Overnight Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician Chula Vista, California


Position at Pet Emergency & Specialty Center - South County

Overnight Veterinary Technician   
Pet Emergency & Specialty Center of South County is seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician to join our amazing team!    
The Veterinary Technician performs a vital role in our practice, promoting efficient hospital operation and provision of excellent patient care. Job responsibilities and technical skills include, the following.     
Role Responsibilities:   
  • Set an example of courtesy and professionalism in working with clients and coworkers.
  • Assist and follow the directions of lead technicians, management and doctors.
  • Perform simple treatments as directed.
  • Reliably perform treatments. Ensure that treatments are kept up to date.
  • Handle all animals with both caution and compassion.
  • Prepare patients for surgery.
  • Keep all areas, including reception, exam rooms, treatment sinks, floors, cages, etc. clean at all times.
  • Assist with some reception work when needed.
  • Complete training and continuing education assignments on schedule
  • Required shifts may be scheduled on nights, weekends, and holidays.  You may be required to work beyond regularly scheduled shifts at times due to an unexpectedly heavy emergency caseload.
Experience & Technical skills:   
*   Previous veterinary technician experience 1-3 years.   
*   RVT license and emergency preferred.   
*   Ability to multi-task and work well with others.   
*   Safely restrain patients.   
*   Monitor anesthesia and anesthetic recovery.   
*   Perform basic lab work.   
*   Assist in taking and developing  X-rays under the supervision of a senior technician.    
*   Give intravenous injections and IV fluids.     
*   Place peripheral IV catheters.   
*   ICU nursing.   
*   Be capable of working on your feet for extended periods of time.     
*   Monitor patients in surgery using proper anesthetic techniques   
Our team enjoys working together and we have a positive, professional and upbeat working environment.   
We have a progressive benefits package for full-time team members including:   
-Health Insurance   
-Vision and Dental Insurance   
-401k with employer contribution   
-Annual CE credits   
-Personal pet discounts, plus more!   
Hourly Wage: $19-$29/hour depending on experience and skillset.    
Schedule: Full time - Must have a weekend day availability. Ability to work overnight and swing shifts is a plus.