Veterinary Technician Assistant - Emergency Pet Clinic San Antonio
Emergency Pet Clinic is hiring a full time Veterinary Technician Assistant to join our growing team!
- Has knowledge of basic veterinary practices
- Is able to appropriately handle animals
- Is able to perform veterinary medical procedures
- Has recent experience in a veterinary practice
- Is willing to work weekends and holidays
Our emergency clinic has provided services in San Antonio for 35 years. No matter the time of day or night, our skilled veterinarians and highly trained staff are on duty to support the pets in our community.
We promote an emotionally intelligent work environment and a positive work/life balance. We invest heavily in our employees with many opportunities for growth and development! We offer outstanding benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, paid time off, continuing education, generous pet discounts and much more!
Our Veterinary Technician Assistants are responsible for the care and treatment of unstable and or critically ill patients, triaging emergency patients, monitoring hospitalized patients, performing patient laboratory tests, treatments and nursing care, admitting and discharging patients, client communication and education, and answering technician calls. This position entails working swing shifts and overnights.
Skills and Qualifications:
- Knowledge of basic veterinary practices, procedures and terminology
- Ability to appropriately handle, lift and restrain animals (dogs, cats, pocket pets, etc.) and stand for long periods of time.
- Ability to perform veterinary medical procedures (i.e. venipuncture, radiology, IV catheter placement, drug calculations, administer medications & fluids, and assess & triage patients).
- Have basic organizational and computer skills as well as good technician skills.
- Must have recent experience in veterinary practice with increasing responsibilities
- Must be willing to work weekends and holidays.
Enjoy working in a dynamic environment and want to become part of a stellar team of professionals, Join our team!
Apply Today! We look forward to hearing from you!