Emergency Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician Windsor, Colorado


Position at Royal Vista Veterinary Specialists

$5,000 Sign On Bonus!

Royal Vista Veterinary Specialists in Windsor, CO is looking for a skilled Veterinary Technician immediately to join our team!

Royal Vista Veterinary Specialists invests heavily in our employees' long-term growth and happiness and strive to provide a positive work environment and work/life balance. At Royal Vista Veterinary Specialists we pride ourselves in providing the best benefits package in the industry which includes health, life, vision, dental, PTO, paid holidays, uniform allowance, CE allowance, 401(k), paid parental leave, quarterly bonus program, impressive pet benefits, and much more!  Safety is important to us, we provide PPE and much more.

Job Overview:
In this position you will be in charge of the proper triage and diagnostics for incoming emergency room patients as well as the treatments of hospitalized patients to include but not limited to IV catheter placement, drug administration, radiographs, and lab diagnostics. In this role you will be responsible for overnight care of hospitalized patients including but not limited to, monitoring vitals, administering oral and injectable medications, replacing IV catheters, walking hospitalized patients, IV fluid maintenance and monitoring, and other duties.

Skills utilized on a daily basis will include, but not limited to:

  • Phlebotomy

  • IV catheter placement

  • Animal handling and restraint

  • Anesthesia induction and monitoring

  • Drug calculations and administration

  • High quality nursing care with the ability to triage patient needs

  • In house laboratory testing

  • Surgery/procedural set up and clean up

  • Client communication/education

Our ideal candidate:

  • Is professional and competent in their technical skills

  • self-motivated, reliable and honest
  • Available to work a variety of shifts, including swing shifts, overnights/graveyards, weekends and holidays

  • Certification as a licensed veterinary technician is preferred, but not required

  • At least 1 year experience in small animal medicine is necessary

  • Experience in emergency or specialty small animal medicine is preferred

  • Minimum of an associate’s degree preferred

  • Experience can be used as a substitute for education

Hourly Range: $16-$20

Visit our website for more information about our Hospital! https://royalvistavets.com/.