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Veterinary Tech

Company: Staunton River Vet Clinic
Location: Moneta
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Licensed Veterinary Technician Position Overview Do you dream of having an amazing work-life balance, a true lifestyle change? Are you looking for a practice where you can enjoy coming into work each day? Do you want to be part of a team that thrives on laughter, jokes, and team olympics? Do you have an unwavering commitment to learn and grow your skills? Great! We may have the perfect opportunity for you to join our fun, hard working team! Location Our practice is located in Moneta, Virginia, just 40 minutes from Roanoke. We have a great outdoor community, with over 30 miles of trails to bike, hike, and run. With the lowest cost of living in Virginia and homes priced well below the national average, come find your dream home! We also have top-notch schools for students, with STEM programs, and over 25 institutions for higher education. Practice Overview At Staunton River, we are passionate in educating our clients on preventive care. Our team has an unwavering commitment to practicing the best wellness and treatment plans. We are always learning new skills and techniques in medicine. We also thrive in optimizing our practice. Not only do we work hard, we have fun while doing it! We prioritize our mental health and promote a positive team environment, where laughter is contagious! We are family friendly and truly look out for one another. What You'll Be Working On Engaging and communicating with clients including educating them on proper pet care Assist the doctor with patient treatments, procedures, and activities Monitor patient conditions during treatments, procedures or activities Administer anesthetics or sedatives to control pain under the direction of a veterinarian Perform venipuncture, radiology positioning and shooting, and EKGs Perform in-house laboratory procedures to assist in diagnosis and treatment Prepare drug calculations Perform dental scale and polishing Scheduling appointments Assist with maintaining inventory Additional duties as assigned Qualifications Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology required License to practice as a Veterinary Technician in the state of Virginia Desire to do mobile practice in addition to clinic At least one year of experience working in a veterinary practice is preferred, not required Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and personal development Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals and objectives What's In It For You 15 Days of Paid Time Off and 5 Sick Days! 9 Paid Holidays and Your Special Birthday Off! Opportunity for CE Allowance 4 Day Work Week, Monday to Friday 8:00-6:00PM, no weekends or emergencies Health Insurance 50% covered with Anthem, Dental and Vision Insurance covered a 100% Veterinary services at cost, medication at cost with an additional 10% for your pets! We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $18 - $22 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Staunton River Vet Clinic, Roanoke , Veterinary Tech, Healthcare , Moneta, Virginia

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