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Veterinary Tech

PETS N VETS INC Chino Hills, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time

  • Examines pets and other animals for signs of illness or injury, provides routine care, and administers medication, under the supervision of the veterinarian.

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General Accountabilities

  • Holds or restrains animals during veterinary procedures.
  • Cleans and maintains kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
  • Fills medication prescriptions.
  • Assists veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.
  • Monitors animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarians of any unusual changes or symptoms.
  • Cleans, maintains, and sterilizes instruments or equipment.
  • Examines animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.
  • Educates or advises clients on animal health care, nutrition, or behavior problems.
  • Administers medication, immunizations, or blood plasma to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Collects laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces for testing.
  • Provides emergency first aid to sick or injured animals.
  • Performs routine laboratory tests or diagnostic tests, such as taking or developing x-rays.
  • Exercises animals or provides them with companionship.
  • Performs office reception duties, such as scheduling appointments or helping customers.
  • Performs hygiene-related duties, such as clipping animals' claws or cleaning and polishing teeth.
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

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<ul><li>Holds or restrains animals during veterinary procedures.</li><li>Cleans and maintains kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.</li><li>Fills medication prescriptions.</li><li>Assists veterinarians in examining animals to determine the nature of illnesses or injuries.</li><li>Monitors animals recovering from surgery and notify veterinarians of any unusual changes or symptoms.</li><li>Cleans, maintains, and sterilizes instruments or equipment.</li><li>Examines animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.</li><li>Educates or advises clients on animal health care, nutrition, or behavior problems.</li><li>Administers medication, immunizations, or blood plasma to animals as prescribed by veterinarians.</li><li>Collects laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces for testing.</li><li>Provides emergency first aid to sick or injured animals.</li><li>Performs routine laboratory tests or diagnostic tests, such as taking or developing x-rays.</li><li>Exercises animals or provides them with companionship.</li><li>Performs office reception duties, such as scheduling appointments or helping customers.</li><li>Performs hygiene-related duties, such as clipping animals' claws or cleaning and polishing teeth.</li><li>*The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.</li></ul> Rich Text AreaToolbar

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Job Qualifications

  • Education: Associate's degree
  • Experience: 1-2 years of experience as a veterinary technician

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Skills

  • Critical thinking
  • Service orientation
  • Social perceptiveness
  • Complex problem solving
  • Judgment and decision making
  • Monitoring

Are there any special skills or knowledge required for the job?

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PETS N VETS INC

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Chino Hills, CA
91709 USA

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