Emergency Veterinary Technician - Georgetown

Veterinary Emergency Group Washington , DC 20001

Posted 7 days ago

Emergency Veterinary Technician

WHO WE ARE

Were opening a brand new emergency hospital in the Georgetown, DC area, and were building an all-star Technician team! Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) is a rapidly growing, venture-backed veterinary emergency company with hospital locations across the USA. We are profitable, doubling our size every year and supported by a multi-billion dollar investor. Our mission is helping people and their pets when they need it most. We are changing the face of emergency veterinary medicine with a customer first mentality.

WHAT YOULL DO:

  • Triaging
  • Knowledge and ability to recognize medical emergencies and illnesses
  • Assessing patients, recording vitals, and assisting doctors with diagnostics
  • Completing all treatments as instructed by the doctor
  • Basic husbandry and nursing care
  • Monitoring all changes in patients, and alerting the doctor as necessary
  • Providing TLC to both our patients and their people
  • Taking blood
  • Placing catheters
  • Obtaining urine samples via cysto
  • Clipping/cleaning wounds
  • Bandaging wounds
  • Assisting in, and facilitating, radiography capture
  • Preparing samples for outside reference labs
  • Running in-house lab work
  • Preparing medications
  • Administering medications, both oral, IV, and IM
  • Monitoring anesthesia and assisting in surgery
  • Performing CPR
  • Any other field related tasks

Requirements

WHO WE NEED:

  • Be available for any shift, days, swing, overnights, and some holidays
  • Be able to follow verbal written and electronic instructions
  • Proficient in calculating medication dosages
  • Minimum of 2 years experience is preferred
  • Be able to work well in a fast-paced environment with all personality types
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • Those with an Is it what it is, but it becomes what you make it attitude
  • Be able to prioritize patient care during multiple traiges
  • Must have a fantastic attitude and a true passion for animals.and yes, even the occasional snake!
  • The ability to learn veterinary software programs
  • Lead by example. Were looking for candidates who are easily approachable, remain calm under pressure, and enjoy teaching others
  • Team players - no one should be above cleaning cages and picking up poop

Benefits

WHY US:

Because emergency is all we do, so we do it best! We also offer:

  • Industry-leading compensation
  • Something new every day - youll never be bored in emergency medicine
  • We build our hospitals from scratch. Youll be using all of the latest equipment and technology.
  • Generous employee pet discount
  • Referral rewards - tell your friends why they should come work for VEG too!
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • 401K w/ company match
  • Paid parental leave - 10 weeks of paid leave at 100% of regular salary
  • Unlimited Continuing Education opportunities - we want to help you grow in your career!
  • Flexible work schedules for a true work-life balance
  • Growth and relocation potential
  • Groceries sent to the hospitals weekly for the staff to enjoy, monthly and quarterly contests, quarterly hospital outings, annual company-wide retreat, etc!
  • Lastly, because while our work is serious, we believe that it should also be fun!

Full-time and part-time applicants are welcome to apply!

VEG celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. You've found the equal opportunity employer you are looking for. We can't wait to meet you!

Virtual Walkthrough of VEG Georgetown!: https://youtu.be/UbSYtZOjVOA

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