Responsibilities • Collect samples for testing and perform laboratory tests. • Take radiographs. • Medicate, vaccinate, and treat animals as prescribed by veterinarian. • Administer anesthesia and monitor animals under anesthesia. • Assist veterinarians in medical and surgical procedures, using proper restraint. • Provide medical assistance and counseling to patrons. • Use and maintain medical equipment. • Perform physical examination of animals. • Perform data entry to update animal records. • Clean and maintain work areas. • Perform euthanasia and other related tasks. • Contribute to and lead initiatives to improve processes and procedures. • Monitor animals overnight.
People Care People are the key to fulfilling our mission. Making internal and external patrons and their needs a primary focus is expected in all situations. This position interacts with and collaborates with employees at all levels of the organization. Communication occurs through face to face, telephone, and electronic interactions and may also include contact with the general public and League business partners. Communication and contact must be clear, understandable, cooperative, professional and respectful in all circumstances. Employees are expected to actively support a positive team environment, directly address conflict, and appropriately express concerns.
Competencies Competencies are work behaviors and expectations necessary for successful job performance. They encompass knowledge, skills, abilities, attitudes, and actions. Additional definitions for competencies may be obtained from Human Resources
Organizational Key Competencies • Integrity and Ethics • Adapting to Change and Ambiguity • Customer and Community Focus • Emotional Intelligence • Excellence Position Key Competencies • Analytical Thinking • Conflict Management • Work Independently Supervisory or Managerial Responsibility • Volunteers Travel • This position requires driving a company vehicle • This position may require travel to different work sites
Schedule Majority of working hours will be held during non-business hours for the organization. Employee must be capable and confident in working independently.
Work Conditions and Physical Requirements Handle and restrain animals of various sizes, weights, and temperaments. Subject to animal bites or scratches. Work performed in high noise level areas. Exposure to cleaning chemicals, fumes, dust, animal dander, and feces. Exposure to radiation in association with performing radiology procedures. Physical efforts require constant bending, stooping, standing, climbing stairs, and walking. Repetitive motion associated with medical and surgical care. Frequent lifting of animals and objects up to 40 pounds with reasonable accommodation. Full Time Benefits – Please visit our website for a comprehensive list of all offered benefits. • Benefits (medical, dental, and vision) • Flexible spending accounts • League-paid Life and Short-Term Disability Insurance • Paid Time Off (PTO) • Holiday Pay • 401(k) • CVT's are eligible for student loan reimbursement, CE, and more! Compensation: Starting at $21.60 per hour (uncertified); $22.50 per hour (certified veterinary technicians); (starting pay commensurate with market, experience, and equity) +$1 per hour overnight shift differential Requirements Knowledge/Skills/Abilities • Working knowledge of current veterinary practices • Strong interpersonal communication skills • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs • Ability to work independently and in a team environment • High attention to detail Required • Associate degree in veterinary technology or equivalent experience • Completion of a veterinary technician internship or comparable experience • Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record Desired • Certified veterinary technician • Experience in an animal welfare environment • Two years of experience working as a veterinary technician
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