Ethos Veterinary Health Veterinary Technician - Patient Care in San Diego, California
Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician or experienced Veterinary Assistant for our Patient Care Department/Intermediate Care Ward. The schedule is four 10-hour shifts per week and will include Saturday or Sunday. 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 Patient Care department you will be responsible for:
Perform animal observations; provide care and husbandry services.
Observe, record, and report atypical findings of the environment and animal's health.
Handle, restrain, and provide care for all species of hospitalized patients, including blood draws and IVC placement.
Calculate drug doses and administer hourly treatments
Perform other duties as directed by management, such as triaging incoming emergencies, etc.
Minimum of 2 years of experience working as a Veterinary Technician/Assistant in an animal hospital setting required. Recent graduates with an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Technology will be considered.
Comprehensive understanding and experience with anesthetic monitoring is preferred.
Proficiency in processing basic laboratory specimens and working knowledge of radiographic techniques is required
RVT or VTS preferred but not 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