Leesburg Veterinary Hospital is an AAHA-accredited, high-volume, fast paced veterinary hospital located in Northern Virginia near suburban Washington D.C. and VA horse country. Our state-of-the-art facility provides the highest standards of care and the newest advancements in veterinary technology for our patients.Our practice is currently seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Under the supervision of associate veterinarians, Licensed Veterinary Technicians provide routine medical treatment and care of animals to include all medical and surgical procedures; prepare specimens and perform all laboratory hospital procedures; assist veterinarians in the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery; and provide compassion and communication to patients and owners. The right candidate will be able to perform basic veterinary medical procedures such as:-IV catheter placement in various locations-Venipuncture in various locations-Emergency triage- Anesthesia monitoring-Blood pressure monitoring-ECG interpretations-Prescription medicine and fluid therapy calculations- Anal gland expression - Ear cleaning- Bandage/Splint placement. LVTs will uphold client relations by admitting and discharging patients, effectively communicating animal care instructions to clients, and educating clients on needed treatments and procedures. They maintain accurate medical records of treatments, procedures, and communications with owners and referring veterinarians. LVTs will be expected to maintain a leadership role by supervising and training veterinary assistants and kennel assistants. This position also requires a practical knowledge of the hospital’s procedures, policies and services, client and patient treatment protocols, and terminology used in the veterinary hospital. Due to the nature of our profession, we promote a selfless work attitude characterized by compassion, patience, optimism and outstanding communication among employees and clients. The right candidate will be articulate, dependable, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, friendly, and love not only pets, but their people too. We uphold a work environment based upon integrity, honesty, respect, and personal responsibility.Our hospital is open Monday through Thursday 8:00AM to 8:00PM, Friday 8:00AM to 7:00PM, and Saturday 8:00AM- 2:00PM. Weekday employee shifts are generally 7:00AM to 2:00PM and 2:00PM to closing. Availability to work on Saturdays is a must. Leesburg Veterinary Hospital is a growing practice with opportunity for advancement for qualified candidates. For our full time employees, we offer competitive benefits to include paid vacation and holidays, continuing education, and generous discounts for your pets.Education and Experience:-High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required-Graduate of an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technician Program-Licensed by the state of Virginia to work as a Veterinary Technician. Starting salary is negotiable, based upon experience. Please send your cover letter, resume, and application to email@example.com.
Leesburg Veterinary Hospital provides exceptional animal care that meets and exceeds the highest standards of veterinary medicine in the field. We are a full-service veterinary hospital accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. Additionally, we are a Certified Gold Cat Friendly facility, delivering an elevated standard of feline care. We are also a Fear Free Certified team and practi...ce Fear Free techniques to reduce stress and anxiety for our patients.
Our services include preventative medicine and wellness care, digital diagnostic imaging, surgery and dentistry, canine rehabilitation, and professional grooming. Our skilled and compassionate team is made up of Client Care Advocates, Associate Veterinarians, Licensed Veterinary Nurses, Veterinary Assistants, Nursing Assistants, Grooming team, and a comprehensive Leadership Team.