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Veterinary Technician

Company: Front Range Veterinary Clinic
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Front Range Veterinary Clinic is a Suveto owned small animal practice in Fort Collins.We are looking for amazing people to join our team. Candidates must be self-motivated, cheerful and kind, fearless in the face of adversity, excellent communicators, and accountable. Front Range Veterinary Clinic invests in each employee and places high regard for a positive work environment and individual workplace satisfaction.We are looking to fill positions for full time Veterinary Technician. You will be required to work a mix of shifts between mornings, evenings, and weekends. Shifts vary from 8-10 hours, 30-40 hours a week.The best candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of veterinary experience, a CVT is preferred. They will have strong communication skills, be enthusiastic, reliable, detail-oriented, interested in learning and working as part of a team. Our Technicians are responsible for carrying out the Veterinarian's instructions, assisting in exam rooms and surgery, managing their time, communicating with the team and with our clients, care of patients: cleaning and maintaining hospital and client areas, collecting and preparing laboratory samples, venipuncture, radiology, use of computers and preparing prescriptions.As a member of our team you will receive training, continuing education, and an opportunity to rotate through the various technician assignment areas.RequirementsA minimum of two years of Veterinary experienceProficient in the following nursing skills

  • Venipuncture
    • I.V. catheter placement
      • Radiology positioning
        • Animal handling/restraintQualifications (non-nursing):
          • Outstanding customer service skills
            • Excellent written, verbal, and non-verbal communication skills
              • Ability to prioritize and think quickly
                • Extraordinary attention to detail and thorough follow-through
                  • Ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere
                    • Strong computer skills
                      • Team player, flexible and ability to remain poised in stressful situationsPreferred:Graduation from an AVMA accredited programPassing the Veterinary Technician National ExaminationKnowledge of Idexx Laboratories in-house lab equipmentPhysical Effort:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job.
                        • Frequently required to sit, talk, and listen
                        • Often required to bend, stand, stoop, stretch, and move from place to place
                        • Occasionally required to use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; will reach with hands and arms.
                        • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 poundsWork Environment:While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to hazards associated with aggressive patients, infected animals, chemicals and controlled substances, exposure to unpleasant odors and noises, exposure to bites scratches and animal wastes, exposure to radiation, and possible exposure to contagious diseases.Benefits:Our employment package includes paid time off, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, pet discounts, 401 K, branded scrubs, and continuing education allowance.Job Type: Full-timePay: $16.00 - $18.00 per hourBenefits:
                          • 401(k)
                          • Dental insurance
                          • Employee discount
                          • Flexible spending account
                          • Health insurance
                          • Health savings account
                          • Paid time offSchedule:
                            • 8 hour shift
                            • Day shift
                            • Monday to Friday
                            • Night shift
                            • Weekend availabilityEducation:
                              • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
                                • Veterinary Technician: 2 years (Preferred)License/Certification:
                                  • Veterinary Technician Certification (Preferred)Work Location:
                                    • One locationWork Remotely:
                                      • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Front Range Veterinary Clinic, Fort Collins , Veterinary Technician, Professions , Fort Collins, Colorado

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