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Experienced Veterinary Technician

Company: Foothills Animal Hospital
Location: Yuma
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

About Foothills Animal HospitalAt Foothills Animal Hospital we are dedicated to providing quality health care with the highest level of compassion, integrity and service for our pets. Our dedicated doctors are assisted by a caring, knowledgeable and friendly staff. We set the standard for excellence in veterinary care in our award-winning, state-of-the-art facility. We are fully equipped with the latest medical technology, including an on-premises laboratory and diagnostic imaging. As a 24/7 animal hospital we pride ourselves on having a very positive work environment that helps other team members thrive and learn. We are looking for a friendly, reliable, team-oriented person, with excellent customer service skills!Essential Functions

  • Assist in determining animal requirements by helping conduct animal examinations, - reviewing care plans and records, completing laboratory tests and studies, and diagnostic imaging
  • Care for patients by taking vital signs, collecting samples, administering medications, drugs, and vaccines, and bandaging and wrapping wounds
  • Support patient examinations and DVMs by assembling required supplies and instruments, securing and bringing patients to examination rooms, and restraining patients
  • Fill prescriptions and administer medications, including proper documentation, logging and security of controlled drugs
  • Maintain a safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by following documented standards and procedures in compliance with applicable legal regulations
  • Maintain medical records by documenting patients' conditions, reactions, and changes; updates database in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ability to demonstrate and follow procedures in catheter placement and phlebotomyEducation & Requirements
    • High school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education, and/or experience
    • One - two years of experience with veterinary appointments performing above duties -
    • Experience in surgery is a plus
    • Able to perform moderately physically demanding work, that requires lifting (up to 50 pounds), cleaning, and constant motion
    • Ability to work with or around sick animals, potentially hazardous materials, cleaning chemicals, gas anesthetics, zoonotic diseases, and unpleasant odors
    • Must be flexible with scheduling and able to work some weekendsWhat we offer -Foothills offers competitive compensation as well as a benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, and 401(k)Foothills Animal Hospital is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Keywords: Foothills Animal Hospital, Yuma , Experienced Veterinary Technician, Professions , Yuma, Arizona

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