Registered Veterinary Technician
- Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
Registered Veterinary Technician - Empower Your Expertise at Animal Farm
Rate: $27-$32 per hour with $3,000 sign on bonus!
Are you a seasoned veterinary technician looking to unleash your full potential? At Animal Farm, we're in search of a committed and passionate technician who is eager to push the boundaries of their knowledge and skills within the scope of their license, while collaborating closely with our esteemed veterinarians. As a Registered Veterinary Technician, you'll be more than an integral part of our team – you'll be an advocate for our patients and a cornerstone of our commitment to delivering exceptional patient care and unparalleled client service. Here, we foster an environment that not only encourages ongoing education but also presents ample opportunities for professional growth and mentorship for newer team members.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
You'll be at the forefront of delivering compassionate nursing care, utilizing a versatile array of technical skills including diagnostic sample collection, catheter placement, venipuncture, radiography, dental radiology, and prophylactic cleanings. Beyond this, you'll play a pivotal role in supporting our veterinarians during preventative, injury, and illness visits, ensuring the utmost in veterinary care. Advocacy for our patients and client education will be key components of your role. Additionally, you'll assist in various patient procedures and surgeries, including anesthetic induction and monitoring, as well as pre and post-operative patient care.
Skills and Qualifications:
To thrive in this role, you must be a credentialed Veterinary Technician with an active state license, or a student in an accredited Veterinary Technology program. A minimum of one year of professional experience in a small animal clinical setting is required. Your technical knowledge and skills should be top-notch, and proficiency in medical math calculations is a must. Effective communication, both with clients and team members, is paramount. You should excel in time management, problem-solving, multitasking, and continuous learning. A positive professional attitude, along with the ability to lift and restrain pets of at least 40 pounds, is essential. You should also be adaptable to changes in the environment and maintain a calm demeanor in high-stress situations.
Benefits and Perks:
- Short Term Disability paid for by employer
- Complimentary Life Insurance $25,000; with options to purchase additional voluntary benefits for self or family
- Company Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- 401K with 100% company match up to 3% and 50% company match up to 5%, eligible after 6 months of employment
- Kaiser/United Healthcare Insurance Plans with multiple options
- Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account options
- United Healthcare Dental Insurance; includes a 100% paid premium option for team members
- United Healthcare Vision Insurance options
- Long Term Disability options
- Progyny-Fertility and Family Building Support (up to $10,000)
- Team Member Discounts for Pet Care
- Paid PTO
- VTS training track including rate review and bonus upon completion
Animal Farm Pet Hospital is a full-service animal hospital, welcoming both emergency treatment cases and providing routine wellness, surgical and dental care in the Outer Mission neighborhood. The Outer Mission neighborhood in San Francisco, CA, is a diverse and vibrant community known for its mix of residential and commercial spaces. It boasts a rich cultural atmosphere, with an array of shops, restaurants, and local businesses, making it a dynamic and welcoming place for residents and visitors alike.
We are a proud United Veterinary Care Partner hospital. United Veterinary Care supports the unique culture and individuality of each partner hospital while empowering the hospital teams in their care for patients. One of our goals is to support our community of hospitals in creating sustainable, fulfilling careers in a profession we love.
If you're ready to be the welcoming face of Animal Farm and contribute significantly to our dedicated team, apply now! We look forward to having you on board.
Animal Farm Pet HospitalSan Francisco, CA
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