Small animal practice on the Main Line seeking an experienced veterinary technician. Newly renovated hospital provides complete inpatient and outpatient medicine, surgery, diagnostic care, boarding and grooming. Candidate will assist the practitioners to the fullest possible extent, to help improve the quality of care given to the patients of the hospital and aid the practitioners in achieving greater efficiency be relieving them of technical work and administrative detail.
Must be reliable, self motivated, team oriented, work well under pressure and comfortable with client interaction and communication. Must be able to do the following:
In-Patient Medical Care – administer medications, diagnostics and monitoring, place IV catheters, draw blood, run lab tests (Idexx equipment on site) , administer IV Fluids, patient restraint, cleaning, feeding.
Anesthesia – induction, maintenance, monitoring and recovery of patients.
Surgery – Surgical prep, doctor assistance, clean, sterilize, and maintain all surgical instruments and equipment. Know how to categorize and pack surgical instruments. Dentistry – Ultrasonic cleaning and polishing
Radiology – Digital radiology and dental digital radiology.
Prescriptions – dispense medications and fill prescriptions.
Client Communications – give patient updates, discharge instructions, and provide follow-up for certain hospital cases. Assisting Doctor with outpatient appointments and ensuring a smooth and timely flow of appointment from check in to discharge. Assist reception (when needed) in answering phones, booking appointments and processing invoices.
Certification preferred but not required.
Additional Salary Information: Salary negotiable based on experience