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Experienced Veterinary Technician

North Colony Animal Clinic The Colony, TX
  • Expired: July 28, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

Major Duties and Responsibilities- Assist the veterinarian during examination of animals, providing restraint as needed in order towork safely and effectively.- Prepare and administer medications, vaccines, serums, and treatments, as prescribed by theveterinarian.- Perform routine dental cleanings on animals under the direction of the veterinarian.- Administer anesthesia to animals, under the direction of the veterinarian, and monitor animals'responses to anesthetics so that dosages can be adjusted.- Obtain radiographs of animals with knowledge of proper positioning and techniques.- Care for and monitor the condition of animals recovering from surgery.- Perform laboratory tests on blood, urine, and feces, such as urinalyses and blood counts, to assistin the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.- Administer emergency first aid, such as performing emergency resuscitation or other life savingprocedures.- Collect, prepare, and label samples for... laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination.- Clean and sterilize instruments, equipment, and materials.- Provide the veterinarian with the correct equipment and instruments, as needed.- Fill prescriptions, measuring medications and labeling containers.- Prepare animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas and placing IVcatheters.- Maintain clean examination rooms and treatment areas.Skills and Abilities- Effectively communicate in the English language both in writing and orally.- Accurately add, subtract, multiply, and divide, and compute rate, ratio, and percent.- Carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.- Solve problems involving several variables.- Regularly stand for extended periods, and be able to reach and feel with hands and arms.- Frequently walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch, and lift or move up to 50 pounds.- Maintain confidence around pets.- Be familiar with Microsoft Office Programs such as Word and Excel, and become proficient in ashort time period with our veterinary management software.License as a veterinary technician, associates degree in related field, or 1-2 years experience is a plus.Knowledge of Cornerstone Practice Management Software a plus

North Colony Animal Clinic


The Colony
The Colony, TX