Fayette Veterinary Medical Center
Fayette Veterinary Medical Center Fayetteville GA Georgia
1 month ago
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Fayette Veterinary Medical Center, in Fayetteville, Georgia is looking for an experienced Veterinary Technician to join our amazing hospital team, as we are growing. We believe in providing excellent customer service, high quality medicine and exceptional care to our clients and patients. Our hospital is AAHA accredited and is equipped with... leading technology in the veterinary field. We are a 4 doctor, busy practice with services that include Preventative care, Dentistry with Dental Radiology, Surgery, Critical Care, Digital Radiology, Full In House Laboratory, Cold Laser Therapy, Boarding and Grooming. We believe in providing an environment in which all of our employees can continue to grow and achieve personal excellence through professional education so that we can provide the best veterinary care available.
The veterinary technician provides support to the veterinarians and technicians in their daily tasks by cleaning and maintaining equipment, feeding, exercising and grooming patients, preparing and sanitizing surgery suites, restraining and handling patients, and clerical and administrative work. They deliver quality care for all patients and provide exceptional service.
• Triage patients, perform physical exams, treatments, and administer medication as directed by the Licensed Veterinary Technicians; maintain accurate medical records.
• Assist doctors and technicians with the administration of medications or with patient restraint.
• Perform laboratory tests and take radiographs.
• Operate and maintain hospital equipment including EKG, fluid pump, syringe pump, scales, anesthetic monitors and machines, etc.
• Fill prescriptions, calculate and administer medications, maintain proper documentation, logging, and security of controlled drugs.
• Feed patients as prescribed by the attending doctor or as the client has requested; record appetites; recognize and report any unusual conditions or abnormal behaviors.
• Maintain the cleanliness of the hospital each day; clean equipment, kennels and facilities using chemicals and supplies; ensure the safe use of chemicals; complete laundry.
• Other duties may be assigned if working in a specialty area (i.e., dentistry, surgery, emergency, radiology, cardiology, neurology, internal medicine, etc.)
• Experience with Avimark is a PLUS!!!
• High school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education, and/or experience.
• One or more years’ experience in veterinary environment performing above duties.
• Able to perform moderately physically demanding work, that requires a lot of lifting (up to 50 pounds), cleaning, and constant motion.
• Ability to work with or around sick animals, potentially hazardous materials, cleaning chemicals, gas anesthetics, zoonotic diseases, and unpleasant odors.
• Requires knowledge of hospital procedures, treatment protocols; computer systems; and terminology used in a veterinary hospital.
• Must be flexible with scheduling and able to work some weekends and holidays.
Full time benefit packages include medical, dental, vision, 401K, continuing education, uniform allotment, vacation, sick leave, and discounts on pet care. Please visit https://fayettecountypets.com/ for more information. Apply Online at https://www.petvetcareers.com/
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour
• Dental insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Employee discount
• Health insurance
• Paid time off
• Vision insurance
• Day shift
• Monday to Friday
• Weekend availability
• High school or equivalent (Preferred)
• Veterinary Experience: 2 years (Required)
Work Location: In person
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Job Opening Code: 95e54dbf-bff3-467e-a3e1-55c8898f1213
Suggested Job Skills: Clinical Laboratory Testing, Laboratory Equipment Operation
Average Estimate Salary for a Veterinary Technician: $31,412 to $44,349
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