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Licensed Vet Technician (LVT) - Clarendon, VA

Company: Caring Hands Animal Hospital
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN ( L.V.T. )Want 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 strive to provide 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. Our newest hospital in Clarendon is located near TWO metro stops and offers free on-site parking.The 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:Medical care of animals including advanced nursing care techniques, restraint, radiographs, phlebotomy, lab work, etc.Perform dental prophylaxis and dental radiographsAnesthesia induction, monitoring, and recoveryAssist in medical, surgical and dental proceduresProperly care for all surgical materials, maintain hospital equipment and controlled drug inventory, prepare and maintain the surgery room, ICU area, exam rooms and treatment areasData entry via Electronic Medical Record system (AVImark)Prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a calm, organized mannerClient ducationMaintain a clean and orderly facilityPartner with individual team members to maintain a positive work cultureAdditional responsibilities as needed to support the veterinarianCOMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE, Including:Walking distance from Metro. Free on-site parking available.401(k) with employer matchMedical, Dental, and Vision insuranceOptional supplemental insurancePaid Time OffFlex Spending Accounts for medical and dependent careEmployee recognition programContinuing Education allowanceEmployee referral bonus programDiscounts on personal pet careUniforms providedSigning bonusQUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTSMust be 18 years of age or olderExcellent communication skills, and teamwork abilitiesStrong computer skillsMust hold a current VA Veterinary Technician LicenseHOURS / WORK SCHEDULEFull-time position available. We offer flexible work schedules. We're closed on Sundays!All potential new hires are required to pass a criminal background check and drug test.COMPENSATIONSalary commensurate with experience, starting at $25/hour

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