NORTHWEST ANIMAL HOSPITAL Veterinary TECHNICIANS Experience, externship or education in the veterinary field is a must. We are seeking candidates who wish to join our team and are dedicated to the field of veterinary medicine. This is a high volume, fast paced AAHA hospital. Candidates must be able to work efficiently, take direction, learn and grow daily. Must communicate well with both clients and team members. This position requires animal care, surgery prep, client interaction and education, anesthesia monitoring, daily cleaning and janitorial work and numerous other duties throughout the hospital.
VETERINARY TECHNICIAN APPLICANTS should have capability and experience with the following:
Venipuncture Catheter placement and phlebotomy Radiology Anesthesia monitoring Physical examinations and patient assessment Surgical preparation and assisting Dentistry Laboratory work Pharmacy Patient recovery Compassionate care for hospitalized patients. Restraint, Nail trimming, Animal Husbandry, Housekeeping, cleaning, daily maintenance of equipment and work space. Must be comfortable performing duties with both cats and dogs.
QUALIFICATIONS: Flexibility in hours including but not limited to evenings, weekends and holidays This position requires availability weekends and varies hours throughout the week Customer service skills Working knowledge of computers Excellent communications skills Capable of being cross-trained as receptionist and kennel assistant Team player willing to learn new techniques and treatments This is a general description of the duties and work required. It is not designed to be a complete and comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.