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Mesa Veterinary Clinic and Paws N’ Hooves Mobile Veterinary Clinic are comprised of two small animal clinics- a fixed base clinic in West El Paso and two mobile veterinary clinics that rotate to different parts of the city- in addition to our mobile large animal services. It is our dedicated mission to provide our pets with the quality medical care that they deserve.

Job Duties:

  • Enters appointment date and time into computerized scheduler.
  • Telephones patients to follow up on patient care
  • Welcomes visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries
  • Assist with restraint, handling and manipulation of various animals
  • May euthanize and dispose of animal carcasses following established procedures
  • Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines
  • May perform minor medical treatments of animals as directed by the veterinary staff
  • Administer injections, animal vaccinations, medications, treatments, and supportive care measures
  • Incubate animals, place intravenous catheters, perform venipuncture, run diagnostic tests, and administer fluids as needed.
  • Monitor vital signs of sedated and anesthetized patients in preoperative, operative, and postoperative phases
  • Maintain all necessary controlled substance drug logs and patient records
  • Clean and disinfect kennels, transport carriers, equipment, and facility
  • Know basic veterinary medical concepts, including, but not limited to vaccine protocols and anesthetic risks. Be able to communicate such information to clients.
  • When Veterinarian has documented information about an animal’s condition, adequately explain such information to clients.
  • Remain composed while working in fast-paced environment
  • Actively promote spay/neuter and educate clients on responsible animal ownership.

Skills and Qualifications:

Personable and friendly, good communication skills (written and verbal), basic computer knowledge, professional, motivated, energetic, ability to multi-task, strong customer service ethic, organized, detail orientated, punctual and dependable, knowledge of Avimark preferred.

Minimum requirements:

Knowledge of basic animal care, medical terminology & anatomy, bilingual required, flexible schedule (to include weekends), high school diploma or GED, minimum 6 months consecutive experience in customer service and within the veterinary or medical field, and must be an animal lover.

If you are interested in this position and meet the minimum requirements please send us your resume to sophia@paws-n-hoovesvetclinic.com. Please no phone inquiries.

 

 

Bissonnet/Southampton Veterinary Clinic, has an opening for a Licensed Veterinary Tecnician. We are a four doctor, small animal/avian/exotic clinic located in the Rice University-Texas Medical Center area of Houston. We are a high-quality, high-touch practice that cares for the patient as well the owner. We follow a doctor/staff team-oriented approach regarding management.

We value technicians in our practice and utilize their skills to the fullest. Our compensation package includes paid CE, dental/medical insurance, employee pet discounts, PTO, paid holidays, and uniform allowance. Hourly wages are commensurate with experience.

Please contact Linda Pflughaupt CVPM at info@bissvet.com, 713-520-8743

 

Texas A&M University

1. Veterinary Technician I

Department TEXAS INSTITUTE FOR PRECLINICAL STUDIES / 02-202120
Posting Number S00363FY15
Salary $12.80 - Full-Time
The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

 

2. The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at Texas A&M University is currently looking for a highly skilled, energetic, and motivated Veterinary Technician or Assistant to join our Equine Community Service. This is a full time budgeted position working Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, but will have occasional emergency duty.

Qualified Applicants are skilled in:
· Nursing Care (of mostly Equine Patients)
· IV Catheterization
· Fluid Therapy
· Administration of Medications
· Emergency Receiving
· Collaborative Teamwork
· Excellent Horse Handling
· Communication and Teaching

This is an excellent opportunity to work with state-of-the-art equipment alongside boarded specialists in an incredible learning environment.

Learn how to utilize your advanced skill set at an institution that offers competitive pay, benefits, paid vacation and sick time, overtime compensation, and great opportunities for advancement in accordance with our unique career ladder process. Please view the job posting and apply at: http://jobpath.tamu.edu/postings/78742

If you have any questions, please contact the hiring supervisor at snunn@cvm.tamu.edu .

Specialty + Emergency

North Houston Veterinary Specialists & South Texas Veterinary Specialists, BluePearl Veterinary Partner hospitals, are accepting applications for veterinary technicians and receptionists to join our growing teams. Our hospitals specialize in veterinary surgery, internal medicine, oncology, dermatology, emergency & critical care, ophthalmology and radiology. We offer 24 hour care and have positions open for weekends & overnights as well as day shifts.   We offer an extensive benefit package and competitive salary based on attitude and experience. Visit our websites: www.nhvetspecialists.com & www.stvetspecialists.com.

NHVS – Spring 1646 Spring Cypress Rd. Ste 100 Spring, TX 77388

NHVS – Willowbrook 19311 SH 249 Houston, TX 77070

NHVS – Katy 19450 Katy Freeway Ste. 200 Houston, TX 77094

Interested applicants email resume’ to krystal@nhvetspecialists.com

STVS – San Antonio 503 E. Sonterra Blvd., Suite 102 | San Antonio, TX 78258

Interested applicants email resume’ to shelly@stvetspecialists.com

RSVP – Relief Services for Veterinary Practicioners

Veterinary assistant with skills (blood draws, IV caths, etc)
Must live in North Dallas area close to Farmers Branch. Must be available to work M-S for full shifts and Sundays for kennel duties.

and

Pet Relocation counselor
Must have computer office skills, their own vehicle, a good driving record and personable. They do not have to have vet tech skills but will handle animals.
This is primarily an office position but they do drive animals to the airport in company owned vehicles.
Their hours of operation vary with the moves we have on the books so someone that is flexible and can manage their own time.

Contact:

Cori Hayley
Relief Services for Veterinary Practitioners
Account Manager
Phone: 800-256-4078 Fax: 940-381-1847

HENRY M. JACKSON FOUNDATION

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation is seeking a Veterinary Technician to support the Combat Casualty Care program at the Naval Medical Research Unit – San Antonio (NAMRU-SA) in San Antonio, TX. Responsible for supporting animal based research applying the latest scientific knowledge towards the solution of a broad range of theoretical and practical problems in the areas of hemorrhage and resuscitation, transplant surgery, immunomodulation, direct energy Bioeffects. HJF provides research support to NAMRU-SA.
Responsibilities:
1. Conduct and support surgical procedure, operating room maintenance, animal disease prevention and health surveillance, appropriate animal housing, record keeping, and ensuring specific pathogen free techniques.
2. Daily handling and restraining of various small and large animal species.
3. Maintain traffic patterns, sterile equipment, pest control, quality assurance procedures and record keeping.
4. Conduct daily and weekly inspections or areas of responsibility to ensure compliance with standards.
5. Coordinate animal procurement and shipping procedures.
6. Assist in ordering and maintaining inventory of supplies.
7. Coordinate animal research work activities between Research Scientist, animal care staff, and research laboratory technicians.
8. Other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of standard laboratory techniques; experience handling animals; ability to follow detailed instructions; good communication and analytical skills. The incumbent must be proficient at using software tools such as Microsoft Word and Excel to maintain, create or modify departmental forms or obtain information. The incumbent must comply with the Institute’s occupational health and safety requirements and be able to perform work while wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Associate’s degree as a Veterinary Technician, or be a licensed Veterinary Technician.
Minimum Experience: 2-4 years of experience
Physical Capabilities: The incumbent must be able to work on their feet for extended periods of time (entire work day) without interference of previous injuries and must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 75 pounds for short distances. The incumbent must comply with the Institute’s occupational health and safety requirements and be able to perform work while wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Required Licenses, Certification or Registration: Applicants without a degree or veterinary technician license should have minimally achieved certification as a Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) through the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) or be working towards getting the degree as part of continuing education. Must be a US citizen.
Work Environment: Work in an animal facility including some activity in a laboratory environment.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
To apply, please email a resume to Careers@HJF.org and reference #209294 Veterinary Technician” in the subject line.

Veterinary Technician-Equine and Companion Animal Practice (San Angelo)

Veterinary technician position in a new Equine and companion animal practice in San Angelo, Texas in the early summer of 2015.  Owner of practice has been in practice for over 40 years in this area.  Please contact Gary Hodges, D.V.M.  at garyhodgesdvm@gmail.com

12/17/2014

Veterinary Technician – Austin Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center 

Austin Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Center is seeking a skilled veterinary technician to help manage both emergent and critical patients during the evening and overnight hours. The emergency and critical care portion of the hospital will open in January 2015. This practice was founded by owners of Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists (Houston, TX) and Mission Veterinary Specialists (San Antonio, TX) as well as Dr. Don Hulse, DACVS, DECVS and Dr. Lindsay Vaughn, DACVECC. The qualified candidate should be enthusiastic, eager to learn, and have excellent multi-tasking abilities. The candidate will work closely with veterinarians and other patient care personnel that provide excellent client service and the highest standard of emergent patient care. The applicant should have exemplary communication skills with both colleagues and clients. The applicant’s skill set should include (but not be limited to) intravenous catheter placement, venipuncture, anesthesia monitoring, drug dose calculation, managing patients with infectious diseases, and managing critical hospitalized patients.

 Candidates who are graduates of an AVMA approved Veterinary Technology Programs with LVT status are greatly desired. Must have at least 2 years of veterinary patient handling experienced, preferably with a veterinary specialty hospital or veterinary emergency hospital.

Benefits include: Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, short and long term disability, scrub allowance, CE allowance, paid holidays, paid vacation, sick leave and 401K plan (including company matching.) Salary is competitive and directly related to experience.

All applicants are required to complete the Wonderlic test to be considered for this position. Please use the URL below to begin the application process.

https://testing.wonderliconline.com/WebPages/Links.aspx?lid=1b8c335f-d5f9-45a2-99dd-3805e3266938

You will be prompted to log in or register, please select the register option. Your computer will then conduct a “system check.” If your system is compatible, then you will be prompted to fill in your personal information, upload your resume (using a separate window), and complete the assessment tests. If it is not compatible, please follow the instructions on how to remedy the identified issues. Please email us if you are having difficulty accessing the assessments.

ryanb@gcvs.com

12/16/14

Animal Emergency Hospital of North Texas – Grapevine, Tx

The Animal Emergency Hospital of North Texas is searching for a
qualified technical director to join our team. We are an established
24-hour emergency hospital located in northwest DFW (Grapevine). The
building also houses other specialty practices including: internal
medicine, cardiology, surgery, ophthalmology, dermatology and physical
therapy. We strive to provide outstanding professional care to our
patients and to serve as a bridge between the referring veterinarians
in the area and the specialty care that is available.

Ability to interact positively and professionally with all staff
members as well as the other practices within the specialty center is
essential. Our ideal candidate will have a great attitude, be a team
player, possess excellent communication and technical skills, be a
licensed veterinary technician, and have at least 2 years experience
in emergency/critical care. Responsibilities include: supporting the
hospital’s mission and goals, technician scheduling, technician
training & management, providing performance evaluations, policy
development & enforcement, and other administrative functions.
Technical director will be required to work some
evening/weekend/holiday hours. We offer a competitive compensation
package which includes health and disability insurance, paid vacation
time, matching contribution retirement plan, CE package and uniform
allowance.

Please send your resume/cover letter to Dr. Libby Ramirez at
libby.ramirez@gmail.com or mail to the Animal Emergency Hospital of
North Texas, Attn: Dr. Ramirez, 2700 West State Hwy 114, Grapevine, TX
76051. We’d love to hear from you!

http://aehnt.com/
posted 11/23/14 mr