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Veterinary Technician
Our AAHA-accredited small animal hospital is seeking a full-time veterinary nurse. We are a busy 4 doctor, animal hospital located in Fort Collins with great team members, clients, and patients! Looking for a kind, honest person who is a self-motivator with exceptional communication skills! Schedule consists of varied 3.5 days weekly, including some Saturdays. Please apply only if being a veterinary nurse is your career or career goal.

Job Requirements/Skills

  • CVT or minimum 1+ year of experience in a clinical setting
  • Administer injectable, topical, and oral medications
  • Perform common outpatient procedures (i.e. nail trims, ear cleanings, anal gland expression, etc.)
  • Safely and humanely restrain patients
  • Assist with humane euthanasia as requested
  • Evaluate for proper positioning and exposure of radiographs. Adhere to radiographic safety standards.
  • Operate and maintain the autoclave
  • Thoroughly clean, prepare and sterilize surgical equipment
  • Administer IV fluids, cleaning, feeding, and walking patients as needed
  • Assure the safety of patients during all aspects of anesthesia, induction, maintenance, monitoring, and post-operative recovery
  • Knowledge in preparing and examination of urine, blood, fecal and ear cytology
  • Obtain and record patient case histories using veterinary practice management software (Avimark)
  • Collect, prepare, and/or submit requested tests and perform laboratory procedures
  • Prepare animals, instruments, and equipment for surgery
  • Provide patient dental care, ultrasonic cleaning, polishing, dental x-rays
  • Assist in diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures
  • Stock and maintain medicines and supplies
  • Preparing invoices, discharge instructions, and client information packs
  • Client communication: update and provide follow up for hospital patients
  • Client education

Working Conditions

  • Work requires lifting and carrying animals weighing a maximum of 40lbs. Walk or stand for extended periods of time; frequently works in a bent position
  • May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises, and animal feces
  • May be exposed to bites, scratches, contagious diseases and animal wastes
  • Hazards associated with aggressive patients, infected animals, and controlled substances

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a clinical setting as a Veterinary Nurse

Salary: $15-17/hr. (review after 60 days)

Employee Benefits: PTO, discounted veterinary services, uniforms allowance, health, and dental insurance, 401(k) after 1 year of employment.

To be considered for this position please send the following:

  1. Your resume
  2. Cover letter
  3. References from previous employers (no references from co-workers or friends, please)

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Trust, Convenience, and Value

At Raintree Animal Hospital, we respect your bond with your pet, and we are dedicated to meeting your needs and concerns while providing the highest quality care for your pet—from birth through their senior years.

Contact

Phone: (970) 482-1987
Fax: (970) 482-6775
Email: raintree@raintreepets.com

Hours

Mon-Fri: 7:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sat: 7:30 am to 12:00 pm
Sun: Closed

Address

2335 S Shields St.
Fort Collins, CO 80526
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