Veterinary Technician

Providence Animal Center - Media, PA4.9

Part-time$9 - $10 an hour
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The Providence Animal Center is currently hiring for our Veterinary Technician position, offering approximately 24-28 hours per week. The shifts would generally be 8:45am-6pm, Monday-Friday with occasional Saturdays. Applicants must be well-spoken, punctual, dependable, and have reliable transportation. Flexibility in your schedule is a must and applicants must be prepared to regularly work days, nights, and weekends. Applicants must have a genuine desire to improve the lives of homeless pets and should enjoy working with the public. Our rate is $9.00 - $10.00 an hour based on experience.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in a veterinary clinic, veterinary hospital, and/or animal shelter required
  • Customer service experience preferred
  • Candidate should be highly motivated, enthusiastic self-starter with a professional attitude.
  • Applicants must have the ability to multitask in a fast-paced team oriented environment
  • Experience handling dogs and cats required
  • Basic computer skills, data entry, ability to learn web based veterinary program

Surgery Department Duties:

  • Responsible for prepping patients for surgery, observing all clinic procedures to enforce sterility and safety of patients.
  • Able to monitor anesthesia, with a clear idea of abnormal conditions.
  • Knowledge and ability to admit and discharge patients, including delivering post-operative instructions in a competent and friendly manner.
  • General duties in the operating room during surgery to assist with movement of patients, recovery of patients, and general flow.
  • Cleaning of facility and surgical pack preparation as assigned.
  • Must be able to learn basic veterinary medical concepts including but not limited to vaccine protocols and anesthetic risks
  • Must also be able to communicate basic veterinary concepts to owners and be able to repeat information relayed by a veterinarian
  • Communicate with the public on a daily basis in a professional manner

Apply in person at the Providence Animal Center, 555 Sandy Bank Rd Media, PA 19063 12-7pm Monday-Friday, Saturday 11-6pm and 12-5pm Sunday.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • Veterinary Technician: 1 year (Required)
  • veterinary assistant: 1 year (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location
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