Sep 15, 2020

Veterinary Technician for Immediate Hire

$20.00 - $28.00 hourly
  • Broadway Veterinary Care
  • Hewlett, NY, USA
Full time   Veterinary Technician

Job Description

We are looking for a knowledgeable and conscientious veterinary technician to join our team of dedicated caregivers. Our hospital is a privately owned full service facility offering comprehensive wellness services, inpatient and outpatient medical care, and surgical services.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Monitor for any changes in a patient's condition, be able to alert doctors to significant changes, and be able to offer immediate care for critical patients
  • Perform routine and emergency treatments on patients as directed by a veterinarian
  • Properly calculate medication dosages and volumes of liquids or tablets to be administered to patients
  • Administer IV, IM, SQ, and oral medications
  • Place IV catheters, administer IV Fluids, and maintain IV catheters so fluids flow freely; flush, clean, and replace as needed
  • Perform anesthesia induction, maintenance, monitoring, & recovery; clean and maintain anesthesia equipment and surgical tools
  • Be responsible for sedation, positioning, and preparation of patients for radiographs; perform radiographs, including bladder contrasts and barium series
  • Provide patient dental care including scaling and polishing teeth, assisting the veterinarian with dental surgery, and taking dental radiographs
  • Collect, prepare, and run or submit samples for requested laboratory tests; read and record results when indicated or requested by veterinarian

Our ideal candidate must have strong analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills. Additionally, candidates must be able to direct and lead team members.


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