Advanced Animal Care Richmond

2120 Pimlico Dr, Richmond, KY 40475
(859) 625-5678
Job Position Title
Veterinary Technician
Schedule
Full-Time
Compensation
DOE
Benefits
  • Paid time off 
  • Oppurtunity for advancements 
  • Oppurtunity for Bonuses 
  • Company scrubs 
  • Free annual wellness packages (up to three pets) 
Job Description & Responsibilities

Surgery technicians are responsible for surgery check-ins, patient triage when necessary, prepping the surgery suite, preparing patients for surgery (IVC placement, sedatives, etc.), running pre-op labs as necessary, monitoring anesthesia, post-op patient monitoring (extubating patients), surgery room cleaning and breakdown, begin cleaning surgery packs, gathering patient medications to go home, writing discharge instructions per doctor on duty and surgery invoicing. Surgery Technicians will also assist doctor on duty with dental prophylaxis. The surgery technician will also contact owners post-op routine surgeries with patient updates. A candidate for this position should demonstrate a passion for patient quality of care, should be a licensed veterinary technician or have equivalent experience in surgery/ anesthesia monitoring.

Education, Certifications & Experience

Skills Required: 

  • Proper animal restraint
  • Peripheral catheter placement
  • Venipuncture
  • Basic bandage application
  • Administration of oral and parenteral medications
  • Knowledge of various routes of drug administration
  • Aseptic surgical area preparation
  • Surgical supply sterilization preparation
  • Recording vital signs (Temp, Pulse, Resp, and Pain Asses.)
  • Perform basic laboratory tests (PCV, TP, UA, cytology staining, fecal analysis)
  • Maintain proper medical records and computer skills
  • Surgical scrubbing and gowning
How To Apply
Hiring Manager Name
Carrie Varney
Application Email
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