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Veterinary Technician

Company: Advanced Care Veterinary Services
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

About Advanced Care Veterinary Services : Advanced Care Veterinary Services a state of the art Pain Management & Rehabilitation Clinic where the veterinary technician is an integral part of the team. We are a specialty clinic and specialize in the following: Pain Management consultations; Orthotics/Prosthetics; Physical Therapy; Underwater treadmill training & land treadmill training; Versatron Shockwave Therapy; Low level laser treatments; Ultrasound; Electrical Stimulation; Pulsed-electromagnetic therapy; Stem Cell therapy; Acupuncture; Electro-Acupuncture; Intramuscular dry needling/ Myofascial trigger point therapy. We also offer treatments for our equine athletes, which include: Versatron Shockwave therapy, acupuncture, electro-acupuncture and intramuscular dry needling. Job Description VETERINARY TECHNICIAN SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES --- Assist with medical and surgical procedures and administer treatments as directed. --- Perform shockwave therapy. --- Perform laser therapy. --- Monitor patients during underwater treadmill sessions. --- Monitor patients during acupuncture sessions. --- Learn and perform therapeutic rehabilitation techniques. --- Perform venipuncture, anesthetic induction and monitoring, injections, placement of intravenous catheters and fluid therapy. --- Be able to calculate and monitor constant rate infusions (CRIs). --- Provide safe and effective animal restraint and handling as needed. --- Maintain hospital readiness, including cleaning, disinfection, restocking of materials, sterilization of instruments, maintaining work space tidiness. --- Fill prescriptions, assist with controlled pharmaceutical record keeping and inventory. --- Provide attentive nursing care for hospitalized patients. Including occasional after hour care of post-operative surgical patients. --- Provide accurate patient observations and medical record entry. --- Perform collection, processing, preparation for shipment and evaluation of clinical laboratory samples. --- Perform and maintain records of laboratory quality control testing. --- Order drugs and keep inventory/supplies stocked to ensure proper function of hospital. --- Maintain controlled substance drug log. --- Provide excellent client communication and relations. --- Take the extra mile to engage customers and clients. --- Establish and maintain positive, effective and cooperative working relations with referring veterinarians. --- Answer phones, schedule appointments and check clients outs. --- Complete special projects as requested by hospital owners and perform other duties as assigned. Veterinary Technician Experience and Education Requirements: --- Clinical competency in: radiology, anesthesiology, other lab techniques, pharmacology. --- Computer knowledge a must. --- Must be flexible, self-motivated and a team player. --- Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment --- Must be able to follow oral and written instructions. --- Must be able to establish and maintain an effective rapport with all levels of management and clients. --- Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. --- Must have good observational skills and attention to detail --- Must be able to walk, stand, sit, kneel, stoop, crawl, twist, reach above head, pull, bend, climb stairs and ladders and carry up to 50lbs. Veterinary Technician Work Requirements --- 4 day work week Mondays/Tuesdays/Thursdays/Fridays Hours: 7:30am - 5:00pm Average 30 hrs/week Veterinary Technician Benefits Include: --- Paid Holidays --- PTO --- Uniform allowance --- CE allowance --- No weekends Contact: Advanced Care Veterinary Services Douglas Stramel, DVM, CVPP, cVMA, 1609 W Hebron Parkway Ste 108 Carrollton, TX 75010 Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $15 - $25 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Advanced Care Veterinary Services, Carrollton , Veterinary Technician, Professions , Carrollton, Texas

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