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Veterinary Technician

JORDAN BAY ANIMAL HOSPITAL Raymond, ME
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $15 to $17 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical, 401k

We are seeking an organized, compassionate, and service-oriented veterinary technician to join our team and provide assistance to our facility’s veterinarians. In this role, you will work directly with our animal patients, their owners, and our veterinary staff.

Veterinary Technician Duties and Responsibilities

  • Bring animals back to the exam room and perform an initial evaluation of their health
  • Handle basic care duties, including cleaning and dressing wounds, administering medication, collecting samples, and checking vitals
  • Assist with diagnostic imaging and lab work, including blood tests and analysis of urine samples
  • Provide assistance to the veterinarian during surgeries and other procedures by sterilizing tools, stocking the exam and operating rooms, and confirming that equipment is all working properly
  • Care for animals by feeding and watering, cleaning rooms and cages, and watching for signs of health problems
  • Communicate with owners and families to inform and educate them about animal conditions and proper care
  • Update patient files, review care plans, and handle other administrative duties as necessary

Veterinary Technician Requirements and Qualifications

  • Clinical skills and an understanding of animal behavior and healthcare
  • Passion for working with animals and their owners
  • Interpersonal communication skills to communicate with owners and other veterinary staff
  • Ability to prioritize and manage numerous different patient needs at one time
  • Attention to detail in order to maintain accurate patient records
  • Willingness to take direction
  • Associate’s degree in veterinary technology or animal science from an American Veterinary Medical Association-accredited program or equivalent experience
  • 1+ year of experience in a veterinary technician role
  • Physical ability to restrain larger pets when necessary

JORDAN BAY ANIMAL HOSPITAL

Why Work Here?

Awesome team, clients and patients, positive atmosphere

Jordan Bay Animal Hospital is a well-established clinic in the Lakes Region area. Our clients tell us that their pets feel comfortable, safe and relaxed when they walk through the door. We are thoughtful, kind, compassionate, knowledgeable and caring. We truly appreciate our clients confidence in us and continually strive to make a visit to Jordan Bay a great experience. We are grateful for our wonderful team, clients and patients! Our belief is that each day can be a good one and you can look forward to coming to work and not see it as work, if everyone is motivated to team together in a positive way! If this describes the type of person you are and you meet the qualifications of the job, we hope to hear from you. This is a wonderful place to work and grow and find personal satisfaction.

Address

1242 Roosevelt Trail Raymond, ME 04071
Raymond, ME
USA

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