Well equipped, 3 Doctor Small Animal Practice in Northern Virginia has opening for a full time or part time Licensed Veterinary Technician. Full time employees receive a generous benefits package including PTO, Health, Dental, Vision and Retirement Plan.
Focus is on preventive care and client education. Experience preferred to work in a team environment. Technicians are expected to be a team leader, supervising and training veterinary assistants and kennel assistants as well helping to direct traffic and managing effective patient flow.
Technicians provide routine medical treatments and to assist the doctors during medical and surgical procedures; prepare specimens and perform all laboratory hospital procedures; and provide compassion and communication to patients and owners. Positive customer service and communication skills are required. Technicians will maintain accurate patient records.
Candidates will be able to perform basic veterinary medical procedures such as: – venipuncture, IV catheter placement - complete anesthetic prep and monitoring including blood pressure and ECGs. Calculations of anesthetics, fluids and prescription medications. Technician should be skilled in dental prophylaxis and be able to obtain dental radiographs. Technician must be sensitive providing a fear free environment and maintaining adequate pain management for all patients. LVT will manage patient admission and discharge to include effective communication and education to clientele. Technicians will also have an understanding of regenerative medicine to include photobiomodulation, platelet rich plasma and stem cell therapies (training provided).
Minimum 2 year degree. Prefer at least 1 year experience.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include PTO, Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement
About Animal Medical Center of Cascades
Small Animal Hospital focusing on preventive medicine, regenerative medicine, quality life care and client education. Privately owned. Established 2000.