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Licensed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant

Cypress Veterinary Clnic
Kennett Square, PA 19348
$18 - $25 an hour - Part-time, Full-time

Location

Kennett Square, PA 19348

Benefits
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  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave

Full job description

Be a part of something New!

Want to join a young (2 year) Start-Up Small Animal Hospital? Help form the culture and the back bone of our practice! Here every employee counts!

Located in down-town Kennett Square, near breweries, restaurants, parks, rolling farms and close to West Chester, Wilmington, Newark and Philadelphia.

Cypress Veterinary Clinic is looking for a part-time or full-time Veterinary Assistant or Licensed Veterinary Technician. The key is to be an amazing, friendly and hard working human !

To be short and sweet here is what CVC is about, we love animals and our families and strive to give every employee time with both. Our 3000 sq ft building is BRAND new (opened the end of May 2022) and have 5 exam rooms! We have digital X-ray, Dental X-ray, Central O2, a Cloud based software, complete Idexx In-house Lab suite, an ultrasound and more to be added as we grow. We offer a boarded surgeon and ultrasound to our clients in house.

We have a great, supportive and friendly staff! The culture of your hospital is of the utmost importance!

Start date: Open

Hours: M-F, on average ideally 30-40 hours/week. NO weekends. NO holidays.

Hourly rate based on experience. Negotiable. $18-25/hr, depends on experience and P/T or F/T. Negotiable.

Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, AFLAC, Education Reimbursement, Maternity Leave after 1 year employment, PTO 80hrs for full time, scrub allowance. Benefits vary for P/T vs F/T

What we are looking for simply: A happy, agreeable, dependable and kind team player.

OFFICIAL Job Description:

- 3 year experience preferred.

- Previous experience or training/education working in a veterinary facility

-Assist the doctor(s) in executing treatment plans for patients, communicate with and educate clients about medical recommendations, treatments, and procedures, maintain function and cleanliness of clinical premises and equipment, oversee anesthetic monitoring and implementation of anesthetic protocols, perform dental radiographs and prophylaxis, and to attend to doctor’s needs during dental and surgical procedures. Knowledge, Skills and Physical Requirements

-Willing to be cross-trained for front office/receptionist duties

-Telephone and computer skills are necessary

-Organized and detail oriented

-Must be able to lift 40 pounds

-Must be willing to understand that sometimes we have to stay late or help cover a shift

-Holds or restrains animals during veterinary procedures and examinations

-Cleans and maintains kennels, animal holding areas, examination or operating rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.

-Fills medication prescriptions.

-Monitors animals during anesthesia and recovery and notifies veterinarian(s) of any unusual changes or symptoms.

-Cleans, maintains, and sterilizes instruments or equipment.

-Examines animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.

-Educates or advises clients on animal health care, nutrition, or behavior problems.

-Administers medications and immunizations to animals as prescribed by veterinarian(s).

-Collects laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces for testing.

-Is able to place intravenous catheters and perform endotracheal intubation

-Demonstrates an understanding of workplace safety and OSHA guidelines/regulations

-Provides emergency first aid to sick or injured animals.

-Performs routine laboratory tests or diagnostic tests, such as running packed cell volume measurements, preparing ear cytology's, and taking radiographs (both general and intraoral during dental procedures)

-Exercise animals or provides them with companionship.

-Performs office reception duties, such as answering phones, scheduling appointments, and helping customers.

-Performs hygiene-related duties, such as clipping animals' claws, ear cleanings, and anal sac expressions

Check out our website cypressveterinaryclinic.com to get a feel for what we hope to become. Thank you for reading!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $18.00 - $25.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Associate (Required)

Experience:

  • Veterinary: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Veterinary experience: 3 years (Required)

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)

Work Location: In person