Part Time or Full Time - Any experience level considered
Canine, Feline, Exotic/Avian
2 Year Degree
State-of-the-art facility employee-focused hospital looking for an addition to our team.We are looking for a technician with comfort and confidence in anesthesia, surgery suite maintenance, surgical pack prep, animal restraint, catheter placement, and laboratory skills.Our hospital has modern equipment, allowing us to perform dentals, lab tests, surgeries, and digital radiography. We offer ultrasonography and board-certified surgery.This opportunity will also provide exposure to alternative modalities including acupuncture and herbal therapy.Are you out of state or need to make a move to take the job? We will assist with the cost of relocation!Full-Time consists of 36-40 hours per week.We offer a competitive pay structure with ongoing opportunity for growth.Two years minimum experience preferred, however new graduates or veterinary technician students are encouraged to apply.This opportunity involves the ability to work two weekends a month and evenings. Flexible Schedule.We look forward to having you on our team! Please apply via e-mail or fax resume and cover letter to 763-463-9679.See job description below for more info:---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Veterinary Technician Job Description1. Proficient at monitoring and assisting with anesthetic and surgical procedures.2. Provides support to veterinarians, assistants, care coordinators, clients and patients.3. Effectively manages time and priorities through triage, delegation and excellent written and verbal communications.4. Prepares and completes laboratory tests, radiographic images and general histories of patients while adhering to treatment protocols for all patients - well, sick and in-patients.5. Anticipates needs of veterinarians, clients and patients while maintaining a sanitary work environment.6. Educates clients regarding disease process and transmission; counsels clients in collaboration with team members, regarding pet care and appropriate recommendations; communicates financial treatment plans to clients independently. Adheres to hospital protocols.7. Motivates fellow team members by providing clear expectations and coaching to achieve personal and professional growth.8. Delegates appropriately to assistants and care coordinators to ensure that client’s and patient’s needs met efficiently and with great care; works collaboratively with hospital staff toward the shared hospital mission.9. Seeks additional training and strives to remain on the cutting edge of veterinary medicine.10. Effectively uses veterinary specific software for all record keeping, financial transactions, client communication, scheduling and laboratory results.11. Fills other roles as needed, including but not limited to: care coordinating/reception, grooming, and office management.12. Takes initiative throughout the hospital by evaluating supply status, maintenance concerns, efficiency improvement efforts and concurrently taking resolute action.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Starting wage based on level of experience. Quarterly pet credit for veterinary services, two weeks paid vacation annually, long lunch breaks to help you reboot, retirement matching program, and paid CE.
Douglas Animal Hospital, formerly Osseo Pet Hospital was founded in 1983; Dr. Douglas purchased the practice in 2007. Our commitment to excellence has been a tradition since the very beginning.
Our doctors see all animals small and large, from cats and dogs to birds, geckos, snakes and hamsters – our team is dedicated to your pet’s health and wellbeing.
The team at Douglas Animal Hospital ta...kes tremendous pride in serving our community by partnering with 12 different animal rescue organizations.