RVT/ Certified Veterinary Assistant (Gridley, Ca)

Gridley Veterinary Hospital

27 East Gridley Rd

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compensation: $15-$30 an hour depending on experience
employment type: employee's choice
job title: RVT or Assistant
Gridley Veterinary Hospital is currently looking for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) or veterinary assistant to join our Veterinary Clinic Team. Our ideal candidate will be dynamic, efficient, have a well rounded background in veterinary medicine, spay/neuter, general surgery, be hard-working, have an interest in working with both humans and animals, and thrive in a fast-paced, teamwork based environment. This position is full time, although hours may be shortened on a case by case basis. Experience in veterinary dental procedures is preferred, but willing to train the right candidate. We require 1 year of experience. If you would love to work with animals in an energetic environment with a friendly team- we would love to meet you!
Full time employment
Compensation: commensurate with level of experience and licensing
Core Responsibilities:
Assist in exam rooms and write up Electronic Medical Records
Be able to assist in Examinations from start to finish.
Putting in charges, charging out clients
Finishing complete medical records.
Pharmacy Duties include but are not limited to filling medication and going over prescriptions with clients. Completing drug log
Clerical duties as needed
Reception duties as needed.
Induce and monitor anesthesia for surgical patients
Assist with surgical procedures, exams, treatments, and patient care
Communicate/record patient observations effectively
Assist our veterinarian in educating clients on their pet's condition and any medication dispensed
Assist with maintaining medical records and treatments of hospitalized animals
Assist with euthanasia procedures
Participate in CURES reporting and maintaining drug logs
Other requirements:
Manage clinic database to keep accurate, professional, and legible records, including all forms and data entry of controlled drugs, animal information, procedures, etc.
Follow established safe and humane protocols in handling animals.
Learn and apply preventative protocols.
Follow cross contamination protocol.
Follow all medical protocols.
Maintain current California RVT license.
Follow all established safety procedures and protocols.
Model safe work practices by following all safety guidelines to ensure a safe work environment.
Take immediate action to address any safety concerns that could put a staff member, volunteer, customer, animal, or the organization at risk.
Wear required clothing, identification, and job-specific safety gear.
Demonstrate understanding of animal diseases and transmission to other animals and people.
Team member performs duties in all areas of facilities. The environment can be dirty, smelly, noisy, stressful, and demanding. There is exposure to potentially dangerous chemicals, animals, parasites and infectious disease. Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals. Regularly lift, carry animals weighing up to 50 pounds. Work can be physically and emotionally demanding.
WORK SCHEDULE: This is a full time position/ part time considered. Most holidays we are closed. Employees must attend mandatory training and meetings as the employer determines necessary or desirable to meet business needs.
WAGE: Competitive Hourly Wage Negotiable DOE
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to lift a maximum of 50lbs.
Please submit a resume and cover letter for consideration. Must have current CA RVT license.

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post id: 7762157490


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