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Veterinary Urgent Care Technician or Assistant (Weekends)

Company: Vets Pets
Location: Grandy
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

EASTERN SHORE HOSPITAL is located at 6421 Caratoke Hwy, Grandy, NC 27939Eastern Shore Animal Hospital is in need of an Urgent Care RVT or Veterinary Assistant as we continue to add weekend Urgent Care services to our growing Hospital.We are hiring for the following : Weekend - 12-hour shifts or swing shifts (8am-2 pm or 2pm-8 pm) or 8am - 8 pm Part- time***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 Assistant Duties:Provide animal 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 applicationPerform 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 careAdminister 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 educationPatient triage and dischargeHospitalized patient carePatient monitoring and treatmentsIn-house laboratory testingMedication calculation and administrationVenipuncture; IV catheter placementDigital radiography and more#IND123by Jobble

Keywords: Vets Pets, Chesapeake , Veterinary Urgent Care Technician or Assistant (Weekends), Professions , Grandy, Virginia

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