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Company Name:Greenwich Veterinary Center

Must have experience and at least high school diploma.

Veterinary Technician duties include:

  • Determines animal requirements by conducting examinations and interviews; reviewing care plans and records; completing laboratory tests and studies and diagnostic imaging.
  • Caries for animals by taking vital signs; collecting samples; administering medications, drugs, and vaccines; bandaging and wrapping wounds
  • Supports animal examinations by assembling required supplies and instruments; securing and bringing animals to examination room; restraining animals; providing assistance as directed; explaining animal's status to owner.
  • Supports operations by assembling required supplies and instruments; setting-up surgery table instruments; restraining animals; completing local/regional anesthesia; operating and monitoring anesthetic machines; hooking-up ECG monitors; preparing surgical site; placing catheters; obtaining blood samples; cleaning-up post-surgical site; maintaining sterile conditions; obtaining and verifying medications.
  • Maintains animals by feeding and watering animals; cleaning animal's cages and equipment; changing cages; observing for clinical signs of disease.
  • Maintains a safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by sterilizing and wrapping instruments; sanitizing and disinfecting holding and operating areas; storing sterile supplies; verifying shelf life; following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
  • Maintains animal records by documenting animal conditions, reactions and changes; updating database
  • Maintains equipment by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; calling for repairs
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventory stock; placing orders

Skills:

  • Clinical skills by creating a safe and effective environment for the staff and animals
  • Performing diagnostic procedures by using correct and accurate medical technologies and equipment
  • Attention to detail, patience and accurate changes with the animals during clinical hour
  • Verbal communication and correct clinical vocabulary needed to assist veterinarian
  • Knowledge of animal behavior
  • Documentation skills
  • Analyzing information

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Veterinary Technician: 1 year

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required license or certification:

  • Veterinary Technician

• Location: Fairfield, Greenwich, CT

• Post ID: 158610177 newyork
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