Veterinary Technician
Talleyville Veterinary Hospital - Wilmington, DE

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Talleyville Veterinary Hospital is currently seeking a full-time Veterinary Technician. Applicants must have at least 1-2 years experience as a Technician. A licensed certified Technician is a plus.

We are a veterinary practice that values and respects both our patients and clients. That is why it is imperative that the applicant exhibit a high level of customer service, which is essential to promoting a positive client experience. Generous salary and comprehensive benefit package. Send resume to, Ian Frey, Practice Manager, Talleyville Veteriniary Hospital, 3001 Concord Pike, Wilmington, DE 19803 Fax resume to 302-478-7868.

Core Competencies of the Technician include:

  • Ability to work in a group dynamic
  • Excellent phone skills and client interaction
  • Computer literate
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Train and mentor new staff members
  • Obtain patient history from client and review with doctor
  • Client education
  • Preform TPR
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds unassisted
  • Restraint of both dogs and cats
  • Trim both cat and dog nails
  • Express anal glands
  • Venipuncture of cephalic, femoral, saphenous, and jugular
  • Administer IV, IM and SQ Fluids
  • Knowledgeable of common antibiotics, anti-inflammatory, antihistamines,

antiparasitic, controlled drugs, prescription diets, and vaccines

  • Radiology; measurements, position, calibrating machines, and processing film
  • Assist doctor in preforming euthanasia's
  • Exotic experience beneficial

Core Competencies of the Surgical Technician include:

  • IV Catheter placement
  • Knowledge of controlled drugs, dosing and administrating
  • Set up fluid lines
  • Assist doctor during induction
  • Surgical site preparation
  • Develop and maintain a sterile surgical work area and site
  • Perform anesthetic management of patient from induction, throughout procedure, through extubation and recovery
  • Monitor patients under anesthesia using vital signs monitor which would include ecg, respiration, temperature, spo2, and blood pressure
  • Ultrasonic dental scaling and polishing
  • Digital dental radiography knowledge preferred, but not required