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Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)

Company: Plum Creek Veterinary Services
Location: Castle Rock
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Since 2009, Plum Creek Veterinary Services has provided comprehensive veterinary care to pets in the Castle Rock community and beyond. Plum Creek is looking to add a Certified Veterinary Technician to our 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.*Position Skills:** Patient examinations, auscultation of heart and lung sounds, determine normal/abnormal TPRs and QATS.* 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.* Surgical assisting; preparing and maintaining the surgical environment in order to ensure an asepsis environment for both patient and personal safety.* Anesthesia monitoring and endotracheal intubation.* 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.*Position Requirements:** 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.*Benefits:** Pay range of $22.00-$27.00 per hour based on experience* *$2,500 Sign-on Bonus!** 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 5,000 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!* Our teams continuous dedication has rewarded us with remarkable growth, and Southern Veterinary Partners now employs more than 8,000 employees nationwide. The organizations success has not gone unnoticed, landing us recognition as #19 on Newsweeks Most Loved Workplaces list in 2022. Additionally, we have ranked among Inc. 5000s List of 'Fastest Growing Companies in America' (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022) and the Birmingham Business Journal's 'FastTrack 30' of the Fastest Growing Companies in Birmingham (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021)#FeaturedCVTRoleJob Type: Full-timePay: $22.00 - $27.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Employee discount* Health insurance* Paid time off* Referral program* Vision insuranceAbility to Relocate:* Castle Rock, CO 80109: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Plum Creek Veterinary Services, Castle Rock , Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Professions , Castle Rock, Colorado

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