Advanced Veterinary Care (AVC) is a brand new state-of-the-art urgent care and specialty hospital located in the beautiful and always growing city of Orlando, FL. What sets us AVC apart is that we are dedicated to providing innovative, compassionate care to our patients in a collaborative approach. In addition, to promote a positive work environment and advocate for employee well-being.
The internal medicine team will be led by Dr Gideon Daniel, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM). The medicine team offers a collaborative service within AVC to work with the surgery and urgent care department, as well as veterinarians in the referral community. Common procedures and treatments include abdominal ultrasound/FNAs, endoscopy (multiple size flexible GI scopes, flexible ureteroscopes, bronchoscopes and rigid scopes for cystoscopy and rhinoscopy), CTs and some minimally invasive procedures (such as PCCLs, polypectomies, transurethral bulking agents for incontinence). Dr Gideon has special interest in nephrology/urology (as he’s completed a fellowship in nephrology and dialysis) and endocrinology.
We are not just looking for the candidates that meet the expectations of the skills required for the job, but we are looking for the candidate that’s the “right fit” (ones that match our core values).
AVC’s core values:
Compassion: We approach every pet and their family with care and empathy.
Advancement: We seek to improve the lives of pets and their families through the latest treatment, education, and meeting and exceed the current standards of veterinary care.
Respect: to encompass the best interest for our patients, their families, and our employees. Communicating honestly and building trust.
Excellence: Setting the standard for all aspects of patient care, client service, and collaborative medicine. Through dedication and teamwork, to provide the highest level of care for you and your pets.
Collaboration: Teaching, learning, and consulting with team members and colleagues in our community. To establish and expand the use of best practices. Discussing solutions within and beyond the team to provide the best care and positive outcomes for our patients.
As an Internal Medicine Veterinary Technicians, you will:
- Review medical records, prep for internal medicine appointments and procedures. Other administrative tasks such as client callbacks, medications refills, preparing estimates, invoicing (although the service will have their own dedicated coordinator that will share much of the administrative tasks).
- Induce, maintain, and monitor patients under anesthesia.
- The internal medicine candidates will work alongside urgent care/hospitalization technicians and assistants in providing patient care for inpatients.
- Assist with procedures, cleaning, and maintenance of endoscopic and ultrasound equipment.
- The service will have dedicated technician appointments, the candidate should feel comfortable working independently with these appointments ((which may involve client education and demos for insulin administration, using feeding tubes, glucose (traditional or interstitial)) curves, SQ fluids.
- Perform diagnostic imaging including digital radiographs, CT scans and basic laboratory tasks (running blood work, prepping, and reviewing microscopic slides). Processing and packing samples for diagnostic lab (including digital cytology).
Expectations / Requirements
- Prior veterinary experience is required. Previous experience working in a specialty/referral hospital preferred.
- Proficient in drug calculation and strong anesthetic skills.
- The candidate should be confident with phlebotomy, placing iv catheters, nasogastric tubes, radiographs, processing in house labs.
- The ideal candidate should be comfortable with standard anesthetic protocols, induction, maintenance, and monitoring of anesthesia.
- Display competency in general knowledge and nursing skills required to care for patients.
As necessary, help with cleaning the procedure room, instruments and the setting up and breakdown of the procedure room.
Must be comfortable to work on their feet, able to keel, bend to work with surgery patients. Adequate breaks will be provided (however will have times of being on your feet at times).
- Applicant should be able to lift patients and inventory up to 40 pounds.
- There will be some on-call responsibilities, however we do offer a competitive incentive for both being on call and when called in.
Employee benefits and Perks include:
- Our comprehensive benefits plan will be reviewed yearly with employee surveys to potentially amend our package based on our entire team’s interest.
- Benefits advisor for employees (for health care, retirement, or general financial planning).
- Access to mental healthcare, mindfulness, and self-care resources (through our employee assistance program).
- Medical, dental and vision plans.
- Other voluntary insurance benefits such as life, disability, health savings accounts available.
- 401K and 401k matching retirement planning.
- Flexible work schedules.
- Competitive paid time off.
Commensurate salary with experience/credentials.
At AVC, we pride ourselves with optimizing our operational systems, and working as a team, to make the overall day-to-day workload more manageable.
- Employee discounts (including pet insurance premiums, products, and services).
- Educations resources (atDOVE, VetGirl, VIN and major veterinary journals).
- Support of professional development and allowance for CE (for licensed staff).
- Technician license reimbursement
- Uniform allowance.
We are excited at the possibility of meeting you and welcoming you on to our team!
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. All offers of employment at Advanced Veterinary Care are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and drug screening. Background checks and drug screening will be conducted on all final candidates and on all employees who are promoted, as deemed necessary.