Veterinary Technician - Emergency


Appleton, WI 54913

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Veterinary Technician - Emergency



Hospital Support

**Opening Statement**

**Animal Referral Center, a BluePearl Veterinary hospital, in Appleton, WI is looking to add a Certified Veterinary Technician to our growing Emergency team.**

This is a full time position working 3rd shift, 11pm-8am, with an every other weekend rotation. We provide competitive differentials for night and weekend shifts.

**If you have been looking for a way to advance your career, then make sure to check us out!**

This position would include performing treatments on post-op and hospitalized patients. Since we are open 24/7 the job also consists of triage, taking full medical histories, completing outpatient treatments, and going over discharge instructions with owners. On the job training, flexible schedules and room for growth and just some of the many perks!


**Our BluePearl Emergency Veterinary Technicians:**

+ Induce, monitor and recover anesthesia in patients and use anesthesia/monitoring equipment.

+ Perform digital radiography using proper technique including proper positioning of patients.

+ Have a complete understanding of normal ranges of patient vitals signs, including but not limited to heart and respiratory rate, temperature, blood pressure and oxygen saturation.

+ Obtain and interpret blood pressure and other vitals signs and alert Veterinarian to changes and issues.

+ Identify patients at risk for arrest and initiate CPR.

+ Properly calculate medical math (including constant rate infusions) and administer medications via appropriate routes and duration.

+ Are proficient at performing phlebotomy and placing intravenous catheters in all peripheral vessels.

+ Place and maintain feeding tubes and central line catheters.

+ Have a passion for mentoring and training other co-workers.

+ Have patience and empathy to address client concerns.

**Your success is our success!**

At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training **.**

**Additional Benefits:**

+ Competitive compensation

+ Flexible hours

+ Scrub allowance

+ Additional training

+ Unlimited growth potential

_BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace._

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