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Oncology Veterinary Technician/ Assistant
PetVet Care Centers, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading operators of veterinary hospitals for companion animals. The company operates over 450 hospitals across multiple states and employs over 11,000 people including over 800 veterinarians. Since its inception, PetVet has been structured around a model that is focused on developing a partnership between the hospitals and the company and providing the highest quality medicine and service.
**Signing Bonus Available for qualified applicant **
Veterinary Referral Associates is looking for full time, Oncology Veterinary Technicians and Appointment Technicians in our busy veterinary referral and 24-hour emergency hospital in Gaithersburg, MD.
Our Oncology department enjoys a 4-day workweek.
Oncology Technicians work under the direction of our veterinary oncologist to educate and communicate with families, prepare patients for and administer chemotherapy, administer palliative treatment, collaborate with other medical teams to ensure the most comprehensive care for patients, and support/comfort the families of patients who have been diagnosed with cancer.
Ideal Candidate’s Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Must have excellent phlebotomy skills
- Excellent communication and client service skills
- Ability to take initiative, follow direction and work in a team-oriented environment
- Must have sound decision making skills and be able to multi-task while working in an environment of stress
- Ability to safely and securely restrain animals using proper restraint techniques
Oncology Veterinary Technicians are responsible for, but not limited to:
- Placing Chemotherapy IV Catheters
- Drug calculations
- Safe Chemotherapy administration using the Phaseal system
- Hospitalized patient nursing care
- Advanced diagnostics: Ultrasounds and CTs
- Blood transfusions
- Client communication and education
Preference will be given to veterinary technicians with experience in specialty medicine, though we are willing to train the right person if they are highly motivated.
2+ years’ experience as a veterinary technician is required.
Job Type: Full-time
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
- 10 hour shifts
- Day shift
- On call
PetVet is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, religion, citizenship, national origin/ancestry, physical/mental disabilities, military status or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE, M/F/D/V
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Why Consider Our Novato Hospital?
At South Novato Animal Hospital, our team members all share the same passion for making and keeping animals healthy.
Our hospital truly is an excellent place to work, with a highly skilled team focused on 'best in practice' veterinary care.
We are very supportive of individuals looking to grow their veterinary careers and look forward to hearing from you.
We invite you to explore your veterinary career options with South Novato Animal Hospital, where you'll be a respected member of a team that loves animals and values the contributions from every individual on the team.