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- Performs 35 - 40 surgical sterilizations per scheduled workday or as directed/needed using the ASPAC/Humane Alliance model of high-volume.
- Oversee and perform surgical monitoring, the administration of pre-anesthetic and anesthetic drugs, and post-surgical monitoring through discharge
- Administer vaccines and microchips - provide recommendations for follow up care
- Examine animals pre-op to determine their ability to undergo surgery.
- Inoculate animals and provide recommendations for follow-up care (at client/patients regular veterinarian)
- Oversees pre-and post-operative care of animals undergoing spay/neuter.
- Creatively problem solve on a daily basis.
- Make reasonable and sensible medical decisions.
- Adheres to aseptic/sterile techniques while scrubbing, gowning, and gloving
- Understands Spay/Neuter Alliance theory on incision placement
- Performs efficient and concise entrance into abdomen
- Performs safe and correct square knots
- Performs safe and gentle spay hook technique
- Performance of the ovarian cutaway technique in canine patients
- Performance of the ovarian pedicle tie in feline patients
- Usage of the modified Miller’s knot, able to set using carmalt
- Performance of scrotal neuter techniques in both adult and pediatric patients
- Completes efficient, safe, and attractive closures, utilizing cruciate sutures
- Demonstrates principles of gentle tissue handling
Other Critical Skills
- Demonstrates good speed when necessary
- Competently handles surgical complications and rechecks
- Understands and practices low-stress animal handling
- Communicates effectively with clients and colleagues
- Must be able to respond quickly to a variety of medical situations
- Must be able to cope with death due to surgical complication or euthanasia
- Ability to rapidly and accurately process information
- Ability to delegate tasks
- Ability to recognize a need for assistance and ask for help
- Ability to cope with frustrating situations and remain calm
How to Apply
Submit resume to Dr. Yikcia Pope at email@example.com or call 908-447-0530 for additional information