Veterinary Anesthesia Technician Assistant

Washington, DC
Friendship Hospital for Animals – Assistants /
full-time /
Friendship Hospital For Animals is seeking a Veterinary Anesthesia Technician Assistant to join our dynamic team!

About the role: The technician assistant for the Anesthesia department helps facilitate an efficient workflow throughout the day. They are responsible for assisting the team with a variety of tasks, both patient care and client care related.

Whats in it for You

    • Excellent compensation
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA
    • Generous paid time off
    • CE Allowance
    • Life insurance
    • 401-k
    • Metro discounts
    • Pet care discounts and so much more!
    • Great Location-we are located in Tenleytown, DC with easy access to public transportation and the various attractions of the city and surrounding area

Essential Functions/Technical Skills

    • Assist with  anesthetic induction
    • Setting up of anesthetic circuit and additional equipment
    • OR set up and breakdown for anesthetic procedures
    • Monitor and restock all anesthetic preparation areas appropriately
    • Assisting with surgical site shaving parameters/margins
    • Assisting OR with patient positioning and placing monitoring
    • Assist anesthesia technician with patient transfer
    • Cleaning of ORs, sterile hallway and anesthetic preparation areas
    • Assist sterile prep and specialty surgery when needed
    • Other duties as assigned

Skills And Abilities:

    • Excellent communication skills-- both verbal and written
    • Ability to effectively problem solve and make decisions as needed.
    • Ability to multi-task in a stressful environment
    • Ability to speak and hear by phone or in person
    • Ability to read, write and type English
    • Ability to work as a team player
    • Ability to use and learn computers
    • Ability to master large volumes of detailed information
    • Experience in a veterinary setting
We're exclusively seeking veterinary technicians who embrace a nurturing, cooperative, and ethical environment, where genuine individuals come together to share knowledge, uplift one another and enhance the health and happiness of our patients, clients, team members, and the community. Of course having fun while doing so is a non-negotiable! 
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Meet Our Hospital:  
Friendship Hospital for Animals is a top-tier AAHA Accredited veterinary hospital providing compassionate patient care including wellness, emergency and specialized care. Our range of specialized departments includes critical care, radiology, anesthesiology, oncology, ophthalmology, neurology/neurosurgery, cardiology, dermatology, internal medicine/hemodialysis, rehab therapy, and surgery. Our facility is equipped with cutting-edge MRI and CT technology, a dedicated ICU, long-term ventilator capability, and onsite hemodialysis. We are constantly evolving to provide the most advanced, state-of-the art comprehensive care. We believe in sharing our knowledge with the community through continuing education, externships, internships and residency programs.