Will determine based on experience and employee's desire.
2 Year Degree
We are a rapidly growing equine surgery and sports medicine practice adding on to our team. Currently, we are seeking a veterinary technician for a full-time position.
Job Duties: - Assisting with surgical procedures both elective and emergent - Administering and monitoring anesthesia and assisting during the recovery period - Properly cleaning and providing as needed maintenance to equipment such as the autoclave, ventilator, endoscopes, surgical instruments, dental float, etc. - Restraining patients for exams, treatments, and procedures - Patient care including administering treatments, bandage changes, and husbandry - Maintaining cleanliness and upkeep of stock throughout all areas of the hospital - Keeping detailed and accurate records both on paper and electronically - Collection, packaging, and shipment of specimens to outside labs - Assisting with diagnostic procedures such as radiography, ultrasound, and endoscopy Preference will be given to those with a willingness to learn, positive attitude, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and who seeks career growth.
Qualifications: Preferred graduated from an AVMA Accredited Veterinary Technician Program and are a Registered Veterinary Technician OR have taken and passed the VTNE and are eligible to become an RVT in Iowa OR are eligible to to take the required examination.
Experience: Equine Veterinary Technician: 1 year (Preferred) Less experience considered. Wage: Competitive hourly based on experience
Benefits: Health Insurance, Vacation, Continuing Education
This is a relatively new Equine Veterinary Hospital that specialized in Surgery and Sports Medicine. There is minimal night or emergency work.
The caseload is growing and there is room for career growth in multiple directions.