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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Company: Ark Animal Hospital
Location: Philomath
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Ark Animal Hospital has an opportunity for a Full-Time Lead Certified Veterinary Technician to join our team!Location: 1100 Applegate Street Philomath, Oregon 97370Shift Details: Usually work 4 - 10 hour days, rotating Saturdays.Compensation: $22-28 / hour based on experienceOur ideal candidate will be able to come onto our team and hit the ground running! We are looking for a veterinary technician who has a strong basic skillset (blood draws, IV cathether placements, restraint, anesthesia monitoring, vaccination and pharmaceutical knowledge, medication administration, etc.), creating technician schedules, and special consideration if you are familiar with ordering/stocking specialized surgical equipment! If you excel at these skills and want your skillset to be used to the fullest, this may be the right place for you!Benefits We Offer:Medical, vision, and dental insurance options for full-time staff401k retirement plan options with company match for all staff over 21 years oldPaid time off and paid major holidays for full-time staffYearly uniform allowanceDiscount on veterinary care and products for your furry family membersLife insurance and other benefit options available for full-time staffJob Summary: The Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) provides leadership and training to the medical support staff in the operation of a small animal facility in accordance with hospital policy and procedures, and provides medical care to patients as allowed in the veterinary practice act. The LVT will be able to communicate effectively with team members and clients and have great attention to detail and organizational abilities.Responsibilities:How you'll make an impact:Maintain and uphold Core Values and Mission Statement of MVP.Provide guidance to the support staff to assure that the shift flows well.Mentor team members for career advancement and personal development towards goals.Provide input to the hospital manager for 360-degree employee performance evaluations.Provide patient care under the supervision and direction of a DVM.Maintain excellent client communication.Record all pertinent medical, client and case related information in the patient record accurately with appropriate grammar, terms, and accurate information.Review medical records, estimates or discharge instructions with clients.Answer client's inquiries about basic animal care questions and routine procedures; handle client's medical questions with confidence and direct to veterinarians when appropriate.Qualifications:Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:State Department of Regulation Licensing required.1+ Years of Veterinary industry experience required.Must be proficient in a variety of skills ranging from but not limited to laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, surgery, dental and nursing skills.Ability to demonstrate patience and composure in stressful situations, and ability to handle a fast-paced environment.Ability to stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis.Ability to give SQ, IM and IV injections.Knowledge of usage, dosage, and common side-effects for commonly used prescription drugs and ability to readily explain them to the clients.Knowledge of the common anesthesia and recovery states and ability to alert veterinarians when symptoms change or when concerns arise with hospitalized patients.Ability to properly extubate, monitor temperature and recover a patient from anesthesia.The employee must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics, and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently. The employee must be confident around pets.We put people first and never compromise on our values.Apply today for immediate consideration!Mission Veterinary Partners (MVP) is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Ark Animal Hospital, Corvallis , Licensed Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Philomath, Oregon

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