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Veterinary Technician or Assistant
Trinity Veterinary Hospital PLLC Stillwater, OK

Veterinary Technician or Assistant

Trinity Veterinary Hospital PLLC
Stillwater, OK
  • $12 to $17 Hourly
  • Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

DID YOU KNOW that we put FAITH, ENCOURAGEMENT, and CARE as a foundation for everything we do. Are you, or someone you know, looking for a rewarding career in a family-oriented, faith-based business where staff members are encouraged and supported in their personal and professional lives. We are currently seeking a full-time Veterinary Technician to join our team! The Veterinary Technician assists in multiple procedures providing care for animals including physical examinations, dental procedures, surgeries, immunizations, euthanasia as well as client education, marketing and inventory maintenance. This position requires a working knowledge of pharmaceutical drugs, common diseases; their symptoms, means of transmission, treatment and prevention, and other basic preventative health care recommendations.

Responsibilities:

  • Support veterinarians to ensure quality veterinary care, advocate for pets, and educate clients
  • Communicate with and educate owners.
  • Work well with all team members and ensure that your actions support the hospital, the doctors, and the practice philosophy. Obtain and record patient histories. Collect specimens and perform routine laboratory procedures and tests in hematology, biochemistry, chemistry, microbiology, urinalysis, and serology to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems.
  • Dispense and administer medications, vaccines, serums and treatments as prescribed by veterinarians.
  • Administer fluids and blood products as prescribed by the veterinarian.
  • Administer and monitor anesthesia under the direction of a veterinarian.
  • Provide specialized nursing care for injured or ill animals.
  • Prepare patients, instruments and equipment for surgery. Assure that monitoring and support equipment such as anesthetic machines, cardiac monitors, scopes and breathing apparatus are in good working condition.
  • Assist in diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures using a range of high-tech diagnostic equipment including electrocardiographic, radiographic and ultrasonography equipment.
  • Take and process radiographs.
  • Maintain knowledge of preventative healthcare recommendations in order to answer client questions, provide education on vaccines, flea and heartworm products, and assist in marketing veterinary services from which their pet would benefit, such as a dental cleaning, senior wellness, spay and neuter and boarding.
  • Educate clients on products and medications sold including dietary products and answer questions regarding product purchase/use.
  • Maintain inventory of pharmaceuticals, equipment and supplies.
  • Clean, maintain and sterilize instruments, equipment, and materials.
  • Knowledgeable regarding related federal and state animal health laws and regulations including OSHA and DEA. Ensure that the hospital and its employees are in compliance with regulations. Inform the veterinary hospital administrator of any regulatory issues.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Perform general physical activities that require bending, standing, stooping, moving from room to room, sit, talk, and listen; may be required to walk or stand for long periods of time; will use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; will reach with hands and arms.
  • Frequently lift, carry and handle dogs weighing up to 50 lbs.

 

Qualifications:

  • Outstanding client service and exceptional patient care
  • Ability to build rapport with clients
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Positive and professional demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Dedicated to outstanding client service and excellent patient care
  • Ability to adapt to the individual needs of each patient
  • Eagerness to continue enhancing one’s skill set
  • Ability to remain composed in stressful and emotional situations
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Problem solving skills - Demonstrates a strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems

 

For more information on us please visit our website at trinityveterinaryhospital.com

Please submit a resume and come in to our facility to fill out our application

Company Description
OUR MISSION STATEMENT

At Trinity Veterinary Hospital we acknowledge the strength of the human-animal bond and make it our mission to provide the highest standard of care for your pet's health and well-being. We strive for excellence through our commitment to education and by offering the latest that veterinary medicine has to offer.



We are dedicated to our team by providing a work environment where each person is valued and has an opportunity for personal and professional growth. Everyone at Trinity Veterinary Hospital is sensitive to the individual needs of the pet and their owner and through our integrity and high standards, we strive to develop long-term relationships based on an trinity between the pet, family, and veterinarian.

Address

Trinity Veterinary Hospital PLLC

3100 N Perkins Rd

Stillwater, OK
USA

Industry

Animal

Posted date

Over a month ago

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Trinity Veterinary Hospital PLLC job posting for a Veterinary Technician or Assistant in Stillwater, OK with a salary of $12 to $17 Hourly and benefits including 401k with a map of Stillwater location.