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LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

Company: VCA Animal Hospitals
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

VCA Merrimac Animal Hospital is hiring a Part-Time Licensed Veterinary Technician (or LVT-eligible) to join our team! Location: 628 Penniman Road Williamsburg, VA 23185 About Us We are an AAHA-accredited multi-doctor practice in Williamsburg, VA, offering Primary Care, Illness Care, Surgery, Dentistry, Boarding, and more. We are open for medical visits Monday through Saturday, with boarding pickup hours on Sunday afternoons. Check out our website here: https://vcahospitals.com/merrimac About the Role Our DVMs trust our LVT's and we seek to utilize our LVT team to their fullest potential. We are seeking dependable, adaptable, fun, and detail-oriented team members. Our LVTs provide compassionate veterinary care to our patients. Duties to include: Assist doctors with exams, treatments and procedures. Venipuncture and IVC placement Administer SQ fluids, medications, etc. Work in conjunction with all technical staff across the hospital to ensure hospitalized patients are receiving the best possible care and communicating frequently with the team. Recognize subtle change in clinical status. Discharge instructions with clients when they are able to bring their furry family member back home with them. Complete estimates, basic record keeping. Surgical preparation and assisting. Anesthesia monitoring. Dentistry and dental radiographs. Maintaining medical records. Preparing surgical suite and surgical patients. Filling prescriptions. Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging. Providing compassionate care and a home away from home for boarded and hospitalized pets. Why VCA VCA Animal Hospitals is a community of over 800 hospitals across the US, including primary care, emergency, and specialty medicine. We offer world class medicine with hometown care. Together we are committed to taking care of the future of veterinary medicine. We are passionate about supporting our technicians and assistants and are committed to your personal career development. At VCA, you will enjoy an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. VCA Animal Hospitals offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, pet care discounts, paid vacation, holidays and sick days, health and well-being programs that provide resources and training. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials. The pay range for this position is $22 to $26 / hour. Interested in learning more? Apply today! If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs. Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more! The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development) We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com

Keywords: VCA Animal Hospitals, Newport News , LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN, Healthcare , Williamsburg, Virginia

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