We are a progressive animal hospital located in beautiful Eureka, CA. Our practice is primarily domestic animals, with occasional work with livestock. Our point-of-care hospital is available to the community on a 24/7 basis. We have one veterinarian with six technicians and additional support staff. We offer excellent benefits. This is a strict drug-free work environment.
JOB DESCRIPTION: * Assist veterinarian in all aspects of emergency medical, surgical, and general small animal practice. * Receive clients and patients; take patient history and TPR; triage; * Perform dental prophy, toe nail clippings and vaccinations; * Drug calculations, administer medications per Veterinarian order, and keep accurate records; * Discuss medications and care with client when patient is released; * Keeping organized, detailed records, both in writing and in veterinary software; * Patient handling and monitoring, including restraint; * Professionally answer phones and set appointments according to office availability; * Communicate accurately and effectively with clients, team members and veterinarian; * Open availability, work includes evenings, overnights and weekends.
REQUIREMENTS: * Proficient in patient handling and monitoring, supportive therapy and treatments, and emergency procedures. * Possess excellent skills in anesthesia, radiology technique/positioning, IV catheter placement, venipuncture, patient restraint/handling, and drug calculation. * Must be able to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, demanding environment while multitasking with competing deadlines, and maintaining strong attention to detail. * Demonstrate strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and team player skills. * Prefer CVT, RVT, LVT. * Ability to work evenings and weekends is a must; our point-of-care hospital is available to the community on a 24/7 basis. * Must be able to pass pre-employment drug screening.
NOTES: 2 openings. Additional Salary Information: Medical benefits: employer contribution toward medical coverage. 401K: employer matches to 3% after 90-days of full-time employment. Vacation: accrued at four hours per month, available after 1st year of service, increases after second year. Education: employer offers financial support to those seeking to continue their education and invests in learning relevant skills.
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