Surgery Veterinary Technician - 1st Shift

Surgery Mandeville, Louisiana


Description

MedVet is a fast-growing Small Animal Emergency and Specialty provider with over 22 different locations across the US. We help our patients receive advanced medical treatments and innovations. Things like chemotherapy and radiation, cardiac ablations, treatments for glaucoma, physical rehabilitation, dermatology and so much more!  We are looking for collaborative and driven people to join our clinical team.

 We thrive on people living out our core values of Teamwork, Leadership and Compassion to get their job done. Use your passion to drive the MedVet experience for our clients and patients, as well as your teammates.

 

We are looking for:

Surgery Veterinary Technician

 Our Surgery team is a fast-paced environment, perfect for technicians that are looking for training in multiple facets of the department and interaction with the other teams in the hospital. This team requires strong communication skills to liaison between surgeons and clients and deliver post-operative care instructions.


What you’ll do:

  • Manage appointments, obtain patient histories, medical record keeping, invoicing, patient discharges, etc
  • Fill medications, enter charges and maintain accurate medical records, schedule appointments
  • Create patient releases, navigate client conversations around treatment plans and financial obligations
  • Prep patients for surgery, including shaving, scrubbing and positioning, assist with intubation and radiographs
  • Proficiently perform blood draws and submit bloodwork
  • Ensure documentation is accurate and complete
  • Opening, turning over and cleaning operating rooms, as well as cleaning instruments and wrapping packs

 Who are you:

  • State Registered Veterinary Technician license preferred
  • Prior veterinary experience required, previous surgery experience desired
  • Proficient in calculations (drugs, constant rate infusions, unit conversions, etc.)
  • Flexibility with work hours and able to work additional hours when necessary
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 Perks and Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive Health Benefits
  • Vision and Dental
  • HSA, FSA and Independent Care Spending
  • 401k with Employer Match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) beginning on your first day
  • Shift Differentials and On-call Pay
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Employee Pet Discounts and Pet Insurance
  • Elective Short-Term Disability, Life and Accident Insurance and company paid Long Term Disability
  • Continuing Education Opportunities and Assistance Program

 Come as you are. MedVet is an equal opportunity employer. We are also a drug-free organization, therefore employment with MedVet is dependent upon the passing of a drug screen and background check.