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Licensed Vet Technician (LVT) - Bristow, VA

Company: Caring Hands Animal Hospital
Location: Bristow
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN (L.V.T.) - Bristow, VA*Part-Time and Full-Time positions availableWant to work with great people? Join the Caring Hands Animal Hospital family!We are seeking career-oriented individuals who are committed to the veterinary profession, value compassionate care and teamwork, and will put forth the extra effort needed to achieve the high-quality service our clients expect. If you enjoy a fun, fast-paced, energized environment, Caring Hands is the place for you!ABOUT USCaring Hands Animal Hospitals are large, well-equipped, AAHA-accredited veterinary facilities. We have an open-door policy to provide excellent service to our clients. Our full-service veterinary hospitals offer state-of-the-art care for our patients.DUTIES / TASKSThe primary role of all Caring Hands Animal Hospital employees is to ensure that our clients and patients experience top-notch customer service and patient care. The Licensed Technician's responsibilities include:Data entry via Electronic Medical Record systemMedical care of animals including restraint, radiographs, lab work, etc.Assist in medical, surgical, and dental procedures.Properly care for all surgical materials; maintain hospital equipment and inventory. Prepare and maintain the surgery room, ICU area, exam rooms, and treatment areas.Possess a wide range of technical and laboratory skills; demonstrates proper radiograph technique following safety protocols; places IV catheters and properly cares for them; prepares patients and the machine for an ultrasound procedure;Prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a calm, organized manner.Client EducationMaintain a clean and orderly facility.Uphold positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.Perform other duties as assigned.BENEFITSCaring Hands Animal Hospital offers a comprehensive benefits package including:401(k) with employer matchMedical, Dental, and Vision insuranceOptional supplemental insurancePaid Time OffFlex Spending Accounts for medical and dependent careEmployee recognition programContinuing EducationEmployee referral bonus programDiscounts on personal pet careUniforms provided QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTSActive Virginia LVT licensure in good standing requiredPrevious relevant experience desirableMust be 18 years of age or olderExcellent communication skills, and teamwork abilitiesStrong computer skillsWork requires lifting and carrying animals up to 30lbs unassisted.Walks or stands for extended periods of time; frequently works in a bent position.May be exposed to unpleasant odors & noises. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.HOURS / WORK SCHEDULEFull-time and part-time positions available. Must be able to work morning, evening, and Saturday shifts. Flexible availability is a must, as is the ability to regularly work weekend shifts.SALARYCompetitive salary, commensurate with experience.Signing bonus!All potential new hires are required to pass a criminal background check and drug test.

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