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Veterinary Assistant - Emergency

Company: BluePearl Veterinary Partners
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Job Description:


Veterinary Partners is seeking a knowledgeable and skilled Veterinary Assistant

to join their fast-paced emergency department.

  • Are you committed and passionate about enriching

    lives through remarkable care for pets?
  • Do you thrive in fast-paced, dynamic, and

    rewarding work environment?
  • Are you a team player who enjoys working

    together on a team to provide quality care for pets?

    If you

    answered "yes" to these questions, then we want to hear from you.
    Looking for this position to cover day and swing shift.

    Our Veterinary Assistants triage emergency cases as they come in and assist DVM with crafting and going over estimates as needed. In addition, they perform diagnostics (radiographs, labwork, etc), setting patients up in ICU or Inpatient ward, discharging patients, and handle client communication.

    As an Emergency Veterinary Assistant, you will:

    • Provide nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.
    • Report patient signalment, problem list and plan during nursing rounds.
    • Calculate basic medical math.
    • Understand classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response.
    • Administer medications via appropriate routes and duration.
    • Perform phlebotomy.
    • Perform physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
    • Remain current on R.E.C.O.V.E.R CPR guidelines and demonstrates proficiency in designated role as assigned by attending clinician and/or supervisor.

      What can you expect from BluePearl?
      BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, groundbreaking healthcare.

      We are seeking hospital support with the same philosophy who are looking to grow their career in an exciting environment with a family atmosphere.
      How you can become successful at BluePearl?
      At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90" paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training.
      Your benefit options will include:

      • health benefits options
      • competitive compensation
      • flexible hours
      • scrub allowance
      • opportunity to bring your dog to work
      • additional training
      • unlimited growth potential

        BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Keywords: BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Chesapeake , Veterinary Assistant - Emergency, Healthcare , Chesapeake, Virginia

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