Certified Veterinary Technician- Surgery/Dental
Larkin Veterinary Center is seeking Part or Full Time Certified Veterinary Technician to add to our expanding surgical and dental teams. Candidates should have at least 3 years experience administering anesthesia. Non-certified assistants may be considered if they have had at least 5+ years experience administering anesthesia and can provide proof of adequate knowledge and skill. Experience with dentistry a plus for any candidate.
General work hours will be 12 to 12.5 hour shifts and rotating 3 or 4 day work weeks (Full time), or two 12 hours shifts (Part Time). Full time candidates will be required to work 50% of weekends a month seeing outpatient appointments.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Admitting patients for procedures. Going over treatment plans with owners and having proper documents signed.
Prepping surgery and dental suites for use for the day.
Assisting the veterinarian in pre-anesthetic exams.
Running pre-anesthetic bloodwork.
Maintaining detail records prior to, during, and after anesthesia.
Monitoring patient during every stage of anesthesia.
Manually monitoring patients for heart rate, resp rate, and temperature.
Working/Reading monitoring equipment including blood pressure, ecg, pulse ox, CO2, and engler ventilators.
Entering patient bills and preparing patients for discharge.
Discharging patients to owners.
Cleaning and stocking of surgical and dental suites.
Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter detailing work experience, and one letter of reference from a veterinarian.
Candidates without the listed anesthesia experience will not be considered.