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Veterinary Technician- Internal Medicine Department

Company:
Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
Location:
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, United States
Posted:
October 12, 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 Internal Medicine 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.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

• Obtaining a thorough history of prior veterinary visits, current

medications and bloodwork

• Assisting with examinations and procedures such as ultrasounds and

endoscopy.

• Filling prescriptions

• Giving intravenous, intramuscular, and subcutaneous injections

• Drawing blood from multiple sites

• Running blood work on a variety of equipment

• Updating patient charts/ record keeping

• Performing treatments and administering a variety of medications

• Placing a variety of catheters (urinary catheters, central venous

catheters, peripheral indwelling central catheters) as well as nasal

oxygen and nasal feeding tubes

• Anesthetic monitoring during procedures

• Client education and communication

• Administering chemotherapy under the guidance of a veterinarian

• Cleaning endoscopes and other specialty equipment

• Advanced nursing care and CPR experience

Internal medicine technicians may be required to work nights or weekends depending on the schedules of the clinic. Prior veterinary experience is required. Technicians may receive on the job training to tailor skills and knowledge to this specialty.

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