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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Company: Valhalla Animal Hospital
Location: Valhalla
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Company Description**Sign On Bonus Available- Rate Dependent on Experience**Valhalla Animal Hospital is a well-established veterinary medicine provider in southern New York. For more than thirty years, our devoted team has provided personal, loving care to earn the highest customer satisfaction rating in the area. We are dedicated to providing a high standard of service for our clients while providing support and guidance to pet owners. We pride ourselves on maintaining long-term relationships with clients from their puppy or kitten stages to adult years.Valhalla Animal Hospital is equipped with the latest innovations and medical capabilities. We provide wellness, dentistry, surgical, and emergency care. Many patients look to us as their one-stop for all their needs. Our clinic is equipped with an in-house laboratory, pharmacy, and radiology to optimize our range of diagnostics. We utilize laser therapy to reduce pain and recovery time in our surgical suites.To learn more about us, click here!Job DescriptionJob duties include, but are not limited to:Animal restraint, triage of incoming patients, collection and analysis of lab samples, diagnostic imaging, management and nursing care of medical and hospitalized cases with varying degrees of stability, administration of medications, effective communication of treatment plans with clients, surgical preparation and assistance, and anesthetic management.Must be able to withstand unpleasant odors and noises. May be exposed to bites, scratches, animal waste and potentially contagious diseases.Whether youre looking to just be a master of your role or trying to grow into that next career move, youll have opportunities through a variety of virtual and hands on, interactive training and continuing development.QualificationsWere looking for:A high work ethic and positive attitude team memberAbility to arrive on-time and ready to workLicensed Veterinary Technician, a minimum of 1-year experience preferredWeekend availabilityExceptional customer service skills and ability to communicate preciselyInterpret medical records and record client history accuratelyKnowledge in preventative care, surgical procedures, and hospital flowAbility to restrain pets in a low-stress and safe mannerProficient in sample collection to include blood samples, urine, fecal, and skinAbility to properly set-up and process laboratory samples and testsProficient in positioning and capturing radiographs, positioning for dental radiographs are a plusProficient in anesthesia and surgical monitoringA self-starter with the desire to continue to advance ones knowledge and skillsetAbility to receive in a professional manner constructive feedback to maintain hospital efficiencySPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONSAbility to sit or stand and work at a computer for long periods of time.Ability to be confident around animals (i.e., dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, etc. Candidate to confirm species treated with practice leadership for additional clarity.)Client needs and work volume may occasionally require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. This position may require special working hours, including working weekends, evenings and/or holidays.Must have mental capacity and processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.The noise level in the work environment is moderately high. Ear plugs will be available upon request.Job requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform required duties while working.Ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate other equipment as required.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Hospital teammates are routinely exposed to a variety of animals that may bite, kick or scratch, and on occasion, may be exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological or zoonotic hazards and/or medication/controlled substances.Additional InformationHours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am 6:00 pm, Saturday 8:30 am 2:30 pmJob Type: Full-time and Part-time openings availablePay range: $21-$24 per hour depending on experience**Sign On Bonus Available Rate Based on Experience**We offer our staff:Comprehensive Benefits (health, dental, vision, liability, 401k & 401K matching program, life & supplemental insurance, HSA, & FSA)Employee Assistance ProgramPaid Vacation and Sick Time for ALL EmployeesPaid Bereavement ProgramPaid Parental Leave ProgramCompetitive CompensationContinuing Education Allowance (applies to licensed/registered/certified roles)Tuition Assistance ProgramAccess to a CVA/CVT/CVPM Partnership through Penn FosterCareer Development OpportunitiesReferral Bonus Program for most positions!Additional Benefits May Also Be Available (i.e. Personal Pet Discounts, Holiday Pay, Uniform Allowance, Bonuses etc)*Hiring eligibility may be contingent to a candidate authorizing and completing a satisfactory background check.*Note some benefits may only be available to or vary slightly for full time employment status vs part time status.WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.Company Policy & Federal & State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Originby Jobble

Keywords: Valhalla Animal Hospital, White Plains , Licensed Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Valhalla, New York

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