Nov 08, 2021

Overnight Veterinary Technician

$19.00 - $24.00 hourly
  • Gotham Veterinary Center
  • 700 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY, USA
Full time Veterinary Technician

Job Description

The candidate for this position will be responsible for overnight care of the animals hospitalized in the facility. Gotham Veterinary Center is looking for an experienced veterinary technician to join our AAHA accredited, full-service Manhattan hospital on the upper west side. This is a full time position consisting of a 3-day work week, with some flexibility in days possible. Each person on our team plays an integral role in providing excellent medical care to our patients and premier customer service to our clients. Candidate must be a friendly, compassionate and self-motivated team player with excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities:

Job duties include treatment and care of hospitalized animals, surgical preparation and surgical nursing care, monitoring of anesthesia and assisting treatments.
Duties will also include ability to autoclave equipment, set up intravenous fluids and constant rate infusions, give oral medications and fill prescriptions and keep accurate medical notes.
Maintaining the cleanliness and restocking of the hospital.
Qualifications:

Ideal candidate will have at least one year technician experience.
Be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and taking initiative.
Strong work ethic, willing to do what it takes to get the job done right the first time.
Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity.
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives.
Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail
How We're Different:

Excellent benefits package including incentive program, health care, contributory 401K plan, vacation, personal and sick days. Salary is commensurate with experience. Overnight differential shift pay. If interested, please send cover letter and resume to dedwards@gothamvetcenter.com.


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