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Veterinary Technician – Penny Paws VCO – DFW

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Website People, Pets and Vets

People, Pets and Vets

Company : People, Pets and Vets

Country: United States

Location : Grand Prairie, Texas

Post: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 20:34:13 GMT

Expires: Wed, 01 Mar 2023 23:59:59 GMT

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Why You’ll Love This Veterinary Technician Job in the DFW Metroplex!
Build a satisfying and lucrative career out of your passion and love for animals at our mobile vaccine clinic
Have the satisfaction of knowing your work will improve the lives of pets and their people
Grow alongside an organization that acknowledges your contributions to its overall success
Get in on the ground floor of a growing and innovative organization
Feel empowered as you leave an indelible mark on your community
Bask in the sense of pride you will feel from being part of a network of reputable practices
Learn new, on-the-job skills that will help you grow your career
Enjoy a great work/life balance, plus generous perks and benefits
You love a fast pace because it makes the day fly by
This is an outside, part-time, weekends-only position
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Responsibilities
Veterinary Technician Responsibilities
Clean and straighten pop up clinic tables to prepare for walk-in patients
Be familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmission
Assist in restraining pets in a manner that allows necessary procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensure the safety of patients and people
Anticipate the needs of the doctor for basic prevention visits; follow doctors requests to fill medications and vaccines
Take temperatures, weight, draw up vaccines, flea/tick medication/prevention, etc.
Required Skills
Veterinary Technician Qualifications
Bilingual a plus
You have never met a stranger – you make friends everywhere you go
You are truly moved by being of service to pet owners who need us
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Experience as a vet technician or assistant preferred
Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment
Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required
A valid TX Driver’s License to be able to drive company vans to and from site if needed preferred
You can also load equipment in and out of and get in and out of and ride in a vehicle to the clinic sites, and withstand outdoor elements such as wind and rain
You can handle the physical requirements of the role, which include the ability to walk and ascend/descend stairs and ramps, remain standing for hours, bend/stoop, squat/crouch, climb, kneel and twist, adjust or move equipment and animals weighing up to 50 lbs, verbally communicate with others, and type and engage in other repeated hand motions that include use of the wrists, hands and/or fingers

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