Seasonal Radiation Oncology Technician

Veterinary Technician Tustin, California


Description

Position at Veterinary Cancer Group OC

Veterinary Cancer Group of Orange County is seeking a temporary/seasonal  Veterinary Radiation Technician  to join our exceptional oncology team! This assignment begins June 12th, 2024 and ends January 10th, 2025!   Someone who shares in our team’s core values of providing outstanding patient care and compassion. If you have a desire to make positive impacts on the lives of people and pets, then VCG is the place for you!

Veterinary Cancer Group OC was founded in 1992 and has grown from a one doctor practice into one of the largest and most well-renowned veterinary oncology groups in the world. We are thrilled to be celebrating 30 years in practice this year.      
We’re located in Tustin, near pristine beaches, tranquil hiking trails, superb restaurants, quaint boutiques, museums, Sony picture studios and so much more.  Veterinary Cancer Group has three other sites throughout Southern California.   
   
Requirements:      
  • Minimum 2 years of veterinary technician experience
  • RVT license preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge of veterinary medicine and terminology
  • Prior chemotherapy experience desired, but willing to train the right candidate
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ability to communicate calmly, clearly and effectively with both staff and clients
  • Ability to handle high stress situations
  • Willingness to cross train in other areas of the hospital
Essential Job Duties:    
  • Administer chemotherapy for animals, primarily dogs and cats
  • Able to perform venipuncture, place IV catheterization, comfortable administering IV/IM/SQ injections
  • Able to provide fluid therapy and drug calculations
  • Experienced in animal handling and restraint
  • Obtain, run and process diagnostic test
  • Administer and fill medications
  • Experience in monitoring anesthesia, but willing to train
  • Able to facilitate the coordination of patient care
  • Can assist with radiographs or holding for ultrasonography procedures
  • Strong verbal communication skills- able to provide complex information in a way that is kind and understandable to our clients.
  • Prepare and present patient procedures: exams, preparation of patients, present estimates and equipment
  • Experience and attention to detail in working with patients’ medical records
  • Experience with Ezyvet a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to work in a constantly evolving environment and able to multi-task
  • Light housekeeping duties and restocking of treatment supplies
  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds and work on your feet most of the day.
Hours:  Full-time (seasonal/temporary) ; 10 hours shifts.  Must be available to work from 8am to 7pm.

Rate of pay based on experience starting at $25-$38/hr.   We promote an encouraging work environment and positive work/life balance. We invest heavily in our employees, providing many opportunities for growth and development.