The Animal Emergency Center is a 24-hour hospital that is open all holidays and weekends. We are looking for motivated and dedicated individuals with experience in veterinary nursing to assist in caring for our patients. Applicants must have a professional work ethic, positive personality, excellent communication skills, and the ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast-paced environment. Prefer applicants to have veterinary experience but will consider the desire to learn from the right individual.
We are looking for someone who pays attention to detail, enjoys working with animals, is reliable, and is able to work without constant supervision. Weekends, Evenings, Overnights and holidays are required. We will work around school schedules as much as possible.
Vision and Dental Benefits
401K with Match
CE Allowance and Opportunities
Obtain vitals and history of patient and note any signs of disease or illness in patient and discuss with doctor on duty.
Place IV catheters, administering SQ, IM, and IV injections, performing venipunctures from Jugular, Saphenous and Cephalic veins.
Accurately calculate drugs, CRI, and fluid rates as well as maintain lab equipment and other medical equipment.
Confidently handle and restrain animals, that are sick or severely injured.
Keep patients records updated throughout shift and makes sure if the patient is going home their invoice is up to date, instructions and medications are ready.
Assist in medical and surgical procedures as well as prepping animals for procedures and or surgery. Monitoring patients while under general anesthesia. Putting surgery notes in record.
Perform diagnostic tests, e.g. bloodwork, urine analysis, and x-rays.
Communicate with staff as well as clients about procedures and treatment of patient.
Maintain a clean work area, have a team mentality!
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures such as checking clients in as well as discharging them, able to take payments.
Able to work under pressure and easy to communicate with team members.
Regularly stands for extended periods, as well as kneeling, and being able to lift or move 50 pounds.
Knowledge of proper record keeping, and administration of controlled medications is a plus.