Seeking an experienced F/T technician for a growing 4 doctor AAHA small animal practice in Frederick, MD that also treats exotics and wildlife. Applicant must possess excellent technical and client communication skills as well as be a team player who is energetic and compassionate. Benefits include health insurance, 401K, paid vacation and sick leave and uniform allowance. Salary commensurate with experience. Please visit us at www.OpossumPikeVet.com. Resumes may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Requirements : College degree or diploma from an accredited U.S. Veterinary Technician College (if registered) Restraint of animals of differing species, sizes, and temperaments. Blood draws and catheter placement Basic blood f
High school diploma or equivalent
Knowledge of :files Veterinary nursing care Anesthetic protocols and monitoring Exotics experience a plus Dental prophylaxis
The ability to : Work in a physically demanding environment Lift 35 lbs without assistance Repeatedly climb stairs Stand or kneel for long periods of time Work a flexible full time schedule Communicate effectively with coworkers, doctors and clients Be a team player
Duties: Prepping patients for surgery Assist doctor in surgeries & treatments - Monitoring animals during & post surgery Maintenance of hospital equipment in accordance with established procedures. Processing xrays Performing laboratory testing including but not limited to fecal floats and smears, blood tests on Idexx lab equipment, urine dipsticks and skin scrapings Clipping nails, expressing anal glands and suture removals Administering medications including fluids Technician appointments Pharmacy duties including the dispensing of medication Perform dental prophys under doctor supervision Screen and assist with doctor appointments as needed Perform laser therapy treatments Efficiently perform tasks assigned by the doctor
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
About Opossum Pike Veterinary Clinic
The mission of the Opossum Pike Veterinary Clinic is to provide outstanding veterinary medicine while using state-of-the-art technology, and to provide each client and patient with compassionate and caring personalized service.
We have an excellent, easy-going support staff. Our client base is loyal, long-term and growing. Compliance with medical and surgical recommendations is high.
We believe we have what you are looking for. So whether you are starting your career or looking for a change, we hope to hear from you.