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Veterinary Technician  Denver, CO  Posted: 9/16/2021

Job ID#:

3660

Job Category:

Hospital

Position Type:

Full-Time Employee

 

 
Details:

Goldsmith Veterinary Clinic has an opportunity for a skilled Veterinary Assistant or Certified Veterinary Technician to join our team!
 
About Us:
We have provided excellent care in Denver for over 20 years since our clinic doors opened in 1997. We have eight dedicated and caring veterinarians who provide the best veterinary service possible. Our clinics mission is to treat our clients' pets as though they are our own, and our clients, as we would treat our families. We are also committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventive health care, and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. We have long standing clientele, quality medicine focus and an excellent staff culture seeking another great Tech to join our work family!

Location: 6777 E Hampden Ave. Denver, CO 80224
 
Shift Details: (4) 10hr shifts Monday-Friday 7:15am-5:30pm 

Benefits we offer:
  • Industry leading pay for you, discounts for your furry friends!
  • Medical, vision and dental benefits package.
  • 401k program with company match starting day 1!
  • A yearly scrub allowance for all employees.
  • Flexible schedule with a focus on work-life harmony - You'll get PTO and have the time to use it!
  • Free virtual yoga, fitness and meditation classes for ALL employees.
  • Free virtual registered dietitian lead wellness, nutrition and cooking classes for ALL employees.
  • Quarterly bonus opportunities!
  • Customized learning and developmental opportunities!
 
Summary: A Veterinary Technician (VT) must be able to provide leadership and training to the medical support staff in the operation of a small animal facility in accordance with hospital policy and procedures and provide medical care to patients as allowed in the veterinary practice act.
The veterinary technician is the doctor's primary medical support person.  They begin the examination procedure and continue to assist the doctor throughout the examination, diagnosis and treatment phases. They aid the doctors in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work and administrative detail.  They have a very significant role in communicating with clients about their pet.
 
While under the supervision of the practice manager and veterinarian, a Veterinary Technician (VT) must be able to effectively and accurately perform the following duties that include but are not limited to:
 
Personnel
  • Take part in jobs shadows or working interviews as necessary.
  • Take part in training as necessary.
  • Provide guidance to the support staff to assure that the shift flows well.

Veterinary Care
  • Provide patient care under the supervision and direction of a DVM.
  • Maintain excellent client communication.
  • Be proficient in a variety of skills ranging from but not limited to: laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, surgery, dental and nursing skills.
  • Record all pertinent medical, client and case related information in the patient record accurately
  • Be able to use appropriate grammar, terms and accurate information.
  • Review medical records, estimates or discharge instructions with clients.

Reception Skills (on occasion)
  • Provide client care for scheduling appointments, taking payments and checking in clients.
  • Answer the phones in a courteous and informative way.
  • Experience using ClienTrax Practice Management Software is highly preferred but not required
 
Cleaning and Maintenance
  • Assist in all daily duties for clinic care.
  • Participate in any special cleaning duties.
  • Perform clinic upkeep as directed.
  • Perform equipment maintenance as directed.
  • Delegate additional cleaning duties as necessary during slow times in the absence of a supervisor.
  • Identify areas or items needing additional attention.
 
Physical Demands
  • 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.
  • Endure sitting, standing and walking on hard floor surfaces for extended periods
  • Requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform duties while in a hospital environment.
  • Minimal travel required, possibly for vendor visits and associate education.
  • Must be able to exchange accurate information with all clients and team members.
 
Work Environment - The work environment can and will include: 
  • Loud noises and barking
  • Fume and airborne particle exposure
  • Fractious animals with the potential of both bites, scratches and potential disease exposure
  • Potential zoonotic disease exposure 
  • Potential disease exposure to employee pets

Apply for immediate consideration!




 

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