The Stratford Hills Veterinary Center, a well-established three doctor small animal general practice, seeks to add a licensed Veterinary Technician to our friendly team. Our hospital boasts a recently renovated facility, and an enjoyable ‘Fear Free’ working environment. We are dedicated to active learning and our Technicians / Assistants play an integral role in providing excellent medical care to our patients and customer service to our clients. We provide preventative care, emergency care, routine surgical procedures, dental radiography and cleanings, laser therapy, and more.
Our ideal candidate is an LVT or an assistant that will be graduating from an accredited program within the next year with strong surgical assisting skills, including surgical monitoring and anesthesia, dental cleanings, dental radiography, IV catheter placement, surgical recovery, can keep accurate medical records, and possesses a good overall knowledge of anesthetic drugs and protocols.
Our candidate should also have the following skills:
· Good patient restraint for examinations and procedures
· Can administer medications and vaccines orally, topically, and subcutaneously
· Has a strong understanding of commonly used medications and preventatives
· Can perform various tests on biological samples including urine and blood
· Can capably perform proper radiographic technique including correct positioning
· Can manage digital medical records accurately
This is a full-time position with a flexible schedule, and rotating weekend shifts. Fear Free certification and knowledge of Avimark software is beneficial but not a requirement. Top priority will be given to LVT candidates.
Our ideal candidate is caring and compassionate, reliable, a good communicator, shows attention to detail, loves to learn, is a team player, and shows true passion for what they do. Please be able to lift at least 40 lbs and have the ability to spend long stretches of time actively on your feet.
Benefits include a great hourly rate, annual CE allowance, health insurance (including vision and dental), 401(k), paid vacation, a generous employee discount, training and more. Salary commensurate with education and experience.
This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing hospital with a fantastic community reputation and a fun-loving, yet professional atmosphere. We look forward to hearing from you!
Please send resume to our hospital manager at firstname.lastname@example.org