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ICU Veterinary Technician

Company: Ethos Veterinary Health
Location: San Diego
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

-Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) Sorrento Valley is looking full-time Veterinary Technician to join our Critical -Care -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. - Experience working in an environment that encourages collaboration and growth alongside 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 Intensive -Care Unit (ICU) -you will be responsible for:

  • Collecting samples, placing -IV catheters, prepare IV fluids and additives, obtain arterial blood gas samples
  • Calculating and administering medication, fluid additives, CRI's -
  • Obtaining and reporting vitals, monitoring telemetry, monitor oxygen dependent patients
  • Placement and maintenance -of nasogastric tube, nasal cannula, central venous catheters
  • Must be able to prioritize patient hourly treatments -and delegate tasks. Triage critical patients, recognize changes in patient status and report to doctor, educate/update owners on patient status, -discharge patients from the hospital. -Shift Info: Day Shift - 3/12-hour shifts; Days TBD.Wage Scale: - Assistant: - $18 - $23/hr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - RVT: - $25 - $31/hr - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - VTS: - $31 - $40/hrAbout You:
    • Minimum of 3 -year of experience working in a veterinary hospital setting required. 2 years ECC experience required. -
    • RVT preferred
    • 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 RVT's
      • - Financial support and onsite mentorship toward pursuit of VTS
      • - 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
        • Health benefits available the first of the month following 30 daysEthos 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.pm19NVA Compassion-First is now Ethos Veterinary HealthWe are excited to announce Ethos Veterinary Health as our new name. Ethos is the new, industry-leading community of legacy Ethos Veterinary Health, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, SAGE Veterinary Centers, and legacy NVA Specialty and Emergency hospitals. This powerful new community brings together a dynamic network of -145 hospitals, an unmatched team of experts, cutting-edge technology, and an unwavering commitment to the advancement of the animal health profession and better patient outcomes.Our commitments to the industry, the profession, our teammates, and our patients, will not change, and in fact will be stronger than ever, as we forge new ground as this new dynamic community.Ethos Veterinary Health offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, and paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees. The team can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the process. For positions based in Colorado, EVH provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.Powered by JazzHRPI4e11113b0e3c-31181-34456848

Keywords: Ethos Veterinary Health, San Diego , ICU Veterinary Technician, Professions , San Diego, California

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