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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Company: Peavine Animal Hospital
Location: Reno
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

About Peavine Animal Hospital -At Peavine Animal Hospital we believe in good medicine. We believe that good medicine does not always mean MORE medicine. Our clients can trust that we will never recommend any treatment, diagnostic test, or medication unless it is necessary and in the best interest of the patient. We love helping pets and their people!We strive to be caring, compassionate, and really bond with our patients and their people. We pride ourselves on having a very positive work environment that helps other team members thrive and learn. We are looking for a friendly, reliable, team-oriented person, with excellent customer service skills! -Duties and Responsibilities -

  • Assist in determining animal requirements by helping conduct animal examinations, - reviewing care plans and records, completing laboratory tests and studies, and diagnostic imaging
  • Care for patients by taking vital signs, collecting samples, administering medications, drugs, and vaccines, and bandaging and wrapping wounds
  • Support patient examinations and DVMs by assembling required supplies and instruments, securing and bringing patients to examination rooms, and restraining patients
  • Fill prescriptions and administer medications, including proper documentation, logging and security of controlled drugs
  • Maintain a safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by following documented standards and procedures in compliance with applicable legal regulations
  • Maintain medical records by documenting patients' conditions, reactions, and changes; updates database in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ability to demonstrate and follow procedures in catheter placement and phlebotomyEDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:
    • High school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education, and/or experience
    • One - two years of experience with veterinary appointments performing above duties -
    • Experience in surgery is a plus
    • Able to perform moderately physically demanding work, that requires lifting (up to 50 pounds), cleaning, and constant motion
    • Ability to work with or around sick animals, potentially hazardous materials, cleaning chemicals, gas anesthetics, zoonotic diseases, and unpleasant odors
    • Must be flexible with scheduling and able to work some weekendsWHAT WE OFFER:Peavine offers competitive compensation as well as a benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, and 401(k). We also offer a scrub allowance, CE for RVTs, and a Veterinary Care Discount. -Peavine Animal Hospital is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Keywords: Peavine Animal Hospital, Reno , Licensed Veterinary Technician, Professions , Reno, Nevada

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