Registered Veterinary Technician for Surgery Service - $3500 HIRING BONUS

Durham, North Carolina
Mar 21, 2021
Jun 19, 2021

Registered Veterinary Technician for Surgery Service - $3500 HIRING BONUS
Medical Support – Durham, North Carolina

The Triangle's premier Emergency and Specialty Hospitals are seeking a highly motivated, highly skilled registered veterinary technician to join our Surgery Service team.  Triangle Veterinary Referral Hospitals (TVRH) is a multi-location group which consists of two 24-hour Emergency and Specialty practices.    In addition to our emergency and critical care service we have specialty services in surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, oncology, radiology, neurology, dermatology, and rehabilitation.

We are expanding our surgery department and would like to add new members to our team of board-certified surgeons, surgery/anesthesia technicians and surgery assistants.  Members of the surgery team function with a great deal of autonomy and responsibility.  Solid technical skills and anesthesia knowledge base, sound judgment, and the ability to function both independently and with a team are required.   Strong communication skills, verbal and written; organizational skills; proactive thinking and the right attitude are also a must.  Duties include patient prep and recovery; patient assessment; pain management; and anesthesia monitoring using multi-parameter monitoring equipment for a variety of anesthetized procedures including endoscopy, CT, soft tissue surgeries, orthopedic surgeries and laparoscopic procedures. 

Our new facility, advanced equipment (including digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, laparoscopy, and CT) and services allow plenty of opportunities for growth.

Job Summary

Essential job functions of an anesthesia technician are primarily to perform general anesthesia and sedation on dogs, cats and occasional exotic/pocket pets within the TVRH facilities.  Anesthesia technicians work within the surgery department, however, may be required to perform anesthesia and/or sedation in other departments as well.  They are also required to perform the duties of a surgery technician when necessary.

Essential Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Floor Responsibilities

  • Provide all anesthetic support and phases beginning with sedation through induction, surgery, postoperative, extubation and recovery.
  • Perform various technical procedures including intravenous catheter placement, venipuncture, IV, SQ, IM injections, using various anesthetic multi-monitors and understand the rationale of use, various local and regional nerve blockade and emergency interventions including CPCR
  • Managing client invoices (PVL) and charge for surgery and anesthesia services appropriately
  • Provide exceptional patient care support throughout all phases of anesthesia
  • Maintain accurate and complete medical records including anesthetic record.
  • Maintain a clean work environment to maintain any infectious disease protocols, handle medical/biomedical and infectious waste appropriately
  • Follow radiation safety and OSHA standards
  • Help maintain inventory and supplies for procedures and patient husbandry
  • Keep monitoring equipment and anesthesia machines in clean, working order
  • Help with surgery department appointments and drop offs
  • Help assist is the surgery suite as necessary with cleaning the ORs and surgical instruments and setting up and breaking down the ORs.


  • Identify and bring to the attention of the management, any issues or concerns that require attention and assist in the development of solutions
  • Maintain professionalism in high pressure situation and around clients in varying emotional states.

Job Requirements:

  • Graduation from high school or GED equivalent
  • Associates degree in Veterinary Technology
  • Current RVT in NC or eligible for NC registration

Benefits include:

  • Competitive pay
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Paid time off
  • CE budget
  • Uniform budget
  • Benefits package includes health, vision, dental, LTD, STD, Life and AD&D and a 401k with employer match
  • $3500 hiring bonus
  • Relocation bonus

The Triangle area includes Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding cities and is consistently ranked in the top 10 Best Places to Live.  It is luring new residents every day with strong job growth and a high quality of life.  A unique mix of history, art, nature and technology, the triangle is home to 15 universities and is known as a center of education, culture and food!  The Triangle appeals to young professionals, growing families and retirees and is ranked as one of the most pet-friendly cities in the US.  About 2 hours from both the scenic mountains and the serene beaches, the Triangle offers the opportunity to explore everything from bustling downtown nightlife to quiet hiking trails to quaint farmers markets and outdoor bluegrass concerts. 


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