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Veterinary Technician
Arena Animal Hospital Sacramento, CA

Veterinary Technician

Arena Animal Hospital
Sacramento, CA
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Veterinarian Technician Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides animal care by determining animal requirements.
  • Conducts examinations and diagnostic procedures.
  • Assists during operations.
  • Performs anesthetic dental prophylaxis, dental radiology, and extractions.
  • Feeds and cares for animals.
  • Maintains supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains records.
  • Determines animal requirements by conducting examinations and interviews.
  • Completes laboratory tests and studies and diagnostic imaging.
  • Takes vital signs and collects samples.
  • Administers medications, drugs, and vaccines.
  • Bandages and wraps wounds.
  • Supports animal examinations by assembling required supplies and instruments.
  • Explains animal status to owners.
  • Prepares surgery table instruments.
  • Completes local/regional anesthesia.
  • Places catheters and obtains blood gases as needed.
  • Maintains sterile conditions.
  • Obtains and verifies medications.
  • Cleans animal cages and equipment
  • Maintains safe, secure, healthy, and humane environment by sterilizing and wrapping instruments, sanitizing operating areas, verifying shelf life of medications, and complying with legal regulations.
  • Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Veterinarian Technician Qualifications / Skills:

  • Knowledge of animal behavior
  • Animal husbandry
  • Love of animals
  • Documentation skills
  • Analyzing information
  • Clinical skills
  • Use of medical technologies
  • Attention to detail
  • Patience
  • Verbal communication
  • Technical understanding

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of a two-year American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited program from a community college, college, or university
  • Registered Veterinary Technician License
  • Externship experience
Company Description
We are a new small animal private practice located in Sacramento, our current hours are Monday-Friday 8-6pm. We are looking for team-oriented individuals who want to grow and learn to operate at the top of their license to provide high quality patient care combined with excellent client service. We perform team exams to enhance the client-patient-veterinary experience while utilizing fear-free techniques to improve patient comfort. Ability to multitask while efficiently documenting in a electronic medical record helps maintain an expedited workflow.


Arena Animal Hospital

4321 Truxel Rd. Suite F5 Sacramento CA 95834

Sacramento, CA



Posted date

Over a month ago

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