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- Jonesboro, Georgia
- USD17.50 to USD20.00 Per Hour
- Job Type
- 19 May 2023
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Welcome to your next destination!. We are Destination Pet, a nationwide company founded in 2016 by a team of professionals who have more than a century of combined experience and innovation in the pet services industry. These services include everything from day care to boarding, training to grooming, and home care to veterinary care.
We are looking for a Veterinary Technician to Join Our Pack at Jonesboro Animal Hospital!
Veterinary Technician Job Responsibilities:
A veterinary technician provides animal care by determining animal requirements; conducting diagnostic procedures; assisting during operations; feeding and caring for animals; maintaining supplies and equipment; maintaining records.
Supports Mission, Vision and Values of Destination Pet.
Ensuring that clients and pets feel welcome and comfortable
Training, supervising, and assisting technicians in their performance of a variety of technical and client education duties.
Providing guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.
Conducting timely performance evaluations, mediate interpersonal problems and address concerns
Making recommendations to the practice manager concerning personnel matters and assist with follow through of disciplinary actions.
Assisting veterinarians to provide compassionate nursing care
Performing cursory exams and prepping animals for aseptic surgery
Monitoring anesthetic patients
Cleaning, maintaining, and preparing surgical instruments and equipment
Maintaining accurate medical records
Filling prescriptions as directed by a veterinarian, and explaining prescription directions
Assisting receptionists with check-in and checkout procedures and providing telephone support
Performing various laboratory tests
Suggesting dietary products and other services to clients
Keeping our facilities clean and well maintained
Performs other duties as assigned.
Veterinary Technician Skills and Qualifications:
Knowledge of Animal Behavior, Animal Husbandry, Documentation Skills, Analyzing Information, Clinical Skills, creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Performing Diagnostic Procedures, Use of Medical Technologies, Attention to Detail, Patience, Verbal Communication
Registered veterinary technicians (RVTs) must obtain state-issued credentials, which requires passing the VTNE & graduating from an accredited program with an associate degree
Expertise & Experience:
1+ years of experience as a veterinary technician
Displays a professional manner at all times
Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays.
Must frequently lift 40 pounds.
Must be able to be on feet eight hours per day.
Must be able to stand, walk and climb stairs frequently.
Must be able to handle dogs on leashes.
Must be able to work in an environment with exposure to disinfectant/sanitation chemicals, animal dander and excretions.
- Job Reference: 1010172313-2
- Date Posted: 19 May 2023
- Recruiter: Destination Pet LLC
- Location: Jonesboro, Georgia
- Salary: USD17.50 to USD20.00 Per Hour
- Sector: Healthcare & Medical
- Job Type: Permanent