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Veterinary Technician - Day and Emergency

Metairie Small Animal Hospital Metairie, LA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $12 to $16 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

We are seeking EXPERIENCED VETERINARY Technicians that can thrive in a fast-paced, energetic environment. Applicant MUST have clinical experience in a veterinary practice. Schooling and/or RVT a plus. Experience in a large/fast paced practice a plus. See job description below.

Day Time Hours: Sunday- Saturday 6:30am-5pm and 8:30am-7:00pm Monday-Thursday 10:00am-8:00pm (4) shifts a week. Weekends Mandatory.

Emergency Shift: Friday-Sunday 6:30pm-6:30am (3) 12 hour ICU shifts. Competitive Night Rate.

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We are looking for candidates to assist us in providing high quality patient care in a fast paced environment. We pride ourselves in offering exceptional client service and quality patient care.

Responsibilities and Duties will include the following but not be limited to:

Placing IV catheters

Phlebotomy

Obtaining EKG

Taking vital signs

Preparing the surgery room

Assisting the Veterinarians in surgery

Monitoring patients while under anesthesia

Administering Medications; IV, IM, SQ, PO

Inventory of and stocking of supplies

Taking radiographs

Filling prescriptions

Academic Qualifications and Training: Trained Veterinary Technician a MUST. Schooling and/or RVT a plus.

Previous experience a MUST. Knowledge of Idexx, Antech,and Abaxis lab equipment and testing a plus. Knowledge of Cornerstone practice management software a plus.

Candidate should exhibit Compassion, Empathy & Honesty.

Personal qualities and behavioral traits:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Able to work in a fast pace environment

Ability to multitask

Ability to deal with many different personalities

Team player

Able to thrive under pressure

Reliable

Punctual

Relationships:

Internal:The position will be trained by supervisor and current surgery technician. You will be supported by the entire technician team, supervisor, and Veterinarians. You must effectively communicate with all other staff in a positive productive manner.

External:You must provide excellent client service, and communicate effectively with clients and vendors in a positive and productive manner.

Metairie Small Animal Hospital

Why Work Here?

75+ Years in Business, Family Atmosphere, Quality Patient Care

Address

101 Metairie Road, Metairie, LA 70005
Metairie, LA
USA

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