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Licensed Veterinary Technician - Emergency

Company: BluePearl Veterinary Partners
Location: Richmond
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Job Description:

BluePearl

Veterinary Partners is hiring experienced Licensed Veterinary Technicians to

work mid shifts in our busy Emergency and Critical Care department.


  • Do you want to work in a fast paced, learning

    environment?
  • Are you a technicians that loves emergency cases

    and providing care and comfort to the critically ill or injured patient?
  • Are you committed and passionate about enriching lives

    through remarkable care for pets?

    If you answered "yes" to these

    questions, then we want to hear from you.

    As an Emergency

    Licensed Veterinary Technician, you will:

    • Perform physical exam; accurately counts heart,

      pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory

      rate and effort.
    • Understand normal vital parameters and alerts

      doctor when abnormal.
    • Perform phlebotomy.
    • Utilize your ability to place peripheral

      intravenous catheter in cephalic vein.
    • Utilize your ability to read and follow orders

      written on treatment sheet accurately and in a timely manner.
    • Alert veterinarian if a patient's status has

      changed and/or physical exam or monitoring parameters are outside of normal

      ranges.
    • Calculate basic medical math.
    • Understand classification of commonly-used

      medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic

      response.
    • Administer medications via appropriate routes

      and duration.
    • Prepare medications and patient for discharge,

      and communicates discharge instructions to client.
    • Maintain solid grasp of common veterinary

      medical terms and abbreviations and is able to converse with other veterinary

      professionals in medical terms.
    • Implement appropriate animal husbandry skills to

      decrease disease spread, injury and stress to patients.
    • Provide nursing care to stable patients

      according to hospital standards of care and core values.
    • Possess a working knowledge of

      anesthesia/monitoring equipment and assist with patients assigned ASA I or II

      classifications.
    • Remain 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.

      Your

      benefits will include:

      • health benefits options
      • a 401(k) retirement plan
      • dental insurance
      • short and long term disability insurance
      • uniform allowance
      • PTO
      • pet insurance
      • additional training offerings
      • 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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