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Certified Veterinary Technician - Urgent Care

Company: Vca Animal Hospitals
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

We are looking for a Certified Veterinary Technician to join our brand-new, VCA Urgent Care Animal Hospital in Salt Lake City, UT. The hospital is OPENING in July 2024.Have you ever wanted to be on the front lines of innovation? Do you enjoy a fast-paced environment with a collaborative, team-oriented approach to patient care? Can you provide high-quality supportive care while creating a fear-free environment for the patients under your care? You just may find yourself rekindling your JOY for veterinary medicine in this well-designed, people-focused, high-tech hospital with an innovative approach to Urgent Care.Our Technical team works in pairs to maximize efficiency while providing patient care. Utilizing a digital whiteboard, all diagnostics and treatments are clearly communicated allowing the medical team to complete cases quickly while keeping the doctor up to date on diagnostic results. An emphasis on low-stress handling, hands-free radiology, and a well-organized treatment space allows you to keep the patients calm and safe during their visit. The virtual waiting room has a dynamic capacity analyzer that assesses the teams pace and updates clients on the wait time digitally. When the team reaches capacity for the day, the waiting room automatically closes. This allows all team members to leave on time, with all medical records and patient care completed. The technician and assistant team only does patient care, not answering phones, presenting estimates, or checking out clients needed.What Youll DoFollow digital treatment plans prescribed by DVMObtain quality lab samples via venipuncture, cystocentesis, fecal collection, etc.Perform in-hospital laboratory diagnostics including fecals, urinalysis, cytology, etc.Process lab samples utilizing in-hospital laboratory equipmentUse low-stress patient-handling techniquesPerform diagnostic radiographs (hands-free as allowed)Administer injections, medications, and veterinary care as directed by a veterinarianCalculate and administer sedation for minor proceduresAdminister and monitor general anesthesia, if requiredMaintain accurate, complete digital medical recordsFill prescriptionsMaintain a clean work environment including following any infectious disease protocols, handling medical/biomedical, and infectious waste appropriatelyQualificationsMinimum 2 years of veterinary experience in a general practice or emergency settingMust have a current veterinary technician certification in the state of Utah or be eligible to transfer/obtain a certification in Utah.Ability to operate with a sense of urgency and high paceExceptional interpersonal skillsWillingness to jump in as neededAble to work in a collaborative, team-oriented environmentComfortable asking for help and clarification when neededPossess high attention to detailSchedule: 4/10s. Full and Part-time positions available. The hospital is open 7 days a week, 10 am-8 pm. One weekend day per week and holiday coverage are required.Compensation: The pay range for this position is $20 - 25 / hour. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials.Location: 753 E. 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106Benefits: Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA team for full-time associates (part-time benefits may vary)!Paid vacation, sick time, and holiday payContinuing Education allowance and license reimbursementFree mental health sessions (Lyra) and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)Referral bonusesMedical, dental & vision insurance for you and your familyHealth saving account, and Flexible spending accountGenerous pet care discounts plus discounts on Mars, Royal Canin, and moreLife, short, and long-term disability insurance (company-paid)Paid parental leave for new parents401(k) (company match)Opportunities for growth and leadership roles at VCA and Mars Veterinary HealthDedicated onboarding and development supportAssociate-led equity, inclusion, and diversity groupsFree Continuing Education through our online WoofUPlease reach out to Rachelle Turner, LVT, Sr. Talent Acquisition Partner at Rachelle.turner@vca.com with any questions.If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs.Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.comby Jobble

Keywords: Vca Animal Hospitals, Salt Lake City , Certified Veterinary Technician - Urgent Care, Professions , Salt Lake City, Utah

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