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Certified/Experienced Veterinary Technician

Location:
Bridgeport, CT
Description:

Hardworking, friendly, motivated, team member wanted! A well-established and high quality general practice is looking for an experienced veterinary technician to join our team. We are a multi-doctor, full service hospital that prides itself on providing exceptional veterinary care. Our hospital boasts an enjoyable environment with great leadership and excellent support staff. This is a full time position and rotating weekend shifts will be required. Sundays are required Responsibilities and Tasks: Veterinary technicians assist veterinarians in the care of animals. They may perform an initial evaluation of the animal's condition, clean and wrap wounds, check vital statistics, collect samples, review vaccination records, prepare vaccines according to our vaccine protocol, and administer medication. They also perform basic lab work, including urinalysis and blood tests, and may assist with procedures such as teeth cleaning. Monitor patients under anesthesia and induce anesthesia and intubate patients if needed. Initiate emergency procedures, maintain pharmacy records, and controlled drug, anesthesia, fecal, and heartworm test logs. Veterinary technicians may also be required to help during patient examinations and surgical procedures by restraining animals when necessary, stocking examination and surgery rooms with supplies, sterilizing tools and ensuring that equipment is in working order. Veterinary technicians also communicate with pet owners and update patient files. Veterinary technicians often work Saturdays/Sundays and may periodically be asked to work 10-11 hours a day. Veterinary technicians must have outstanding communication abilities, so that they may interact with pet owners and coworkers. They must have an understanding of animal behavior and strong clinical skills in order to properly evaluate an animal's condition and provide treatment. They must be detail-oriented and well-organized so that they may take medical histories, carry out instructions, document patient statistics and update records. It's also essential that they enjoy working with animals and have the expertise to comfort, handle and restrain large and small pets. Required Capabilities and Background: Manages multiple tasks at 1 time. Demonstrates a systematic approach in carrying out assignments. Demonstrates a strong expertise to identify, analyze and solve problems. Translates problems into practical solutions. Reads, writes and speaks fluent English, using appropriate grammar, style and vocabulary. Demonstrates exceptionally good written and oral communication abilities. Consistently ensures the team provides the client with attentive, courteous and informative service. Accurately and consistently follows instructions and can provide clear directions to clients. Shows willingness and aptitude to take appropriate steps in finding solutions to problems; presents options and ideas to enhance current processes or procedures. Takes on additional responsibility when both big and small tasks need to be done. Exhibits honest, discretion, and sound judgment. Willing to work with others, collaborating and compromising where necessary; promptly share relevant details with others and is open to changing situations and opportunities. Able and willing to perform tasks and duties without supervision as appropriate. Maintains a positive /quot;can do/quot; outlook, and maintains composure and friendly demeanor while dealing with stressful situations. Expertise to be confident around pets (i.e., dogs, cats, birds)-Must be at least eighteen years old to perform duties involving radiography (x-ray) and exposure to radioactive substances. Certified or experienced technician (three + years in field). Must be able to lift 50 pounds, work on feet all day, and write legibly. Required Education: High-school diploma or equivalent College course work or college diploma a definite plus Certification in Veterinary Technology highly preferred but will accept experienced un-certified techs as well. 3 Yrs or more veterinary technician background required Proficient with medical records software, background with IDEXX Cornerstone Practice Management System a plus. Position category: Full time
Company:
Oronoque Animal Hospital
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