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Veterinary Technician

Company: PetVet Care Centers
Location: Hialeah
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Memphis Veterinary Specialists and Emergency is searching for knowledgeable and dedicated Veterinary Technicians with a passion for high quality care to join our team!Candidates must thrive in a fast-paced dynamic setting, and demonstrate a passion for providing high quality care. Strong attention to detail, independent critical thinking, and excellent communication are necessary skills in the position. Ability to work well both within a team setting, and independently are also vital components of success in the position.Candidates must also demonstrate tact, diplomacy and compassion when providing high level client service to all clients, and remain professional in their appearance and interactions at all times.Experience as a Technician/Assistant is required. Wage is dependent on certification, education, and experience.About our Hospital:From the moment you walk through our front doors, you will begin to recognize the difference in our exceptional level of care and compassion. Our facility was designed to reflect our mission of providing for each of our patients' unique needs, and our team of highly skilled professionals utilize state-of-the-art equipment to deliver superior comprehensive care.We offer 24/7 Emergency service, which operates in coordination with our specialists. Our Emergency department is staffed 24/7 to ensure that we are always available to care for our patients and clients and to provide support to our local primary care practices when they need it.Memphis Veterinary Specialists and Emergency is a great place to explore the variety that veterinary careers can offer, and we are always happy to add new smiling faces to our team. If you share our passion for helping animals down the road to wellness, and you would like to advance your career in the veterinary field, we would love to hear from you!Position Overview: The Veterinary Technician supports hospital operations by providing dedicated quality veterinary care and exceptional service to our patients and clients. You will assist in providing patient care, conducting examinations, assisting during surgery, provide nursing care, and maintaining patient medical records. Tasks include:

  • Determine animal requirements by conducting examinations and interviews, reviewing care plans and records, completing laboratory tests and studies, and diagnostic imaging.
  • Care for patients by taking vital signs, collecting samples, administering medications, drugs, and vaccines, and bandaging and wrapping wounds.
  • Support patient examinations and operations by assembling required supplies and instruments, securing and bringing patients to examination rooms, and restraining patients.
  • Fill prescriptions and administer medications, including proper documentation, logging and security of controlled drugs.
  • Maintain a safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by following documented standards and procedures in compliance with applicable legal regulations.
  • Maintain medical records by documenting patients' conditions, reactions, and changes; updates database in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ability to demonstrate and follow correct procedures in catheter placement, phlebotomy, emergency medicine, and digital radiology.Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:
  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education, and/or experience.
  • Two or more years of experience with veterinary appointments performing above duties.
  • Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred.Able to perform moderately physically demanding work, that requires a lot of lifting (up to 50 pounds), cleaning, and constant motion.
  • Ability to work with or around sick animals, potentially hazardous materials, cleaning chemicals, gas anesthetics, zoonotic diseases, and unpleasant odors.
  • Must be flexible with scheduling and able to work some weekends and holidays.Please apply online through

Keywords: PetVet Care Centers, Hialeah , Veterinary Technician, Professions , Hialeah, Florida

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