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  • Veterinarian Technician at East Orlando Animal Hospital

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
    ID
    2018-1539
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technical Support
    Hiring Manager Email
    kdickenson@eoah.com
  • Overview

    East Orlando Animal Hospital is looking for an experienced, self-motivated and knowledgeable technician to add to our team in Orlando Florida. We are a six doctor AAHA accredited practice, focusing on internal medicine and preventative care. In addition to medical services, we offer boarding, grooming, day care and obedience training for our clients. We place a large focus on client education, so a substantial base of veterinary knowledge is a must! Our mission is to provide the highest quality care in a compassionate manner while delivering exceptional service and education to our client.

    For our employees, we offer a competitive salary (based on experience) and a comprehensive benefits package including: employee pet benefits, health insurance, 401k, paid holidays and vacation time. Please visit our website at www.eoah.com to fill out an application or send your resume. You are also welcome to stop by our office to fill out an application or drop off a resume. No calls please.

    Responsibilities

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Perform TPR (temperature, pulse and respiration) assessments, treatments, and administer medication as directed by the veterinarian
    • Prep and assist in diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures
    • Triage patients and gather brief medical histories
    • Perform laboratory tests and take radiographs
    • Operate and maintain hospital equipment, i.e., EKG, fluid pump, syringe pump, scales, syringe pump, anesthetic monitors and machines
    • Anesthetize animals and monitor anesthesia under the direction and supervision of the veterinarian
    • Communicate with clients/owners about the status of patients, as directed by the veterinarian
    • Fill prescriptions/administer medications, including proper documentation, logging, and security of controlled drugs
    • Maintain cleanliness of exam rooms (after each patient), reception areas, hospital grounds, and treatment areas, as needed
    • Clean cages, as needed
    • Do laundry
    • Communicate patient status with oncoming staff and veterinarians, and update records and financial information, as needed, in the computer
    • Display confidence and reassurance when dealing with pets experiencing severe stress, illness, and/or pain
    • Communicate and approach job duties in a mature manner
    • Foster teamwork approach and work well with all levels of hospital team members
    • Participate in on-call schedule as assigned
    • Participate in all staff and technician/assistant mandatory staff meetings
    • Answer phones and perform other reception duties as needed by the hospital
    • Proactive role in developing new skills and furthering knowledge base by attending CE.
    • Demonstrate flexibility to float to other departments in times of need
    • Support the team in welcoming new employees and assist in the training process when needed

    Proficiency

    • Clinical laboratory procedures
    • Medication calculations and administration
    • Venipuncture
    • Intubation
    • Catheter placement
    • Animal restraint
    • Vital sign monitoring
    • Client communications
    • Radiographic technique and anesthesiology

    Qualifications

    Expertise/Certifications

    Current Veterinary Technician Registration or Certification or Appropriate equivalent work experience

    Education

    Graduate of an accredited veterinary technology program (preferred)

    High School diploma or equivalent

    Work Experience

    One or more years’ experience in veterinary environment, including intern assignments

    Physical and Other Requirements

    Ability to lift up to 40 pounds (work requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals – with assistance from other staff members for animals weighing over 40 pounds)

    Ability to walk or stand for 10 to 12 hours (or longer shifts, as needed); frequently working in a bent position

    Ability to handle stressful situations

    Ability to complete assigned tasks, even if extended work hours are required in order to do so

    How to Apply:

    Go to www.eoah.com, submit a resume and complete and application or apply in person at 7600 Lake Underhill Rd. Orlando, FL. 32822

    You can also apply at www.petvetcareers.com

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