Purpose of Position: Lead, organize and facilitate surgery for the League’s high quality, high volume spay/neuter program within two mobile units and a stationary clinic.
This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees are required to follow any other job related duties assigned by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at?will” relationship.
As lead technician, plan daily surgery flow to ensure maximum efficiency while maintaining high standards in patient care.
Calculate and administer anesthesia and monitor animals under anesthesia.
Prepare all necessary instruments and equipment for surgery.
Assist veterinarians in surgical procedures.
Perform health assessments of animals.
Supervise and support volunteers and veterinary assistants.
Communicate with patrons clearly and professionally regarding surgery and post-operative care.
Maintain clinic and program records.
Contribute to and lead initiatives to improve processes and procedures.
Collect and prepare deposits and reports for accounting department.
Monitor and maintain clinic equipment and supplies.
Promote League programs and services to clinic patrons.
Operate League vehicles and coordinate maintenance and service.
Clean and maintain work areas and vehicles.
Perform occasional euthanasia and related tasks.
At least 1 year of technical experience in surgery.
Working knowledge of current veterinary practices
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs
Ability to work in a fast-paced, team environment
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
High attention to detail
Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record
Associate’s degree in veterinary technology with certification
The Dumb Friends League is here for you, our community. We're a comprehensive animal welfare organization, serving the metro Denver area, offering services that benefit homeless pets and equines, pet owners, animal lovers and animal advocates. We work collaboratively with you, other animal welfare organizations, law enforcement and businesses to serve the community that has supported us so devotedly over the years.