LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN (LVT)-Merrifield, Virginia
$300 Sign on Bonus
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 team work, 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!
Caring 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 / TASKS
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:
Data entry via Electronic Medical Record system
Medical 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.
Maintain a clean and orderly facility.
Uphold positive, cooperative relationships with other employees.