The Back Cove Animal Hospital is looking to add an experienced veterinary technician to our recently-opened, locally owned veterinary hospital in Portland. The Back Cove Animal Hospital is 100% veterinarian owned and operated by our Portland-based veterinarians!
Come join a compassionate and progressive group of Fear Free Certified veterinary professionals, in our beautiful and modern waterfront facility overlooking the Back Cove and just steps from the Back Cove Trail. Our practice has been thoughtfully designed to match our practice philosophy of maximizing employee, client and patient well-being and comfort. We are a paper-less practice utilizing EzyVet cloud-based software and exceptionally equipped with digital radiology (including a designated dental suite), ultrasound, full in-house laboratory, therapeutic and surgical laser, advanced anesthetic monitoring and dedicated cat waiting, exam and treatment areas.
Our veterinary technician position responsibilities include:
Maintaining timely appointment flow
Handling and restraining animals for exam and treatments
Anesthesia induction, monitoring and care
Hospitalized patient care
Assisting with surgical and dental procedures (preferably experience with dental radiology)
Performing general radiography
Applicants must have experience working in a veterinary hospital, a positive attitude, excellent communication and multi-tasking skills and computer proficiency. Applicants should be able to lift ~50 lbs and be able to stand for extended periods of time. Applicants should expect a flexible schedule and be available to work 1-2 Saturdays per month.
Benefits include: health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan with matching, up to 160 hours of paid time off (based on tenure), continuing education opportunities and training (including Fear Free certification), uniform allowance, career growth potential, access to a large dedicated employee break room, generous veterinary care discounts and direct access to the Back Cove Trail!
The Back Cove Animal Hospital was opened in 2019 to provide a unique and personable veterinary experience to our clients. We practice high quality veterinary medicine in a welcoming, clean and calm environment, with the goal of providing exceptional client and patient care. All aspects of our hospital design and communications styles are tailored to our Fear-Free approach to veterinary care. We are equipped with cloud-based/online-accessible practice management software, a dedicated dental suite with digital dental radiographs, digital radiology, ultrasound, in-house Idexx laboratory equipment and much more. We are proud to be one of the last local, independent and 100% veterinarian owned practices in the Portland area, allowing our veterinarians to practice in a collaborative and evidence-based environment with an amazing close-knit team.