Companion Animal Medical Center, located in Rotterdam, NY has an immediate opening for a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Applicants must be focused, organized, self motivated, outgoing and friendly. Your technical skills will be utilized and challenged, with room for growth and continued learning on a daily basis.
A new addition to our staff should have a strong worth ethic, be a true team player, proficient in client education, have strong interpersonal skills, have the ability to lift 50 lbs and have reliable transportation.
Duties and Responsibilities may include the following:
Draw blood and complete various laboratory tasks.
Assist in office visits.
Perform triage tasks for emergency patients.
Monitor anesthesia and prepare patient for surgery.
Perform ultrasound exams (based on qualifications).
Place IV catheters.
Obtain patient history from clients.
Perform minor veterinary procedures which they are licensed for.
Enter charge into computer system at the end of each client visit.
Responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of all working areas.
Daily cleaning, including but not limited to exam rooms, work areas, bathrooms and cages.
Monitor and care for all inpatient animals (this includes walking, feeding and cleaning).
Call and update/answer questions for clients.
Perform routine dental procedures.
Restrain animals safely.
Show respect and compassion for all clients, coworkers, and animal both alive and deceased.
Maintain client confidentiality at all times.
Assist with end of life services.
Administer and store medication correctly.
Restock supplies throughout the hospital.
Fulfill other duties assigned by management on an as needed basis.
Customer service experience required, with a preferable background in a veterinary setting.
Flexible schedule and availability for afternoon, evening, and Saturday’s
Must enjoy being around people and animals.
Outgoing and friendly
A superb multitasker
Able to handle emotionally charged situations
Proficient with computers
Someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment and prefers to be busy
Full time (40 hours) a week with Saturday hours beginning as early as Summer 2017
Must be available on Monday's.
Willing and able to close at least 3 nights a week
Required education: Associate’s Degree (A.A.S) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in Veterinary Sciences.
Required license or certification: New York State Licensed Veterinary Technician
Companion Animal Medical Center is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Rotterdam, NY. Dr. Rachael Ragozzino is a licensed veterinarian, treating small companion animals. Your pet's health and well-being is very important to us and we will make every effort to give your pet the best care possible.
Our team understands just how important your pet is to your family. When bringi...ng your pet into our facility, you will be greeted by friendly, knowledgeable staff members who will treat you and your pet as a member of our own family.
We offer a wide range of services to care for your pet. Our integrated digital medicine seeks to provide top medical, surgical and dental care for your animal. In addition to high quality pet care, our clinic was created to offer a comfortable, calming environment so both the pet and pet parent can have the best experience possible.