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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Company: Barker Animal Hospital
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Are you passionate about veterinary medicine? Are you interested in growing your professional career in dentistry and anesthesia? We may have the right position for you. We are looking for 1-2 LVTs that embrace our ideals of providing excellent care to improve the lives of our patients and their families. We want to support you in pursuit of your areas of interest. Allowing you to continue to grow in your career, we believe your success is our success! Our practice is located in Chesapeake, Virginia, along the Intracoastal Waterway and rich in history and great outdoor activities. We're just minutes from Virginia Beach Oceanfront and a short drive to the North Carolina Outer Banks. Barker Animal Hospital is a progressive, small animal hospital. We are driven by our goal to provide high-quality, compassionate veterinary care valued by our clients. We focus on educating and empowering our clients to seek out and provide their pets the best care to ensure a happy, healthy life. Our new facility is well equipped with the tools required to practice modern, high-quality veterinary medicine. We love providing individualized care and attention to our clients, and we like to have fun while we do it too! Qualifications Completion of a 2-year AVMA accredited veterinary technician program required License to practice as a Veterinary Technician in the state of Virginia Knowledge of animal behavior Have an outgoing, positive attitude Highly motivated, with a demonstrated passion for excellence and continuous learning Demonstrated commitment to ethics and integrity Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives Strong organization, time management, and attention to detail What You'll Be Working On Contribute by delivering high-quality care to our patients Engaging and communicating with clients to deliver excellence in service Educate clients on proper care and treatment for their pets to live their healthiest lives Assist the doctor start to finish with patient treatments, procedures and activities Care for and monitor patient during and recovering from surgery Obtain quality samples for diagnostic testing Perform in-house x-ray and laboratory procedures to assist in diagnosis and treatment Perform surgery room and equipment preparations as well as post-operation sterilization and cleaning Perform dental prophylaxis and full mouth series radiographs. Prepare and administer medications, vaccines or treatments under guide of doctor Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain under direction of a doctor Maintaining patient medical records. Assist in teaching your fellow veterinary team members in techniques and care. Salary: $20 - $25 Hourly Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: Barker Animal Hospital, Chesapeake , Licensed Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Chesapeake, Virginia

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