Veterinary Technician - Part Time
**Northfield BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital is hiring!**
BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in Northfield, IL is seeking a driven and detail-focused Veterinary Technician for our growing Emergency department.
This is a weekend part-time opportunity working 2nd or 3rd shift. We offer competitive night and weekend Shift Differentials!
This position would consist of triaging patients, taking full medical histories, completing outpatient treatments, and going over discharge instructions with owners. On the job training, shift differentials and room for growth and just some of the many perks!
**As an Emergency Veterinary Technician:**
+ You triage emergency cases as they arrive to the hospital including obtaining vitals such as temperature, heart rate, respiratory rate and blood pressure.
+ You assist the doctor with creating patient treatment plans and thoroughly explaining to owners.
+ You perform diagnostics such as radiographs and labwork.
+ You place intravenous catheters in all peripheral veins.
+ You perform phlebotomy.
+ You properly set up patients in the ICU or Inpatient ward.
+ You thoroughly go over discharge orders with clients.
+ You compassionately, calmly, and gently approach and handle patients.
+ You remain current on R.E.C.O.V.E.R CPR guidelines and demonstrate proficiency in designated role as assigned by attending clinician and/or supervisor.
+ You set up oxygen cages.
+ You provide supplemental heating or cooling per doctor orders.
+ You appropriately restrain aggressive canine and/or feline patients.
**BluePearl is the next step in your career.**
+ Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food. You can also bring your dog to work with you.
+ We encourage you to grow with us. Our technicians are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in his/her career.
+ In order to transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, our own BluePearl University for training, and our clinicians have access to over 2,000 medical journals.
+ We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets.
+ We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:
+ Health, dental, vision, and life insurance options.
+ Flexible work schedules.
+ Time to reset, rewind, and reflect through our paid time off and floating holiday plans.
+ A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment.
_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 you 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 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._