Licensed Vet Tech, Credentialed Veterinary Technician, Credentialed Vet Tech, Credentialed Veterinary Tech, Veterinary Technician, Veterinary Tech, Vet Tech, Vet Technician, Veterinary Assistant, Vet Assistant, Technician Assistant, Tech Assistant, Kennel Assistant, Kennel Technician, Kennel Tech, Animal Assistant, Veterinary Nurse, Vet Nurse


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.

Share

Apply for this position

Required*
Apply with
We've received your resume. Click here to update it.
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file

Human Check*