Veterinary Technician- Emergency
Company: BluePearl Veterinary Partners
Posted on: January 15, 2019
Dogwood Veterinary Emergency& Specialty Center in Richmond, VA, a BluePearl hospital is hiring an exceptional Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our fast paced emergency department on our overnight shift. This position qualifies for shift differential pay. Are you self-driven, dependable and knowledgeable? Do you demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills in a team atmosphere? Do you crave a dynamic and rewarding setting? Come join us Our Emergency Veterinary Technicians are comfortable triaging emergency cases as they come in. Veterinary Technicians should be capable of taking x-rays, going over estimates, performing diagnostics (radiographs, labwork, etc), setting patients up in ICU or Inpatient ward, discharging patients and client communication. Experience in an emergency animal hospital is highly preferred. As an Emergency Veterinary Technician you will Provide nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values. Report patient signalment, problem list and plan during nursing rounds. Calculate basic medical math. Administer medications via appropriate routes and duration. Perform phlebotomy. Ability to place peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein. Perform physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, CRT, mucous membranes, temp, respiratory rate and effort. Working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment. Intubate patients under the direction of a Level II tech or higher. Additional Benefits: health benefits options competitive compensation flexible hours scrub allowance referral bonus program 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 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 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 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 , Veterinary Technician- Emergency, Professions , Richmond, Virginia
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