Veterinary Technicians provides animal care by determining animal requirements; conducting examinations and diagnostic procedures; assisting during operations; feeding and caring for animals; maintaining supplies and equipment; maintaining records.
Veterinary Technician Duties:Determines animal requirements by conducting examinations and interviews; reviewing care plans and records; completing laboratory tests and studies, and diagnostic imaging.Cares for animals by taking vital signs; collecting samples; administering medications, drugs, and vaccines; bandaging and wrapping wounds; performing hydrotherapy, physical and inhalation therapies.Supports animal examinations by assembling required supplies and instruments; securing and bringing animals to examination room; restraining animals; providing assistance as directed; explaining animal's status to owner.Supports operations by assembling required supplies and instruments; setting-up surgery table instruments; restraining animals; completing local/regional anesthesia; operating and monitoring anesthetic machines; hooking-up ECG monitors; preparing surgical site; placing catheters; obtaining blood gases; cleaning-up post-surgical site; maintaining sterile conditions; obtaining and verifying medications.Veterinary Technician BenefitsCompetitive Compensation and Benefits (401K, Medical, Dental, Vision, etc.) included after probationary period
Forever Vets Animal Hospitals in Jacksonville, FL is a full service veterinary facilities completely dedicated to the well-being of pets. Our highly-trained veterinarians and staff members understand the emotional bond that pet owners share with their pet. We believe that pets deserves only the finest medical and surgical care and our goal is to provide it. To maintain our high standards, we offer... a broad range of veterinary services at our Animal Hospital to our patients from pet grooming to pet wellness. Our focus is on disease prevention and wellness. In addition to wellness examinations and vaccinations, our Animal Hospital offers the latest advancements in internal medicine, surgery, dental care and diagnostics. Our state-of-the art facility allows us to treat most medical and surgical cases in-house.Please visit www.forevervetsjax.com