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Veterinary Technician

Company: People, Pets and Vets
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Why You'll Love This JobGrow a successful career based on your love for animals when you join the University Veterinary Hospital family in our Veterinary Technician position in Berkeley, CA!We are counting on you to help shape the future of PP&V because, here, we know it is our employees' valuable contributions that lead to our overall success. You will benefit from a large support network while also maintaining the individuality that sets you apart. Your hard work and dedication as a Veterinary Technician will pay off as you build important relationships both within the workplace and the surrounding pet community. Add to your knowledge base and increase your skills as you work alongside veterinary professionals. Enjoy job satisfaction and receive benefits that include medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, life insurance, paid time off, and a 401k with a 3% match.It is an extraordinary time to start your career at University Veterinary Hospital! Apply for our Veterinary Technician job opening today!ResponsibilitiesVeterinary Technician ResponsibilitiesClean and straighten exam rooms to prepare for incoming patients following OSHA guidelinesBe familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmissionAssist in restraining pets in a manner that allows necessary procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensure safety of patients and peopleTake accurate notes and medical history of patients in exam rooms for doctorsAnticipate the needs of the doctor for routine exam/surgery visits; follow doctors request to fill or refill medicationsTake temperatures, samples, vitals as requested by doctor; draw up vaccines, flea/tick medication/prevention, etc.Required SkillsVeterinary Technician QualificationsMust have a high school diploma or equivalentMinimum of one (1) year of experience as a veterinary technician requiredExcellent communication skillsPossess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environmentStrong English "-- - - written and verbal language skillsAnimal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experienceExperience with venipuncture, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred

Keywords: People, Pets and Vets, Berkeley , Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Berkeley, California

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