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Veterinary Technician

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Banfield Pet Hospital

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Webster, Texas

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Job Number: 00000CW1
Job: Vet Technician
Job Category: Hospital Paraprofessional Staff
Schedule: Regular Full-time regular
Travel: No
Primary Location: Texas-Webster- Webster Tx
Work Location: Webster Tx 1549 W Bay Area Blvd Webster 77598
Veterinary Technician
Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive
impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of
veterinary medicine. And, we believe hiring people with diverse
perspectives, ideas, and cultures, permits us to deliver to the
highest quality of preventive care.
As a Banfield veterinary technician, you will work alongside pet
health care industry experts to make a difference in the lives of the
pets and clients we serve. With the chance to utilize your veterinary
knowledge, communication skills, and love for pets, this role will
afford you the opportunity to define a clear career path for continued
growth and learning.
Responsibilities:
* Support veterinarians to ensure quality veterinary care, advocate
for pets, and educate clients.
* With each hospital function, assist veterinarians and the medical
team to maximize productivity and maintain positive patient flow.
* Assist with surgeries and procedures in accordance with your
state’s Veterinary Practice Act outlined for credentialed
veterinary technicians.
* Communicate with clients about individualized pet health concerns
and offer guidance on Optimum Wellness Plan options, medications,
and additional treatments.
* Assist in maintaining relevant, comprehensive medical records with
the support of practice systems, including Banfield s database,
PetWare, designed to obtain data for population research.
* Obtain relevant health history and information from clients and
maintain medical charts.
* Use safe restraining techniques, follow standard protocols, and
sustain clean, sterile, organized treatment areas, exam rooms, and
labs.
* Be willing to guide, mentor, and support fellow team members.
Requirements:
Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or
LVMT)
Commitment beyond qualifications
Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA certified
credentials. It means bringing your talents, skills, dedication, and a
desire for developing alongside your peers. But, most importantly, it
means showing up each day with a passion for pets and working with
others who believe preventive care is the key to helping pets achieve
long and healthy lives.
As we do with all our associates, we look to our vet techs to adopt
our Five Principles Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency
and Freedom. And, while your on-paper qualifications are of course
important, we actively seek out vet techs who thrive on delivering
outstanding client and pet experiences.
Your wellbeing matters.
We know that your real passion for pet well-being is why you chose
this profession. At Banfield, we believe it is just as important to
support the well-being of those who devote their lives to this cause.
Through our extensive network and support structure, Banfield offers a
wide array of benefits and programs, empowering you to focus on
yourself and your family, as you care for pets and clients
As a Banfield vet tech, we want you to take full advantage of work and
play through:
* Competitive salary with paid time off
* Medical, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits for you and
eligible dependents
* Automatic enrollment in 401(k) Savings Plan after 60 days of
employment
* Health Savings Account with annual practice-paid funding of %24750
to supplement health care expenses
* Automatic enrollment in 100% practice paid short- and long-term
disability after 60 days of employment includes maternity leave
* Optimum Wellness Plans (OWPs) for up to three pets
* A variety of discounts including Mars, PetSmart, Royal Canin,
fitness, cellular, and so much more
Potential as Big as Your Passion
Whether you are a newly certified or an experienced vet tech, a job at
Banfield opens the door to exploring the next best move in your
career. We are committed to helping you grow as a vet tech by
providing:
* Performance Development Plans (PDP) designed to help you define
and achieve your career goals
* Practice-paid continuing education opportunities along with the
opportunity to attend partner conferences
* Free membership to NAVTA, practice-paid subscription to VetFolio,
and a 50% discount for VetGirl
* Opportunities to lend your skills to the local communities where
you live and serve
* Ability to grow into leadership roles at the field and practice
level
Support that helps you thrive
We ve created a structure that includes leadership and support at the
hospital level, in the field, and at our headquarters, all with one
goal in mind: helping you deliver quality care for all pets.
Commitment to community wellness
Through volunteering efforts, and our programs designed to benefit
local shelters and rescues, we strengthen the pet-human connections in
our communities. Discover how we support the wellbeing of our people
and profession through the Mars Volunteer Program (MVP).
So, what are you waiting for?
Make your move and apply today!
Banfield Pet Hospital strongly supports and values the uniqueness of
all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is
embraced. Banfield Pet Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected
veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires
accommodation, please let us know. Banfield Pet Hospital follows all
applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination
in employment in every Banfield location.