Como Park Animal Hospital is seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician for a Full-Time primary care position.
We are part of a privately-owned 24-hour AAHA-accredited animal hospital, which provides primary care during the days and urgent/emergency care.
Patients are dogs, cats, birds, pocket pets and some exotics. Every day is different!
DUTIES Our Technicians Perform inpatient and outpatient care medical histories and record keeping diagnostics (extensive in house lab suite, digital radiology, ultrasound) surgical assisting and anesthesia triage (on the phone and in person) client communication and education and more You will use your skills!!
REQUIREMENTS You must: Have at least 1 year of veterinary work experience Be able to work independently and in a team. Be able and willing to work some evening and weekend shifts. Be able to lift 35 lbs., to be on your feet for hours at a time, and spend a good amount of time in front of a computer screen. Have good lab / diagnostic skills. Have good communication skills and be able to think on your feet in unusual situations. As a plus, it would be great if you: Have AVImark experience, or other EMR Have exotics care / handling experience Credentialed technicians preferred
WORK DETAILS Hours will consist of some weekday shifts (starting at 7 or 8am), evenings (until 8pm) and some weekend shifts (until 2pm). Some holidays will be required (most hours qualify for holiday pay).
BENEFITS Full-Time employees receive a generous benefits package, including: PTO (within the first year) Health Insurance (with the hospital paying majority of premiums) Supplemental insurance options available (e.g. - disability, hospitalization, vision, dental) 401k with matching CE allowance Uniform allowance Generous pet care discounts for your own pets On the job training is provided (especially for exotics handling and care, as well as some hospital specific duties.)
Starting at $15/hr and up- depending on experience and credentials (We are also hiring for ER positions - visit www.afterhoursveterinarycare.com for more information)
Additional Salary Information: Starts at $15/hr
About Como Park Animal Hospital
Como Park Animal Hospital and Laser Surgery Center opened its doors in 1982, as a single doctor practice.
Since then, we have grown into a 6-doctor practice, open 7 days a week, offering a variety of patient care services and technologies, and have added a 3-doctor urgent care service which makes us a 24 Hour veterinary hospital.
We proudly serve the Twin Cities metro and surrounding areas, providing preventive care, sick pet, urgent and emergency medicine to pets of many species (including dogs, cats, birds, pocket pets, reptiles and more).
As an AAHA-accredited hospital, our doctors and staff work as a team to offer forward thinking and progressive medicine, with a personal and gentle touch.