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Surgery Technician - Veterinary Hospital

Company: Westminster Veterinary Group
Location: Westminster
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

About Westminster Veterinary Group -At Westminster Veterinary Group we are dedicated to providing quality health care with the highest level of compassion, integrity and service for our pets. Our dedicated doctors are assisted by a caring, knowledgeable and friendly staff. We set the standard for excellence in veterinary care in our award-winning, state-of-the-art facility. We are fully equipped with the latest medical technology, including an on-premises laboratory, dental x-ray, endoscopy and ultrasound.Not only do we provide outstanding quality care for dogs and cats, but also provide expert care for pet birds, reptiles and exotic mammals. Several of our doctors are considered to be among the top experts worldwide in medicine and surgery of birds, reptiles, rabbits, ferrets and other exotic animal pets. We pride ourselves on having a very positive work environment that helps other team members thrive and learn. We are looking for a friendly, reliable, team-oriented person, with excellent customer service skills!Essential Functions

  • Assist in determining animal requirements by helping conduct animal examinations, - reviewing care plans and records, completing laboratory tests and studies, and diagnostic imaging
  • Care for patients by taking vital signs, collecting samples, administering medications, drugs, and vaccines, and bandaging and wrapping wounds
  • Support patient examinations and DVMs by assembling required supplies and instruments, securing and bringing patients to examination rooms, and restraining patients
  • Fill prescriptions and administer medications, including proper documentation, logging and security of controlled drugs
  • Maintain a safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by following documented standards and procedures in compliance with applicable legal regulations
  • Maintain medical records by documenting patients' conditions, reactions, and changes; updates database in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ability to demonstrate and follow procedures in catheter placement and phlebotomy
  • Surgical preparation and assisting - -EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS:
    • High school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education, and/or experience
    • One - two years of experience with veterinary appointments performing above duties -
    • Experience in surgery is a plus
    • Able to perform moderately physically demanding work, that requires lifting (up to 50 pounds), cleaning, and constant motion
    • Ability to work with or around sick animals, potentially hazardous materials, cleaning chemicals, gas anesthetics, zoonotic diseases, and unpleasant odors
    • Must be flexible with scheduling and able to work some weekendsWHAT WE OFFER:Westminster offers competitive compensation as well as a benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, PTO, and 401(k)Westminster Veterinary Group is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, national origin, religion, gender, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Keywords: Westminster Veterinary Group, Westminster , Surgery Technician - Veterinary Hospital, Healthcare , Westminster, California

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