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Veterinary Technician - Animal Medical Hospital at Glenwood

Company: EverVet Partners
Location: Glenwood
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Overview

Animal Medical Hospital at Glenwood is seeking a highly-motivated, compassionate Veterinary Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate will be passionate about providing exceptional care to our patients and their families. We believe in fostering a collaborative environment, maintaining open and honest communication, understanding the unique journeys of each individual, and always doing the right thing.

Why EverVet Partners?
Our dedication to staff support and personal career development is unwavering, with a special emphasis on the growth and progression of our Veterinary Technicians. We prioritize the advancement of hospital staff, offering numerous opportunities for our Techs to excel. By fostering an inclusive work environment, we enable you to concentrate on your career, well-being, and the patients in your care. Central to our ethos are the core values of Teamwork, Transparency, Empathy, and Integrity, which guide all our endeavors.

Benefits Highlights:

We cover:

--- The majority of Medical for individuals and dependents (exact percentages vary by tier of coverage chosen)
--- 75% of premiums for Dental and Vision for individuals and dependents.
--- 100% of premiums for Short-Term Disability and Life/AD&D.
--- $250 matches any employee contributions into an accompanying HSA Plan if they select the High-Deductible plan.
--- Safe Harbor 401(k) plan up to 4%
--- Uniform Allowance

Benefits Breakdown:

Career:

  • Competitive pay
    • The opportunity for full tuition payment to attend Penn Foster's veterinary technician program.
    • Access to Zoetis Clinical & Professional Program and Events
    • Access to a multitude of VMG resources Health & Family:
      • Medical
      • Dental
      • Vision
      • Short-term disability
      • Supplemental Life insurance
        • Maternity Leave
        • Bereavement Leave
        • Employee Assistant Program available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Financial:
          • 401(k) with a generous employer match
            • Comprehensive PTO Program
            • Discounted Veterinary Care
            • Health Savings Account
            • Supplemental Life Insurance & AD&D Insurance
            • Disability Insurance Responsibilities

              The Veterinary Technician (Vet Tech) is responsible for assisting Veterinarians in the care of animals. The Vet Tech helps during patient examinations and surgical procedures by restraining animals when necessary, stocking examination and surgery rooms with supplies, sterilizing tools and ensuring that equipment is in working order. Vet Techs also communicate with clients (pet owners) and update patient files. This position may perform an initial evaluation of the animal's condition, clean and wrap wounds, check vital statistics, collect samples and administer medication.
              • Assist doctors with appointments, surgery, and client education per hospital policy.
              • Perform initial evaluation of the pet's condition and advise doctor regarding nature of visit, preventative care due and client concerns.
              • Obtain and prepare laboratory samples as requested by the veterinarian, i.e. urine, fecal and ear cytology.
              • Notify the doctor of lab results in a timely fashion.
              • Restrain animals in a safe, efficient and compassionate manner during examinations and procedures.
              • Prepare and set up for surgical procedures while utilizing knowledge of proper sterile field requirements.
              • Monitor anesthetized patients with knowledge of appropriate vital signs and supportive measures.
              • Monitor recovery of surgery patients and communicate with owners per hospital policy.
              • Accurately prepare and dispense medications as directed by the doctor, ensuring that medications are added to the pet's record and appropriately charged to the client.
              • Know vaccination guidelines within the hospital and administer vaccinations under the direction of the doctor.
              • Monitor hospitalized pets and perform treatments as directed by the doctor.
              • Utilize hospital computer systems to document medical records and communicate with clients and teammates.
              • Experience as a Veterinary Technician, preferred.
              • Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT).
              • Must have computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
              • Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations.
              • Must have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environment.
              • Medical procedures and animal handling will be trained thoroughly on the job; however, excellent communication skills, a sense of urgency, and working harmoniously with teammates is required.
              • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Keywords: EverVet Partners, Baltimore , Veterinary Technician - Animal Medical Hospital at Glenwood, Professions , Glenwood, Maryland

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