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Veterinary Technician Overnight - Weekdays-SIGN ON BONUS!

Company: Ethos Veterinary Health
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

The Pet Emergency and Specialty Center of Marin ( is looking for Full Time Veterinary Technicians and Assistants to join our Weekday Overnight Emergency and Critical Care department.

About PESCM: PESCM, located in San Rafael, is the only 24/7 emergency and specialty practice in Marin County. In addition to our Urgent Care and Emergency departments, we have boarded specialists in Internal Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, Neurology, Emergency/Critical Care, and Cardiology. Our mission is to serve pets and people by continually pushing to improve our medicine, our service, our communication, and ourselves.

PESCM is known for our great nursing staff, fabulous doctors and management team, thoughtful benefits and perks, and upbeat moraleall while doing what we all love to do! PESCM celebrates core values such as respect, kindness, trust, appreciation, compassion, and dedication.

About the Job: Veterinary Technicians at PESCM are responsible for a variety of tasks related to customer service and patient care within the veterinary practice. In addition to veterinary technician skills such as patient restraint, filling prescriptions, administering medications, IV catheter placement, and phlebotomy, Overnight Technicians in the emergency department will be responsible for the following:

  • Triage of incoming patients and management of clients throughout their visit
  • Setting up CRIs and calculating medical math
  • Providing nursing care for stable, hospitalized patients
  • Setting up CRIs and calculating medical math
  • Providing nursing care for stable, hospitalized patients
  • Place indwelling urinary and jugular catheters
  • Assist in surgeries and other sedated procedures
  • Maintain accurate treatment sheets
  • Obtain and prepare various blood samples for diagnostic testing
  • Assist and obtain radiographs for many different studies (PESCM is committed to using out of room restraint such as straps, sandbags, and sedation in order to ensure the safety of our staff)
  • Use of mechanical ventilators for anesthesia
  • Provide client education on a wide range of at home care
  • 3, 12 hour shifts with a 2/hour shift differential and an additional 2/hour shift differential for Saturday and Sundays

    About You:
    • RVT preferred but 2 years experience minimum necessary
    • Comprehensive understanding and experience with anesthetic monitoring
    • Proficiency in processing basic laboratory specimens
    • Working knowledge of anatomy and physiology
    • Understanding of normal vs abnormal physiologic ranges
    • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and commitment to develop long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community
    • Positive outlook and ability to work well in a collaborative environment.
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills are required, and the ability to deliver exceptional client service is expected.
    • Honesty, integrity and a desire to learn and have fun!

      Benefits of working with us:

      We offer desirable alternative work schedules, a competitive bay area wage and comprehensive benefits plan to include medical/dental, 401k, paid time off, scrub allowance, in-house Wellness Group, generous Pet Benefit Plan, Continued Education opportunities, and Commuter benefit, as most of our staff travel from outside of Marin County, often passing other specialty practices!

      PESCM is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PESCM does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.

      Job Type: Full-time

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