Increasingly busy companion animal veterinary practice in Chester County, PA, has immediate opening for an experienced veterinary technician or assistant.
Dependability, client focus, flexibility and the ability to work independently or with a team is necessary. This is a FT position. Every other Sat AM is required.
Candidate must have at least 1 year experience in a full-service companion animal hospital as a veterinary technician/assistant/nurse and be familiar with companion animal hospital procedures. Candidate must possess a minimum of a HS diploma. Certification or certification-eligible will be given strong preference.
As a member of our team, you will assist, at a minimum, in the following: Physical examinations, admits/discharges of patients, dental procedures, laboratory work, surgical procedures and anesthesia monitoring, and radiology. During these procedures, employee will be expected to: Effectively restrain patients for exams and procedures; Obtain and record patient case histories; Collect specimens and perform laboratory procedures; Provide specialized nursing care; Perform routine drug dosage calculations accurately; Prepare animals, instruments and equipment for surgery; Assist in diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures; Expose digital and dental x-rays; Stock and maintain medicines and supplies. Other duties to include phlebotomy, medical record upkeep/documentation, answer phones/assist or substitute for receptionist (as needed), surgical pack upkeep (ultrasonic cleaning, autoclaving), medical treatment of hospitalized and outpatients, and assisting with euthanasia. The ability to follow instructions, multitask efficiently, and communicate clearly to co-workers, clients and supervisors is essential.
Salary is competitive but dependent on training, experience, and flexibility. Uniforms are provided. Benefits include health/dental/vision insurance, 401k profit-sharing (after 12 months), continuing education, paid time off after 6 months.
Please submit resume with work history and letter of interest.
About Honey Brook Animal Hospital
We are a full service companion animal and exotic practice in northwestern Chester County PA. We practice quality medicine with a focus on prevention and client education. We are friendly, flexible, knowledgeable, and compassionate. We treat our patients and clients as we would wish to be treated--with respect, understanding, patience, and honesty.
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