Anesthesia Certified Veterinary Technician - 1st Shift

Anesthesia Chicago, Illinois


Description

MedVet is a fast-growing Emergency and Specialty provider with practices nationwide. 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:

Anesthesia Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)

Do you enjoy collaborating with multiple teams and departments throughout the day? In our Anesthesia department, you will have the opportunity to continuously expand your knowledge and skillset in anesthetic procedures and treatments.

What you’ll do:

  • Assist in patient procedures using knowledge of anesthesia and analgesia related protocols and procedures, including formulating anesthetic plans tailored to individual patient needs.
  • Manage appointments, obtain histories, medical record keeping, invoicing, patient discharges, etc.
  • Intravenous catheter placement, endotracheal intubation and anesthetic equipment use and maintenance
  • Thorough understanding of anesthetic considerations and how comorbidities affect case protocol and perioperative management
  • Monitor anesthesia, trouble shoot anesthetic complications and make appropriate interventions
  • Continuous expansion of knowledge and skillset; advanced anesthetic skills include arterial line placement, epidurals, difficult airway intubation, and critical case management.
  • Lean on thorough understanding of physiology and pharmacology to facilitate delivery of appropriate anesthetic care for high risk patients or procedures. 
  • Inspire, teach, multitask and be a highly functional team member
  • Ensure documentation is accurate and complete

Who you are: 

  • State Registered Veterinary Technician license required
  • Prior veterinary experience required, previous Anesthesia 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 Dependent Care FSA
  • 401k with employer match
  • Elective short-term disability and company paid long term disability
  • Elective Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) beginning on your first day
  • Shift Differentials and On-call Pay
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Employee Pet Discounts and Pet Insurance
  • Continuing education opportunities and assistance program
  • Sign on bonus available to Registered Veterinary Technicians

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.