Nashville Veterinary Specialists has immediate openings for Veterinary Technicians. We are a well established and growing 24-hour Emergency and Specialty Veterinary Practice, and have added numerous positions due to our growth. The positions are:
Neurology Technician - Licensed Veterinary Technicians Only The Neurology Technician serves as the primary technician to the Neurologist. They work to assist the Neurologist in their daily duties as well as carrying out their treatment and diagnostic and surgery plans. Neurological disease can be difficult for clients to understand. Compassion, patience, professionalism, and kindness to all clients, whether in person or on the phone is a must. Required technical skills include: •Phlebotomy and catheterization skills •Patient restraint and handling skills •Anesthesia trained, monitor all aspects including EKG, SPO2, Doppler and recover a patient from anesthesia •Required to participate in weekend anesthesia on-call, rotating every 6-8 weeks •Patient radiograph skills - positioning and technique •Understanding of medical terminology •Pharmacology and medication administration skills •Good working knowledge of Neurology and equipment associated with Neurology •Expected to train and learn how to run MRI
Internal Medicine Technician - Licensed Veterinary Technicians Only The Internal Medicine Technician serves as the primary technician to our team of Internists. They work to assist in their daily duties as well as carrying out their treatment and diagnostic plans. Compassion, patience, professionalism, and kindness to all clients, whether in person or on the phone is a must. Required technical skills include: •Phlebotomy and catheterization skills •Patient restraint and handling skills •Required to participate in weekend anesthesia on-call, rotating every 6-8 weeks •Patient radiograph skills - positioning and technique •Understanding of medical terminology •Pharmacology and medication administration skills •Good working knowledge of Internal Medicine and equipment associated with, example: ultrasound, endoscopy
ICU and Emergency Technicians - Licensed Veterinary Technicians Preferred, however experience may be substituted for Licensure. Must have strong skillset in customer service, veterinary medical knowledge base, veterinary nursing care and exemplary attention to detail. Must have basic understanding of disease processes, pharmacology and patient treatments in which our cases are referred and hospitalized for.
We offer extremely competitive salary and outstanding benefits, to include paid time off; shift differential pay for night shift; double-pay for holidays worked; optional health, dental and vision insurance; annual uniform allowance; discounts on pet products and services; cell phone discounts; 401K plan; and more. We offer excellent opportunities for advancement.
Additionally, we have a strong commitment to the environment in the form of recycling, composting, and solar-powered energy for our hospital. Our focus centers on the human-animal bond, and providing outstanding patient care and stellar customer service. We have state of the art equipment along with compassionate, patient based care.
Interested candidates should respond with their resume and three professional references that are not friends or family members.
Important: Final offers of employment will be contingent upon information received from drug screen and criminal background check for all positions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of each of these jobs. While performing the duties of any of these positions, the employee is frequently required to bend, stand, stoop, walk, sit, talk, and listen; may be required to walk or stand for long periods of time; will use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; will reach with hands and arms. The employee is often required to lift and carry animals weighing fifty pounds or more; handle dogs weighing up to 150 lbs.
About Nashville Veterinary Specialists
Nashville Veterinary Specialists (NVS) is a well-established and growing speciality hospital and 24-hour emergency services. Our hospital employs boarded diplomats in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Oncology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Neurology, Critical Care, and Canine Rehabilitation. Specialty equipment includes on site CT and MRI, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, cystoscopy and electro-diagnostics. Round-the-clock care is provided for all our patients through our 24-hour emergency services. We work out of a newly expanded 14,000 square foot facility.
We are deeply committed to environmental sustainability, which is obvious to anyone visiting out practice. In addition to a competitive salary, NVS offers a comprehensive benefits package. We are looking for compassionate individuals with broad abilities and strong desires to contribute to our team. NVS focuses on delivering the highest quality care to all our patients, balancing work and home life and promoting respect and clear communication between everyone in our organization.