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Veterinary Technician

United Veterinary Care Stamford, CT
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Stamford Veterinary Care and My Pet Lodge
Veterinary Technician

(an awesome companion-animal general practice!)

Location

Stamford, CT 06907

Company Overview

Stamford Veterinary Center is a two-doctor practice located in a new, modern building with state-of-the art equipment and offers high quality, affordable, and convenient veterinary care to pets in the Stamford area. We boast an enjoyable environment with a family-like team of ardent professionals that takes a no-nonsense and progressive approach to veterinary medicine.

We strive to provide exceptional customer service and patient care by working as a team; we work hard and we also have fun!

Job Summary

If you are a veterinary technician and you work well with others, have superb client service skills, and provide exceptional patient care, we look forward to meeting you!

    Responsibilities and Duties

    We deploy and integrate our technicians’ skills to their full potential. This is a challenging position that will require you to multitask in different areas throughout the hospital with duties like:

    • Providing quality patient care
    • Entering medical notes
    • Triage calls & appointments
    • Maintain cleanliness of treatment and surgical areas
    • Kennel and hospital maintenance
    • Drawing blood or collecting other lab samples
    • General nursing duties
    • Animal handling and restraining
    • In-house and outside laboratory testing
    • X-ray Hospital Standards and Protocols
    • Dentistry
    • Obtain history and vital signs for patient exams
    • Assist doctors during patient exams
    • Help maintain the flow of patients throughout hospital
    • Pharmacy and inventory
    • Anesthesia & surgical monitoring
    • Providing exceptional client care and education
    • Mentoring less experienced staff
    • Cross-training in all areas of the hospital

    Technical Requirements

    • I.V. catheter placement
    • Phlebotomy
    • In-house laboratory
    • Surgical prep
    • Anesthesia/surgical monitoring
    • Dental procedures
    • X-Rays

    General Requirements

    • 2+ years experience in a veterinary setting
    • Compassionate and proficient patient care
    • Comfortable handling both cats and dogs
    • Strong communication skills
    • Organizational and leadership skills
    • Ability to multitask
    • Flexibility (ability to work weekends)
    • Experience with veterinary software (e.g. Neo, AVImark, Cornerstone)
    • Strong customer service skills
    • Work well in a team environment
    • Remain calm under pressure

    Preferred / Nice-To-Haves

    • Certification with an accredited program
    • Interest in management

    Benefits and Perks

    • Extraordinary Salary
    • 401(k) with employer match and immediate vesting
    • Insurance
      • Health Insurance
      • Also available: Dental, ST/LTD, Vision
    • PTO with carryover
    • CE Opportunities
    • Licensing Fees
    • Uniform Allowance
    • Personal Pet Discounts

    What Makes Us Special

    We are a part of a growing group of state-of-the-art hospitals with locations in New England, South East, and Mid-Atlantic states and future growth across the U.S. We offer our team members competitive compensation packages and a supportive work environment.

    Our philosophy is simple: hire a superstar medical team that takes a straightforward and progressive approach to veterinary medicine. We provide our team with a full complement of technology-driven diagnostic equipment including digital radiography, dental radiography, on-site laboratory analyzers, and a range of the best medical equipment available.

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    United Veterinary Care

    Address

    Stamford, CT
    06907 USA