Busy 3 doctor AAHA Veterinary practice seeking a Registered or experienced technician to join our team. This is a full time position including evenings and Saturdays. Our practice is located in historic Frederick, MD at the foot of the Catoctin Mountains. Abundant activities to suit all interests and a vibrant downtown. Only 1 hour from D.C. and Baltimore. We offer health insurance & flex plan, 401K, paid time off & benefits for your pets.
Knowledge of :
Restraint of animals of differing species, sizes, and temperaments.
Blood draws and catheter placement
Basic blood profiles
Veterinary nursing care
Anesthetic protocols and monitoring
Exotics experience a plus
The ability to :
Work in a physically demanding environment
Lift 35 lbs without assistance
Repeatedly climb stairs
Stand or kneel for long periods of time
Work a flexible full time schedule
Communicate effectively with coworkers, doctors and clients
Be a team player
Prepping patients for surgery
Assist doctor in surgeries & treatments - Monitoring animals during & post surgery
Maintenance of hospital equipment in accordance with established procedures.
Performing laboratory testing including but not limited to fecal floats and smears, blood tests on Idexx lab equipment, urine dipsticks and skin scrapings
Clipping nails, expressing anal glands and suture removals
Administering medications including fluids
Pharmacy duties including the dispensing of medication
Perform dental prophys under doctor supervision
Screen and assist with doctor appointments as needed
Perform laser therapy treatments
Efficiently perform tasks assigned by the doctor
Additional Salary Information: Starting at $14/hour but salary commensurate with experience
About Opossum Pike Veterinary Clinic
The mission of the Opossum Pike Veterinary Clinic is to provide outstanding veterinary medicine while using state-of-the-art technology, and to provide each client and patient with compassionate and caring personalized service.
We have an excellent, easy-going support staff. Our client base is loyal, long-term and growing. Compliance with medical and surgical recommendations is high.
We believe we have what you are looking for. So whether you are starting your career or looking for a change, we hope to hear from you.