Chattanooga, TN Posted: 8/31/2020
Feel valued. Feel empowered.
We’re on a mission to help great people achieve their dreams.
Shallowford Animal Hospital is seeking a Veterinary Technician to join our team!
Shallowford Animal Hospital
6200 Shallowford Road
Chattanooga, TN 37421
From the inception of our practice, we have seen ourselves as dedicated professionals working together to do an excellent job for our clients, patients, and the profession. We attribute our success to our well-trained compassionate staff and the variety and quality services we offer.
The strong points of our philosophy are our teamwork attitude, our emphasis on communication, and maintaining a relaxed, family atmosphere. We believe in the delivery of modern medical treatment to our patients in the most compassionate and humane manner that we can carry out, as well as being caring and sensitive with our clients.
Schedule: Rotating shifts from Monday-Friday, ranging between 6-11 hours in length. Rotating weekends required.
MVP Dream Fund: Profit sharing (in eligible clinics)
Medical Benefits package, vacation, 401k (match), scrub allowance, pet discounts & wellness programs.
Flexible schedule with a focus on culture, wellness & balance.
Customized learning and developmental opportunities!
How you’ll make an impact:
Provide quality patient care in tandem with other medical professionals.
Be proficient in a variety of skills ranging from but not limited to: laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, surgery and dentistry.
Record all pertinent medical, client and case related information in patient files. Review medical records, estimates or discharge instructions with clients.
Schedule appointments, take payments and check-in clients. Answer practice phone lines.
Participate in any special cleaning duties and equipment maintenance as directed.
Support a work environment and culture that values critical thinking, problem solving, engagement, inclusion and diversity at all levels.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds and lift over 50 pounds with the assistance of a coworker. Requires sufficient ambulatory skills.
Able to work in noisy work conditions with sounds from animals and equipment that can be moderately high.
Employee is routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch, and on occasion, exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards and medication/controlled substances.
Fluent in the written and verbal skills necessary to perform successfully the essential functions, duties, and responsibilities of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information with all clients and team members.
Ideal qualifications/candidate attributes:
1+ years of veterinary experience required. Veterinary technicians preferred, but willing to accept an experienced veterinary assistant.
Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (LVMT) is preferred.
We put people first and never compromise on our values.
Apply for immediate consideration!
Mission Veterinary Partners is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants requesting accommodation due to a disability will not be penalized as a result of making such request. Diversity is a part of our culture. We’d love for you to be a part of it too!
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