Veterinary Technician/Assistant

Date Posted: March 25, 2021

Deadline: April 30, 2021

Organization: Columbia Veterinary Emergency Trauma and Speciality

Location: Other

City: Columbia

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: Starting at $15.00 per hour depending on experience

Requirements:

 Be on time and on the floor 5 minutes prior to shift start time.

 Lead by example with exceptional work ethic and communication.

 Work Closely with the CSRs to facilitate client communication throughout their shift.

 Be familiar with hospitalized patients and work together with the patient care nurses and doctors to give clients phone updates. All communications will be logged on the patient’s clinical record.

 Responsible for phone calls pertaining to the following:

o    Medication Refills and/or questions

o    Medical updates for patients

o    Post Discharge questions

o    Pre-triage medical questions

o    Specialty Client questions (Saturday and Sunday only)

Ability to lift at least 50lbs 

 

 They will work along side the inpatient and outpatient teams to help prepare the patients for discharge by filling medications, printing discharges when complete and checking invoices for accuracy. They will help the team with completing discharges as well if available.

 Holding team members accountable on the floor (cleaning cages and hospital, following protocols, patient care, attitude/culture on floor)

 Communicate with all Doctors on shift to make sure they are receiving the support from the team.

 

Job Description:
  • Provide excellent patient care alongside doctors and nurses in a fast paced work environment
  • At least one (1) years’ experience as an LVT preferred with competent computer skills (preferred)
  • Competent math skills
  • Participation in continuing education programs with at least ten (10) credit hours in approved lectures/forums
  • Membership in a professional society
  • The ability to follow or give direction with and without supervision, multitask, prioritize, and delegate
  • The ability to lift objects or pets of at least 40lbs and to control large, anxious, or angry pets
  • The ability to understand medical terminology, mathematics, and procedures
  • The ability to admit or ask questions when a task is unclear
  • The ability to show leadership towards others while maintaining harmonious interpersonal relations
  • Ability to understand the needs and styles of staff and doctors
  • The ability to provide exceptional client service.
Schedule:
12 hour shifts
Contact Name:
Kionia Robinson
Contact Phone Number: 8039958904
Contact Email: krobinson@cvets.net
Application Process:
Please visit our website and click on "Join our Team" to apply
Employer Address:

1321 Oakcrest Dr.
Columbia, SC 29223
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.