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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Company: PETA
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Position Objectives:
To provide high-quality care for patients of high-volume mobile spay and neuter veterinary clinic

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
Perform tests and assess and communicate patients' test results and medical histories to the attending veterinarian
Work under the direction of the veterinarian to prepare animals for surgery and administer medications, including anesthesia drugs
Monitor surgery patients from the administration of anesthesia through their full recovery and independently assess patients' readiness for discharge
Maintain controlled-drug and supply inventories and conduct appropriate recordkeeping and reporting
Comply with the applicable laws for licensed veterinary technicians established by the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
Communicate with clients regarding post-operative patient care as well as the results of diagnostic testing and other medical findings
Establish and adhere to maintenance programs for all medical equipment
Maintain strict confidentiality about client, patient, and donor information
Drive the mobile clinic to and from designated sites
Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications:
Virginia veterinary technician's license or willingness and ability to obtain a Virginia veterinary technicians license
Previous experience with a controlled-substance inventory
Previous experience working independently and exercising discretion
Proven ability to handle confidential information
Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis
Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record
Commitment to the objectives of the organization

Keywords: PETA, Newport News , Licensed Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Williamsburg, Virginia

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