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Pearland Animal Cancer and Referral Center seeks Lead Veterinary Technician 

Who doesn’t want to be first? Be part of a unique opportunity? Be appreciated by those in need for your skills, time, expertise and compassion? Be provided opportunity to learn about the newest treatments for pets with cancer? And who doesn’t want to work in a place dedicated caring for to patients with cancer?

Pearland Animal Cancer and Referral Center is located in Pearland, TX. Uniquely, it is the first and only speciality referral hospital in the Houston area dedicated to patients and clients with cancer! We are seeking a motivated , talented , experienced individual who is exited about growing the practice and growing their own skills and knowledge base.

 

 

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The position is full time. Infrequent weekends.

The Lead Veterinary Technician will assist in developing a team of Oncology technicians and in setting the ground for future growth of the care provided. Experience in chemotherapy administration is preferred but where skills in venipuncture, drug calculations and the drive to be detail oriented are present, training is available. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate empathy as well as manage difficult scenarios.

We offer a competitive salary along with an excellent benefits.

Qualifications: prefer Veterinary Oncology Certification, LVT and/ or experienced technician. Must be able to prioritize tasks and work as a team or independently.

Experience:  Veterinary technician: 3 years (Preferred)

To apply, or if you have questions, please contact:

Melissa Parsons, DVM, DACVIM ( Oncology) at info@pearlandvetreferral.com

(Posted 12/7/2018)

VCA Animal Group seeks Oncology Technician 

VCA Animal Specialty Group, located in San Diego, CA, is currently seeking a full-time Veterinary Technician to join its growing oncology team.  Our state of the art facilities were completed in October 2016 and are a fully functioning multi-specialty and emergency hospital, established in the suburbs of sunny San Diego.

 

 

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The Oncology Technicians’ responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with client communications, presenting estimates, regular patient updates
  • Performing patient care including restraint, venipuncture, advanced placement of IV catheters, preparing and administering chemotherapy drugs
  • Assisting with sedation/anesthesia protocols
  • Performing in-house lab tests such as; blood work, urinalysis, cytology staining, etc.
  • Performing and assisting in-house imaging diagnostics including radiographs, CT scans, ultrasounds
  • Providing education to clients in regards to chemotherapy side effects, at home care and safety precautions specific to oncology patients

Preferred qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Veterinary Technology or equivalent, but not required
  • Registered Veterinary Technician status preferred, but not required
  • One or more years in specialty practice, oncology specialty favored but not required
  • Candidate should possess the ability to multitask, handle stressful and emotional situations
  • Candidate should have a good understanding of medical terminology and familiarity with veterinary pharmacology
  • Must be able to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Must be a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and self-started with a professional and positive attitude
  • Flexibility with work schedule

If interested, please email a resume to caitlin.granade@vca.com, or fax to 858-560-0206

For more information about VCA Animal Specialty Group, please visit our website at http://www.vcaspecialtyvets.com/animal-specialty-group

(Posted 11/26/2018)

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists seeks Medical and Radiation Oncology Technicians

Are you looking for a new and energized work environment that appreciates the vast knowledge and experience you have to offer? Do you have a passion for specialized veterinary care and enjoy working in faced paced, hospital environment? If so, then Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists may be the place for you.

 

 

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Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists located in Houston, TX provides the highest quality, most comprehensive specialized care for companion animals using technologically advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment along with a group of dedicated veterinary specialists and staff in cardiology, critical care, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, nutrition, and oncology. The oncology department is currently looking for a veterinary technician to fill a permanent, full-time position in our fast-paced, cutting edge practice. Candidates must be able to work some weekends and holidays. We are looking for technicians for both our Medical and Radiation Oncology departments. A skill for client service is needed with strong technical emphasis on venipuncture and all aspects of running and monitoring anesthesia. Previous experience in chemotherapy administration desired but we are willing to train the right person. This candidate must have a passion for veterinary medicine, a strong initiative to learn, and strive to perform at their highest level possible. We are looking for someone who is willing to go the extra mile for both patients and clients and show them compassion and respect at all stages.

We offer a competitive salary along with an excellent benefits including Paid Time Off, Health Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K Profit Sharing Program, Paid Holidays, Rewards Program, Discounted Pet Services and Supplies, Uniforms, and more.

Requirements: Higher education and/or LVT are preferred, but additional experience can substitute. We are looking for someone who is dependable, self-motivated and can work well independently as well as in a team environment. Applicant must be able to multi task, prioritize, and handle high stress situations.

Please go to https://www.gcvs.com/ for more information about our hospital and email yasminas@gcvs.com to apply.

(Posted 10/31/2018)

Midwest Veterinary Referral Center seeks Veterinary Technician – Oncology 

Are you looking for a new opportunity as a veterinary technician? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where learning and development is valued and encouraged? We are looking for an ambitious and motivated Technician to join an exceptional medical staff.

A BluePearl Oncology Technician is someone who is self-motivated, a quick thinker, and is able to multi-task efficiently. Good communication skills and compassion is a must. Prefer to have a minimum of two or more years’ experience in a specialty veterinary hospital. The right candidate will be responsible for treating and monitoring patients as well as support the clinician with patient care and client communication.

 

 

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Must be experienced in anesthesia monitoring.  Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Triage and obtain patient history
  • Venipuncture
  • Placing intravenous catheters
  • Perform radiographs
  • Patient care including diagnostic procedures and treatments
  • Follow OSHA safety standards for preparing, handling and disposing of chemotherapy drugs
  • Operation of the chemotherapy hood
  • Perform and confirm complex chemotherapy calculations and conversions
  • Prepares and administers chemotherapy safely
  • Prepare prescriptions and efficiently communicates discharge orders to clients.

**Medical Oncology– Specific Skills**

  • Monitor patient who is receiving a chemotherapy infusion under supervision of veterinary technician level 3 or higher
  • Ability to set up appropriate materials for short and long chemotherapy administration
  • Ability to safely dispense and administer oral chemotherapy agents
  • Ability to safely dispense, reconstitute and administered SQ/IM chemotherapy agents
  • Knowledge of chemotherapy extravasation and what to do if it happens
  • Ability to check chemotherapy agent calculations and dosages
  • Ability to properly wrap and shave for an IV catheter for chemotherapy infusion

To apply please go to www.bluepearljobs.com or click here. If you have any questions, you can contact rebecca.hatfield@bluepearlvet.com.

(Posted 10/23/2018)

BluePearl Veterinary Partners (Sarasota) seeks Veterinary Technician (Surgery)

Are you looking for a new opportunity as a veterinary technician? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where learning and development is valued and encouraged? We are looking for an ambitious and motivated Technician to join an exceptional medical staff.

The ideal candidate is driven, dependable, committed, knowledgeable and demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills in a team atmosphere. Applicants should be prepared to work in a fast-paced and rewarding setting, have a minimum of two years of veterinary technical experience in the areas of anesthesia, radiography, IVC placement and surgical equipment operation/maintenance.

 

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Surgery Technicians should be comfortable handling sedation and basic to advanced anesthesia cases. They should be capable of taking x-rays at an intermediate level.

The primary function of the Surgery Veterinary Technician is to be responsible for treatments of stable hospitalized patients and stable outpatient diagnostics and treatments.

  • Provides nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.
  • Ability to place peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein.
  • Performs physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
  • Understands normal vital parameters and alerts doctor when abnormal.
  • Able to set up intravenous fluids.
  • Administers subcutaneous fluids.
  • Can operate all brands of intravenous fluid pumps and can troubleshoot errors.
  • Able to disconnect and connect patient from intravenous fluids aseptically.
  • Ability to monitor patient response to fluid therapy including signs of overload.

To apply please go to www.bluepearljobs.com or click here. If you have any questions you can contact angela.mayne@bluepearlvet.com.

(Posted 10/9/2018)

BluePearl (Waltham) seeks Veterinary Technician (Oncology)

Are you a passionate technician looking to improve your skills in the veterinary field? Do you want an opportunity to work with some of the brightest veterinary professional in this industry? If you have been looking for a way to advance your career, please check us out.

As an Oncology Veterinary Technician you will:

  • Monitor patient who is receiving a chemotherapy infusion under supervision of veterinary technician level 3 or higher
  • Ability to set up appropriate materials for short and long chemotherapy administration
  • Ability to safely dispense and administer oral chemotherapy agents
  • Ability to safely dispense, reconstitute and administered SQ/IM chemotherapy agents
  • Knowledge of chemotherapy extravasation and what to do if it happens
  • Ability to check chemotherapy agent calculations and dosages
  • Ability to properly wrap and shave for an IV catheter for chemotherapy infusion

If interested, please email a resume to alyssa.crawford@bluepearlvet.com, or apply directly at https://www.bluepearljobs.com/.

(Posted 10/9/2018)