Veterinary Surgery Assistant
- $17 to $20 Hourly
The Veterinary Surgery Technician Assistant works a rotating shift between the hours of 7am and 7pm Monday-Friday (usually four 10 hour days) and plays a vital role in providing competent and compassionate basic care by assisting the Surgeons and technicians in surgery with their patients & surgical instruments. The Veterinary Surgery Technician Assistant will help prep/clip patients for surgery, assist in the OR, ICU & in radiology.
We share a 48,000sq ft brand new facility with other veterinary specialists such as cardiology, emergency, internal medicine, neurology and ophthalmology.
Our ideal candidate would be enthusiastic, a team player & self motivated. Must be willing to undergo a background check and drug testing in accordance with local laws.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
One of the following qualifications is required: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos in English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively communicate in English both verbally and in writing with individuals and small group situations to clients and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Ability to solve practical problems within the guidelines of the company's policy and basic patient care principles. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully an individual should have basic data entry and computer skills.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk as well as use hands to feel / handle patients and items. In addition, the employee may spend 25% of the time sitting, climbing, or balancing; 30-40% of the time may be spent reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to lift between up to 50 pounds alone and up to 100 + pounds with the aid of other employees.
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You may visit our website at www.cvssvets.com to learn more about our company.
Chesapeake Veterinary Surgical SpecialistsCockeysville, MD
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