Full-time Emergency Technician

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Date Posted: 07/25/2016

Job Description:

Full-time Experienced Veterinary Assistant or Registered Veterinary Technician

Seeking an individual for our busy Emergency Department. VRHOH is a 24-7-365 Referral/ Emergency Hospital. Emergency Department Technician duties include client communication, patient care, laboratory testing, radiology, anesthesia, surgical assistance, as well as other general duties. The successful candidate must be proficient in clinical laboratory procedures, medication calculations and administration, venipuncture, IV catheter placement, vital sign monitoring, compassionate animal restraint, physical assessment, and radiograph technique. Two or more years of experience in veterinary medicine performing the duties of this position are required.

Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds (work requires lifting, carrying, and restraining animals—with assistance from other staff members for animals over 50 pounds), walking or standing for 10 to 12 hours (or longer shifts, as needed), frequently working in a bent position, being able to handle stressful situations and to think quickly on your feet.

Veterinary Referral Hospital of Hickory is located in beautiful Western NC. If you enjoy outdoor activities, this is a great area; you can be in the mountains or at the beach within a day. If VRHOH sounds like a good fit for you, please submit your resume to info@vrhoh.com. Please no phone calls.

Salary: Competitive and based on experience.

Benefits: Competitive and based on experience.