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  Licensed Veterinary Technician Job viewed 248 times.
  Job Description

Position Objectives:

To provide high-quality care for patients of high-volume mobile spay and neuter veterinary clinic

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Perform tests and assess and communicate patients' test results and medical histories to the attending veterinarian

• Work under the direction of the veterinarian to prepare animals for surgery and administer medications, including anesthesia drugs

• Monitor surgery patients from the administration of anesthesia through their full recovery and independently assess patients' readiness for discharge

• Maintain controlled-drug and supply inventories and conduct appropriate recordkeeping and reporting

• Comply with the applicable laws for licensed veterinary technicians established by the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

• Communicate with clients regarding post-operative patient care as well as the results of diagnostic testing and other medical findings

• Establish and adhere to maintenance programs for all medical equipment

• Maintain strict confidentiality about client, patient, and donor information

• Drive the mobile clinic to and from designated sites

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

 

Qualifications:

• Virginia veterinary technician's license or willingness and ability to obtain a Virginia veterinary technician’s license

• Previous experience with a controlled-substance inventory

• Previous experience working independently and exercising discretion

• Proven ability to handle confidential information

• Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis

• Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

 

Please apply online:

  Metro Area Norfolk VA
  Job Location City Norfolk
  Job Location State Virginia
  Job Location Zip 23510
  Job Location Country United States
  Compensation Hourly From: 25.00 To: $0.00
  Job Category Animal Welfare, Health and Medical
  Prefered Experience 2 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
 
  Job Posting Date Feb. 6, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name PETA
  Organizational Focus Animal Welfare
  Contact Person Human Resources
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email jobopenings@petaf.org
  Web Address http://www.peta.org

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