Veterinary Technician - Per Diem

Grafton, WI
Temporary
Mid Level

Excellent Opportunity to Work With a Great Team of Professionals!

Do you love making a difference for animals and their owners?  This is your opportunity to be challenged with interesting and diverse cases!  

WVRC has an opening for a Veterinary Technician at our Grafton location, working with the Emergency and Critical Care Department. This is a Per Diem position starting at $20/hr & up!

Per Diem employee's are not eligible for benefits.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform all Essential duties of Veterinary Technician 
  • Monitor and appropriately document patient vital signs and activity
  • Provide support to all veterinarians and assist other departments as requested
  • Provide comfort, diagnostic, surgical and nursing care to all patients including critical care patients
  • Perform basic, emergent and critical care anesthetic monitoring
  • Obtain and prepare samples for diagnostic testing including but not limited to blood draws, arterial blood gas sampling, cystocentesis, urinary catheter sampling and free catch urine
  • Perform various laboratory procedures including but not limited to blood typing, cross matching and slide agglutination testing
  • Accurately take and process abdominal, thoracic, appendicular, spinal, and skull radiograph while following appropriate radiation safety protocols
  • Properly use and maintain medical equipment
  • Provide professional client communication
  • Demonstrates an ability and awareness to keep hospital areas clean and neat, maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Required to maintain client and patient confidentiality
  • Meet or exceed performance standards for work quality and productivity
  • Meet or exceed WVRC expectations for attendance and punctuality

 Skills and Experience: 

  • A strong desire to learn and apply knowledge/skills learned to daily work life
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and oral
  • Ability to demonstrate technical procedures as outlined in the technician protocols
  • Demonstrate reliability and follow-through with all work-related tasks / projects

WVRC recognizes the complex nature of support needed for both clients and staff members in the animal care industry.  As a hospital focused on continuous learning, development, and quality of life betterment, we have added a full time Social Worker to our staff.  The primary focus of this role is to help our clients with their grieving process and assist our employees with their emotional well-being.

 Thank you for reading our job posting! Apply today!!
If you are qualified and interested in applying for this position, please submit your application and resume. Feel free to email your resume along with your question(s) to [email protected] with any questions and I will be happy to help!

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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