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Emergency Veterinary Technician – Commack

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Company :
Veterinary Emergency Group

Location :
Commack, New York

Expiry Date :
Fri, 26 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Emergency Veterinary Technician

WHO WE ARE:

Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) is a rapidly growing, venture-backed veterinary emergency company with hospital locations across the USA. We are profitable, doubling our size every year and supported by a multi-billion dollar investor. Our mission is helping people and their pets when they need it most. We are changing the face of emergency veterinary medicine with a customer first mentality.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

* Triaging
* Knowledge and ability to recognize medical emergencies and illnesses
* Assessing patients, recording vitals, and assisting doctors with diagnostics
* Completing all treatments as instructed by the doctor
* Basic husbandry and nursing care
* Monitoring all changes in patients, and alerting the doctor as necessary
* Providing TLC to both our patients and their people
* Taking blood
* Placing catheters
* Obtaining urine samples via cysto
* Clipping/cleaning wounds
* Bandaging wounds
* Assisting in, and facilitating, radiography capture
* Preparing samples for outside reference labs
* Running in-house lab work
* Preparing medications
* Administering medications, both oral, IV, and IM
* Monitoring anesthesia and assisting in surgery
* Performing CPR
* Any other field related tasks

Requirements

WHO WE NEED:

* Be available for any shift, days, swing, overnights, and some holidays
* Be able to follow verbal written and electronic instructions
* Proficient in calculating medication dosages
* Minimum of 2 years experience is preferred
* Be able to work well in a fast-paced environment with all personality types
* Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
* Those with an Is it what it is, but it becomes what you make it attitude
* Be able to prioritize patient care during multiple triages
* Must have a fantastic attitude and a true passion for animals.and yes, even the occasional snake!
* The ability to learn veterinary software programs
* Lead by example. Were looking for candidates who are easily approachable, remain calm under pressure, and enjoy teaching others
* Team players – no one should be above cleaning cages and picking up poop

Benefits

Why you should choose us: Because emergency is all we do, so we do it best! We also offer:

* Industry-leading compensation
* Something new every day – youll never be bored in emergency medicine
* We build our hospitals from scratch. Youll be using all of the latest equipment and technology.
* Generous employee pet discount
* Referral rewards – tell your friends why they should come work for VEG too!
* Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
* 401K w/ company match
* Paid parental leave – 10 weeks of paid leave at 100% of regular salary
* Unlimited Continuing Education opportunities – we want to help you grow in your career!
* Flexible work schedules for a true work-life balance
* Growth and relocation potential
* Groceries sent to the hospitals weekly for the staff to enjoy, monthly and quarterly contests, quarterly hospital outings, annual company-wide retreat, etc!
* Lastly, because while our work is serious, we believe that it should also be fun!