Licensed Veterinary Technician

Licensed Veterinary Technician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Keeping detailed record of client visits, calls, and surgeries performed;
  • Triaging;
  • Radiology techniques and safety;
  • Placing catheters;
  • Animal restraint;
  • Knowledge of appropriate sample handling;
  • Anesthetic monitoring;
  • Monitoring all changes in patients and giving them all the compassionate care they deserve;
  • Running in-house lab work;
  • Knowledge and ability to recognize medical emergencies and illnesses;
  • Customer Service;
  • Assesses patients;
  • Basic husbandry and nursing care;
  • Disinfecting and sanitizing hospital and equipment routinely;
  • Multitasking while being both efficient and thorough.

Requirements:

  • A positive, fun demeanor is the #1 requirement;
  • Attention to detail and fantastic organizational skills;
  • Documentation Skills;
  • Knowledge of animal behavior;
  • Clinical skills;
  • Technical understanding;
  • Animal husbandry;
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills that allow you to expertly communicate with pet parents and teammates;
  • Must be licensed or eligible for license;
  • A.S. degree in Veterinary Technology – new grads are welcome And either a current license or scheduled test date;
  • Have an outgoing, positive attitude;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Completion of a 2-year AVMA accredited veterinary technician program;
  • License to practice as a veterinary technician in the state of Virginia;
  • 6 months experience preferred, but not required.