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Veterinary Technician

Company: Archdale & Westchester
Location: High Point
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

A giant, warm hello from Westchester Veterinary Hospital! We break the mold of stuffy and impersonal veterinary care. We dream big, love everyone, have fun at work, and excel TOGETHER. We are not just a veterinary company, but a vision. We love animals of all species and breeds, as well as humans of all backgrounds, cultures and beliefs. We strive to exceed expectations and sweep our clients off their feet with our superb customer service and tailored veterinary care. Our focus is on being a place of comfort for our clients and pets, in sickness and in health.High Point is loving the veterinary care we're providing! Because of this, we're growing and looking for friendly, pet-loving humans to join our vet tech team. You'll be responsible for concierge-style customer service and impeccable patient care. You'll work in tandem with our receptionists and veterinarians to provide our clients and patients with excellent veterinary experiences in a loving and welcoming environment.Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Providing excellent customer service for our clients and their pets.
  • Room management & digital record keeping
  • Patient handling and restraint
  • Medication administration & filling prescriptions
  • Venipuncture & IVC placement
  • Digital radiology
  • In-house & outbound cytology and blood work
  • Dental prophylaxis & radiology
  • Peri-operative care
  • Tech appointments: Vaccines, nail trims, AGE, ear cleaning, suture removal, etc---
  • Answering phone calls and assisting clients with scheduling appointments and pet health questions
  • Interpreting Veterinarian orders and our protocols to work autonomously and educate clients
  • Tackling projects as assigned (with a smile, as always!)Job Requirements:
    • High school diploma or GED required
    • Must have at least 1 year of small animal tech experience (current coursework may replace)
    • Must have a working knowledge of veterinary terminology, supplies, and procedures
    • Confidence in your skillset and readiness to learn what you don't already know
    • Must be a bright, friendly, and effective communicator in order to communicate with clients, visitors, veterinarians and other hospital staff. (It's okay if you talk to animals, too!)
    • Must have a pleasant presence on the phone and great phone etiquette
    • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, and move freely for extended periods of time (hour-long breaks!)
    • Must be able to lift 50 squirming pounds
    • Must be able to work in a veterinary environment with exposure to infection or contagious diseasesIdeally, you also have:
      • RVT, LVT, CVT, or Pre-Vet a plus
      • Pets of your own (empathy vs. sympathy)
      • Desire to learn and grow as a tech
      • Desire to take advantage of advancement opportunitiesBenefits offered:
        • Paid time off
        • Health insurance
        • Dental insurance
        • Vision insurance
        • Employee discounts
        • Flexible schedules
        • 401K with company match
        • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedulesTo join our wonderful team, please submit your resume for confidential consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!

Keywords: Archdale & Westchester, High Point , Veterinary Technician, Professions , High Point, North Carolina

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