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Veterinary Technician - Jersey City, NJ

Company: United Veterinary Care
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview

At Animal Infirmary of Hoboken, Bayonne Animal Hospital, Downtown Veterinary Associates, and Heights Veterinary Associates we are passionate about providing the best veterinary experience and quality medicine for pets. We believe in educating pet parents and communicating openly regarding pet care. Our highly skilled and experienced team provide comprehensive wellness care, including vaccinations and flea and tick prevention, advanced diagnostic services, and a range of surgical procedures. We believe that teamwork and a positive work environment are of the utmost importance.

Job Summary

We are seeking an organized, compassionate, and service-oriented Veterinary Technician to join our team. You will support our veterinarians during examinations and medical treatments and provide direct care to our animal patients. Candidates must be comfortable working with canine and feline animals and know how to restrain them properly for evaluation and procedures. You also need to be familiar with proper cleaning and sanitizing techniques to ensure our facility is safe for our clients.

Responsibilities And Duties

Our ideal candidate must be passionate about helping people and pets by offering above and beyond veterinary care, must have superb work ethic, and be upbeat and friendly. We offer an opportunity to develop your skills and be the best you can be, while you help us grow. This position requires solid veterinary knowledge, excellent attention to detail, and skills such as:

  • Maintaining medical records
  • Preparing surgical suite and surgical patients
  • Filling prescriptions
  • Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging
  • Providing compassionate high-quality care for boarded and hospitalized pets
  • Responsible for ensuring and maintaining proper cleaning protocols for all animal care areas
  • Provide client education when appropriate
  • Alerting DVM promptly of any patient related issues
  • Feed all animals their required diet and in the appropriate rations
  • Ensure all dishes, laundry, cages are sanitized daily
  • Restock supplies
  • Excellent animal handling skills
  • Critical evaluation and observation skills
  • Have basic organizational and computer skills as well as strong technician skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills with ability to compose routine correspondence
  • Possess the ability to work independently, efficiently, and calmly under challenging conditions
  • Ability to appropriately handle, lift and restrain animals (dogs, cats) and stand for long periods of time

    Technical Requirements
    • I.V. catheter placement
    • Phlebotomy
    • In-house laboratory
    • Surgical prep
    • Anesthesia/surgical monitoring
    • Dental procedures
    • X-Rays

      Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:
      • Two or more years of experience as a veterinary technician
      • Must be flexible with scheduling and able to work weekends.
      • Experience with veterinary software (e.g. Neo, AVImark, Cornerstone)

        Benefits And Perks

        We are dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life.

        What Makes Us Special

        Our mission is to provide the highest quality medical and surgical care to our patients while providing our clients with education and assistance in all aspects of animal care and ownership. We strive to exceed our clients' expectations by treating owners and their pets with respect, honesty, and compassion and treating all animals as if they were our own. Our services are provided in a clean, safe, and friendly environment and our goals are to work as a team, complementing each others talents and retaining a positive attitude.

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