Registered Veterinary Technician
Tipp City Veterinary Hospital - Tipp City, OH

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General Job Description
Registered Veterinary Technicians at TCVH assist the veterinarians both in surgery and with general medical duties, as well as performing dentals, catheterizations and radiographs. Additionally, they maintain anesthesia while monitoring the health of patients during procedures and provide advanced care and treatment to patients.

Existing Experience

We are currently seeking applicants with 2-3 years of experience in active small animal practice

Essential Functions

Monitoring the health of patients on an ongoing basis and rapidly identify developing health problems or conditions and immediately report them to the attending veterinarian
Providing basic treatment and care for patients including bandaging, nail clipping, ear cleaning, etc.
Performing laboratory tests and blood draws
Performing radiographs
Performing injectable and inhalant anesthesia as instructed by veterinarians
Intubate patients and monitor their vital signs during surgical and dental procedures
Place IV catheters
Performing dental procedures
Administer chemotherapy agents
Maintaining patient records by accurately recording exam finding and treatment notes received from veterinarians
Admitting and releasing patients
Assisting with inventory maintenance
Preparing prescriptions
Cleaning of hospital equipment, cages, floors, dishes, bedding, etc.
Educate clients about conditions, treatments, medications and products
Maintaining a friendly and professional demeanor while working with clients and other staff members
Filling in for other areas and performing other tasks/functions as needed, including helping with phone calls, assisting clients in the lobby and occasionally helping with special events

Specific Job Skills

Must be a Registered Veterinary Technician, credentialed in Ohio
Experience and comfort in caring for and handling animals in a safe, effective and humane manner
Familiarity with animals, knowledge of animal behavior and familiarity with symptoms and diseases common to companion animals
Knowledge of contemporary hospital maintenance and accepted sanitary practices
Knowledge of preventative, diagnostic and therapeutic veterinary treatment of companion animals
Good interpersonal skills, communication, customer service and time management skills essential
Ability and initiative, able to work with minimal supervision and direction
Maturity, good judgment and a professional personal appearance
Attention to detail
Ability to read write and understand English is required
Treat people and animals with respect
Basic computer literacy and a familiarity with Microsoft Office is required
Must be trustworthy and willing to uphold strict confidentiality with client and patient information
Must be eager to learn new skills and receptive to coaching
Experience using AVImark Practice Management Software a plus

Work Environment
TCVH is a very busy hospital with a heavy surgical and medical caseload. Patients require a high level of care with many special care and handling requirements. The work environment requires a high level of staff, client and patient interaction. Conditions include working alone, working outside in a varying weather conditions, frequent interruptions and exposure to x-rays, anesthetic gases and chemotherapy agents with proper protective measures.

Hours / Work Schedule
Full-time (>30 hours) and part-time (< 30 hours) positions are available. Must be able to work morning, afternoon, evenings and some Saturday mornings. Flexible scheduling is available.

Physical Requirements

Physical ability to walk and/or stand on your feet throughout a normal workday required
Physical ability to engage in repetitive motions of legs, arms and hands
Physical ability to move animals and goods
Physical ability to restrain companion animals and exotics
Physical ability to push up to 150 lbs. and carry up to 50 lbs. regularly throughout a normal workday required
Allergic conditions, which may be aggravated when handling or working with animals may be a disqualification

Compensation
$11.50 - $16.87 per hour, based on experience. We have a comprehensive training program in place. Staff members are provided with a very specific roadmap to advancing their skills and increasing compensation.

Education

Must be a Registered Veterinary Technician, credentialed in Ohio
High school education or equivalent is required

Other
No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. TCVH is an equal opportunity employer.

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