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Certified Veterinary Technician

Company: Phoenixville Animal Hospital
Location: Phoenixville
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:We are searching for a Full Time Certified Veterinary Technician to join our growing team at Phoenixville Animal Hospital!$1500 Sign On Bonus Address: 1121 W. Bridge St. Phoenixville, PA 19460Compensation: - $25 - $30 with annual bonus opportunities.Shift Details: We offer a 4 day work week with rotating Saturdays. We are very flexible and will work with you to mutually decide a schedule that works for both of us.Veterinary Office Hours:Monday 9 - 6:30 pmTuesday - Friday 9 - 5pmSaturday - 9 -1pmAbout Us:We are a 4 doctor small-animal practice. We are a fun and humorous group that genuinely enjoys each other's company. We offer a large array of services including:ultrasound, medical massage, acupuncture and more. We foster an environment where our we empower the team to continue to learn and grow.We have a lot of great in-house lab equipment including the new Imagyst. The Imagyst is the new artificially intelligent cytology reader. It reads ear cytologies, fecals, urines, and fine needle aspirates for you.We are working towards opening urgent care hours on Saturdays and Sundays 8 am - 8 pm. This will come with a shift differential pay. Our aim is to get this service running by fall of 2024.Our practice is technology forward. We are utilizing Scribenote for efficient charting. Scribe note is the new artificially intelligent technology that records conversations with clients and turns it into veterinary medical documentation with just one click. It saves our veterinary professionals lots of time on charting.Our leadership team is responsible for creating a culture that embraces MVP's core values. Our team embraces continual improvement of patient care and provide the best support staff to our doctors.At the core of our work is our values. These include Doing the right thing when no one is watching, Team Work (Together Everyone Achieves More), Accountability - Do what you say and say what you do, Continuous Improvement and Service - every interaction matters.Our core values are also the basis of our growing culture. Living and embracing our values ensures that you will have excel at our hospital. We are quite active in our community as well. We participate in Woof Jam, Pridefest, local school talks and more.We need someone with charisma with our clients, patients and staff. We need someone that can greet clients and pets with a cheery attitude.Mission Veterinary Partners strives to be the employer of choice. We understand that if we create an environment that veterinary professionals want to work in, where they feel valued, this will cross over into excellent patient care, client experience and overall satisfaction with your career.You can expect a supportive learning environment where you have opportunity to build your skills. This presents in many forms, including peer coaching, on the job mentoring and a variety of learning opportunities in person and on our online learning platform.Come join our team!Benefits:PTOFull-time team members will be awarded additional PTO based on their years of service.Holiday Pay 48 hours to apply towards 6 recognized holidays (New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day) The holiday PTO hours can be used at the team member's discretion to cover the actual holiday as observed by the hospital or other absences with approval from their Manager.Annual review with wage evaluation/potential for raisesDream Fund - Potential annual bonus awarded.Medical, Vision and Dental plans availableFSA and HSA options availableMaternity Leave401K starting on day 1. The company offers up to a 4% matchAccess to Healthy App - to promote mental health and reduce burnout and reduce stressHealth Advocate - Employee Assistance ProgramIncludes five face-to-face visits with a counselor per issue per rolling 12 months, without any cost to you24 hour accessGet help with depression, anxiety, family issues, substance abuse and moreLearn strategies such as mindfulness to manage stress, anger and improve focusLocate childcare, eldercare, summer camps, special needs services and relocation support Easy access to legal/financial experts and informationWork through relationship problems, divorce, grief and other life transitionsBuild coping skills to manage life's challenges and gain control of your lifeExplore webinars, courses and articles on a variety of well-being topicsVisit the Personalized Legal Center, Financial Fitness Center and Mindfulness pageALL AT NO COST TO YOU Optional Insurances AvailableLife Insurance AD&DShort Term Disability InsuranceLong Term Disability InsuranceCritical Illness InsuranceAccidental InsurancePet BenefitsUniform Allowance - Full Time $150, Part Time $75CE Benefits - Credentialed Veterinary Technician $500 plus 24 paid CE hours per year, Access to our online learning platform with RACE approved CE at your fingertips.Scholarship Program for Veterinary Assistants that want to become credentialedInternal Employee Rewards ProgramReward your co-workers with points that are redeemable for gift cards.We do offer externships for Veterinary Technicians and Vet Students.Responsibilities:Major Duties:Our Veterinary Technicians are responsible for in-patient medical care- administer medications, assist or perform treatments, diagnostics & monitoring, place IV catheters, draw blood, run lab tests, administer IV fluids, cleaning, feeding, and walking patients as needed.Anesthesia/Surgery - Our Veterinary Technician's prep, induction, maintenance, monitoring, recovery of patients, cleans/maintains/sterilize anesthesia equipment and surgical instruments.Dentistry- Our Veterinary Technician's provide patient dental care, ultrasonic cleaning and polishing, assist doctor with dental surgery.Radiology - Our Veterinary Technician's position patients and assist with radiographs, sending radiographs via email.Laboratory duties- Our Veterinary Technicians are responsible for collecting, preparing, & running or submitting samples for requested tests; reading and recording results when indicated (fecals, Urines, Ear cytology etc) when requested by doctor.Preparing invoices, discharge instructions, and client informational toolsClient communication for hospitalized patients - give patient updates, discharge instructions, and provide follow up for certain hospital patients.Client medical demonstrations / education - teach/educate clients on at home care procedures.Veterinary Technician appointments- blood draws for therapeutic monitoring / screening tests, bandage changes, post-op checks, suture removals, AG, TNT.Clinic technician- assisting doctor with outpatient appointments, preparing, restocking, cleaning exam room, check patients in and out, take history and vitals, input data into patient medical record, ensure a smooth and timely flow of outpatient appointments from check-in to discharge.Assist with reception/front desk duties as needed- answering phones, booking appointments, admit/discharge patients.Assist in training and mentoring new team members.Assist with inventory control - informing inventory manager when products are getting low/out, unpacking, restocking drug & medical supplies.Preparing prescriptions - dispensed medications & medication refills.Qualifications:Physical Requirements:The veterinary technician must have the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds and over 50 pounds with a coworker.The veterinary technician must be able to endure sitting, standing and walking on hard floor surfaces for extended periods of time.The veterinary technician must possess sufficient ambulatory skills to perform duties while in hospital environment.The veterinary technician must be able to work in noisy work conditions with sounds from animals and equipment that can be moderately high.The veterinary technician will be routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch, and on occasion, exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards, and medication/controlled substances.The veterinary technician must have good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate equipment.

Keywords: Phoenixville Animal Hospital, Philadelphia , Certified Veterinary Technician, Professions , Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

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