Veterinary Technician

LVT/RVT Rockville, Maryland


Position at Metropolitan Animal Emergency and Specialty Center

Generous Hiring Bonus Available!! We offer an amazing benefits package!!

Metropolitan Animal Emergency and Specialty Center is now hiring a Veterinary Technician to join their team!

The ideal Veterinary Technician candidate:

  • Must be an experienced Veterinary Technician (LVT Preferred but not required)
  • motivated, team player
  • strong communication skills
  • superb customer service skills
  • strong veterinary skill set

Veterinary Technician Job Overview:

  • Performing diagnostic lab tests: bloodwork, urinalysis, fecal float, cytology
  • Preparing patients for surgical procedures: administering anesthesia, intubating, prepping surgical site.
  • Assisting the veterinarian during surgical procedures
  • Monitoring patient vitals during procedures and recovery
  • IV catheter placement and phlebotomy
  • Radiology
  • Administering SQ, IV, or IM injections
  • Be able to competently respond to emergency cases that arrive.
  • Maintaining patient charts and client communication
  • Triaging patients and determining if a patient is deemed stable.
  • Advising pet owners on post-care instructions
  • Administer blood or blood products and properly use the transfusion log.
  • Assist in answering phones and checking patients in.
  • Managing workflow
  • Ensures appropriate standards of patient care and client service are maintained

Why work at Metropolitan Animal Emergency and Specialty Center?

The Metropolitan Animal Emergency and Specialty Center is located just outside the beautiful city of Washington, DC in Montgomery County, Maryland. We have an in-house ultrasound, digital radiology, and a full laboratory. We are a team-oriented practice that lives by our core values.  We respect all living things, we are constantly learning and improving, we communicate directly and honestly, we are better because we work together, and we are committed to EXCELLENT medical care.

If you are passionate about pets and providing exceptional veterinary care, we want you to join our team!

Apply today!  We look forward to hearing from you! #LI-SB1