Equine Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician Elgin, Texas


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Position at Thrive Pet Healthcare

Elgin Veterinary Hospital located in Elgin, TX is looking for a Full-Time Equine Veterinary Technician to join our growing team!

 
More than a word, care is present in everything you do. At Elgin Veterinary Hospital we take action to empower your best care for pets, their families, and yourself. 
We are a community of 400 clinics forming an extraordinary network of unparalleled resources and people. Through outstanding learning and career options, comprehensive benefits, and abundant support, you’ll be nurtured and appreciated for who you are and what you bring to the table. We come together in both the joys and heartaches of our profession to lift each other up through laughter and empathy. 
And, we have plenty of fun along the way! 
Who we are 
At Elgin Veterinary Hospital you’ll feel the warmth and openness of a small clinic, while having the opportunity and support of a united network. 
Elgin Veterinary Hospital located in Elgin, TX is a Equine and Bovine emergency referral and primary care facility that offers the best in medical and surgical treatments.  We emphasize exceptional customer service and patient care. 
Provide your best care with more bridges and less barriers. 
As a Veterinary Technician you’ll play an important role in pets’ lives by providing end-to-end care for our precious patients. Your life-changing work will range from the hands-on care of facilitating outpatient treatments and performing laboratory tests, to support services including admitting and discharging patients. 
  
Role Responsibilities:

 
·         Assist with appointments 
·         Run lab work 
·         Administer treatments: oral, IV, IM, ophthalmic 
·         Prepare medications 
·         Set-up for procedures 
·         Take TPR's 
·         On-call rotation duties 
  
  
Experience & Skills Requirements: 
·         Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
·         Positive attitude 
·         Must be able to work well independently and as a team 
·         Must have previous equine experience that includes working with equine in a professional environment 
·         Know how to handle racehorses, give injections and apply bandages. 
·         Have a teamwork mindset, be able to anticipate veterinarian needs 
·         Available to work 40+ hours a week, rotating full weekend shifts and some night shifts are a possibility.  
·         Have exceptional dedication to animal care and facility cleanliness 
  • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs
  • Must be able to work outdoors in inclement conditions including but not limited to excessive heat/cold temperatures, raining and icy weather conditions
  • Ability to physically stoop or bend
You’ll Grow With Us 
Here, you can grow your career as best fits you through access to comprehensive learning and skillset programs. You can build your skills and earn credentials through: 
● Our vast, diverse, and free library of continuing education courses - ThriveU 
● Live, virtual interactive workshops to develop valuable leadership skills 
● A program to designed to teach you the fundamentals of running a pet hospital 
● Earn your AVMA-CVTEA Accreditation and become a Vet Tech through our fully accredited distance learning program for veterinary technicians 
● Scholarship opportunities and tuition reimbursement 
  
And, with so many locations nationwide, you can find and move into any specialty, hospital type, or environment. Join us and provide your best care at a clinic that is deeply rooted within its community and bolstered by the resources of Thrive Pet Healthcare. 
  
  
Benefits – our care in action for full-time permanent team members. 
We provide benefits spread comprehensively across your mental, physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing designed to meet your needs as a unique individual. Some key benefits include: 
  
● Paid time off including 8-weeks of full-pay parental leave, bereavement to grieve both humans and pets, and time off for new pet adoptions 
● Top quality medical, dental, and vision insurance plus health savings account and flexible spending account 
● Pet perks including free exams, discounts on products and services, and more at all Thrive Pet Healthcare locations 
● Generously subsidized backup and ongoing care support for children, adults, and pets 
● Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions 
● 401k with employer contribution and no waiting period 
● Continuing education and development support through our library of free CE courses and paid time off to complete 
● Scholarship opportunities and student loan support program 
and so much more! 
At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.

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