Experience 2 Years
Qualifications Graduate (CVT, RVT, LVT)
We are a 24-hour specialty and emergency practice that provides personalized, passionate care to our pets and owners. Our services include small animal surgery, reproduction, radiology, cardiology, and emergency services. We offer in-house lab, ultrasound, CT, endoscopy, arthroscopy, and feline/canine blood bank.
We are seeking a CVT with an interest in surgery. We have a diverse surgical case load and offer the opportunity to expand your knowledge and passion for surgery working with our board-certified surgeon and experienced staff. We work closely with our ER doctors and staff to ensure that the needs of our patients are met.
- Client relations and case management that includes obtaining histories, client education, estimate creation and communication
- Anesthesia induction, monitoring and recovery with knowledge of normal and abnormal vital parameters
- Surgical patient preparation and aseptic technique
- Surgical circulation and scrub nurse duties
- Basic knowledge of the use and care of surgical equipment including instruments, cautery, ligasure, suction, etc.
- Operation and maintenance of autoclave and ethylene oxide sterilizers
- Wound management and basic bandaging/splinting technique
- Use of proper technique and positioning for digital radiography and CT
- Basic knowledge of laparoscopic, endoscopic and arthroscopic procedures and equipment care and maintenance
- Comfortable with electronic medical record entry, ezyVet and Smart Flow knowledge a plus
- After-hours on-call including nights, weekends, and holidays
- Other duties as assigned
Basic technician skills including but not limited to IVC placement/troubleshooting, restraint, blood collection, medication and CRI calculation skills.
We are looking for a dedicated individual with a strong work-ethic who is self-motivated, enthusiastic, adaptable, reliable and works well in a team environment. Prior surgical experience preferred, but we will train the right person.
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