Aug 26, 2020

Surgical Veterinary Assistant/Technician

$10.00 - $17.00 hourly
  • Vets Pets
  • Knightdale, NC, USA
Full time   Veterinary Technician

Job Description

Wake Veterinary Hospital & Urgent Care is a 24-hour practice serving Knightdale, NC, and the surrounding communities. We are seeking experienced surgical veterinary assistants/technicians to join our team. This position requires overnight and weekend availability.

Assistant/Technician duties would include, but are not limited to:

  • Triaging patients including basic injury/illness assessment, gathering patient information, and taking vitals
  • Assisting with sterile surgical procedures including prepping, scrubbing, surgical suite set-up, anesthesia administration and monitoring, and patient recovery
  • Monitoring of hospitalized patients including performing and recording treatments
  • Assisting with radiographs including proper placement and knowledge of patient positioning
  • Placing IV catheters and maintaining feeding tubes and urinary catheters
  • Giving IV and IM injections
  • Performing diagnostic testing and lab work
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Candidates should possess at least 2 years of experience. Cornerstone experience a plus. We are seeking detail-oriented candidates with strong abilities in communication and multi-tasking. Candidates must be able to maintain a positive and professional attitude in a fast-paced environment. EOE


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