Veterinary Technicians

Palo Alto, CA

Company Profile:

The Animal Doctors have provided the highest quality of veterinary care for its client throughout the South San Francisco Bay area for over 40 years.  We have been AAHA-accredited since 1987, which includes us in the highly-acclaimed top 15% of veterinary practices throughout the U.S. that voluntarily meets the most rigorous standards of cleanliness, professionalism, patient care and quality of veterinary medicine.

Job Summary:

The trained Veterinary Technician will work in a fast-paced and every-changing environment to provide exemplary customer service to our clients and his/her pets.

Responsibilities / Duties:

Administering medications, vaccines, and treatments;

Recording patient history, taking vitals;

Educate owners, discuss treatment plans, as well as estimates and payment options;

Acquire blood samples, specimens. Be able to process specimens using in-house laboratory or submit to outside laboratory;

Assist in medical procedures, insert IV catheters, proficiency in induction and monitoring of anesthesia, ventilators, fluid therapy;

Prepare surgical room and patient for surgery

Proper cleaning/sterilization of medical and surgical equipment/instruments;

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Minimum of 1 year of experience in a veterinary hospital setting. As a Registered Veterinary Technician, or equivalent;

Demonstrated knowledge of working within a veterinary practice, terminology and procedures;

Possess clear and concise oral and written communication skills;

Possess exemplary customer service acumen;

Work well independently and within a team;

Must be dependable, responsible, able to multi-task, possess good time-management skills.

Compensation:

$20.00 - $35.00 per hour, DOE

Benefits:

Health, dental, vision insurance;

Reimbursement of RVT licensure and dues;

Annual continuing education allowance;

Pet medical discount.

Working Hours:

Monday through Friday (Practice is open from 8:00AM – 6:00PM)

Location:

Palo Alto, CA