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Veterinary Technician - CVT

Company: Vistancia Animal Hospital
Location: Peoria
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

OVERVIEW: -The CVT supports the hospital by providing dedicated quality veterinary care and extraordinary service to our patients and clients. As a CVT, you will fully assist the DVMs to help improve the quality of care to the patients, and to aid the doctors in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work at the Veterinary Hospital. -ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -

  • Assist in determining animal requirements by helping conduct animal examinations, - reviewing care plans and records, completing laboratory tests and studies, and diagnostic imaging
  • Care for patients by taking vital signs, collecting samples, administering medications, drugs, and vaccines, and bandaging and wrapping wounds
  • Support patient examinations and DVMs by assembling required supplies and instruments, securing and bringing patients to examination rooms, and restraining patients
  • Fill prescriptions and administer medications, including proper documentation, logging and security of controlled drugs
  • Maintain a safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by following documented standards and procedures in compliance with applicable legal regulations
  • Maintain medical records by documenting patients' conditions, reactions, and changes; updates database in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ability to demonstrate and follow procedures in catheter placement and phlebotomy -EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:
    • High school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education, and/or experience
    • One - two years of experience with veterinary appointments performing above duties
    • Able to perform moderately physically demanding work, that requires lifting (up to 50 pounds), cleaning, and constant motion
    • Ability to work with or around sick animals, potentially hazardous materials, cleaning chemicals, gas anesthetics, zoonotic diseases, and unpleasant odors
    • Must be flexible with scheduling and able to work some weekendsWHAT WE OFFER:Companion offers competitive compensation as well as a benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, and 401(k) -Companion Pet Partners is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Keywords: Vistancia Animal Hospital, Peoria , Veterinary Technician - CVT, Healthcare , Peoria, Arizona

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