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Registered Veterinary Technician or Senior Veterinary Assistant
Ethos Veterinary Health Santa Barbara, CA

Registered Veterinary Technician or Senior Veterinary Assistant

Ethos Veterinary Health
Santa Barbara, CA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Registered Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant – Emergency Overnights Who we are: We are excited to announce that SAGE Veterinary Centers has merged with Ethos Veterinary Health, driving a vibrant community that fuses expertise, innovation, and an unwavering dedication to advancing animal health and compassionate care. Join us in shaping the future of veterinary excellence and professional growth at our Santa Barbara location! Our medical staff consists of board-certified specialists in surgery, oncology, internal medicine, cardiology, and dentistry in addition to a skilled and experienced group of emergency veterinarians. We are proud of the doctors we have appointed to provide you and your pet the highest level of care possible. The Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society accredited Advanced Veterinary Specialists as a Level II Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Facility in January 2015. Only two veterinary hospitals in California have received the Level II distinction, and one of them is AVS! This certification is intended to recognize hospitals who go over and beyond the basic requirements set forth by VECCS. VECCS does this in an effort to raise the standard for treatment while also promoting public and professional awareness of the importance of providing emergency and critical patient care for veterinary patients. Who you are: We are currently reviewing resumes from motivated, trustworthy, industrious, and team-oriented individuals who want to join our team of experienced and well-trained veterinary health care professionals. Bring your determination to succeed, and we'll provide you with the appropriate environment. Compassionate: Demonstrates genuine care and empathy for animals and their well-being, as well as the ability to comfort and support pet owners during challenging times. Detail-Oriented: Pays meticulous attention to details, ensuring accurate record-keeping, medication dosages, and treatment plans. Team Player: Works collaboratively with veterinarians, fellow technicians, and support staff to provide comprehensive and effective patient care. Adaptable: Thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, able to handle unexpected situations and make sound decisions under pressure. Strong Communication: Effectively communicates with both colleagues and pet owners, conveying information clearly and with patience, ensuring everyone is well-informed and involved in the treatment process. Problem Solver: Exhibits critical thinking skills and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues that may arise during procedures or patient care. Organized: Maintains a well-organized workspace, keeps track of appointments, and manages tasks efficiently to ensure a smooth workflow. Gentle Demeanor : Handles animals with a calm and gentle touch, minimizing stress and anxiety during examinations and treatments. Quick Learner: Eager to acquire new knowledge and techniques, staying updated on advancements in veterinary medicine and technology. Positive Attitude: Approaches challenges with a positive outlook, fostering a supportive and encouraging atmosphere within the team. Time Management: Manages tasks and responsibilities effectively, optimizing time to ensure all duties are completed promptly and thoroughly. Dedication: Shows a strong commitment to the well-being of animals and their owners, going above and beyond to ensure high-quality patient care. Duties and responsibilities you may own in this role: Demonstrate safe and proper restraint of fractious animals Participate in receiving and giving rounds to ensure continuity of care Administer subcutaneous, intramuscular, and intravenous medications and understand potential adverse effects of medications Perform nursing care tasks such as placing and/or maintaining urinary catheters, nasoenteral tubes, nasal oxygen tubes, chest and abdominal tubes. Exceptional nursing care skills for a variety of hospitalized patients Experience with anesthetic procedures in an ER environment Exceptional nursing care skills for a variety of hospitalized patients Triaging and admitting emergent cases Diagnostic procedures such as radiographs and a variety of in house lab work Continually demonstrate exceptional and empathetic client communication and education whether it be in written or verbal form in a timely manner. Basic Required Qualifications: High school diploma 2+ years of clinical experience in the veterinary industry. RVT highly preferred Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interface with staff and clients using tact, patience, professional courtesy, and exhibit confidentiality and discretion where appropriate Consistent and reliable ability to perform mathematical calculations for drug doses, CRIs, client invoices and estimates, and other position-related calculations Maintain the California Veterinary Assistant Controlled Substance Permit (VACSP); must obtain within 60-days of hire or transfer into this role; (this requirement is waived if incumbent holds a valid CA-RVT license) Work Schedule: Full-Time, Overnights 4/10 schedule Perks: Up to $5,000 sign-on bonus for new full time team members! Monthly in-house RACE-approved courses and staff development opportunities for all employees! Get paid to learn! We’ll cover eligible expenses for continuing education and coursework! We also pay YOU when you hit major career milestones, earn your RVT or your VTS and get a cash bonus! Compensation range $18.00 - $35.00 hourly plus differentials and overtime as needed. The actual rate offered will carefully consider a wide range of factors, including your skills, qualifications, experience, and location. RVT or Senior Veterinary Assistant hiring bonus of up to $5,000 for new full time employees Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $20 - $35 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

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Ethos Veterinary Health

Santa Barbara, CA
93101 USA

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Animal

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