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Pet Doctor - Rockwall

Experienced Veterinary Technician

We are seeking an exceptional, experienced veterinary technician and client service provider for our veterinary hospital.  This person will understand the importance of each client to our business and treat them with the highest level of care, competence, warmth and professionalism.  You must be comfortable placing catheters, drawing blood, running laboratory test, and successfully taking a complete history for each of our patients. You will be assigned a managerial department which you will be in charge of.  You will have statistical data which must be completed weekly; therefore, math and organizational skills are a must.  Experience with Avimark veterinary software is preferred.  You must love and respect animals and the bond shared between pets and people.  Flexibility of schedule is required.  If you can provide the kind of client service approach we need to enhance our business and if you respect our commitment to the human/pet relationship, we can offer a challenging, flexible, unique work environment and the opportunity for a long term career.  Submit resume and cover letter to admin@dogandcat.com , fax to 972-772-8530, or send to Pet Doctor, attention Dr. Keith Webb, 2703 Market Center Drive, Rockwall, TX 75032.

Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center

Large veterinary surgical center in D/FW is currently looking to hire a full time, experienced veterinary technician.  Potential applicants should have a minimum of three years experience in areas such as calculating medication doses, aseptically preparing patients for surgery, monitoring and recovering patients under anesthesia, catheter placement, blood draws, taking digital radiographs, bandaging and filling prescriptions.  Ability to work well with others in a fast-paced environment where everyone is required to perform multiple job tasks.  The potential applicant should be detail oriented and have good communication skills.

Benefits include vacation and sick days, medical and retirement.

Contact Kim Scalf

Phone: (817) 379-5444

Fax: (817) 379-0222

Email: KScalf@dvsc.com

 

FELINE/CANINE WELLNESS SPECIALIST

Friends For Life, Houston’s leading No-Kill Animal Shelter is seeking a full time LVT or CVA!

Skills

  • Feline and canine restraint and handling
  • Venipuncture
  • General lab work including fecal analysis, skin scrapes, etc.
  • Administration of vaccinations and medications
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Able to work independently with little supervision
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer services skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word and Excel

Education

  • RVT or CVA strongly preferred but not required

Experience

  • Minimum 5 years animal shelter or veterinary clinic experience in medical/wellness role
  • Experience with animal enrichment and feline/canine behavior
  • Experience in customer service

Job Description

  • Reports to Wellness Manager
  • Responsible for monitoring overall health and wellness of cats and dogs in shelter
  • Administer and document daily medications
  • Administer vaccinations and perform venipuncture
  • Administer SQ fluids
  • Schedule spay/neuter and veterinary appointments
  • Liaison with adopters and fosters on wellness issues
  • Liaison with veterinarians
  • Conduct intake of new animals into the program – review medical records, examine animal, complete paperwork, administer vaccinations, perform FIV/FeLV and Heartworm tests, etc
  • Participate in development of medical protocols
  • Develop and implement enrichment ideas and protocols
  • Update and maintain medical charts
  • Update and maintain diet and feeding protocols and instructions
  • Transport animals to/from appointments

posted 6/25/14

North Houston Veterinary Specialists, a BluePearl Veterinary Partner,  is currently looking for Veterinary Technicians to join our growing team, in all three of our Houston locations; Katy, Spring and Willowbrook. These exciting positions cover a broad range of needs in our practices from assisting the emergency clinicians to triage and treat critical patients, to assisting the specialists with their patients and procedures. The possibilities for your horizon are great; getting to work with excellent emergency clinicians to save lives or continuing to grow your skills by assisting specialists in cutting edge medical procedures. This is the perfect place for people who thrive in fast paced environments and want to continually improve their skills and broaden their horizons in specialty veterinary medicine. We are a rapidly growing veterinary practice that is looking for people with “can do” attitudes and excellent customer service. Previous veterinary experience is a plus, but not required as we are willing to train the right person. We offer our employees a competitive salary based on experience and attitude and offer benefits such as health insurance, matching 401K, paid sick and vacation time as well as a uniform allowance and Continuing Education allowance. If you are interested in becoming part of our exciting team, please email your resume to tosha.zimmerman@bluepearlvet.com or call 813-549-6994. (5/18/14)

Career Opportunity

Gulf Coast Veterinary Surgery ICU/Recovery has full time weekend positions available for a Registered/Licensed Veterinary Technician. We are looking for a team player with excellent communication skills and a strong desire to provide the highest quality care to our patients. Our Intensive Care Unit is staffed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by skilled and caring staff. Our caseload encompasses patients with a wide range of orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic, thoracic and soft tissue problems. Responsibilities include client communication, maintenance of medical records, monitoring, caring for, and administering a wide variety of treatments to all hospitalized patients including special species such as birds and exotic pets.

Requirements:  Applicants must be graduates of an AVMA approved Veterinary Technology Program and/or greater than 2 years experience in the veterinary field.  Students and new graduates are welcome to apply but should obtain their RVT/LVT status within 2 years of employment.

Benefits:  Health, vision, dental, & life insurance; continuing education; 401K retirement plan; paid holidays; dues to professional associations; uniform allowance.

Contact:  Gilda Aguilar, RVT at 713-693-1122 or gildaa@gcvs.com

posted 5/30/14

Animal Emergency Clinic NE, Humble, TX is immediately seeking both full time and part time RVT’s, LVT’s,  or qualified veterinary technicians with 3+ years experience in fast paced, progressive practice or emergency medicine, who thrive on emergency care.  Applicants must be self-motivated and possess strong technical skills, including but not limited to triage, digital radiology, surgical skills, anesthesia monitoring, client communication skills, lab diagnostics, patient care, as well as compassion towards both clients and patients.  We have a super team of dedicated doctors and technicians, who believe in providing our patients with the best medical and client care available.  Due to the nature of emergency medicine, nights, weekends, and holidays are required.  Competitive salary, scrub allowance, full medical benefits, vacation, and retirement plan.  Come join our rapidly growing emergency hospital team and achieve the satisfaction of knowing you make a difference in the lives of pets and clients when they have veterinary emergency!  Don’t want to leave your regular day practice?  That’s ok, we have a number of technicians who enjoy working just a night or two each week to keep their emergency skills polished.  Email resume to sellis@bestfriends.net 

posted 6/22/14

  Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists (SLVS)

Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists (SLVS) is a well-respected veterinary specialty and emergency hospital located southwest of Houston in Sugar Land. Our specialties include Internal Medicine, Surgery, Neurology, Diagnostic Imaging, Oncology, Radiation Therapy, and Emergency Care. We are a fast-growing hospital offering 24-hour care of pets. SLVS’ driving focus is outstanding pet care and unmatched client service, both provided with caring and compassion.
We are in search of experienced veterinary technicians for our Emergency & Critical Care, Surgery, Internal Medicine and ICU sections that possess the skills necessary to provide quality patient care and compassionate client service for their owners. Applicants must have an RVT and/or 2 years experience in a veterinary setting.

If you have the drive to become the best that you can be, and want to be associated with the best, please reply with the requested documents.

To apply, please email the following to hr@slvetspecialists.com:


(1) Cover letter including: any schedule restrictions you have (unavailable times/days), a summary of what career goals you have achieved and are still working towards.
(2) Your resume (.doc or .pdf format).
(3) 3 business/professional references that we may contact.

posted 6/22/14

 Lead Veterinary Technician for Specialty Practice

Veterinary Medicine Specialists of Dallas/Ft. Worth is seeking an experienced veterinary technician for a full time, supervisory role within our hospital. Successful candidates must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a head or lead vet tech. Candidate must be confident in all aspects of basic and advanced animal care, including but not limited to animal restraint, taking radiographs, assisting in surgery, placing catheters, running diagnostic lab tests, monitoring anesthesia, administering medications, and drawing blood. Other job duties include supervision of up to 14 vet technicians and assistants in accordance with hospital policies and procedures, continued ongoing training for technical staff and maintaining technician and assistant schedule to ensure optimal hospital staffing at all times.  Previous specialty or emergency experience is highly desirable. The successful candidate will be compassionate about working with animals, work well with others, possess strong work ethics, and be able to work independently and provide support to co-workers and doctors in the care and treatment of animals under our care.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Texas Registered/Licensed Veterinary Technician or equivalent training and/or experience
  • Excellent computer and communication skills Previous veterinary technician experience of at least 3 years in a supervisory role
  • Previous specialty and or emergency experience highly desirable
  • Team player with a “Can do attitude”
  • Strong work ethics
  • Attention to detail and strong communication skills required
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced environment

We offer competitive compensation and employee benefits for full time employees which include:
medical, dental, pet care discounts, paid time off, 401K profit sharing plans, uniform allowance, and continuing education. Salary is based on experience. Pre-employment drug screening and background checks are required before employment is offered. If you meet the above requirements and would like to join our team, please send a cover letter along with salary requirements and an updated resume to resumes@vmsdfw.com.

posted 6/22/14

Parker County Veterinary Hospital

We need an RVT. Pay starts for at $14/hour with a raise at 3 months if warranted. The practice is in Weatherford, Texas just 20mintes from Fort Worth, Texas. We have a great team of 4 technicians (1 RVT), 1 doctor (me) and 5,000 sq ft hospital. All I do is exams, diagnosis, and the surgery. Technicians do all the rest (anesthetic induction/maintenance, lab work, treatments, etc.) We gross just over $1m/ year (very busy). Technicians drive this practice and are very well respected by all of us. Moving allowance if needed. If you are interested and would like to interview I will help pay your expenses to visit us (hotel and gas). If possible, please plan on a two day visit. Bring your scrubs and work a day (with pay) to see if you like how we practice. You may call me direct on my cell at 817-597-6534 or just return this email at patrickjarrettdvm@yahoo.com. To see my practice please go to Parker County Vet Hospital | Veterinarian, Weatherford TX (parkercountyvet.com)

posted 5/14

 

RSVP (Relief Services for Veterinary Practitioners)

Currently hiring RVT’s to join our team for both relief work and permanent placement all over Texas.  Take this opportunity to be a part of a reputable company and gain experience in various types of practices or let us help you find a permanent position in a clinic.  Choose when and where you work. For more information or to apply, please visit ReliefVet.com or call                     800-256-4078.

re-posted 6/14