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Vet Technology

Dogwood Animal Clinic Round Rock, TX

  • Expired: April 13, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Description $500 SIGNING BONUS $500 SIGNING BONUS!!!!!! Dogwood Animal Clinic is looking for a Vet Tech/Receptionist Summary: Responsible for all aspects of surgical department flow including seeing surgical appointments, performing diagnostics prior to surgery, administering and monitoring anesthesia in the pre-, peri-, and post-operative periods, maintaining treatment while in hospital post-operatively, discharging patients, and client communications. DUTIES Duties and Responsibilities: Answering phones, scheduling, Front Desk duties. Maintain sterile environment in surgical suites, including bleaching, mopping, and cleaning of surgical tables and equipment Properly maintain and use ventilator for patients Properly prep and scrub patients for sterile surgical procedures Monitor blood loss Monitor patient parameters and notify doctor of potential concerns Monitor sponge count in the interest of patient safety, ensuring that all sponges and instruments are accounted for properly Scrub in, as necessary, with surgeons Administer blood transfusions, as necessary, during surgery Take proactive role in life-saving techniques during surgery, as necessary Properly record patient vitals and trends on anesthesia flow sheet Proper bandage and wound care for patients Proper handling of diagnostic specimens during procedure and facilitating the proper care and transfer to laboratory including accurate request forms Maintain the efficiency of the service by utilizing time management skills to recognize and complete tasks in a timely manner Assist in anesthesia machine maintenance Performs other duties as assigned QUALIFICATIONS Qualified Candidates will possess the following: At least 1 year of experience as anassistant/technician Strong technical skills including venipuncture, catheter placement, general laboratory, anesthesia and pharmacology skills Knowledge of normal patient parameters Knowledge of medical terminology Ability to administer and knowledge of medication and fluid therapies Ability to work both independently with little supervision as well as part of a team Strong work ethic and good organizational and multi-tasking skills Able to lift 50 pounds Credentialed technician preferred but not required of the right candidate Desired Competencies: Working knowledge of ventilator Working knowledge of surgical medications and drugs Awareness of safety concerns for patients under anesthesia for lengthy procedures Knowledge of normal patient parameters for all advanced anesthetic patients Knowledge of surgical instruments Knowledge medical/surgical terminology Ability to administer fluid therapy, CRI's, blood products, and emergency drugs Job Types: Full-Time Salary: $13.00 to $16.00 /hour COVID-19 considerations: Only providing curbside service at this time.

Dogwood Animal Clinic


Round Rock, TX



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