Our happy little clinic is looking for an amazing Licensed Vet Technician to join our family! We have an established team that has been together for 2-20+ years and are looking for another great member! Join a clinic that provides the best standard of care and treats our employees like family!
Midwest Veterinary Partners is a network of passionate veterinary professionals who have one common philosophy: Passion for Pets, Compassion for people. MVP is committed to providing exceptional care to every pet we have the pleasure of knowing, and investing in every employee we have the pleasure of working with, By providing excellent compensation, mentorship opportunities, benefits, paid time off, and other perks to our Teammates, we are focused on improving the quality of medicine we practice by hiring and rewarding the MVP’S of veterinary care who sole mission is to positively impact the lives of every patient and client we work with.
Ford Road Animal Clinic, is a full-service small animal medical and surgical hospital with over 50 years of service to the Dearborn/Dearborn Heights area. Our mission is the health and welfare of your pet. If you are looking for a veterinary staff that will provide up-to-date veterinary medical care for your pet in a caring and compassionate atmosphere, look no further!
Summary: A licensed veterinary technician must be able to provide leadership and training to the medical support staff in the operation of a small animal facility in accordance with hospital policy and procedures and provide medical care to patients as allowed in the veterinary practice act.
While under the supervision of the technical supervisor, hospital manager, the hospital director, and the managing owners, a veterinary technician must be able to effectively and accurately perform the following duties that include but are not limited to:
Take part in jobs shadows or working interviews as necessary
Take part in training as necessary
Provide guidance to the support staff to assure that the shift flows well
Mentor employees for career advancement and personal development towards goals
Provide input to the hospital manager for 360-degree employee performance evaluations.
Provide patient care under the supervision and direction of a DVM.
Maintain excellent client communication.
Be proficient in a variety of skills ranging from but not limited to: laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, surgery, dental and nursing skills.
Record all pertinent medical, client and case related information in the patient record accurately with appropriate grammar, terms and accurate information.
Review medical records, estimates or discharge instructions with clients.
Provide client care for scheduling appointments, taking payments and checking in clients.
Answer the phones in a courteous and informative way.
Cleaning and Maintenance:
Assist in all daily duties for clinic care.
Participate in any special cleaning duties.
Perform clinic upkeep as directed.
Perform equipment maintenance as directed.
Delegate additional cleaning duties as necessary during slow times in the absence of a supervisor.
Identify areas or items needing additional attention.
To perform this job successfully it will be necessary to become proficient in the use of the practice management software (IntraVet).
Other Skills and Abilities:
Must have excellent communication, attention to detail and organizational abilities.
Certificates and Licenses:
A licensed veterinary technician license is preferred.
Ability to hear verbal instructions, client discourse and veterinary patients.
Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds and lift over 50 pounds with the assistance of a coworker.
Endure sitting, standing and walking on hard floor surfaces for extended periods
Ability to be confident around pets.
Able to work in noisy work conditions with sounds from animals and equipment that can be moderately high.
Ability to work more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job.
Must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics, and language ability (reading, writing and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.
Requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform duties while in a hospital environment.
Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate equipment.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Employee is routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch, and on occasion, exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards and medication/controlled substances.
Minimal travel required, possibly for vendor visits and associate education.
Loud noises and barking
Fume and airborne particle exposure
Fractious animals with the potential of both bites, scratches and potential disease exposure
Potential zoonotic disease exposure
Potential disease exposure to employee pets
Apply today and see why Ford Road Animal Hospital might be your next long term career opportunity!
Midwest Veterinary Partners is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants requesting accommodation due to a disability will not be penalized as a result of making such request. Diversity is a part of our culture. We’d love for you to be a part of it too!
About Ford Road Animal Clinic
Midwest Veterinary Partners is a growing network of general practice veterinary clinics located in Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin and Illinois. Founded by two established Veterinarians owning multiple clinics, MVP is committed to providing exceptional veterinary care to every pet through practice management support and services to our partner practices.
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