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Veterinary Technician

Company: Lakeside Veterinary Hospital
Location: Carbondale
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Lakeside Veterinary Hospital is a well-established, progressive; fast paced 5 doctor Small Animal/Exotics Emergency and General practice located in Carbondale, Illinois. We offer many services to provide the best comprehensive care to our patients including Preventative and 24-Hour Hospital Care, Surgery, Urgent Care, High Speed Dentistry, In-House Diagnostics, Digital full body and dental radiology, Ultrasonography, CT and more.

Lakeside Veterinary Hospital is located in the urban city of Carbondale, Illinois. With close proximity for easy commute to St. Louis, MO or Nashville, TN. Jackson and Williamson County public schools are ever growing, making it an ideal area to raise a family! Popular activities in the area include hiking through the Shawnee National Forest, exploring the Shawnee Wine Trail, fishing/boating on the many beautiful lakes, watching minor league baseball games, and college sports through Southern Illinois University. Lakeside Veterinary Hospital is a wonderful place to enjoy a healthy and active work-life balance.

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Job Description

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Animal restraint, triage of incoming patients, collection and analysis of lab samples, diagnostic imaging, management and nursing care of medical and hospitalized cases with varying degrees of stability, administration of medications, effective communication of treatment plans with clients, surgical preparation and assistance, and anesthetic management.

Must be able to withstand unpleasant odors and noises. May be exposed to bites, scratches, animal waste and potentially contagious diseases.

Whether youre looking to just be a master of your role or trying to grow into that next career move, youll have opportunities through a variety of virtual and hands on, interactive training and continuing development.

Qualifications

Were looking for:

  • A high work ethic and positive attitude team member
  • Ability to arrive on-time and ready to work
  • A minimum of 1-year experience preferred, CVT/RVT/LVT a bonus
  • Weekend availability
  • Exceptional customer service skills and ability to communicate precisely
  • Interpret medical records and record client history accurately
  • Knowledge in preventative care, surgical procedures, and hospital flow
  • Ability to restrain pets in a low-stress and safe manner
  • Proficient in sample collection to include blood samples, urine, fecal, and skin
  • Ability to properly set-up and process laboratory samples and tests
  • Proficient in positioning and capturing radiographs, positioning for dental radiographs are a plus
  • Proficient in anesthesia and surgical monitoring
  • A self-starter with the desire to continue to advance ones knowledge and skillset
  • Ability to receive in a professional manner constructive feedback to maintain hospital efficiency
    Additional Information

    We Offer Our Staff
    • Comprehensive Benefits (health, dental, vision, liability, 401k & 401K matching program, life & supplemental insurance, HSA, & FSA)
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Paid Vacation and Sick Time for ALL Employees
    • Paid Bereavement Program
    • Paid Parental Leave Program
    • Competitive Compensation
    • Continuing Education Allowance (applies to licensed/registered/certified roles)
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Access to a CVA/CVT/CVPM Partnership through Penn Foster
    • Career Development Opportunities
    • Referral Bonus Program for most positions!
    • Additional Benefits May Also Be Available (i.e. Personal Pet Discounts, Holiday Pay, Uniform Allowance, Bonuses etc)
    • Note some benefits may only be available to or vary slightly for full time employment status vs part time status.
      WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

      Company Policy & Federal & State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Originby Jobble

Keywords: Lakeside Veterinary Hospital, Evansville , Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Carbondale, Indiana

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