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Veterinary Tech

Company: Arlington Heights Animal Hospital
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

Arlington Heights Animal Hospital is a well-established, AAHA accredited, 4-doctor veterinary clinic located in the heart of Fort Worth's cultural district! Our award-winning team has been part of the Fort Worth community since 1980. We love what we do and pride ourselves in offering the highest level of care to our clients and their pets which include dogs, cats, and exotic animals. We are currently seeking a confident and compassionate FT Veterinary Technician to join our work family! Our Team Mission Statement: To provide comprehensive, high-quality veterinary care to the very best of our abilities while always exhibiting the utmost concern for our clients and their pets as well as our team members. Job Description: At Arlington Heights Animal Hospital, the veterinary technician is instrumental in the overall success of our practice. Supports the veterinarian during appointments, examinations, medical procedures, and anesthetic/surgery procedures. Ensure efficiency during patient care by reviewing patient charts and preparing all proper vaccinations, etc. Communicating with the client by collecting a detailed subjective and medical history as well as reviewing discharge papers and prescription/treatment plan instructions under the instruction of the veterinarian. Review vaccination records and prepare vaccines according to our vaccine protocol. Fill prescriptions according to our pharmacy protocol. Support veterinarians in procedures using accurate restraint; know how to restrain fractious patients, exotic patients, feline patients. Dispense treatments/medications intravenously, orally, and subcutaneously. Collecting samples and running in-house lab work such as heart worm tests, urine sediments, ear cytologies, and CBC's/organ function/ Zoetis HM5 and VS2 machine. Prep patient for anesthesia/surgery; monitor patients under anesthesia; induce anesthesia and intubate patient. Perform dental cleanings and dental radiography. Coordinate treatments and injections following the instructions of a doctor Maintain and input medical records in our PM software, VIA. Take digital radiographs with accurate positioning and techniques. Take vital signs of animals including temperature, pulse, and respiration. Venipuncture and placing iv catheters. Complete anal gland expression, ear cleanings, and nail trims Preparing and maintaining patient ICU sheets and surgery sheets. Show excellent client communication and telephone skills as well as excellent written communication skills with proficient spelling. Thrive in a busy, fast-paced environment with awareness of overall picture at any given time. Qualifications Minimum of 1 year Veterinary Technician experience High school diploma or equivalent LVT or CVA highly preferred. Background check and drug screening required prior to employment Must be able to work all shifts, including rotated weekends & holidays. Benefits include but are not limited to: Competitive pay based on work background and experience Routine employee evaluations Uniforms/scrubs provided Profit Share Bonus Favorable schedule of 4 to 4.5 day work week Medical, dental, and vision insurance available 401(k) plan PTO Program (paid-time off) Career growth In-house training If you are looking for a rewarding career with in a supportive fun and friendly team environment, please apply! Learn more about our team, accolades, facility, and practice by visiting our website We look forward to hearing from you! Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $14 - $18 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Arlington Heights Animal Hospital, Fort Worth , Veterinary Tech, Healthcare , Fort Worth, Texas

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