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Surgery Appointment Technician
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**
Are you a client-focused technician or assistant who enjoys the surgical aspect of veterinary care? We are looking for an experienced technician or assistant to help support our busy Surgery Department.
Surgery Appointment technicians and assistants work under the direction of our Surgeons to communicate with and educate families on a variety of orthopedic and soft tissue surgical diseases including cruciate ligament injuries, fractures, joint disorders, oncological surgeries, gastrointestinal issues, and many more.
Surgery Appointment Technicians and Assistants are responsible for, but not limited to:
- Reading and interpreting medical records for synopsis
- Eliciting succinct medical history from pet owners
- Gaining patient vital signs
- Obtaining diagnostic-quality radiographs
- Phlebotomy and performing lab work
- Generating proper computer estimates for procedures
Ideal candidate’s knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- Excellent communication and client service skills
- Basic medical terminology and anatomical identification
- Ability to take initiative and follow direction
- Ability to work in a team oriented environment
- Be friendly, outgoing, and people-oriented
- Must have sound decision making skills and be able to multi-task while working in an environment of stress
Our Surgery Appointment Technicians enjoy a 4-day workweek!
We strive to help our technicians and assistants maintain a healthy work-life balance by offering set schedules so you can plan your life outside of work. Your schedule will consist of four, 10-hour shifts per week, with 3 days off.
- Day shift
- On call
- 10-hour shift
2+ years’ experience as a veterinary technician is required.
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.