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Certified Veterinary Technician

Company: Southern Veterinary Partners
Location: Castle Rock
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

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!$2,500 Sign On Bonus offered at this location!FT & PT opportunities available!Southern Veterinary Partners is a veterinarian owned and managed network of 300+ animal hospitals with the common goal of providing the highest quality veterinary care to companion animals with exceptional client experiences.We are seeking a Certified Veterinary Technician here at Animal Care of Castle Pines that has a special interest in Dentistry and Surgical procedures to join our growing team . When you join our organization as a Veterinary Technician, you gain access to a peer network of over 5000 individuals, CE allowance, and Learning & Development programs to help you meet your career goals. Whether you are just now starting your journey as a Veterinary Technician or are looking to make a change, SVP provides you with the resources you need to have a rewarding, enjoyable, and balanced career.Position Skills:

  • Patient examinations, auscultation of heart and lung sounds, assisting the doctor however necessary
  • Professional client communication and education obtaining medical histories and symptoms
  • Laboratory procedures including but not limited to: hematology, cytology, urinalysis, microbiology, blood chemistry, and fecals
  • Diagnostic imaging and implementing safety protocols of fellow staff members, soon to include cone beam CT.
  • Surgical assisting; preparing and maintaining the surgical environment in order to ensure an asepsis environment for both patient and personal safety.
  • Anesthesia monitoring and dentistry
  • Nursing skills including: restraining patients, administering medications PO/IV/SUBQ/IM, applying and maintaining bandages, providing high quality physical and psychological needs of the patient during any hospitalization stay or visit
  • Proficient in dental prophylaxis
  • Pharmacy and pharmacology knowledge including: preparing and dispensing medications, calculating dosages, recognizing adverse reactions, knowledge of regulations regarding the safe handling of biohazardous materials
  • Emphasis on low stress handling
    • Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT).
    • Flexible schedule including some weekend and holiday shifts.
    • Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations.Ready to help us WAG?We live out our WAG Values on a daily basis, but don't just take our word for it. Check out the video below to hear directly from some of our teammates on what our WAG Values mean to them. Benefits Our team members enjoy an extensive, comprehensive benefits package. When you're on our team, we've got you covered.YOUR HEALTH - COVERED.Health InsuranceDental InsurancePaid Time OffVision InsuranceCritical Illness InsuranceMental Health CounselingHospital Indemnity InsuranceLife & Accident InsuranceLong & Short-term Disability InsuranceTeledoc- FREE doctor access 24/7YOUR FAMILY - COVERED.Caring for Elderly FamilyReturning to Work After a BabyDivorceMoving to a New CommunityGrieving for a Lost Loved OneMilitary Family MattersJob RelocationBuying or Selling a HomeYOUR FINANCES - COVERED.
    • Pay range of $20-27/hourSign-on BonusesDependent Care Flexible Spending AccountBudgeting and Financial GuidanceTeammate Referral ProgramDiscounted Veterinary CareRetirement PlanningWill and Testament PlanningTax IssuesIdentify Theft RecoveryLegal CounselingTeammate Assistance ProgramAbout Southern Veterinary PartnersSVP pursues partnerships with like-minded veterinarians to build this growing network of compassionate, service-oriented animal hospitals. We're based in Birmingham, AL, but the heartbeat of our organization is in our 300+ local animal hospitals across the country.Our team's continuous dedication has rewarded us with remarkable growth, and Southern Veterinary Partners now employs more than 5,000 employees nationwide. The organization's success has not gone unnoticed, landing us recognition among Inc. 5000's List of "Fastest Growing Companies in America" (2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021), Birmingham Business Journals "FastTrack 30" of the Fastest Growing Companies in Birmingham (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021), and Birmingham Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" (2021). You + SVP - Amazing TogetherLet's talk about your amazing future. Start the conversation with our teams today.

Keywords: Southern Veterinary Partners, Castle Rock , Certified Veterinary Technician, Professions , Castle Rock, Colorado

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