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Veterinarian Tech

Company: Arthur Marshall Inc.
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Veterinary Neurology & Imaging of the Chesapeake Opportunity: Registered Veterinarian Tech / Veterinary Tech Specialist Full-Time Compensation: RVT= $28.00 to $35.00/hr. VTS= $35.00 to $40.00/hr. Competitive Benefits Package Job Description INTRODUCTION The purpose of this position is to direct, train, educate, plan, coordinate and perform a variety of duties concerned with animal health, staff education, and anesthesia in support of the Veterinary Neurology and Imaging of the Chesapeake medical program to ensure quality care for pets and promote greater efficiency by relieving veterinarians of technical work and administrative detail. *English is a required language for conducting business. This position requires a 40-hour Mon-Fri workweek during the peak hours of business with rotating weekends. MAJOR DUTIES Train technicians in their performance of a variety of technical and anesthetic duties that facilitate the work of the practitioners. Provide leadership and support to the team. Maintain and uphold hospital policy and protocol. Educate clients and technical team regarding policies where required. Participate in the development and maintenance of surgery and anesthetic procedures. Maintain any and all protocols set forth by the doctors and management team. Assist in updating SOP's accordingly and communicate updates to the team. Knowledgeable regarding related federal and state animal health laws and regulations including OSHA. Ensure that VNIOC department and its employees are in compliance with regulations. Inform the Hospital Manager of any regulatory issues. Responsible for surgical instruments, materials, and supplies. This includes maintenance, ordering, training, and inventory. Make recommendations to the Hospital Manager concerning personnel matters. Maintain effective employee-management communication. Refer accounts/invoice issues to the hospital manager for questions concerning charges. Assist with recruiting, interviewing and hiring new team members. Direct on-the-job training. Assist with training technicians and assistants within the hospital to help them gain the skills and knowledge necessary to meet their professional goals. Meet regularly with the hospital manager to discuss improvements and opportunities for ICU, imaging and surgery. Meet regularly with the hospital manager to discuss improvements and opportunities for the technician team. Attend and participate in staff meetings. Assist the hospital manager with monitoring job performance of team members and performance reviews. Oversee surgery equipment use and coordinate any repairs needed. Keep inventory of hospital anesthesia equipment and supplies. Coordinate yearly maintenance. Coordinate/collaborate with an Imaging doctor on anesthesia protocols. Other technical duties as required. CONTROLS OVER WORK Works under the direct supervision of the technician supervisor and hospital manager, however, may also receive direction from veterinarians on a daily basis. Will recognize non-routine or unusual situations and refer them to the hospital manager with recommended solution(s). Work is reviewed in terms of the adequacy of services provided. OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS Skills and Knowledge: Requires knowledge of hospital procedures outlined in the current employee manual as well as those that are implied (reasonable expectations). Knowledge of spelling and the meaning of commonly used veterinary terminology in order to accurately enter specific information onto patient records. Requires strong technical skills, proven leadership ability, customer service skills, and computer skills. Must be a licensed technician or board eligible (must successfully complete board exam within a defined time period) PHYSICAL EFFORT The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, stand, stoop, walk, sit, talk and listen; may be required to walk or stand for long periods of time; will use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; will reach with hands and arms. The employee is often required to lift and carry animals or materials weighing 50 pounds or more; handle dogs weighing up to 150 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to hazards associated with aggressive patients; hazards associated with infected animals and controlled substances; exposure to unpleasant odors and noises; exposure to bites, scratches, and animal wastes; and possible exposure to contagious diseases. If you or someone you know is interested in this opportunity please contact me today. Tom Tovarank Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $28 - $40 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Arthur Marshall Inc., Baltimore , Veterinarian Tech, Healthcare , Baltimore, Maryland

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