Veterinary Technician- Neurology Service

Philadelphia Animal Specialty & Emergency (PASE)
2100 Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Full-time

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Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Weekends as needed
  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Location

2100 Washington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off

Full job description

Philadelphia Animal Specialty and Emergency (PASE) is seeking skilled and experienced Veterinary Technicians pursuing a position in the Neurology Department in an exceptional hospital environment fostering continued growth and development. PASE is the manifestation of our project to bring together a cohesive group of clinical staff with the pursuit of not only delivering the highest caliber of patient care and client satisfaction, but also prioritizing job satisfaction. Addressing some of the biggest issues in veterinary medicine, we are growing our vision by promoting a model for sustainability, quality of life, and promotion of innovative and progressive medicine outside the confines of a large corporate system.

A PASE Neurology Veterinary Technician will work with veterinary assistants, other veterinary technicians, veterinarians, and board-certified veterinary Neurologists to provide exceptional care for small animal patients within a multidisciplinary specialty hospital.

Responsibilities to include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrating commitment to further education and growth within a teaching environment.
  • Understanding peri-anesthetic management protocols, with an emphasis on learning and understanding the physiologic conditions that uniquely affect the neurologically-impaired patient.
  • Performing and monitoring anesthesia for patients undergoing advanced imaging (MRI or CT) or procedures (brain and spinal surgery, nerve and muscle biopsy, spinal taps).
  • Working in a physically demanding position.
  • Maintaining efficient daily flow of neurology consultations, rechecks, imaging and surgical procedures.
  • Obtaining and reviewing medical histories for appointments and recheck evaluations.
  • Demonstrating proficiency in placement of peripheral and central IV catheters.
  • Demonstrating proficiency in post-operative patient monitoring and recovery.
  • Preparing, organizing, and maintaining appointment rooms and operating room equipment and appropriate inventory stocking.
  • Working in a dynamic service that provides both scheduled consultations and emergency care/surgery to small animals experiencing neurological dysfunction.
  • Working alongside a board-certified veterinary neurologist on appointments with roles including but not limited to: Obtaining history, facilitating patient evaluation, and filling medications, optimizing scheduling, assisting with and performing diagnostic imaging.
  • Working alongside a board-certified veterinary neurologist on inpatient management with roles including but not limited to: Streamlining patient intake and client communications, assisting intra-operatively as deemed appropriate, ensuring sample submissions, and coordinating and facilitating patient discharge.

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shifts Monday-Saturday

Qualification and Education:

  • Three (3) years of veterinary experience (general practice or specialty care) required
  • Veterinary Technician Certification preferred
  • Anesthesia experience required

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Experience:

  • Veterinary experience: 3 years (Required)

Work Location: In person

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