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Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:12

Veterinary Technician Needed!

POSITION TYPE: Full time, non-exempt

POSITION SUMMARY: SVEC is a fast paced company and we are looking for an energetic teammate with great communication and people skills, a strong work ethic and a desire to provide great customer service.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform anesthesia administration, maintenance and monitoring.
  • Organize and execute plan for incoming/outgoing patients, wards and quarantine areas
  • Assist veterinarians in client communications.
  • Provide technical support to veterinarians and other veterinary technicians in the delivery of primary care, diagnostic services, and disease control.
  • Assist in patient medical evaluation.
  • Assist with administering medications and treatments.
  • Stallion handling.
  • Restrain patients.
  • Collect and prepare laboratory samples.
  • Collect patient medical history.
  • Collect client contact information.
  • Maintain complete and accurate medical records.
  • Assist with surgical procedures.
  • Assist with diagnostic procedures.
  • Record fees for materials and services.
  • Assist with fluids administration and replacement therapy.
  • Assist staff in performing critical and intensive nursing care or life sustaining emergency care as needed.
  • Maintain a clean/sanitary and functionally organized service area.
  • May require working alternate shifts, holidays, weekends, or "on-call duty.

 

CORE VALUES: All qualified candidates must possess and display our SVEC Core Values:

  • We care about people
  • Excellence in teamwork
  • Do the right thing
  • Exceed expectations
  • No entitlement

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION
Required: Some college with emphasis on veterinary sciences.

Preferred: Completion of an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technician program.

 

EQUIPMENT
Required: A general understanding of equipment used in an equine veterinary practice. Working knowledge of personal computers.

Preferred: Working knowledge of Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy Equipment, Digital Radiology, Blood Gas and Chemistry Analyzers, Ultrasound Equipment, and Diagnostic Monitoring Devices.

 

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Required: Must be able to safely restrain horses.
Must be able to lift 75 lbs and carry for short distances.
Working knowledge of equine behavior (i.e. horse sense).
Must be able to read medicine labels and calculate drug dosages.
Working knowledge of terms used in an equine practice.

Preferred: Technical skills giving IV, IM, Sub-Q, and Per Os medications.
Understanding of Aseptic Technique.
Ability to learn veterinary practice software.
Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and/or data entry applications.

 

BENEFITS OFFERED: All full time employees qualify for the following benefits after completing the required introductory period. We offer an above average benefits package, including:

  • Long Term Disability/Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Flexible Savings Account
  • Simple IRA

If you are interested in becoming part of the SVEC team, please submit your resume and cover letter to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Location

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Mailing Address
7319 Tittabawassee Rd.
Saginaw, MI 48603 
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Phone (989) 790-7339
Fax (989) 790-7399

Emergency Line (855) 373-7365 ext 0

Hours:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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SVEC GameTime Sports Medicine is proud to be the Official Veterinarian of the All American Quarter Horse Congress providing 24-hour care.

Emergencies

Having an emergency after regular business hours? Please call our emergency line to speak to a veternarian at

(855) EQER-365 EXT 0
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