Our AAHA accredited veterinary hospital is seeking a skilled, experienced and caring Veterinary Technician/Nurse to provide assistance to the Veterinarians of the hospital in the medical care of its feline and canine patients. This is a full-time position that includes weekends, evenings and holidays.
The right candidate should have at least three (3) years of experience assisting Veterinarians with patient care and medical treatments including:
Medication dosages and administration, vaccine administration, acquiring laboratory samples and processing in-house lab samples, anesthesia induction, IV catheter placement, monitoring anesthesia for surgical procedures, surgical preparation, hospitalized patient care, wound care, emergency care, restraint, laser therapy, digital radiology familiarity, euthanasia protocols.
Must possess the ability to communicate effectively with pet owners and medical staff. Must be able to use Windows based computer systems, word processing, email, web search and type at least 25 words per minute. Basic math and writing skills are necessary. Safely lifting 30 to 50 pounds and proper ability to restraint animals are required as well.
Key Competencies for the job require verbal and written Communication skills (English/Spanish) including knowledge of medical terminology, professional personal presentation, client service principles and practices, information management, organization abilities, attention to detail, initiative, and reliability, compassion & stress tolerance.
Additional Salary Information: We offer a comprehensive benefit package including, vacation & sick time, health and dental insurance, uniform allowance, tuition allowance, continued education in the veterinary field, pet benefits with discounts, pet products, and much more. $1,000 – Sign-on relocation bonus to qualified applicants!
About Town & Country Animal Hospital
Town & Country Animal Hospital (TCAH) has been serving pets and their owners in Miami-Dade Country and surrounding areas for more than 30 years. Since 1996 we have had the distinction of being accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association and have proudly maintained accreditation since then.
In our state of the art spacious facility we are equipped with in-house laboratory, dedicated dental and surgical suites, digital radiology, in-house pharmacy, and offer an array of veterinary medical services including soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, laser therapy, ultrasound, routine and preventative veterinary care for small animals, grooming, pet boarding and much more.