We are seeking an organized, compassionate, and service-oriented Veterinary Technician to join our team. You will support our veterinarians and during examinations and medical treatments and provide direct care to our animal patients. Candidates must be comfortable working with dogs and cats. They must know how to restrain them properly for evaluation and procedures. You also need to be familiar with proper cleaning and sanitizing techniques to ensure our facility is safe for our clients.
Veterinary Technician Duties and Responsibilities
Greet clients and obtain contact information and pet medical histories
Bring animals back to the exam room and perform an initial evaluation of their health
Provide assistance to the veterinarian during examinations, surgeries, and other procedures
Handle basic care duties, such as cleaning and dressing wounds, administering medication, collecting samples, and checking vitals
Assist with diagnostic imaging and lab work, including blood tests and analysis of urine samples
Provide food and water to animals retained more than a day and observe any unusual health issues
Sterilize tools and restock examination and operating rooms
Inform and educate families about at-home care for their pets
Update patient files and handle other administrative duties as necessary
Veterinary Technician Requirements and Qualifications
Associate or bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology, animal science, or a related field from an accredited program
1+ years of veterinary experience
Working knowledge of standard industry tools and equipment
Solid understanding of animal behavior and healthcare
Passion for working with animals and their owners
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Able to restrain larger pets when necessary
Additional Salary Information: Full time employment: health benefits, Sick leave and paid vacation after one year.
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About South Fulton Pet Care
Located in Fairburn the veterinarian at South Fulton Pet Care is committed to your pet's health. Fairburn based South Fulton Pet Care excels in the science of Veterinary medicine and was founded in 2008. Since then Dr. Regina Hyde-Nance and our staff have excelled in compassionate veterinary care in the Fairburn area.South Fulton Pet Care is a full-service animal hospital whose mission is to provide the highest standard of veterinary care for pets. We provide friendly, informative, and supportive services for you and your pet, while maintaining a superior working environment for our employees.South Fulton Pet Care offers the emergency veterinary services as well as medical, surgical, dental veterinary care and grooming services. With an in-house pharmacy, laboratory services and access to specialists, our facility offers a one stop for your pet's health and medical care.