Pinecrest Animal Hospital in Owosso is seeking skilled full time technician to join our growing small animal practice. We are a fast paced and progressive 4 doctor practice providing a wide variety of services from routine vaccines and health exams to performing advanced surgical and dental procedures with state of the art digital xray and dental xray capabilities and full in house laboratory in a modern facility. Applicant must be able to effectively communicate with clients and other team members in a professional manner and will be responsible for client education including discussing medical treatments and at home care. We offer a competitive pay and benefits package!
Busy 4 doctor small animal hospital looking to hire an experienced full-time veterinary technician. Must be self motivated and have a positive attitude. Knowledge of AVImark is a plus. Must be able to work rotating Saturdays.
Responsibilities and Duties
-Triage, admit, and treat patients under doctor supervision
-Perform physical exams
-Assist with surgical procedures and processing instruments
-Monitor and provide treatments to current in-patients
-Calculate drug doses and fill medications
-Communicate discharge instructions effectively and accurately to clients
-The technician may occasionally be responsible for receptionist duties when the receptionist is unavailable. These duties include answering phones, scheduling appointments, admitting patients, and settling bills
-Implement isolation protocols
-Perform digital x-rays
-Collect samples (blood, urine) and run in-house laboratory tests
-Maintain a clean hospital environment
-Maintain a happy, collaborative and positive attitude under stressful situations
-Perform triage and take history in an efficient manner
-Ability to learn new veterinary software and accurately update medical records
-Ability to restrain dogs and cats safely and efficiently
-Competency with inducing and managing patients under anesthesia
-Capable of inducing and managing a patient while performing prophylactic dental cleanings and assisting the DVM with dental extractions.
-Capable of lifting large dogs with assistance
-Solid interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication
-Ability to follow instruction
-Along with various other tasks as directed
MUST BE A LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN OR EQUIVALENT IN EXPERIENCE
Avimark PMS experience a plus!
Additional Salary Information: Salary based on experience.
About Pinecrest Animal Hospital
Pinecrest Animal Hospital is a full-service small animal veterinary medical facility, located in Owosso, MI. Our professional and courteous staff at Pinecrest Animal Hospital seek to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for our highly-valued patients.
We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Pinecrest Animal Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Owosso and surrounding areas.