Veterinary Technician - Internal Medicine
Company: BluePearl Veterinary Partners
Posted on: January 15, 2019
BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Gaineville is hiring an exceptional Veterinary Technician- Internal Medicine Are you a driven and dependable technician looking for a new opportunity? Do you demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills in a team atmosphere? Do you have veterinary technical experience in the areas of anesthesia, radiography and IVC placement? An internal medicine tech should be comfortable with placing catheters, pulling/running blood work in house as well as to send out and other basic tests. They should be comfortable handling sedation/anesthesia on low to medium risk anesthetic patients for the purposes of Endoscopy, biopsy, ultrasound guided aspirations and radiography. Client communication and education are key to this position as well as a familiarity with commonly used medications. Summary of job purpose and function The primary function of the Internal Medicine Veterinary Technician is to be responsible for treatments of stable hospitalized patients and stable outpatient diagnostics and treatments. Essential responsibilities and tasks Provide patient nursing care to ICU patients according to hospital standards of care and core values. Apply critical thinking skills, understand and notify doctor appropriately when working with laboratory results. Understand pharmacodynamics& pharmacokinetics of commonly used medications. Identifies patient's' oxygen needs, alerts clinician and administers via appropriate route. Ability to perform cystocentesis. Place unobstructed male feline and canine indwelling urinary catheters. Set up constant rate infusions (CRI). Able to place peripheral over-the-needle catheter in all peripheral vessels. Appropriately restrain aggressive feline and canine patients. Recognition abnormal heart and lung sounds. Induce, monitor and recover anesthesia in patient's assigned ASA II& III classification. Oversees and guides technician level I with clinical tasks.-- Ability to communicate with clients of any treatment changes or the patient's current therapies as outlined by the veterinarian. Set up and assist with endoscopic procedures (GI, nasal, urinary, airway). Clean and maintain equipment following procedure. Body cavity centesis (thoracocentesis, pericardiocentesis, abdominocentesis) Bone marrow biopsy and aspirates Needle aspirates Laparoscopic or ultrasound guided biopsies (where applicable) Your success is our success At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training . Additional Benefits: Health benefits options Competitive compensation Flexible hours Scrub allowance Additional training Unlimited growth potential Like us on Facebook to learn about BluePearl events and career opportunities BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
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