Veterinary Dermatology Technician-Friendship Hospital For Animals

Washington, DC
Friendship Hospital for Animals – Technicians /
full-time /
We are seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our Dermatology Team!

About the role: The veterinary technician working in the Dermatology service is responsible for performing a wide variety of responsibilities. Their role is to assist the Dermatologist with procedures, client communications, and communication with the coordinator in order to make their day and the client’s experience as seamless as possible. It is crucial that they work as a team with all members of the department and cross-train with the Dermatology Client Coordinator.


    • Work independently under the guidance of the Dermatologist
    • Assist and facilitate appointments
    • Know what is entailed in all dermatology procedures and how to set up for them
    • Enjoys communicating with clients; comfortable taking medical history, communicating discharge information, updating clients)
    • Cross-train and fill in for client coordinator’s role
    • Be able to field phone calls from clients, schedule dermatology appointments, and refill prescriptions
    • Maintain the sanitation and stocking of the dermatology appointment room
    • Maintain an appropriate inventory of the dermatology room
    • Proper routine care and maintenance of all dermatology equipment
    • Follow all policies and procedures as outlined in the Friendship Hospital For Animals Employment Manual.

Requirements, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Excellent communication skills-- both verbal and written
    • 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
We're exclusively seeking individuals 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.