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Veterinary Technician

Edmond East Animal Hospital Edmond, OK
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are looking for the right applicant to become a member of our hospital's team. We are dedicated to excellent patient care, top-notch client service and the highest quality small animal medicine and surgery. Applicants must have a positive attitude (leave gossip in middle school), compassion for client and patient care and be dedicated to client relationships.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists the veterinarian during the examination of animals, providing restraint as needed in order to work safely
  • Prepares and administers medications and treatments as prescribed by the veterinarian
  • Performs routine dental cleanings and takes full mouth dental radiographs
  • Administers anesthesia to animals under the direction of the veterinarian and monitors animals during surgical procedures and recovery
  • Obtains radiographs of animals using proper positioning and techniques
  • Performs laboratory tests on blood, urine and feces
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments and equipment
  • Fills prescriptions
  • Prepares animals for surgery
  • IV catheter and endotracheal tube placement
  • Maintains clean examination rooms and treatment areas
  • Maintains proper medical records (spelling, grammar, punctuation, etc)
  • Works collaboratively with veterinarians and coworkers to ensure that all animals are being cared for properly

Skills and Basic Qualifications

  • Certification as a Veterinary Technician preferred but not required
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to effectively restrain/handle and control aggressive animals
  • Models a professional and courteous manner with staff and clients
  • Must be able to pass a drug test and background check

Edmond East Animal Hospital

Why Work Here?

We have a very tight knit group and a very positive work environment with great hours and no Saturdays.

Address

5825 East Covell Road
Edmond, OK
USA