Veterinary Technician

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Website Springfield Regional Veterinary Referral Center

Springfield Regional Veterinary Referral Center

Company : Springfield Regional Veterinary Referral Center

Country: United States

Location : Springfield, Virginia

Post: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 19:25:53 GMT

Expires: Tue, 28 Feb 2023 23:59:59 GMT

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Springfield Emergency Veterinary Hospital at The Regional Veterinary Referral Center is looking for a full time Emergency Veterinary Technicians, 7 am – 4:30 pm!

Position Overview:

The Veterinary Technician supports hospital operations by providing dedicated quality veterinary care and exceptional service to our patients and clients. You will assist in providing patient care, conducting examinations, assisting during surgery, provide nursing care, and maintaining patient medical records.

Tasks include:

Determine animal requirements by conducting examinations and interviews, reviewing care plans and records, completing laboratory tests and studies, and diagnostic imaging.

Care for patients by taking vital signs, collecting samples, administering medications, drugs, and vaccines, and bandaging and wrapping wounds.

Support patient examinations and operations by assembling required supplies and instruments, securing and bringing patients to examination rooms, and restraining patients.

Fill prescriptions and administer medications, including proper documentation, logging and security of controlled drugs.

Maintain a safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by following documented standards and procedures in compliance with applicable legal regulations.

Maintain medical records by documenting patients’ conditions, reactions, and changes; updates database in an accurate and timely manner.

Ability to demonstrate and follow correct procedures in catheter placement, phlebotomy, emergency medicine, and digital radiology.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

High school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education, and/or experience.

Two or more years of experience with veterinary appointments performing above duties.

Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT), Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT), Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), or the Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician (LVMT) preferred.

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.

Must be flexible with scheduling and able to work some weekends and holidays.

How to Apply:
Are you a bright, multi-tasking, critically thinking credentialed veterinary technician that advocates for your patients and loves what you do? We value technical skills, teach new ones and want you to enjoy and grow in your job. Come join us in our Emergency and Critical Care Department that values techs like you!


The Regional Veterinary Referral Center is a compassionate, progressive, client centered specialty and referral hospital in Springfield, VA (Washington, DC metro area) that offers Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency/Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Neurology, Rehabilitative Therapy, and Surgery with onsite CATScan, MRI and Radiocat I-131 treatment available. Our Emergency and Critical Care Department (Springfield Emergency Veterinary Hospital) has been here since 1985 and we continue to learn and grow with a board certified Criticalist, multiple staff emergency doctors, Veterinary Technician Specialists in Emergency and Critical Care, Licensed Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Assistants and Kennel Assistants. We prefer candidates with LVT / CVT / RVT credentials or students currently in Veterinary Technician school, with 1+ years of experience in emergency and critical care, but also appreciate credentialed technicians or students with solid skills from any veterinary technical discipline.

4, monthly rotating day, 9.5 hour shifts/week, 7 am – 4:30 pm

Pay is commensurate with experience and we offer great benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K, paid holidays, PTO, CE and Uniform Allowance and significantly discounted pet care.


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