Veterinary Technician
Walker Road Animal Hospital - Windsor, ON

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Busy veterinary hospital looking for enthusiastic Full time Veterinary Technician. If you are high energy, love working with animals and have an interest in emergency medicine, you may be a match for us. We are a 24/7 operation and candidate must be able to work days, afternoons, evenings and weekends as required.

Qualified Candidates to have:

  • Motivation, excellent communication skills, willingness to learn, and a team oriented spirit
  • Minimum 2 years experience working as a veterinary technician in a practice
  • College degree in Veterinary Technology
  • RVT License (preferred)
  • Resume with 3 references

Skills:

 In-Patient Medical Care- give medications, assist or perform treatments, diagnostics & monitoring, place IV catheters, draw blood, run lab tests, administer IV fluids, cleaning, feeding, and walking patients as needed.
 Anaesthesia induction, maintenance, monitoring, & recovery of patients, clean / maintain anaesthesia equipment
 Surgery- Surgical prep, doctor assistance, clean, sterilize, and maintain all surgical instruments and OR equipment
 Dentistry- Provide patient dental care, ultrasonic cleaning and polishing, assist doctor with dental surgery.
 Radiology - positioning patients and taking radiographs, submitting for consults
 Laboratory duties- collecting, preparing, & running or submitting samples for requested tests; reading and recording results when indicated (fecals, Urines, Ear cytology etc) when requested by doctor
 Preparing invoices, discharge instructions, and client information packs
 Client communication- give patient updates, discharge instructions, and provide follow-up calls for hospital patients.
 Client medical demonstrations / education
 Technician appointments- blood draws for therapeutic monitoring / screening tests, bandage changes, post-op checks, suture removals, AG, NT
 Clinic technician- assisting doctor with outpatient appointments, preparing, restocking, cleaning exam room, check patients in and out, take history and vitals, input date into patient medical record, ensure a smooth and timely flow of outpatient appointments from the check-in to the discharge
 Assist with reception / front desk duties as needed- answering phones, booking appointments, admit / discharge patients
 Assist in training and mentoring new team members
 Assist with inventory control, ordering, unpacking, restocking drug & medical supplies
 Preparing prescriptions, dispensed medications & medication refills


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