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Certified Veterinary Technician

Colorado Springs, CO

Certified Veterinary Technician 

Are you interested in broadening your horizons as a certified veterinary technician? Colorado Canine Orthopedics is looking for a full-time, certified technician to join our growing team. We are looking for a dedicated, engaged, compassionate person who enjoys working in a fast-paced, productive, energetic and fun environment. Come thrive in an environment that encourages education and continued growth within the profession, with opportunities to train and mentor technician assistants in growing their skills.

To be considered for this position, in addition to submitting your resume, we would like to hear from you about why the position interests you, and how your skills and experience would add value to our team.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Obtaining diagnostic imaging (radiography, CT scanning)
  • Pre, peri, and post operative care for surgical patients
  • Anesthesia monitoring
  • Maintaining surgical suite and equipment before, during and after surgery
  • Advanced role in patient care and client communication
  • Willingness to guide, mentor, and support fellow team members

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Veterinary Technician Certification required
  • Minimum 2 year's experience in veterinary clinical setting
  • Skilled anesthesia monitoring techniques
  • Excellent communication skills with clients and team members
  • Proficient time management, ability to problem solve, learn, and handle multiple tasks
  • Enthusiastic team player with a patient, and positive professional attitude.
  • Must be able to lift and restrain pets of at least 50 pounds, and work on feet most of the day.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance options, all starting first of the month following date of hire
  • 401K with company match
  • Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account options included
  • Long Term Disability options
  • Short Term Disability, paid for by employer
  • Complimentary Life Insurance $15,000; with options to purchase additional voluntary benefits for self or family
  • Personal Pet Discounts
  • PTO with carryover and Paid Holidays
  • Company Sponsored Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Colorado Canine Orthopedics is a progressive, state-of-the-art, small animal, orthopedic hospital specializing in ACL repair, fractures, joint replacements, arthroscopy, and neurosurgery. We are located in Colorado Springs adjacent to the University Center on Nevada Ave. and are open Monday through Saturday with Saturdays usually being a shorter day. Typical technician schedules involve a 10-hour, 4-day work week. 

We are a proud United Veterinary Care Partner hospital. United Veterinary Care supports the unique culture and individuality of each partner hospital while empowering the hospital teams in their care for patients. One of our goals is to support our community of hospitals in creating sustainable, fulfilling careers in a profession we love.

Job Type: Full time

Pay: $22-28 per hour dependent on experience

$22-$28 / hour

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