Airport Animal Hospital in Duluth, MN is accepting applications for employment as a Veterinary Technician.
Airport Animal Hospital is a very busy canine, feline, and exotics companion animal practice serving the Duluth & Hermantown area of northeastern Minnesota for over 40 years. Our current team includes 5 DVMs, 3 receptionists, and 9 veterinary technicians. Our support staff works in a very collaborative and supportive way helping us succeed as a team for the good of our patients, our clients, and each other. In July of 2018 we finished a complete remodel and expansion of our veterinary hospital and are enjoying the many wonderful benefits that our new, larger facility offers us. We have a very modern and well equipped hospital including digital radiology, digital dental radiology, ultrasound, and photobiomodulation laser therapy. We enjoy regularly working with board certified specialists in dermatology and surgery who help make the highest level of care and expertise readily available to our clients and patients. Our regular hours of operation are 7:30 a.m-5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. You will share in rare evening and weekend hospitalized patient care responsibilities with the DVM managing the case on an as-needed basis.
Responsibilities include working as a lab technician collecting patient samples and performing diagnostic testing, as a surgery technician managing & monitoring anesthesia, as a DVM assistant restraining patients for physical exams & treatments and providing client education, and providing compassionate and attentive nursing care to admitted patients. Key attributes needed for success include high personal integrity, dedicated work ethic and reliability, good communication, the ability to work well with coworkers to maximize the effectiveness of our team, and a strong desire to provide the best care to our patients.
Graduation from an accredited veterinary technology program or significant training and experience working as a veterinary technician is required. Applicants with no veterinary technology training or work experience will not be considered.
Applicants must be able to safely and effectively lift and carry up to forty pounds of weight without assistance.
Additional Salary Information: A hiring bonus is currently being offered!
About Airport Animal Hospital
Airport Animal Hospital is a busy, growing three DVM canine, feline, and exotics companion animal practice serving the Duluth & Hermantown region of northeastern Minnesota for almost 40 years.
We pride ourselves on providing high quality, dedicated, and informative service to our loyal clientele and their pets. We enjoy working closely with several on-site specialist services in dermatology, surgery, and radiology/ultrasound who visit our hospital on an as-needed basis. We just completed an addition and comprehensive remodeling project to our facility in July and are very excited to share our new facility with you.
Our current staff includes 3 DVMs, a practice manager, 2 receptionists, and 9 veterinary technicians. Our hours of operation are 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Evening and weekend hospitalized patient care demands tend to be quite limited but are occasionally required as determined by your patient needs. The Duluth community is served very well by our local Affiliated Emergency Veterinary Service/BluePearl for weeknight and weekend urgent & emergency patient care.