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Primary Care Anesthesia Veterinary Technician

Company: Mount Laurel Animal Hospital
Location: Mount Laurel
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Reports to: PC Surgery Lead Summary: Mount Laurel Animal Hospital supports a large fast-paced, multi-doctor primary care service comprised of a team of dedicated individuals. The role of a primary care anesthesia veterinary technician includes, but is not limited to, basic nursing skills, inducing/monitoring anesthesia to various levels of ASA cases, dental prophies, and the recovery of patients post operatively. The primary care anesthesia veterinary technician must be able to work with cats, dogs, and occasional exotic species. Responsibilities:

  • Perform venipuncture and place IVC
  • Work with the Veterinarian to perform diagnostics, treatments, and procedures
  • Perform anesthetic monitoring including the use of sevoflurane, injectable anesthesia, intubation/extubation of patients, and ventilator use
  • Ability to perform drug calculations and CRI's
  • Perform medical record keeping related to anesthesia monitoring
  • Maintain surgical and dental equipment
  • line placement, and chest tube and tracheostomy maintenance
  • Ability to perform advanced techniques such as epidurals and local blocks
  • Knowledge of normal patient values for awake, sedated, and anesthetized patients Experience and Education:
    • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills
    • 2+ years' experience working in a veterinary primary care practice required
    • Minimum of 1 year of anesthesia experience in veterinary medicine (clinical setting)
    • CVT preferred, but not required Physical Requirements: This job is physically active and requires frequent bending and standing for long periods of time. It requires routine lifting and restraining animals. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs regularly. Compensation and Benefits: Compensation is based on experience and skill level. Full-time benefits include health, dental, and vision insurances; CE allowance, employee rewards program, 401k; paid time off; uniforms; and discounted veterinary care. Mount Laurel Animal Hospital is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation/Age. PI185574699

Keywords: Mount Laurel Animal Hospital, Philadelphia , Primary Care Anesthesia Veterinary Technician, Professions , Mount Laurel, Pennsylvania

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