The ideal candidate for the position will have the ability to be both productive, efficient and a team player with a strong work ethic. You will be responsible for patient intake, accessing and recording patient vitals. Performing laboratory work, nursing care, surgical assisting and client education. The position requires a high level of professionalism, ethics and knowledge of Veterinary Medicine. One must be comfortable educating the public in regards to the care needed to maintain a happy and healthy pet.
As a Veterinary Technician you will:
Ascertain the patients current and previous medical history
Perform and record patient vitals
Gather various laboratory samples from the patient and perform the necessary tests
Prep patients for surgery and provide nursing care to hospitalized and post-op patients
Administer vaccinations and perform various medical treatments including intravenous and oral medications
Perform Dental Prophylaxis
Accurately record the patients medical treatment and identify normal and abnormal appearances
Various other duties may be assigned under the direction of the attending Veterinarian
The position requires and exceptional level of focus and thoroughness as well as the ability to accurately follow orders as given. You must be a self starter able to anticipate the needs of the attending Veterinarian as it pertains to the treatment of the patient. Maintain a high level of production in a fast paced environment. This position requires a huge amount of public contact therefore you must be comfortable discussing medical treatment and interacting with clients. A genuine love for animals is paramount. You will be responsible for ensuring that clients understand medical instructions and are aware of follow up dates. Maintain an optimum level of patient care and comfort will be an essential part of your daily performance. You must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking English, being bilingual is a plus. Previous experience in the field of Veterinary Medicine is necessary. Knowledge of Cornerstone software program, Idexx laboratory equipment and digital radiography are preferred but not a necessity. You will be required to work a three day work week consisting of 12 hour shifts (7:00 am-7:00 pm). You must be available to work Saturdays.
Arch Creek Animal Clinic is a small animal single doctor practice in North Miami Beach Florida. We cater to a diverse clientele providing general medicine, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. We practice high quality big city medicine in a small town atmosphere.