The Humane Society of Huron Valley (HSHV) is looking for an Outpatient Veterinary Technician that is passionate about helping animals and providing high quality care for both outpatient and shelter animals. Our award winning shelter relies on a mission-related service foundation and offers a different experience than a privately owned facility. Must believe in providing exceptional customer service to internal and external customers.
If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!
We offer an excellent benefit package including health, vision, dental, Life Insurance, supplemental coverage's 401(k), with employer match, paid vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and more! Also a strong support staff, and a dynamic, positive work environment!
The Outpatient Veterinary Technician is responsible for daily operations and flow of the care of owned animals in the clinic. The Outpatient Veterinary Technician is a crucial role in support to the veterinarians. This is an hourly position with a wide range of responsibility. It takes a person who enjoys a fast paced environment and the ability to be flexible.
Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) preferred, but not required. Must be an energetic and caring individual with excellent communication skills, be willing to work in a high stress, fast-paced environment and remain calm under stress. Must also have great organizational skills and the ability to work individually and as part of a team.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide support to the veterinarians, including but not limited to taking radiographs, animal restraint, cytology, fecal floats, dispensing vaccines and medications, venipuncture and assisting with euthanasia, as directed by the veterinarian.
Provide excellent customer service as you check patients in and out of appointments, gather medical history, discuss any health or surgery related issues as directed by the veterinarian, and provide accurate instructions for animal care and medications.
Enter data from all outpatient examinations correctly, completely and in a timely manner.
Run bloodwork. Maintain clinic equipment including blood machines and anesthetic equipment.
Open and close the clinic prep area, exam rooms, and recovery cages that have been used to hospitalize outpatient animals—this includes general cleaning, stocking, and maintenance of these areas.
Attend clinic and all staff meetings.
Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to, assisting surgery team, performing dental cleanings on animals, answering phones, assist with training new technicians and providing clinic support as needed.