Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)

LVT/RVT Rochester, New York


Description

Position at Rochester Community Animal Clinic

Rochester Community Animal Clinic (RCAC) is seeking a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our growing team!  

Generous Sign on Bonus
Compensation: $21-25/ hour

We offer an AMAZING benefits package- which includes paid time off, 401k, medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA and FSA available, parental leave, generous pet discounts, and more! 

Our Ideal Candidate:  

An individual who is passionate about animal care, highly motivated, able to work in a fast pace environment, and pays attention to detail. Our Licensed Veterinary Technicians (LVTs) are the heartbeat of our team and work side-by-side with our Veterinarians (DVMs) during procedures. Our hospital is a focused on affordable wellness checks, vaccines services, and spay and neuter procedures. A full-time position would require working between 30-40 hours a week, Mondays-Fridays onlyNO weekend or evening hours required! 

Job Duties: 

  • Assisting DVMs by restraining animals, prepping patients for surgery, conducting routine lab tests, administering and monitoring anesthesia, and monitoring post-operative recovery. 
  • Maintaining medical records and communicating with clients on their pets’ medical procedures. 
  • Educating clients on animal care, vaccines, flea, and heartworm products, etc.   
  • Dispensing and administering medications, vaccines, serums, and treatments as prescribed. 
  • Maintaining equipment such as anesthetic machines/monitors and autoclaves. 
  • Maintaining inventory of pharmaceuticals, equipment, and supplies.  

Required Skills:  

  • Monitoring and assessing patient’s status 
  • Collecting blood and other samples for testing 
  • Placing catheters  
  • Administering medication 
  • Providing sedation for surgical procedures 
  • Performing postoperative nursing care, including pain management. 

Job Requirements: 

  • Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology is required. 
  • Valid New York State Veterinary Technology license is required.  
  • Previous veterinary experience is preferred. 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and endure kneeling, squatting, standing, and bending for extended periods.