We are full-service, AAHA accredited, Veterinary Hospital located in Jacksonville, Florida. We are currently looking for a certified veterinary technician for our practice. The Veterinary Technician serves as an integral member of our team providing quality patient care through all facets of our clinic. Time will be split between surgery, wellness and non-wellness appointments.
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Technician Duties Include:
Perform surgical preparation of patients including intubation, clipping and surgical scrub
Provide proper handling of pharmaceuticals including, drawing up medications, proper logging of controlled substances and dispensing and/or administration of patient medications
Taking accurate and appropriate patient history
Reviewing vaccination records and preparing vaccines according to our vaccine protocol
Assisting veterinarians in medical procedures using proper restraint; including proper restraint for fractious patients
Maintaining and using medical equipment such as hematology machines, dental machine, x-ray machines and autoclaves
Preparing samples for outside laboratory analysis
Administering treatments and injections
Complete understanding of and the ability to perform emergency procedures
Taking vital signs of animals including temperature, pulse, and respiration
Performing dental cleanings
Discharging patients to owners following surgery/visit
Assist with other related duties as requested
Qualifications and Experience:
Minimum of two years’ experience as a veterinary technician whether in a shelter or private practice setting.
The ability to anticipate the Dr.'s needs and be actively involved in each case is imperative to this position.
Access to dependable transportation