PRT is looking for a self-motivated, dedicated, and enthusiastic licensed RVT to join us in making a significant impact within the spay/neuter industry. You will have the opportunity to help set up and run this fast paced, high volume, high quality new clinic, and establish our working model.
The job of the RVT includes many generalized veterinary technician duties as well as very specific duties performed by only the RVT.
This job is highly detailed oriented as well as repetitive in nature. In this position, the RVT oversees and ensures the highest quality of care of each patient that passes through the clinic.
The RVT will interact with the public on a daily basis as well as handling every patient that comes into the clinic while inducing them for surgery. This position requires the ability to multi-task specific technical duties as well as directing staff in animal care before and after surgery.
It is necessary in this position to be able to supervise, train and cross train staff members. Additionally, it is essential to be able to speak knowledgeably to clients about responsible animal ownership as well as surgical procedures, vaccine protocols, other clinic protocols and animal education issues.
At all times, this position requires the RVT to provide quality service to clients, patients and staff and to represent this organization in a courteous and professional manner.
If you are someone who wants to challenge yourself while truly making a difference, come join my team!
Part time –
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist Veterinarian and Animal Care staff with examinations, treatments, anesthetic procedures and associated record keeping for all animal patients.
Maintain controlled-substance drug logs and keep controlled drugs secured to meet Drug Enforcement Agency and state board specifications.
Prep animals for surgery, premed, induce and intubate, monitor animals while under anesthesia and while recovering from surgery.
Clean and sterilize surgical instruments, drapes, gowns, etc.
Clean and disinfect animal areas as necessary to maintain a safe and sanitary environment.
Liaison with other department managers to coordinate prompt care of animals.
Other duties as assigned to ensure a positive public image and to enhance the operation of the organization and improve the quality of life for the animals.
Oversee assistants and volunteers to ensure proper care and protocols are being followed.
Handle stress and pressure with poise while working in high pace working environment. Promote a positive attitude among staff.
Be willing and available to stay late or through breaks, when needed, to assist with emergency or critical care patients.
ABILITY TO OR SKILL IN:
Providing excellent customer service, both internally and externally
Ability to routinely lift and carry 50+ pounds
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
Knowledgeable with medications to include control drugs.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Must be a Licensed California Registered Veterinary Technician and have a minimum of two years’ experience working with animals.