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Relief Veterinary Technician (LVT) - Emergency

Company: BluePearl Veterinary Partners
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Job Description:

BluePearl's Greenbrier Chesapeake location is hiring an exceptional Relief Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our Emergency department.Are you a passionate technician looking to improve your skills in the veterinary field? Do you want an opportunity to work with some of the brightest veterinary professionals in this industry? If you have been looking for a way to advance your career, then check out BluePearl. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 2 years experience. Previous emergency experience a plus but not required. Must possess strong sense of integrity, interpersonal skills, and analytical thinking. Must currently be a licensed Technician. SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE AND FUNCTIONThe primary function of the Veterinary Technician is to be responsible for treatments of stable hospitalized patients and stable outpatient diagnostics and treatments. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Provides nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.
  • Report patient signalment, problem list and plan during nursing rounds.
  • Calculates basic medical math.
  • Understands classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response.
  • Administers medications via appropriate routes and duration.
  • Performs phlebotomy.
  • Ability to place peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein.
  • Performs physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment and assist with patients assigned ASA I or II classifications.
  • Intubates patients under the direction of a Level II technician or higher.
  • Remains 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.
  • Other duties as assignedWho are we?BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, cutting edge 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! Your success is our success!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. Additional Benefits:BluePearl offers health benefits options, competitive compensation, flexible hours, scrub allowance, additional training, and unlimited growth potential!Why our Chesapeake location?Our BluePearl Greenbrier hospital is in Chesapeake, VA. Our 10,000-square-foot facility is open 24 hours, 7 days a week, and offers emergency medicine, surgery, internal medicine, oncology and dermatology. Our hospital has several board-certified specialists, including two internists, two dermatologists, an oncologist and a surgeon. We offer a number of advanced treatment and diagnostic services, including I-131 therapy and video otoscopy, and soon we'll be adding a CT scanner.Our Chesapeake, VA, is about 20 minutes from the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Nearby attractions include Busch Gardens, Water Country and several shopping outletsClick here to learn more about the great city of Virginia Beach!Click here to learn more about our Chesapeake hospital! Like us on Facebook to learn about BluePearl events and career opportunities!
    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 all qualified applicants 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 affectional preference, 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 , Relief Veterinary Technician (LVT) - Emergency, Professions , Chesapeake, Virginia

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