Job Summary:
 

Job Title

  • Veterinary Technician

 

Job Type

  • Part Time

  • Full Time

  • Employee

 

Years of Experience

  • 1-2+ Years

 

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

 

Career Level

  • Mid level

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Wise Owl Animal Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Wise Owl Animal Hospital complies with applicable local laws governing nondiscrimination. Improper interference with the ability of Wise Owl Animal Hospital’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

 

Become a Certified Technician

Job Description

 

Duties:
  • Determines animal requirements by conducting examinations and interviews; reviewing care plans and records; completing laboratory tests and studies, and diagnostic imaging.

  • Cares for animals by taking vital signs; collecting samples; administering medications, drugs, and vaccines; bandaging and wrapping wounds.

  • Supports animal examinations by assembling required supplies and instruments; securing and bringing animals to examination room; restraining animals; providing assistance as directed; explaining animal's status to owner.

  • Supports operations by assembling required supplies and instruments; setting-up surgery table instruments; restraining animals; completing local/regional anesthesia; operating and monitoring anesthetic machines; hooking-up ECG monitors; preparing surgical site; placing catheters; obtaining blood gases; cleaning-up post-surgical site; maintaining sterile conditions; obtaining and verifying medications.

  • Maintains animals by feeding and watering animals; cleaning animals' rooms, cages, and equipment; changing cages; observing for clinical signs of disease.

  • Maintains safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by sterilizing and wrapping instruments; sanitizing and disinfecting holding and operating areas; storing sterile supplies; verifying shelf life; following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.

  • Maintains animal records by documenting animal conditions, reactions, and changes; updating database.

  • Maintains equipment by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining equipment supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.

  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; monthly trainings/meetings and reading professional journals.

  • Must be full time during the training period.

  • Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

  • Other duties as signed

 

Skills/Qualifications:
  • High school diploma/GED equivalent or above.

  • Strong skills with Documentation, Organization, Analyzing Information, Attention to Detail, Creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Patience, Verbal Communication, with an Openess and Willingness to learn.

  • Must be able to spend prolonged periods of time walking or standing.  

  • Must be able to bend and lift items up to 70lbs. periodically. 

  • Knowledge of Animal Behavior, Clinical Skills, Performing Diagnostic Procedures, and Use of Medical Technologies is a plus but not required.

  • Must have reliable transportation

  • E-mail and high speed internet are required for communications and training videos

 

Experience is preferred, but we will train outstanding candidates who demonstrate high potential. Full time is preferred, but will consider part-time. We consider ourselves part of a team or family of coworkers, working together to provide excellent service to our loyal clientele and their pets.

Training

 

Wise Owl Animal Hospital is dedicated to keeping a certified staff, highly-trained and knowledgeable in the most recent practices of traditional and integrative veterinary medicine. Our employees take part in monthly continuing education sessions, trainings and meetings.  Through online classes, hands-on clinic experience and continuous training, employees can proceed at their own pace towards certification.  Completion of various steps towards certification also result in pay increases. 

NEW BUSINESS HOURS

8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Monday - Wednesday

 

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Thursday - Saturday

 

CLOSED

Sunday

 

ADDRESS

705 S. Marine Corps Drive

Tamuning, GU 96913

 

Mail: info@wiseowl.net
Tel:  (671) 646-CARE (2273)

Fax: (671) 646-2264

 

Emergencies: (671) 929-4904

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