Job Title: Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT)

Starting Salary: $17.00 – $19.00 per hour

Job Type: Full time/Part time/Relief


Summary

Access Veterinary Care has a great opportunity for a CVT that is looking to practice medicine in a dynamic setting. We are an urgent care clinic that provides affordable care on an out-patient basis. Our fast-paced environment will fully utilize your skills, with opportunity for continued growth and development. We believe in delivering high-quality veterinary medical care by reducing barriers to receive that excellent care.

As one of our certified veterinary technicians, you are the core of the clinical team at Access Veterinary Care. You’ll be responsible for seeing preventive care appointments, dental prophylaxis, running laboratory diagnostics, running anesthesia, assisting with surgery, and assisting our veterinarians with sick patient appointments and follow up. We’re looking for technicians who enjoy educating clients and providing treatments on patients, and who are interested in practicing to the full extent of their training. Access is focused on continued career development, so we’ll help you continue to push your skills and leadership! If you’re looking for a challenge and a clinic you can take a leadership role within, we would love to hear from you!

Main Job Duties

Patient Care

  • Dental prophylaxis
  • Administer medications and treatments
  • Oversee basic preventive care appointments
  • Triage urgent care patients to identify patients in emergent need of medical intervention
  • Assist veterinarians in sick patient workup and treatment
  • Perform or assist with humane euthanasia

Client Education

  • Nutrition and wellness care
  • Medication compliance
  • Participate in team approach to educating clients on medical concerns and chronic disease management
  • Help develop client education tools
  • Oral health care

Laboratory

  • Run in-house diagnostics
  • Prep samples for referral laboratories
  • Patient sample collection
  • Use of safe sample handling techniques

Pharmacy

  • Maintain in-house formulary
  • Coordinate prescription refills
  • Fill prescriptions using the 5 rights

Job Requirements

Education:

  • Certified Veterinary Technician (or equivalent)

Expected:

  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Actively engaged in learning new skills
  • Able to learn software systems (including electronic medical records systems)
  • Able to think on feet and problem solve

Preferred:

  • Bi- or Multi-lingual (English/Spanish preferred)
  • Self-starter

COVID-19 safety precautionary efforts:

  • Curbside care
  • Frequent cleaning/disinfecting
  • All employees and clients must wear a face mask

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or
ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other
characteristics protected by law.