- $18 to $20 Hourly
- Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
Union City Veterinary Medical Center & Emergency Clinic, a 24-hour emergency small animal hospital, is seeking a full-time veterinary technician. Hours are 9am to 8pm 4 days per week, every other weekend.
Experience required: A minimum of two (2) years as a veterinary technician working for a reputable and established animal hospital.
The selected candidate will support and assist our veterinarian(s) with all services provided by the hospital including surgery, medicine, and dentistry. Applicants should be experienced in phlebotomy, catheter placement, obtaining radiographs, using in-house laboratory equipment, monitoring and inducing anesthesia, assisting surgery, holding and securing animals, and in all aspects of nursing care.
The candidate will also support non-technical tasks including interacting with clients and patients, clinic cleanliness. He or she will have the flexibility to handle multiple roles including receptionist when needed. He or she will be required to handle phone calls, scheduling, and product sales. Ideal qualities include a friendly and sympathetic manner and the ability to accurately gather data from clients and communicate recommendations and other information.
We are looking for a candidate who has experience but is also willing to learn, grow, and take on new responsibilities as we grow as a company.
Education required: Completion of a high school degree or further education. Certificate of completion from a NAVTA approved Veterinary Assistant program, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. An Associate’s degree/diploma or 4-year university bachelor’s degree is a plus but not required.
Personality Traits: Well developed communication skills, positive outlook, and ability to work easily with others, interested in learning new skills, able to handle emergency situations, hard-working, dedication to the profession, and a genuine love and care for animals and their wellbeing.
Physical Demands: Ability to lift/carry an object weighing up to 50 pounds. Able to work energetically for the entire assigned shift, sometimes exceeding 10 hours per day.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Benefits include: Health insurance, dental insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and 401K plan (including company matching.)
References: Two professional and one personal reference required (non-family).
Contact: Send CV/Resume’ and References.
Potential Responsibilities: Flexibility of time and tasks is a key success factor for this position.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we maintain a positive, healthy work culture.
ALL applicants are subjected to background checks and drug testing.
UNION CITY VETERINARY MEDICAL CENTER
6702 SHANNON PKWYUnion City, GA
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