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Veterinary Technician – Raintree Animal Hospital – Fort Collins, CO

Our AAHA accredited small animal hospital is seeking a full-time veterinary technician. We are a busy 4 doctor, animal hospital located in Fort Collins with great team members, clients, and patients! The ideal candidate must have an awesome outgoing personality, exceptional communication skills, and be a self motivator! Schedule consists of varied 3.5 days weekly, including some Saturdays. Please apply only if being a Veterinary Nurse is your career or career goal.

Job Requirements/Skills:

  • CVT or minimum 1+ year of experience in a clinical setting
  • Administer injectable, topical and oral medications
  • Perform common outpatient procedures (i.e. nail trims, ear cleanings, anal gland expression, etc.)
  • Safely and humanely restrain patients
  • Assist with humane euthanasia as requested
  • Evaluate for proper positioning and exposure of radiographs. Adhere to radiographic safety standards.
  • Operate and maintain autoclave
  • Properly clean, prepare and sterilize surgical equipment
  • Administer IV fluids, cleaning, feeding, and walking patients as needed
  • Assure safety of patients during all aspects of anesthesia; induction, maintenance, monitoring, and post-operative recovery
  • Knowledge in preparing and examination of urine, blood, fecal and ear cytology
  • Obtain and record patient case histories using veterinary practice management software (Avimark)
  • Collect, prepare, and/or submit requested tests and perform laboratory procedures
  • Prepare animals, instruments, and equipment for surgery
  • Provide patient dental care, ultrasonic cleaning, polishing, dental x-rays
  • Knowledge in diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures
  • Stock and maintain medicines and supplies
  • Preparing invoices, discharging instructions, and client information packs
  • Client communication: update and provide follow up for hospital patients
  • Client education

Working Conditions

  • Work requires lifting and carrying animals weighing maximum 40lbs. Walk or stand for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position
  • May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises, and animal feces
  • May be exposed to bites, scratches, contagious diseases and animal wastes
  • Hazards associated with aggressive patients, infected animals, and controlled substances

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a clinical setting as a Veterinary Nurse

Salary: $15-20/hr

Employee Benefits: PTO, discounted veterinary services, uniforms allowance, discounted health and dental insurance, 401(k) after 1 year of employment, continuing education allowance

To be considered for this position please send the following to the email listed:

  • Your resume
  • Cover letter
  • References from previous employers (no references from co-workers and friends, please)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Weekends

COVID-19 considerations:
To keep the team and community as safe as possible we are following CDC safety guidelines for COVID. In addition, we are providing curbside service for our clients in order to reduce traffic into the building.

Experience:

  • veterinary technician: 1 year (Required)
  • anesthesia: 1 year (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company’s website:

  • raintreepets.com

Company’s Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/RaintreeAnimalHospital/?ref=page_internal

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

Work Remotely:

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