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Veterinary Technician

Can you maintain a sense of humor in a fast paced environment? We are looking for an energetic, motivated, people person to join our team of professionals as a certified veterinary technician. Ability to work in a team environment is a must! Interest in Canine Rehabilitation is a plus as well. We are a rapidly growing, small animal veterinary clinic equipped with state of the art equipment and a great staff. Not only are we extremely hands on inside the clinic, but we like to be involved in community events as well. We provide complete medical, surgical, and dental care for pets and pride ourselves on taking time to educate our clients about their pet’s health. If this sounds like an ideal job for you, please read our technician duties thoroughly before sending in your cover letter and resume.

You can check us out on our YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Njq1CGjYdUM

Job duties include:

  • Assisting the doctor and other technicians with patients in the treatment area as well as in exam rooms with clients
  • Getting complete medical histories of patients
  • Filling out medical charts in our computerized record system
  • Proper animal handling and restraint
  • Patient treatment and care including: Drawing blood samples, Reading ear slides, Inducing anesthesia, Monitoring patients under anesthesia, Placing IV Catheters, Performing dental radiographs, Performing dental cleanings, Drawing urine samples, Reading cytologies from skin, ears, and fine needle aspirates
  • Performing lab work including urine and fecal samples and operating lab machines
  • Keeping patients clean and providing post-op care
  • Preparing medications and diets for patients
  • Filling Prescriptions
  • Preparing and administering vaccines
  • Cleaning and sanitizing kennels, treatment areas
  • Preparing and sanitizing surgery suite
  • Cleaning, maintaining equipment
  • Preparing animals for surgery
  • Checking out and discharging patients after surgery
  • Performing radiographs
  • Assisting with receptionist duties
  • Communicating with clients regarding treatment plans and patient updates
  • Answering phone calls
  • Assisting customers over the phone
  • Invoicing clients

You must be comfortable with people and possess good communication skills. Part of this position also entails client education about various diseases, medications and proper administration, and general pet care, as well as reinforcing the doctor’s recommendations.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship

Pay: $12.00 - $16.00 per hour

About Advanced Pet Care Clinic

We are a full-service, small animal veterinary hospital providing comprehensive medical, surgical and dental care. We also are pleased to offer alternative care including laser therapy, chiropractic care, and rehabilitation for your pets. We pride ourselves in treating your pets as if they were our own and strive to offer the best medical care for your pets.

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