Veterinary Technician at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Rock Hill, SC
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Carolina Veterinary Specialists is pleased to announce that our newest location in Rock Hill, SC is now open and we have several employment opportunities available. We are hiring now for part-time, full-time, and relief support staff for our emergency service.
Who are we looking for?
Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Rock Hill is seeking skilled technicians or assistants to join our newest Animal Emergency service. There are several opportunities and scheduling options available, including part-time, full-time, and relief. These positions include nights, weekends, some holiday and some rotating on-call coverage.
** PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must have at least 1 year of experience as a veterinary assistant/technician or be a recent graduate of an AVMA-accredited veterinary technology program to be considered for this position. **
Joining our team will enable you to work alongside a team of highly-skilled technicians and assistants and emergency clinicians. You'll be part of our inaugural team and contribute to the pioneering of a new practice - our first in South Carolina!
What does this job look like?
As a member of the Emergency team, you will be responsible for all aspects of Emergency care including triage, rescue efforts, providing Intensive Care to hopsitalized patients, administering and monitoring anesthesia, admitting and discharging patients from the hospital, and client communciation and education. This position offers the opportunity to provide specialty emergency care at the highest level.
What does this job require? The successful candidate will have excellent communication and multi-tasking skills as well as a keen attention to detail. S/he will be able to work well as part of a team and will demonstrate a shared sense of responsibility among the different services within the hospital. Sh/e will also possess the following qualifications:
At least 1 year of experience as a veterinary assistant/technician or be a recent graduate of an AVMA-accredited veterinary technology program
Strong technical skills including venipuncture, catheter placement, general laboratory, anesthesia and pharmacology skills
Knowledge of normal patient (cat/dog) parameters
Knowledge of basic medical terminology
Working knowledge of the indications, adverse effects and dosing considerations for commonly-used veterinary medications
Ability to work both independently with little supervision as well as part of a team
Strong work ethic and good organizational and multi-tasking skills
Able to lift 50 pounds
Schedule flexibility, including nights, weekends, and some holidays