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Licensed Veterinary Technician - Emergency

Company: BluePearl Veterinary Partners
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Job Description:

BluePearl Veterinary Partners is hiring experienced Licensed Technicians in our Richmond location. Some shifts may be eligible for shift differential pay in our growing Emergency and Critical Care department. Do you want to work in a fast paced, learning environment? If you're one of those technicians or assistants that loves emergency cases and providing care and comfort to the critically ill or injured patient, then we're the place for you Minimum experience required for this position opening: Performs physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort. Understands normal vital parameters and alerts doctor when abnormal. Performs phlebotomy. Ability to place peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein. Able to read and follow orders written on treatment sheet accurately and in a timely manner. Alerts veterinarian if a patient's status has changed and/or physical exam or monitoring parameters are outside of normal ranges. Calculates basic medical math. Understands classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response. Administers medications via appropriate routes and duration. Prepares medications and patient for discharge, and communicates discharge instructions to client. Maintains solid grasp of common veterinary medical terms and abbreviations and is able to converse with other veterinary professionals in medical terms. Able to address client concerns and answer them appropriately during visits, updates, or after hospitalization, for their skill set. Quickly and competently facilitates incoming calls. Implement appropriate animal husbandry skills to decrease disease spread, injury and stress to patients. Provides nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values. Possesses a working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment and assist with patients assigned ASA I or II classifications. Remains current on R.E.C.O.V.E.R CPR guidelines and demonstrates proficiency in designated role as assigned by attending clinician and/or supervisor. Who are we? BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, cutting edge healthcare. We are seeking hospital support with the same philosophy who are looking to grow their career in an exciting environment with a family atmosphere Your success is our success At BluePearl, the continued education of our associates is paramount. Not only do our associates get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, we also offer an annual CE allowance. BluePearl veterinary assistants also have access to a 90% paid scholarship with Penn Foster, which upon successful completion, will allow them to take the VTNE. We go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship, cross-training and career advancement. BluePearl is committed to supporting and advancing the veterinary technician profession by providing an additional advanced CE expense reimbursement for eligible associates, as well as special incentives for our associates that successfully obtain a VTS. Additional Benefits: BluePearl offers health benefits options, a 401(k) retirement plan, dental insurance, short and long term disability insurance, uniform allowance, PTO, and pet insurance. There are always additional training offerings and unlimited growth potential in the hospital and the BluePearl network. Why our Richmond location? Dogwood Veterinary Emergency& Specialty Center in Richmond, VA, a BluePearl hospital, offers 24/7 emergency medicine and specialties including cardiology, dermatology, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, surgery (including a team of four board-certified surgeons) and holistic medicine. Our 20,000-square-foot hospital offers an on-site MRI, satellite clinic CT (1.5 miles away), chemotherapy and radiation, full complement of orthopedic surgical equipment, laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, and arthroscopy. This hospital has an internal medicine service with state-of-the-art endoscopy, ultrasound and complete ancillary radiographic diagnostic capabilities. 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.

Keywords: BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Richmond , Licensed Veterinary Technician - Emergency, Healthcare , Richmond, Virginia

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