Vista Veterinary Specialists is looking for an experienced Veterinary Technician or Vet Assistant to join our team our ICU team on a full-time basis.
Our 24-hour emergency and specialty hospital provides care in internal medicine, oncology, surgery, neurology, dermatology, radiology, and cardiology. Our modern facility offers a full in-house laboratory, digital radiography, ultrasonography, on-site CT, MRI, and endoscopy.
About the Job: As a Vet Tech in the Emergency/Critical Care department you will be responsible for:
SHIFT: Thursday - Saturday 5am to 6pm (3- 12hrs)
*$500 Hiring Bous*
+ Triaging incoming patients and managing clients throughout their visit
+ Partnering with DVM's in patient assessment, diagnostics, treatments, and procedures
+ Obtaining and processing laboratory samples such as blood, urine, free fluid, and fine needle aspirates.
+ Utilizing different modalities of imaging for patient assessment
+ Executing, monitoring, and recovering all assigned sedation and anesthetic events
+ Surgical assisting for minor (non-specialty) procedures
+ Comprehensive understanding and experience with anesthetic monitoring is preferred.
+ Proficiency in processing basic laboratory specimens and working knowledge of radiographic techniques is required
+ Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and commitment to develop long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community is required.
+ Positive outlook and ability to work well in a collaborative environment.
+ Passion for providing the highest quality in patient care.
+ Excellent communication and organizational skills are required, and the ability to deliver exceptional client service is expected.
+ Minimum of 1 year of experience working as a Veterinary Technician/Assistant in an animal hospital setting required. Recent graduates with an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Technology will be considered
+ RVT preferred, experienced assistant considered
Benefits of Working at Vista Vet Specialist:
+ Compensation is based on experience and skill level.
+ Overnight differentials
+ Full-time benefits include health with an optional 100% employer paid plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program,
+ 3 weeks paid time off
+ We provide uniforms
+ A generous CE allowance.
+ 3 (12-hour shifts)
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