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FT Licensed Veterinary Technician

Company: iHire
Location: New City
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Immediate openings for 2 Veterinary Technicians to join our team at COUNTY ANIMAL HOSPITAL IN ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY. We have been an AAHA accredited hospital for 50+ years. Our goal is - and has always been - to deliver exceptional care that promotes a lifetime of good health for our patients while also supporting those who love them.

The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about working in a predominately canine/feline two-doctor, privately owned practice with an excellent reputation in the community. Must be a team player with good people skills and ability to multitask in a dynamic environment.

Responsibilities And Skills Include (but Are Not Limited To

  • triaging patients, taking vitals and gathering patient history from owner
  • educating owners about medical conditions, treatment plans and instructions
  • perform blood draws and administering vaccinations
  • assisting in surgery by prepping patient, inserting IV catheters, monitoring anesthesia, ventilators and fluid therapy, clean up after surgery and wrapping instruments for sterilization
  • processing specimens in the Idexx in-house laboratory or preparing specimens for external labs
  • assist in ultrasounds and radiographs
  • assist in dental procedures (prepping patient, monitor vitals, dental radiology, etc.)
  • suture removal
  • filling prescriptions for patients
  • educate owners regarding patient behavior issues and nutrition
  • excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • ability to develop relationship with patient and owner
    Must be licensed as a Veterinary Technician in the State of New York or be a current student who will apply for NY licensure upon graduation.

    Why You'll Love Working Here
    • Work-Life Balance respected. Flexible schedule-4-day work week (includes some Saturdays), Office hours Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-12. Techs arrive earlier; No after hour emergencies;
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including (but not limited to): flexible hours, medical insurance (with employer contribution to monthly premium); PTO; paid sick/personal days allowance; Simple IRA with employer match; CE opportunities, pet discount.
    • Dr. Weiner and LVTs are Certified Fear Free - professionals (cost to become will be covered).
    • We are located 10 miles from Harriman State Park and Bear Mountain for hiking, cycling, ice skating and other outdoor activities. We are 25 miles from the Catskill Mountains for skiing and hiking. New York City is 20 miles south where you can enjoy Broadway Theatre, shopping, restaurants and other cultural activities.
    • Dr. Weiner and the entire staff want you to be successful in your career. Training and mentoring will be provided, as needed.
      County Animal Hospital is a relaxed family-like environment where the focus is placed on the best veterinary medicine and happy patients, clients and staff. We are a drug-free, smoke-free, Equal Opportunity Employer. Our Company policy and Federal & State laws forbid discrimination due to Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Origin.

      If you want to be part of our enthusiastic and professional team, with a positive work culture, you are encouraged to submit your resume and application by clicking "Apply" on this page. We look forward to hearing from you.

      Employment Type: Full Time

      Years Experience: Less than 1 year

      Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: iHire, Yonkers , FT Licensed Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , New City, New York

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