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Larkin Veterinary Center Career Opportunities

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.