Licensed Veterinary Technician - Pet Care Veterinary Hospital
Virginia Beach, VA
Pet Care Veterinary Hospital – Technicians /
full-time or part-time /
Pet Care Veterinary Hospital is an AAHA Accredited and Fear Free Certified practice located in Virginia Beach, VA. We are looking for a hard-working, smart, detail-oriented, and organized Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team.
Pet Care is a busy, 7 doctor, exotics-heavy hospital that has a long history of providing compassionate care and gold-standard medicine for patients in the Hampton Roads area.
Our LVTs are highly leveraged and well supported by a hardworking team of CSRs, Veterinary Assistants, and Managers. Our veterinarians depend on LVTs to perform all duties within their scope of practice.
Requirements and responsibilities:
--Licensed or qualified for license in the state of Virginia. (Technician Students actively enrolled in an AVMA approved program also encouraged to apply)
Laboratory skills- our LVTs perform urinalysis, cytology, needle aspirates, fecal analysis, WBC differentials, DTMs, and run (willing to train on manual differentials of blood smears for avian and reptiles)
-Diagnostics including ophthalmic exams, ocular pressure, needle aspirates, blood pressure (doppler and oscillometric), radiographs.
-Utilization of ultrasound for fast scans and cystocentesis
-Effective communication with coworkers and pet owners
-Experience with induction and monitoring a variety of species under heavy sedation and/or general anesthesia.
-Competent in phlebotomy, administering vaccines, injections, and placing IV catheters in a variety of species.
-Proficient or willing to train in dentistry and dental radiographs under the guidance of a VTS-Dentistry.
-Patient care including splint and bandage applications, minor wound care, NG and Esophageal feeding tube maintenance, urinary catheters, post-op support, administering oxygen, fluid therapy, blood transfusion, syringe feeding.
-Demonstrate a variety of patient treatments to pet owners.
-Participate in community outreach and education.
Pet Care is a great place to achieve your professional goals in a safe and supportive learning environment. We actively encourage the professional and personal development of our team members.
$23 - $25 an hour
Encore Vet Group is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status as protected by law. Employment decisions are made based upon merit, qualifications, and business needs.