Ethos Veterinary Health Veterinary Technician - Emergency in San Diego, California
Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician or experienced Veterinary Assistant for our Emergency & Critical Care Department. A weekend day (Saturday or Sunday) is required as part of the regular schedule each week.
About Veterinary Specialty Hospital: At VSH our mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership in medicine, education, business and promotion of the human-animal bond. We strive to bring together caring, warm and intelligent people who love to serve and help and are among the best in their field. About the Job:
As a Vet Tech in the Emergency/Critical Care department you will be responsible for:
Triaging incoming patients and managing clients throughout their visit
Partnering with DVM's in patient assessment, diagnostics, treatments, and procedures
Obtaining and processing laboratory samples such as blood, urine, free fluid, and fine needle aspirates.
Utilizing different modalities of imaging for patient assessment
Executing, monitoring, and recovering all assigned sedation and anesthetic events
Surgical assisting for minor (non-specialty) procedures
Minimum of 2 years of experience working as an Emergency Veterinary Technician/Assistant in an animal hospital setting required. Only applicants with Emergency/Critical Care experience will be considered for this position.
RVT or VTS preferred but not required.
Comprehensive understanding and experience with anesthetic monitoring is preferred.
Proficiency in processing basic laboratory specimens and working knowledge of radiographic techniques is required
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and commitment to develop long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community is required.
Positive outlook and ability to work well in a collaborative environment.
Passion for providing the highest quality in patient care.
Excellent communication and organizational skills are required, and the ability to deliver exceptional client service is expected.
Benefits of Working at VSH:
Compensation is based on experience and skill level.
Full-time benefits include pet insurance, health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, uniforms, and a generous CE allowance.
Learn more about our outstanding team at: www.vshsd.com or www.facebook.com/VeterinarySpecialtyHospital