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Veterinary Assistant / Vet Technician

New Day Veterinary Care
Charlotte, NC
  • Expired: June 16, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Our Charlotte Airport practice in Charlotte, North Carolina is looking for a skilled Veterinary Assistant or Veterinary Technician to play an important role in our clinic. Our experienced doctors and staff perform a vast array of procedures, and we are looking for someone interested in this exciting, growth-oriented opportunity! 

At NewDay Veterinary Care, we believe in delivering high quality medicine along with an exceptional client experience in a compassionate environment. With our innovative, comprehensive pet care experience, patients can experience veterinary care in a less stressful environment. A place where routine exams, diagnostics, vaccinations, and wellness programs are only a splash away from the pool and their best friends. 

 Located at Pet Paradise, NewDay Veterinary Care provides the highest level of care for our patients, while recognizing the importance of work-life balance and a team-oriented approach to medicine. With over 25 hospitals and growing, NewDay Veterinary Care aims to create a positive culture of engagement, community, partnership, and social relationships to maintain an environment fostering both personal and professional development. 

VETERINARY ASSISTANT / VETERINARY TECHNICIAN 

Essential Functions of the Veterinary Assistant/Technician Include: 

Provide quality, compassionate, best-in-class care for our patients, while also maximizing clinic productivity 

Assist veterinarians with examinations and properly handle animals before, during, and after procedures  

Perform diagnostic imaging such as x-rays, ultrasound, and CT scans 

Clean, sterilize, and prepare kennels, exam rooms, and equipment  

Maintain and update medical charts, administer medications and treatments, and care for animals during their visit 

Professionally communicate basic diagnoses (such as ear infections, skin infections, intestinal parasites, etc.) to pet parents 

Additional functions for qualified technicians: Perform dental prophylaxis, place IVCs, venipuncture, and assist with surgeries  

Qualifications: 

At least six months of prior experience as a Veterinary Assistant or Veterinary Technician 

Veterinary Technician licensure (RVT, LVT, CVT) preferred 

Lab, medical records, and SOAP knowledge 

Ability to read a fecal float, fecal direct, and ear/skin cytology 

Comfortable with in-house hematology and chemistry equipment/reference lab  

Knowledge of basic canine/feline vaccines and basic vital signs  

Skilled in phlebotomy (cephalic and lateral saphenous, jugular; SQ, IM, and IV injections) 

Experience with dental prophylaxis 

Experience with anesthesia monitoring and recovery 

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively 

Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to read, comprehend and write simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos 

Capability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees within the organization 

Ability to meet the following physical demands of the position, with or without accommodation: Exposure to animals that are agitated and/or injured and may scratch and/or bite, work in potentially loud environments, occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds, access and retrieve objects at ground-level to upwards of several feet in a safe and compliant manner, and remain in mobile or stationary positions for long periods of time 

Perks & Benefits

Scholarships for Veterinary Technician certifications 

Bring your pet to work with complimentary pet day camp 

30 days of complimentary pet boarding (non-holiday) 

Discounted veterinary care and wellness plans for your pet 

On-demand pay with DailyPay 

Dog/Cat adoption assistance 

Medical, Dental and Vision insurance (full-time status) 

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA) plans (full-time status) 

Supplemental coverage options 

401(k) retirement plan 

Paid Time Off (PTO) 

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

Fitness reimbursement 

 

WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Company Policy, Federal and State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Origin

 

 

New Day Veterinary Care

Address

Charlotte, NC
28245 USA

Industry

Animal

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