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Veterinary Technician

Forsyth Veterinary Hospit Winston-Salem, NC

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Veterinary Technician Summary: Forsyth Veterinary Hospital located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina is seeking a Veterinary Technician. We are looking for an energetic, dependable person looking to work in a fast-paced, growing practice. Veterinary technicians must have a broad knowledge of animal science, medicine, and husbandry, including a basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses. The Technician must be able to perform many tasks without depending upon supervision or prompting from the Doctor. The Technician must have a list of priorities and duties for things such as assisting in surgery, various set-up procedures and for daily, weekly and monthly duties. The flow of a routine day can suddenly shift and change with little or no notice due to an emergency or a forgotten appointment. The Technician must be alert to these changes and be prepared to recognize changing priorities. A top priority is to be efficient with time and to facilitate the Doctor and the practice through flexibility and good judgment. If you are experienced in working with very little supervision, enjoy people and pets and are looking for a challenge, you might be the person we are looking for to become part of our dedicated veterinary team. Veterinary Technician Responsibilities: A fully facilitated Doctor who is able to quickly and easily move through procedures. A patient who is competently cared for throughout the visit and a client who is satisfied with the service from the office and therefore actively refers family members and friends to the practice. Assist the Doctor in all procedures to most efficiently treat patients and maximize production. Handle the patient flow and service to clients so they feel as comfortable as possible before, during and after the treatment of their animals. Veterinary Technician Requirements: Skilled and trained in surgical prep, surgical assistance and anesthesia administration and monitoring. Able to perform other routine functions such as: dental cleanings, radiographs, check in an appointment, take and record animal’s temperature, pulse, and respiration, prepare vaccines, draw blood and place IV catheters, set up and read fecals, heartworm checks, nail trims, expressing anal glands, ear cleaning and plucking, changing bandages and wraps, removing sutures. A healthy respect and compassion for all animals. Completes all work. Team oriented. Veterinary Technician Benefits & Perks: Work with and care for cats, dogs, and some exotics and pocket pets. Opportunities to pursue areas of special interest and continuing education. Medical Flexible Spending Account available for all employees. Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage for eligible employees. Paid Time Off and Holiday pay for eligible employees. 401K Retirement Plan for eligible employees Job Types: Full-time Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Forsyth Veterinary Hospit


Winston-Salem, NC
27103 USA



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