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Veterinary Technician ( CVT Preferred )

Neffsville Veterinary Clinic Lancaster, PA
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Neffsville Veterinary Clinic is seeking full and part time certified veterinary technicians to add to their Inpatient nursing team. Neffsville Veterinary Clinic is a fast paced, multi-doctor practice with ample room for growth and advancement in the veterinary field. The Inpatient department works closely with the veterinarians and oversees the treatment area and laboratory. The Inpatient nurse must be able to follow instructions quickly, be able to multitask, work as a team, have excellent communication skills, attention to detail and handle animals safely in situations that may be less than ideal. Applicants must be able to work a flexible schedule which includes days, nights and weekend hours. Applicant must have reliable transportation and be able to work in a variety of weather conditions. Experience with Cornerstone Veterinary Management Software a plus but not required. Priority will be given to Licensed Veterinary Technicians, applicants with a degree in Veterinary Technology or at least two years of hands on veterinary nursing experience. Ideal candidates will be able to: Assist veterinarian and co-workers in the restraint of canine and feline patients. Assist with treatments of patients in a variety of situations including but not limited to physical exams, blood draws, intravenous catheter placement, radiology, intubation, and euthanasia. Provide information to supervisors, co-workers, subordinates, and clients by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person. Fill prescriptions and prepare medications as prescribed by the veterinarian and review medication history and use with clients. Prepare estimates for recommended services and review with client. Accurately maintain patient medical records while documenting services provided in written form and using Cornerstone Veterinary Software. Provide client education regarding treatment, home care, medications etc. Accurately perform diagnostic testing such as, CBC’s, chemistries, urinalysis, blood smears, Doppler blood pressure, EKG’s, skin scrapes, ear cytology’s, ear mite slides, etc. Assess patients in emergency situations, TPR, triage and stabilize. Perform treatments of patients in the hospital, this includes but is not limited to IV catheter placement, starting and maintaining IV fluid therapy, performing injections by SQ, IM and IV routes, venipuncture of canines and felines, running in-house lab work, taking quality radiographs, administering oral medications, enemas, bandage placement, coupage and syringe feeding. Assisting in the safe delivery of anesthetic protocols, performing intubation, providing constant patient monitoring during anesthesia while reacting calmly to correct patient values as needed and providing a smooth patient recovery following anesthesia. Prep surgical patients for a variety of surgical procedures while creating and maintaining a sterile environment. Perform dental radiographs, charting and cleanings of canine and feline patients. Position, collimate and develop quality radiographs using digital software. Calculate anesthetic protocols under the supervision of the veterinarian. Assist other departments as needed. Maintain very high standards of patient care Perform other duties as assigned. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years

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