Experienced Veterinary Technician - 3rd Shift

Holly Springs, North Carolina
Mar 21, 2021
Jun 19, 2021

Experienced Veterinary Technician - 3rd Shift


Department: Emergency/Intensive Care Unit

Description: Full-time

Schedule: SMTW 9p-7a; includes some holidays

Location: Holly Springs, North Carolina

Triangle Veterinary Referral Hospital is looking for a highly motivated, highly skilled individual to join our overnight team. We provide 24-hour emergency service and specialty referrals in surgery, internal medicine and dermatology, and we're looking for technicians who want to utilize their skills to the fullest potential in a fast paced, fun, and stimulating environment.

Our services are expanding, and we are currently seeking qualified technicians for our overnight emergency and ICU team. This role functions with a great deal of autonomy and responsibility; solid technical skills, sound judgment, excellent communication skills, a positive attitude and the ability to work both independently and with a team are required. 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide nursing care to critically ill hospitalized patients in conjunction with specialty and emergency veterinarians
  • Participate in nurse rounds
  • Triage incoming patients presenting on emergency
  • Assess patient stability and obtain patient vital signs
  • Perform diagnostics and treatments of emergency and hospitalized patients
  • Perform hourly patient assessment and monitoring
  • Observe patients and recognize changes in status
  • Place peripheral and central catheters
  • Restrain patients for exams and treatments
  • Set up and administer IV and SQ fluids
  • Maintain urinary catheters
  • Bandage removal and application
  • Perform suture and drain removal
  • Perform drug dose calculations for injectable medications and CRIs
  • Administer injectable medications (IV, IM, SQ)
  • Administer other medications (PO, OU, OD)
  • Maintain isolation protocols for infectious patients
  • Basic wound cleaning and care
  • Administer injectable and inhalant anesthesia
  • Monitor patients while under anesthesia and maintain a monitoring log
  • Monitor patients during recovery from anesthesia
  • Obtain samples for and perform in house laboratory testing
  • Assist in CPCR

Job Requirements:

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years of veterinary experience (emergency experience required)
  • Current RVT in NC or eligible for NC registration (preferred, but not required)

Benefits include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Paid time off
  • CE budget
  • Uniform budget
  • Generous benefits package including health, vision, dental, LTD, STD, Life and AD&D and a 401k retirement plan (with company match)
  • Signing Bonus

TO APPLY:  https://www.trianglevrh.com/careers

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