Company: Pablo River Veterinary
Posted on: October 11, 2018
Pablo River Veterinary seeks an energetic, compastionate, and knowlegable certified technician who can responsibly accomplish the following tasks: Admit patients for in-patient or out-patient procedures, perform technician exams according to hospital procedure, fill prescriptions written and authorized by a DVM, taking vital signs, and preparing vaccines. Able to collect all lab samples (urine via free catch or cystocentesis, phlebotomy, feces, skin scrapings, etc), prepare samples to send out or perform in-house tests, and maintain the laboratory equipment. Perform all patient treatments ordered by the attending DVM (medicating, TPR, close observation and charting, monitor intensive care patients, take x-rays, place IV catheters, use IV pumps, monitors, dental machines, intra-oral radiology, and anesthesia machines. Induce anesthesia and intubate, monitor anesthesia, assess anesthetic risk and communicate clearly to DVM, prepare patient for surgery using hospital procedure, assist surgeon, calculate drug dosages related to surgery/treatment/anesthesia/critical care/emergency, and keep thorough surgery logs/sheets/anesthesia sheets. Maintain all surgical equipment, surgery packs, surgical inventory, cold trays, and surgery suite. Clean, scale and polish teeth with dental machine and hand instruments, hospitalization procedures, injections, and fluid therapy. Be able to record TPRs, medical history, patient status, procedures, treatments, findings, lab results, surgical notes, pre surgical findings, anesthetic risk, all medications given or dispensed, and complete discharge/homecare/report card instructions. Thoroughly record conversations with clients including all recommendations, declined recommendations, or treatments. Maintain/monitor and reconcile controlled drugs. List needed inventory items on want list before the last one is taken, unpack orders using hospital packing slip procedures, stock shelves, monitor for expiration dates and redundant items. Keep treatment/surgery/exam rooms clean and sanitary. Keep lab equipment well maintained, be sure cages are cleaned on all surfaces, counters, refrigerators, bathrooms, floors and general environment are kept up to hospital standards. The surgery suite is to be kept extremely sanitary and closed " walls are washed down regularly, all surfaces disinfected and supplies and crash cart kept stocked with updated non expired supplies. Be prepared to perform routine kennel duties including walking, feeding, medicating, scrubbing, mopping, laundry, and bathing. Consistently exceed our clients expectations, answer questions, return phone calls, offer tours, and provide grief counsel. Will consider part-time or full-time applicants. Hospital hours areMonday - Wednesday 7am-6pm, Thursday 7am-8pm,Friday 7am- 6pm, and some Saturdays 8am-12 pm.
Keywords: Pablo River Veterinary, Jacksonville , Veterinary Technician, Professions , Jacksonville, Florida
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