7421 Grove Road, Frederick MD 21704

Contact Us: 301-694-8015

Monday – Thursday: 8am-6pm, Friday 8am-4pm, Saturday 8am-1pm

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Veterinary Technician

Job description

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Assist Veterinarians in patient care and medical treatments including but not limited to: medication administration, vaccine administration, acquiring laboratory samples, processing in-house and reference lab samples, filling prescriptions, anesthesia induction and monitoring, dental prophylaxis with extractions, surgical preparation, hospitalized patient care, critical / emergency care and triage.
  • Identify and work patiently with clients in varying emotional states.
  • Gentle and compassionate care of patients.
  • Assist with inventory and ordering medical supplies and patient food.
  • Answer phones and make appointments as needed.
  • Check in clients, take medical history, obtain patient vital signs.
  • Provide client education.
  • Relay appropriate information to/from clients to Veterinarian(s) and/or Office Manager.
  • Maintain proper documentation in the electronic medical record
  • Assist in cleaning the hospital, including but not limited to: laundry, floors, taking out the trash and recycling, cleaning treatment and areas, surgery, exam rooms, kennels, bathrooms, kitchen and grounds.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a team player willing to learn new techniques and treatments and to accept change.
  • Be attentive to detail, flexible, and patient, well organized, and self-motivated.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be open to constructive feedback.
  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Must have a friendly demeanor and conduct themselves in a professional manner.
  • Must be capable of being cross-trained for front office receptionist duties that will be expected in the job.
  • Must be capable of being cross-trained to assist with kennel worker responsibilities and caring for boarders.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and training.

Job Type: Full-time- 35-40 hour week

Benefits:

  • Employee discount

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift Monday-Friday
  • Alternate Saturdays 8am-1pm

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience:

  • Veterinary experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Salary: $17.00 – $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee discount

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Frederick, MD 21704: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience:

  • Veterinary experience: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

For any questions or to submit your resume, please contact us at admin@frederickvet.com.
We look forward to hearing from you.

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