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Licensed Veterinary Technician
Spencer Springs Animal Hospital Las Vegas, NV

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Spencer Springs Animal Hospital
Las Vegas, NV
Expired: May 04, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $23 Hourly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time

Spencer Springs Animal Hospital is looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team!

About Our Hospital: Spencer Springs Animal Hospital has recently hired a new Veterinarian and we are looking for a LVT to help assist the Veterinarian with patient care. Spencer Springs Animal Hospital is AAHA accredited! We are a partner of Companion Pet Partners which is a network of best-in-class veterinary practices that collaborate to solve industry-wide problems and deliver exceptional care. Our skilled veterinary staff offers complete dental care, advanced surgery, general medicine, laser therapy, and urgent care. 

Our Values and Mission: We at Spencer Springs are a very close knit team who are passionate and deeply committed about the animal health industry. We go above and beyond to make sure our patients and clients are receiving the best care through our work ethic. We are seeking a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician who will take initiative, share 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 Spencer Springs 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, administering vaccines, completing bandages and wrapping 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, and anesthetic monitors and machines
  • Anesthetize animals and monitor anesthesia under the direction and supervision of the Veterinarian
  • Monitor pre & post operational surgical patients
  • 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: 

  • 2 years of experience performing above duties
  • LVT, RVT, or CVT certification (or equivalent) required
  • Must have anesthesia monitoring experience 
  • 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, shift will be Monday-Thursday

  • We are open: M-F from 7:30am-6pm
  • Saturday's from 8am-4pm
  • Closed Sunday's

Benefits We Offer: 

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience (starting at $23.00 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! 

Spencer Springs 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-0000075

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Address

Spencer Springs Animal Hospital

1855 E. Warm Springs Rd.

Las Vegas, NV
89119 USA

Industry

Animal

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