Veterinary Technician


: $43,360.00 - $61,100.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Veterinary Services

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Shore Haven Veterinary Hospital Veterinary Technician (an awesome companion-animal general practice) Location East Haven, CT 06512 Company Overview Shore Haven Veterinary Hospital offers high quality, affordable, and convenient veterinary care to pets in the East Haven, Branford, New Haven area. We boast an enjoyable environment with a family-like team of ardent professionals that takes a no-nonsense and progressive approach to veterinary medicine. Bring us your penchant for excellence and your passion for outstanding medicine but be sure to also bring your sense of humor because we enjoy ourselves at work Job Summary If you are an experienced veterinary tech and you work well with others, have superb client service skills, and provide exceptional patient care, we look forward to meeting you Responsibilities and Duties We utilize our technicians? skills to their full potential. This is a challenging position that will require you to multitask in different areas throughout the hospital with duties like: Providing quality patient care in a supportive work environment Providing exceptional client care and education Entering medical notes Triage calls & appointments Daily housekeeping Kennel and hospital maintenance Drawing blood or collecting other lab samples General nursing duties Mentoring less experienced staff Animal handling and restraining In-house and outside laboratory testing Pharmacy and inventory X-ray Hospital Standards and Protocols Anesthesia & Surgical Monitoring Dentistry Cross-training in all areas of the hospital (e.g. light clerical, assisting in exam rooms) Technical Requirements I.V. catheter placement Phlebotomy In-house laboratory Surgical prep Anesthesia/surgical monitoring Dental procedures X-Rays General Requirements 1 year relevant experience Compassionate and proficient patient care Strong communication skills Organizational and leadership skills Team player Ability to multitask Flexibility (ability to work weekends) Knowledge of veterinary software (e.g. Neo, AVImark, Cornerstone) Strong customer service skills Work well in a team environment Remain calm under pressure Nice-To-Haves Certification with an accredited program (LVT, RVT) Interest in management Benefits and Perks Competitive Wages Uniform Allowance PTO CE Opportunities Personal Pet Discounts What Makes Us Special Shore Haven Veterinary Hospital is part of a growing group of state-of-the-art hospitals with locations in New England, South East, and Mid-Atlantic states and future growth across the U.S. We offer our veterinarians competitive compensation packages as well as equity for individuals interested in ownership. SHVH?s exam and basic medical fees are low and transparent to encourage client engagement, which has proven to ensure increased comprehensive care decisions and compliance of owners, and healthier outcomes for our patients SHVH?s philosophy is simple: hire a superstar medical team that takes a straightforward and progressive approach to veterinary medicine. Shore Haven provides the team with a full complement of technology-driven diagnostic equipment including digital radiography, dental radiography, on-site laboratory analyzers, and a range of the best medical equipment available. Vitality Veterinary and affiliated hospital locations include: CT ? East Haven, Orange, Stamford FL ? Bonita Springs (X2), Cutler Bay, Fort Myers, North Port, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, Waterford Lakes GA ? Buford, Kennesaw MA ? Attleboro, Swansea MD ? Pikesville NY ? Brooklyn SC ? Summerville
Associated topics: animal care assistant, animal care attendant, animal care technician, assistant, attendant, vet assistant, vet attendant, veterinary assistant, veterinary attendant, technician * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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