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Veterinary Technician - Emergency Overnight

Company: Ethos Veterinary Health
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking full-time Veterinary Technician to join our Emergency team. About Veterinary Specialty Hospital: As the only VECCS Level I Trauma Center in San Diego County, our ECC department is committed to caring for the veterinary trauma patient and is equipped to expertly manage all types of traumatic injuries in our state-of-the-art facility. Our ECC nursing staff are an integral part of providing this level of care along with our 3 board certified criticalists, ECC residents, and experienced ER clinicians. These resources allow for an environment of continual learning and advanced skill development for all the members of our ECC team at VSH. About the Job: As a Vet Tech in the ER you will be responsible for:

  • Triaging stable and critical patients
  • Obtaining and reporting vitals, prioritizing patient treatments and delegating tasks if needed
  • Recognize changes in patient status and report to doctor
  • Anesthesia monitoring for emergency procedures (laceration repairs, unblocking, sedated procedures)
  • Counsel owners, prepare medications and discharge patients
  • Collecting samples, placing IV catheters, prepare IV fluids and additives
  • Utilizing different imaging modalities
  • Calculating and administering medication, fluid additives, CRI's Shift Info: 3-12 hour shifts Overnight and Weekend Differentials About You:
  • Minimum of 3 year of experience working in a veterinary hospital setting required. 1 years ECC experience required.
  • RVT preferred
  • Great work ethic and efficient
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and commitment to develop long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community is required.
  • Positive outlook and ability to work well in a collaborative environment. Benefits:
  • Highly competitive and comparable wages based on experience and skill set
  • Partnership with Purdue VT program/scholarships
  • Competitive Vet Assistant and RVT CE allowance annually
  • VetBloom access: Race approved continuing education, training and curriculum library
  • License application and renewal reimbursement for RVTs
  • Financial support and onsite mentorship toward pursuit of VTS
  • Health and wellness programs including access to League wellness app
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • 75% Employee Pet discount
  • Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, 3 weeks accrued paid time off, and uniforms
  • No waiting period. Health benefits are immediate upon hire Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need. Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Ethos Veterinary Health, San Diego , Veterinary Technician - Emergency Overnight, Healthcare , San Diego, California

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