Certified/Licensed/Registered Veterinary Technician (CVT, LVT, RVT)
Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: September 4, 2020
Organization: Upstate Vet Emergency and Specialty Care
Location: Greenville Area
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Must have successfully passed the VTNE (Veterinary Technician National Examination)
Graduate from an AVMA accredited Animal Science program with an AS or BS preferred.
Knowledge of advanced fluid therapy, anesthetic monitoring, advanced CPR and all aspects of laboratory and radiology.
Knowledge of advanced pharmacology and medical terminology as well as knowledge of surgical procedures and disease process.
Excellent communication skills.
Strong work ethic and a positive attitude.
Must be flexible and able to adapt to new situations.
Ability to act as a team player.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, talk, see, hear, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and will occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Upstate Vet Emergency + Specialty is looking to add several FULL TIME technicians to our fast-paced team. We are an AAHA accredited specialty hospital that thrives on a team-based atmosphere. At Upstate, we LOVE what we do! We provide the most innovative diagnostics to help our clients achieve the highest level of care for their pets in an emergency. Come join a team that thrives on collaboration and learning all while providing top notch nursing care for our patients. Candidates should hold an RVT or equivalent and have a minimum of two years’ experience in veterinary patient handling. Positions may include some weekend shifts. Salary is competitive and based off experience and skill level. Offering an outstanding benefits package as well incentives for career advancement. Contact us today to discuss your future with us!
Position Title: Certified/Licensed/Registered Veterinary Technician (CVT, LVT, RVT)
Responsible for performing advanced medical, diagnostic, and laboratory procedures under the direction of a licensed veterinarian.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Manage and provide for the patient’s needs.
Triage patients and determine if patient is stable or critical.
Perform physical assessments and record observations legibly in files.
Assist veterinarian in all aspects during surgical procedures; pre-medication, set up, induction, preparation, maintenance of general anesthesia, surgical monitoring, surgical assisting, recovery, writing post op orders and pain management protocols.
Perform blood collection via all routes and ability to know best collection method based on individual patient needs or specific test requirements.
Preparation of fluid therapy- infusion pump/syringe pump set up, appropriate IVF set up, fluid types and rates for administration, CRI calculations and monitoring.
Assist with dosage calculations and dispensing of medication including controlled substances as well as advanced emergency drug calculations, dosing and administering route protocols and common contraindications.
Monitor daily activities of in-hospital patients both stable or who require advanced monitoring.
Communicate with doctors, technicians, office staff and clients regarding status of patients.
Prepare patients for discharge to owners including client education about home care and medication to be given.
Follow established hospital policies and procedures when handling client concerns and complaints.
Document legibly and keep accurate medical records in accordance to hospital policy.
Clear understanding and enforcement of OSHA regulations and hospital safety standards.
Performs other job duties as assigned.
393 Woods Lake Rd
Greenville, SC 29607
Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.