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Certified Veterinary Technician-COLORADO ONLY

Company: Southern Veterinary Partners
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Faithful Friends Animal Hospital is located in Colorado Springs, CO, and has been serving the community for 39 years. We are a full-service animal hospital providing veterinary care to dogs and cats and offer services such as routine medical, surgical, cold laser therapy, and dental care. We believe that preventative care such as vaccinations, general screenings, nutrition, and exercise are the most important things that keep pets in top shape for the long haul. Our team at Faithful Friends Animal Hospital, it is our mission to treat our patients and clients, who are the heart and soul of our practice, as if they are family. We strive to give the best quality care possible and to treat our clients and their faithful friend with respect and compassion through all walks of life. If you are a passionate and caring team player, please apply today! Southern Veterinary Partners is a veterinarian owned and managed network of 300+ animal hospitals with the common goal of providing the highest quality veterinary care to companion animals with exceptional client experiences. We are seeking a Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our growing team and help ensure we are providing those great experiences. When you join our organization as a Veterinary Technician, you gain access to a peer network of over 5000 individuals, CE allowance, and Learning & Development programs to help you meet your career goals. Whether you are just now starting your journey as a Veterinary Technician or are looking to make a change, SVP provides you with the resources you need to have a rewarding, enjoyable, and balanced career. Position Skills:

  • Patient examinations, auscultation of heart and lung sounds, determine normal/abnormal TPRs and QATS
  • Professional client communication and education obtaining medical histories and symptoms
  • Laboratory procedures including but not limited to: hematology, cytology, urinalysis, microbiology, blood chemistry, and fecals
  • Diagnostic imaging and implementing safety protocols of fellow staff members
  • Surgical assisting; preparing and maintaining the surgical environment in order to ensure an asepsis environment for both patient and personal safety.
  • Anesthesia monitoring and endotracheal intubation
  • Nursing skills including: restraining patients, administering medications PO/IV/SUBQ/IM, applying and maintaining bandages, providing high quality physical and psychological needs of the patient during any hospitalization stay or visit
  • Proficient in dental prophylaxis
  • Pharmacy and pharmacology knowledge including: preparing and dispensing medications, calculating dosages, recognizing adverse reactions, knowledge of regulations regarding the safe handling of biohazardous materials
    • Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT).
    • Flexible schedule including some weekend and holiday shifts.
    • Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations. Our team members enjoy an extensive, comprehensive benefits package. When you re on our team, we ve got you covered. YOUR HEALTH - COVERED.Health InsuranceDental InsurancePaid Time OffVision InsuranceCritical Illness InsuranceMental Health CounselingHospital Indemnity InsuranceLife & Accident InsuranceLong & Short-term Disability InsuranceTeledoc- FREE doctor access 24/7 YOUR FAMILY - COVERED.Caring for Elderly FamilyReturning to Work After a BabyDivorceMoving to a New CommunityGrieving for a Lost Loved OneMilitary Family MattersJob Relocation Buying or Selling a Home YOUR FINANCES - COVERED. Sign-on Bonuses
    • Pay range of $16.00-$25.00/hourDependent Care Flexible Spending AccountBudgeting and Financial GuidanceTeammate Referral ProgramDiscounted Veterinary CareRetirement PlanningWill and Testament PlanningTax IssuesIdentify Theft RecoveryLegal CounselingTeammate Assistance Program About Southern Veterinary PartnersSVP pursues partnerships with like-minded veterinarians to build this growing network of compassionate, service-oriented animal hospitals. We re based in Birmingham, AL, but the heartbeat of our organization is in our 300+ local animal hospitals across the country. Our team s continuous dedication has rewarded us with remarkable growth, and Southern Veterinary Partners now employs more than 5,000 employees nationwide. The organization s success has not gone unnoticed, landing us recognition among Inc. 5000 s List of "Fastest Growing Companies in America" (2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021), Birmingham Business Journal's "FastTrack 30" of the Fastest Growing Companies in Birmingham (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021), and Birmingham Business Journal s Best Places to Work (2021). You + SVP - Amazing TogetherLet s talk about your amazing future. Start the conversation with our teams today. #LVTSJ Associated topics: animal care assistant, animal care attendant, animal care technician, assistant, vet attendant, vet technician, veterinary assistant, veterinary attendant, veterinary technician, technician

Keywords: Southern Veterinary Partners, Colorado Springs , Certified Veterinary Technician-COLORADO ONLY, Professions , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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