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Veterinary Technician

Company: Rarebreed Veterinary Partners
Location: Kennebunk
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Kennebunk Veterinary Hospitalis looking for a compassionateand engagedVeterinary Technician!Were a strong team, where everyone is valued and respected. We have a good time and work every day to be better than we were the day before. This is a place where you can have a real impact on the way care is delivered and on the lives of the people and pets we serve. Most of us have been here more than 5 years, and many have been with us for 15-20 years. For the health of our patients and the sanity of our staff, were looking for the right person to round out the teamand were willing to take our time to find the right fit. We want whoever we add to the mix to be happy here for a long time.Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides compassionate care to patients and clients
  • Keeps accurate medical records in accordance with hospital policy, including in-depth knowledge of medical terminology and record keeping.
  • Prepares and maintains the exam rooms and treatment areas
  • Performs physical assessments and records observations, including triaging and problem solving to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Safe, low stress and compassionate handling and restraint.
  • Prepares estimates for procedures and discusses financial commitments with clients
  • Venipuncture and IV catheter placement
  • Pharmacy skills, including protocols for filling in-house
  • Radiography and digital imaging
  • Monitors vitals by hand and with equipment
  • Sample collection and processing for in-house and reference labs
  • Builds initial rapport and long term relationships with both pets and clients, successfully communicates plans and estimates to owners.
  • Maintains an appropriate inventory of all medical supplies as determined by the inventory control system
  • Assists the Veterinarian in medical, surgical and dental procedures; prepares patients for surgery; administers anesthesia; monitors patients during surgery and recovery; administers fluids
  • Communicates within the team, proactively advocating for their patients needs
  • Operates practice management software (AVImark) and related software packagesRequirements:
    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Veterinary Technician Certification (CVT) or License (LVT) is highly desirable; equivalent training and experience may substitute.
    • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and can deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain. Dedication to safety for all parties involved.
    • Must have a positive attitude and be a team player.
    • Strong work ethic and track record of being reliable.
    • Willingness to learn new skills and techniques. About us:Kennebunk Veterinary Hospitalis a five doctor, small animal practice located on the coast of Southern Maine. Weve spent the last 30 years building a wonderful clientele who value our role in their families. It is not unusual for us to care for pets from multiple generations of a family. Most of our new clients come in as referrals, and we pride ourselves on our good reputation.You could be proud to work here. A common purpose with an uncommon passionthis isRarebreedVeterinary Partners.We area purpose driven team placing talent first by supporting professionals to thrive in our industry and empowering hospital teams to provide exceptional care for pets and their owners. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to create exceptional work experiences for our hospital teams. We focus on providing the best culture, tools and support to our hospitals to allow the staff to focus on what they love most, caring for our animal companions.What else do we have to offer?
      • At Rarebreed, we provide employees in the veterinary profession with the best work experience by creating and fostering a great culture where you can thrive. We value you and offer a one-of-a-kind, flexible total compensation package that consists of the following:
      • Competitive base compensation plus bonus incentive
      • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
      • 401K with 100% company match of up to 3%, and a 50% match for the 4th and 5th%
      • Generous paid time off to ensure a healthy work/life balance
      • Employee Referral Award Program
      • Company-paid life insurance and short-term disability, voluntary life insurance available
      • Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
      • IDEXX diagnostic fees for personal pets covered
      • Personal pet care discounts
      • Access to Employee Assistance Programs
      • Continuing education time off and reimbursement
      • Free monthly wellness meetings focusing on stress & anxiety reduction and mindfulness
      • Free online group exercise classes, such as yoga and HIIT (High Energy Interval Training), twice a week, taught by certified trainers
      • Free quarterly financial wellness classes to provide guidance in areas such as student loan debt, budgeting, improving credit scores, mortgages, and refinancing.Employment will require the successful completion of references and background check.Rarebreed Veterinary Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.Learn more about our career opportunities at: https://rarebreedvet.com/careers/PM22PI202127542

Keywords: Rarebreed Veterinary Partners, New England , Veterinary Technician, Professions , Kennebunk, Northeast

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