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Veterinary Technician- Surgery

Company: Ethos Veterinary Health LLC
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

The Pet Emergency and Specialty Center of Marin ( is looking for RVTs or experienced technicians to join Surgery Department, Monday- Thursday, 9AM-730PM.About PESCM: PESCM, located in San Rafael, is the only 24/7 emergency and specialty practice in Marin County. We continue to see record breaking cases in all departments: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Surgery, Neurology, Urgent Care, Emergency, and Critical Care. Our mission is to serve pets and people by continually pushing to improve our medicine, our service, our communication, and ourselves.Why PESCM: PESCM celebrates core values such as respect, kindness, trust, appreciation, compassion, and dedication. We have a family-oriented approach to our hospital and recognize the importance of collaboration and foster a culture that is indicative of this. Management has been with the practice for over 16-years and maintains a relationship with every staff member, operating with an open-door approach to the team. We are all in this together!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, administering medications, IV catheter placement, and phlebotomy, technicians in the Surgery department will be responsible for the following:

  • Solid technical skills and anesthesia knowledge base, sound judgment, and the ability to function both independently and with a team are required
  • Medication calculations and administration; digital radiography utilizing out of room restraint techniques; patient prep and recovery; epidural administration; anesthesia monitoring for a variety of anesthetized procedures including: CT, soft tissue, orthopedic, laparoscopic, as well as critical emergencies
  • Assisting doctors during patient appointments, providing outstanding client communication and education
  • Advocating for the patient, providing exceptional comfort, diagnostic, surgical, and nursing care to all patients
  • Knowledge of the equipment and materials used and their availability and application
  • Use of mechanical ventilators for anesthesia
  • Maintain accurate treatment sheetsAbout 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, shift differentials for weekend and overnight shifts, and double pay for holidays! We have a comprehensive benefit plan that includes medical/dental, 401k, paid time off, scrub/uniform store, in-house Fun-Committee, 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.pm19Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Ethos Veterinary Health LLC, San Rafael , Veterinary Technician- Surgery, Professions , San Rafael, California

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