Animal Allergy Specialists is seeking a registered veterinary technician or experienced veterinary assistant . We are a multi-doctor referral practice specializing in dermatology. Our doctors and staff travel to several satellite clinics for the convenience of our clients. We strive to be the leaders in our field; we participate in drug trial studies, dermatology resident training, and studies to advance the knowledge of our field.

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

Energetic

Positive

Upbeat personality

Takes initiative

Commitment to the needs of the clinic

Punctual

Willingness to teach others and share ideas

Openness to diversity

Adaptability to change

Accountable

Able to see big picture

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (including but not limited to):

Previous experience or training/ education in a veterinary facility

Must be friendly, outgoing, people oriented

Excellent communication skills

Must be capable of being cross-trained for front office receptionist duties, telephone and computer skills are necessary

Must be a team player willing to learn new techniques, treatments, and accept change

Medical Related Skills:

Phlebotomy

IV catheter placement

Preparing and restraining animals during procedures

Anesthetic induction

Anesthetic monitoring

Assisting in surgery

Suture cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues

Apply bandages and/or splints

Wound care

Ability to use a stethoscope and otoscope

Advising pet owners on proper care, etc.

Duties (including but not limited to):

Demonstrate excellent relations with client/ pets in the waiting area and exam rooms

Exceed the client's expectations of service

Compassionate nursing care is the top priority for all patients

Housekeeping/ maintenance

Ability to perform a cursory examination of an animal

Ability to recognize potential patient issues

Clearly communicate your findings to a doctor

Record keeping

Fill prescription and dispense medications as prescribed by the doctor, etc.

Education and Physical Requirements:

College or college-equivalent education as required in becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician

Dependable attendance is required

Must be able to lift 40 pounds

Must be willing to work long or irregular hours under pressure conditions

The ability to walk, bend, stand, squat, or reach constantly during a minimum 8-hour day.

We offer:

Competitive wages

Voluntary benefits

401K with employer match

CE opportunities

Uniforms

Discounts on services and medications for employee pets

*Some traveling may be required

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