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Veterinary Technician

Company: Animal Care Center of Castle Pines
Location: Castle Rock
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

About This Location:The Animal Care Center of Castle Pines is located in Castle Pines, Colorado and has been serving the community for 17 years. We are a full-service animal hospital providing veterinary care to dogs and cats and offer services such as routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Here at the Animal Care Center of Castle Pines, our friendly and compassionate staff take great pride in providing the best possible care and service to our clients and their pet. We look at every client and pet as extended members of our family and cherish every opportunity to provide the TLC you and your pets deserve. If you are a passionate and caring team player please apply today!Overview:We are offering a $2500 sign-on bonus to qualified candidates!
We are looking for a credentialed veterinary technician to join our large GP practice. We have 10 DVMs and several specialists that work from our location. We offer an opportunity to grow and learn in different areas of veterinary medicine. We offer

  • Advanced COHATs (Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment)
  • Soft tissue surgeries - Spays/Neuters/Laparoscopic Spays, mass removals, cystotomies, etc
  • Wellness care
  • Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Alternative/holistic medicine
  • Feline only space in the hospital
  • Advanced anesthesia care
  • Dental Specialty
  • Orthopedic SpecialtyThe ideal candidate has 2 year minimum experience. Comfortable with animal handling and emphasis on low stress restraint. Able to assist the DVM in appointments and comfortable with venipuncture in front of the clients. Proficient in taking xrays, catheter placement, basic drug calculations and medication knowledge. The technician will work in a fast paced environment assisting the doctor through their appointment day or surgery day. Shifts are 7-6 or 8-7, with an every other Saturday rotation. We hire for culture first and will train the right candidate.Responsibilities / Qualifications:
    • Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology required
    • Experience as a Veterinary Technician, preferred.
    • Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT).
    • Flexible schedule including some weekend and holiday shifts.
    • Must have computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations.
    • Must have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environment.
    • Medical procedures and animal handling will be trained thoroughly on the job; however, excellent communication skills, a sense of urgency, and working harmoniously with teammates is required.
    • Must be dependable, demonstrate strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.Benefits:
      • Pay range of $16.00-$25.00/hour
      • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
      • Retirement Plan (401k)
      • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
      • Short Term Disability
      • Paid Time Off (Vacation & Public Holidays) - for eligible positions only
      • Teladoc- FREE doctor access 24/7
      • Discounted Veterinary Care
      • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
      • A large network of over 4,000 veterinary professionals who all share common interest in promoting a collaborative working environment and individual career growth
      • Opportunity to make an impact in your community while tackling a challenging, variety of tasks and the ability to help animals among a great team of people!#LVTSJ

Keywords: Animal Care Center of Castle Pines, Castle Rock , Veterinary Technician, Professions , Castle Rock, Colorado

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