Registered Veterinary Technician for Surgery Service - $3500 HIRING BONUS

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Durham, North Carolina
Salary commensurate with experience
Jul 21, 2021
Oct 20, 2021
Practice Area
Small Animal
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Registered Veterinary Technician for Surgery Service - $3500 HIRING BONUS
Durham, North Carolina

Schedule: Full-time

The Triangle's premier Emergency and Specialty Hospitals are seeking a highly motivated and highly skilled Registered Veterinarian 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. Our new facility, advanced equipment, (including digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, laparoscopy, CT, and MRI) and services allow plenty of opportunities for growth.

Job Summary

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. 

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, you may be required to perform anesthesia and/or sedation in other departments and 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.

  • 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.

Required Experience and Education

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

TVRH offers a comprehensive benefits package in addition to a hiring bonus, competitive salary, and relocation reimbursement allowance:

  • Health, vision, and dental
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Critical Illness and Accident
  • Legal and ID Shield
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k with employer match

‚ÄčInternal benefits include PTO, CE PTO and allowance, uniform allowance, and veterinary services discount.

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