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Veterinary Assistant/Vet Technician

Company: Pet Paradise Resort and Day Spa
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionAt NewDay Veterinary Care, we believe in delivering high quality medicine along with an exceptional client experience in a compassionate environment. With our innovative, comprehensive pet care experience in a full-service clinic setting, patients can experience quality veterinary care in a less stressful environment. A place where routine exams, diagnostics, vaccinations and wellness programs are only a splash away from the pool and their best friends.NewDay Veterinary Care is a rapidly growing company providing a unique opportunity for veterinary assistants/vet technicians at any stage of their career, whether you are a recent graduate, experienced, or just looking for a refreshing new career path. We believe in hiring staff with diverse skill sets, education, cultures and prior experience working together to deliver the highest quality veterinary care and client experience.The Georgetown practice is looking for skilled veterinary assistants or technicians to play an important role in our clinic. Our experienced doctors perform a vast array of procedures, and we are looking for someone interested in this exciting opportunity!VETERINARY ASSISTANT / VETERINARY TECHNICIANEssential Functions of the Veterinary Assistant/Technician Include:

  • Provide quality, compassionate care while maximizing productivity
  • Assist veterinarians with examinations and restrain animals for procedures
  • Perform diagnostic imaging such as x-rays
  • Clean kennels, exam rooms, and sterilize equipment
  • Maintain medical charts, administer medications and treatments
  • Will confidently explain basic diagnosis (ear infection, skin infection, intestinal parasites, etc.) to clients
  • Additional functions for qualified technicians: Perform dental prophylaxis, place IVCs, venipuncture, and assist with surgeriesQualifications:
    • Lab and medical records knowledge: Ability to read a fecal float, fecal direct, and ear/skin cytology; understands SOAP
    • Comfortable with in-house hematology and chemistry equipment/reference lab
    • Ability to work independently
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of basic canine/feline vaccines and basic vital signsAdditional Qualifications / Licensed Technicians: At least six months prior experience as a veterinary assistant/technician. Skilled in phlebotomy (cephalic and lateral saphenous, jugular; SQ, IM, and IV injections). Experience with dental prophylaxis. Experience with anesthesia monitoring and recovery.Perks & Benefits:
      • Complimentary Pet Day Camp
      • Complimentary Boarding (30 non-holidays per year)
      • Discounted Veterinary Care and Wellness Plans for your pet
      • On-demand pay with DailyPay
      • Dog/Cat Adoption Assistance
      • Fitness Reimbursement
      • Paid Time Off (both full-time and part-time status)
      • 401(k) Savings Plan
      • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance (full-time status)
        Language/Ability: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.Math/Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Reasoning/Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions. Ability to problem solve.Certificates/and/Licenses: Veterinary Technician Licensure preferredWork/Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock and vibration.The employee may be exposed to animals that are agitated and/or injured. Associates may be exposed to animals that may scratch and/or bite.The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.Physical/Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.Pet Paradise is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Pet Paradise Resort and Day Spa, Georgetown , Veterinary Assistant/Vet Technician, Professions , Georgetown, Texas

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