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RVT, LVT or Veterinary Technician Eastern Shore AH

Company: Vets Pets
Location: Grandy
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

RVT, LVT or Veterinary Technician

EASTERN SHORE HOSPITAL is located at 6421 Caratoke Hwy, Grandy, NC 27939

Eastern Shore Animal Hospital needs Emergency Department Veterinary Technicians as we continue to add services to our growing Hospital.

We are hiring for the following shifts -Part-time or Relief Techs

This position will fill Swing/Weekend Shifts


At Eastern Shore Animal Hospital our mission is to provide unparalleled and compassionate veterinary care by offering individualized client education, comprehensive preventive care, advanced technological services, specialty surgical services, and emergency interventions to provide your pets with the long and happy lives they deserve.

Emergency Department Veterinary Technician Duties:

Provide nursing care to critically ill hospitalized patients in conjunction with specialty and emergency veterinarians.
Triage incoming patients.
Assess patient stability and obtain patient vital signs.
Perform diagnostics and treatments of emergency, specialty, and hospitalized patients.
Perform hourly patient assessment and monitoring.
Observe patients and recognize changes in status.
Place peripheral and central catheters.
Restrain patients for exams and treatments.
Set up and administer IV and SQ fluids.
Maintain urinary catheters.
Bandage removal and application
Perform suture and drain removal.
Perform drug dose calculations for injectable medications and CRIs.
Administer injectable medications (IV, IM, SQ)
Administer other medications (PO, OU, OD)
Maintain isolation protocols for infectious patients.
Basic wound cleaning and care
Administer injectable and inhalant anesthesia.
Monitor patients while under anesthesia and maintain a monitoring log.
Monitor patients during recovery from anesthesia.
Obtain samples for and perform in-house laboratory testing.
Client communication and education
Patient triage and discharge
Hospitalized patient care
Patient monitoring and treatments
In-house laboratory testing
Medication calculation and administration
Venipuncture; IV catheter placement
Digital radiography and more

Preferred Education and Experience

1+ years of experience in the veterinary field
Preference will be given to an individual desiring to pursue a degree in veterinary technology or animal science.


We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!
Continuing Education allowance for full time credentialed veterinary technicians
Medical, dental & vision insurance, a variety of additional coverage options
Fully employer-paid life, long-term and short-term disability insurance
Paid vacation, paid sick time, holiday pay.

Competitive Pay for RVTs start at $23.00/hr. for Emergency Services%9801834% %%veterinary%%

Keywords: Vets Pets, Chesapeake , RVT, LVT or Veterinary Technician Eastern Shore AH, Professions , Grandy, Virginia

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