Oncology Veterinary Technician - Days - Full Time

Medical Oncology Mandeville, Louisiana New Orleans, Louisiana


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: 

Dermatology/Oncology Veterinary Technician 

Small animals can experience over 160 different conditions that relate to dermatology. If you like a good mystery and the research it takes to come up with answers, Dermatology is the department for you! This team runs point on allergy testing, ear and skin cytology, skin scraping, fine needle aspiration, biopsies and cultures, as well as client education and collaboration. 
Our Oncology department assists with chemotherapy and radiation treatments, venipuncture, IV catheter placement, as well as client education and communication. This is a fast-paced environment requiring attention to detail, compassion and a desire to drive excellent patient care. 

 
What you’ll do: 

  • Manage appointments: obtain histories, medical record keeping, invoicing, patient discharges, etc. 
  • Perform “Gold standard” Intradermal and Serum allergy testing on both canines and felines. 
  • Intravenous catheter placement, venipuncture, performing biopsies, ear cytology’s, skin scraping/cytology’s, fungal disease testing, and various other laboratory testing. 
  • Assist with deep ear flushes (middle ear cleaning with video-otoscopy) 
  • Learn about and utilize various therapeutic diets for canines and felines based on allergic disease. 
  • Inspire, teach, multitask and be a highly functional team member 
  • Ensure documentation is accurate and complete 
    • Assist with chemotherapy and radiation therapy protocols 
    • Safety as it relates to secondary exposure and patient safety 
    • Administration procedures including extravasation protocols 
    • Medications, protocols and related drug dosages 
    • Drug calculations as they relate to the treatment plan 
    • Side effects and general treatment guidelines 
    • Vertical-flow hood maintenance  
    • Clinical studies/trials 
    • Setting up/assisting with CT and radiation treatments 

Who you are: 

  • State Registered Veterinary Technician license preferred 
  • Prior veterinary experience required, previous dermatology 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. 

MedVet does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  

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