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Veterinary Technician- Anesthesia/ Surgery

Company:
Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
Location:
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, United States
Posted:
December 11, 2018

Description:

The Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center (VREC) is a 24/7/365 emergency and referral hospital located in Clarks Summit, PA. VREC is currently seeking an Anesthesia/Surgery Technician to join our great family.

An ideal candidate is a motivated, good humored, compassionate technician with excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the desire to practice advanced medicine. Candidates must be able to follow the guidelines, structure, and established policies of the hospital while working with experienced clinicians, licensed technicians, and a dedicated support staff.

Veterinary surgical technicians are specially trained and certified to assist veterinarians with a variety of surgical procedures.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

• Performing pre-surgical diagnostic lab tests

• Preparing and scrubbing surgical sites for sterile procedures

• Assisting the veterinarian during surgeries

• Bandaging wounds

• Changing wound dressings as needed

• Placing catheters

• Obtaining radiographs and anesthetic monitoring during surgical procedures

• Operating and maintaining surgical equipment

• Administering fluids

• Giving intravenous or intramuscular injections

• Drawing blood

• Updating patient charts

• Filling prescriptions

• Assisting with regular exams/rechecks when there are no surgeries

scheduled

• Advising pet owners on post-operative care and medication dosages.

Surgical technicians may be required to work nights or weekends depending on the schedules of the clinic. Prior veterinary experience is required. Preference will be given to an applicant with prior surgery experience.

We offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. If you want a challenging and rewarding career, we want to hear from you. Please send all resumes to hr@vrecpa.com