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Veterinary Technician


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Job Description

Veterinary Technician Job Description

Your Role in Achieving “The Vida Experience”:

  1. Own the problem
  2. I can help with that
  3. Be aware of how I effect others
  4. Own my mistakes


Position Overview

  • Performs all duties in accordance with hospital medical policies and procedures.
  • Assists doctor in medical, surgical and periodontal procedures; goes over estimates with clients; assists doctor in prepping for surgery and administering anesthetics; monitors patients during surgery and recovery
  • Gives injections and administers medications in accordance with the doctor direction. 
  • Assists in restraining patients appropriately when necessary.
  • Performs clinical laboratory procedures such as a fecal, urinalysis, cytology, fungal cultures; draws blood for laboratory analysis; maintain lab logs and ensures that test results are recorded in patient medical record. 
  • Takes diagnostic radiographs (periodontal and regular), can email and save them on a disc and can submit them to radiologist for review. 
  • Admits and discharges patients according to the doctor’s orders. Counsels clients on various aspects of patient care; explain dosage/purpose of medications; reinforce the proper care and procedures that should be followed at home; makes recheck phone calls to clients. 
  • Understands usage and dosage for all prescription drugs and can readily explain them to clients.
  • Properly cleans, disinfects and stocks all areas of treatment.
  • Maintains patient’s electronic medical record and entering and completing a treatment plan. 
  • Is available to help other team member as required.
  • Performs other duties as determined by doctors and team leaders. 



Computer entry and file maintenance

  • Enter charges appropriately in invoicing; take payment and record properly in the computer
  • Start SOAP (electronic medical record) for each outpatient and record exam notes, and TPR information appropriately
  • Can make estimates according to doctors direction and how to take a down payment for services. 
  • Be able to interpret electronic medical records, for appointments phone calls and any other questions regarding patients. 


Maintenance Duties

  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of treatment, and all kennel areas.
  • Restock all of treatment and kennel areas.
  • Ensure that task list is completed at the end of every shift

Daytime Position: Working hours are Monday through Friday 6:45am to 7pm, Saturday's 6:45am to 5pm and variable on Sunday's.
Overnight Position: Working hours are 10pm to 8am daily. Shift differential available!



Denver, CO
80222 USA



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