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Veterinary Technician

Job type:Agricultural, Food, and Natural Resources

  • Review vaccination records and prepare vaccines according to our vaccine protocol 
  • Place IV catheters 
  • Anesthetic induction & intubation of patients & pain management of surgery patients 
  • Assist with anesthetic monitoring 
  • Administer treatments and injections as directed by doctor 
  • Take vital signs of patients including temperature, pulse, and respiration 
  • Perform radiographs on patients 
  • Perform routine dental procedures 
  • Check in/discharge patients and provide client education 
  • Assist doctors with patient restraint, patient treatment and patient care; knowledge of restraint of fractious patients 
  • Prepare prescriptions for patients 
  • Assist with surgical prep and procedures 
  • Perform routine laboratory testing 
  • Clean and maintain the hospital premises, including kennels and equipment 
  • Document and maintain patient charts in Avimark 
  • Schedule appointments for multiple doctors, recording messages for doctors and team 
  • Perform other duties as assigned 
  • Utilize Fear Free/stress free techniques

Starting salary:

Company benefits:
We offer a competitive wage, paid time off, allowance for continued education, professional dues, scrubs, paid holidays, employee pet discount, monthly bonus opportunities and a retirement plan.

High school courses important to the position:
Math, any science related course, speech and communication.

Training, certifications, or degree needed to qualify for the position:
2 Year Veterinary Technician Degree.

Specific skills that your business recognizes as fundamental to employment (life skills):
Communication, compassion, empathy, positive attitude.

Advancement opportunities in the company:
Specialties, Veterinary Technician supervisor.

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