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Licensed Veterinary Technician
Peavine Animal Hospital Reno, NV

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Peavine Animal Hospital
Reno, NV
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $24 to $26 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Peavine Animal Hospital is looking for a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team!

About Our Hospital: We love helping the pets and the people of Reno, NV. At Peavine Animal Hospital, we value the relationships with our clients and patients. Our team goes above and beyond to provide the best care possible for every pet that walks through our doors. We believe in good medicine and believe that good medicine does not always mean MORE medicine. Our clients can trust that we will never recommend any treatment, diagnostic test, or medication unless it is necessary and in the best interest of the patient. We at Peavine Animal Hospital want to move into providing specialty urgent care for the Reno/Sparks community. We want our team to be able to practice medicine at the top of their licenses.

Our Values and Mission: The team at Peavine strives to treat their clients like family. We want to give every pet the individual care it deserves. We seek to provide quality to every pet by constantly educating and training our team. We focus on the experience both for the pet and the pet parents and strive for the community to genuinely enjoy their time at the hospital. We are seeking a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician who shares our energy, drive and ambition, and who will meaningfully contribute to our growth and success.

Position Overview: As a Licensed Veterinary Technician, you will play an important role in the day-to-day operations with Peavine Animal Hospital. The Licensed Veterinary Technician assists the Veterinarians with patient care and treatment, monitor hospitalized pets, maintain inventory, prepare prescriptions, perform routine in-house lab work, educate clients regarding veterinary care and assist with procedures. We are looking for a friendly, team-oriented person, who can provide leadership and excellence in our hospital!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in determining animal requirements by helping conduct animal examinations, reviewing care plans and records, completing laboratory tests and studies, and diagnostic imaging
  • Care for patients by taking vital signs, collecting samples, and vaccines, and bandaging wounds
  • Prep and assist in diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures
  • Fill prescriptions and administer PO, SQ, IM, IV medications, including proper documentation, logging and security of controlled drugs
  • Operate and maintain hospital equipment, i.e., EKG, fluid pump, syringe pump, scales, anesthetic monitors and machines
  • Anesthetize animals and monitor anesthesia under the direction and supervision of the Veterinarian
  • Display confidence and reassurance when dealing with pets experiencing severe stress, illness, and/or pain
  • Ability to demonstrate and follow procedures in catheter placement and phlebotomy
  • Maintain medical records by documenting patients’ conditions, reactions, and changes; updates database in an accurate and timely manner
  • Maintain a safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by following documented standards and procedures in compliance with applicable legal regulations
  • Proactive role in developing new skills and furthering knowledge base by attending CE
  • Support the team in welcoming new employees and assist in the training process when needed
  • Demonstrate flexibility to float to other departments in times of need

Qualifications and Skills:

  • At least 1 year of experience performing above duties
  • LVT, CVT, or RVT certification required
  • Confident with anesthesia monitoring and pre & post op care
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical drugs and calculations
  • Able to perform moderately physically demanding work, that requires lifting (up to 50 pounds), cleaning, and constant motion
  • Ability to work with or around sick animals, potentially hazardous materials, cleaning chemicals, gas anesthetics, zoonotic diseases, and unpleasant odors

Available Schedule: This is a full-time position

  • Peavine is open: M-F from 7:30am-5:30pm
  • Closed Saturdays & Sundays

Benefits We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience ($24.00 - $26.00 per hour)
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k + company match
  • Paid time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Professional development support
  • Mental health assistance
  • Employee discounts on veterinary services
  • Scrub allowance
  • Positive and supportive work environment!

Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you!

Peavine Animal Hospital is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Job Reference ID: CPP-0000074



Peavine Animal Hospital

Reno, NV



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