Veterinary Technician - Anesthesia - (VCSG) Veterinary Care and Specialty Group

Chattanooga, TN
Veterinary Care and Specialty Group – Technicians /
full-time /
Do you love helping animals and families? Are you looking for the next step in your career? We may be the perfect fit for you!

Veterinary Care and Specialty Group (VCSG) is seeking a skilled and dedicated Veterinary Anesthesia Technician to join our dynamic veterinary team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and well-being of our animal patients during various medical procedures. The Veterinary Anesthesia Technician will work closely with veterinarians and other veterinary staff to administer anesthesia, monitor vital signs, and provide comprehensive support to ensure the highest standards of care for animals undergoing surgical or diagnostic procedures.

Veterinary Care & Specialty Group (VCSG) is an emergency and referral hospital located in the South Broad Street area of Chattanooga, TN. Our facility has the latest diagnostic equipment including MRI, ultrasound, digital x-ray, CT, and state-of-the-art lab equipment.
We have board-certified surgeons for soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries. We are one of the only hospitals in the area that offers total hip replacement surgery. We have a full anesthesiology group with board-certified anesthesiologists.
What we are offering! 
Remarkable Culture - We work well as a team and are all about supporting each other and encouraging your career development! We foster a learning environment, provide opportunities for our team members to expand their skill set, and nurture individual growth and development.
Work-life Rewards - We offer a competitive wage, generous paid-time-off, medical, dental, vision, employer funded HSA, paid family leave, 401k + company match, continuing education allowance, pet care benefits, and more!
Work-Life Balance - Looking for a great work-life balance? We offer a rotating 4 day schedule with limited on call, which allows our employees an excellent opportunity for a life outside of work.
Great Location - Nestled at the foot of the Smoky Mountains, Chattanooga offers abundant recreational activities and a diverse arts and culture experience.
Career Advancement Opportunities - We pride ourselves on growing from within!

What you will be doing:

    • Anesthesia Administration : Administer and monitor anesthesia during surgical and diagnostic procedures, ensuring appropriate dosage and patient response. Calculate drug dosages based on the weight, species, and health status of the animal. Maintain anesthetic records and document patient vitals throughout the procedure.
    • Monitoring and Assessment: Continuously monitor patient vital signs, including heart rate, respiratory rate, blood pressure, and oxygen saturation. Recognize and respond promptly to changes in patient status, adjusting anesthesia as necessary. Utilize monitoring equipment and advanced monitoring techniques to ensure patient safety.
    • Equipment Management: Perform routine maintenance on anesthesia equipment, ensuring functionality and safety. Calibrate and troubleshoot anesthesia machines, ventilators, and monitoring devices. Keep an inventory of anesthesia-related supplies and medications.
    • Collaboration and Communication: Collaborate with veterinarians and veterinary staff to plan and coordinate anesthesia protocols for individual cases. Communicate effectively with the veterinary team, providing updates on patient status and any concerns during anesthesia.
    • Patient Advocacy: Advocate for the well-being and comfort of patients before, during, and after anesthesia. Implement and maintain protocols for pre-anesthetic patient assessment and post-anesthetic recovery.
    • Emergency Response: Be prepared to respond to emergency situations, including anesthetic complications, and provide immediate and appropriate interventions.

What you have:

    • Excellent Patient Care - You care about our patients and their people and take pride in sharing your knowledge and educating clients. You enjoy taking the time to show compassion, a personalized touch, and attentive to clients and colleagues.
    • Team Spirit - Looking for a positive, motivated, hard-working candidate who has a thirst for knowledge and is committed to providing excellent patient care.
    • Excellent client service & communication skills
    • Veterinary Technician Credentialing - LVMT/LVT/RVT/CVT preferred
    • 1-2 years of anesthetic monitoring in a veterinary surgical setting preferred
    • experience in a specialty/referral veterinary hospital setting preferred
$18 - $24 an hour
Salary Negotiable based on skills and experience.
If you would like to work for a hospital that gives you the platform to do amazing things, we would love to learn more about you!
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