EQUINE CVT/Surgery Technician/Vet Tech/Vet Assistant/CSR
As the Countryside Large Animal Veterinary team continues to grow, we are looking for veterinary technicians with a variety of experience to join our team. Be a part of northern Colorado’s premier veterinary practice and referral surgical facility. Candidates should understand that patient care is only part of their role and should see the value in building relationships with clients by giving them peace of mind in leaving their animals in our care. LARGE ANIMAL EXPERIENCE IS A MUST – professional or personal, tell us about your experience!
3 full-time positions:
· Surgical Technician - CVT or experienced tech with equine anesthesia experience
· General Tech - recent grad with minimal experience to experienced – pay DOE
· Hospital Tech/Admin - technician/veterinary assistant requires some experience
· Night & Seasonal positions coming soon – PT/FT ideal for all degrees of students - tech students, vet students, pre-vet and undergrad students.
Catheter placement, venipuncture, blood draws
Collect lab samples and evaluate or prep for reference lab submittal (chem, cbc, fecal, etc.)
Accurately calculate medication dosage, fill prescriptions as directed by veterinarian
Proper Animal restraint – including foals/horses, small ruminants, cattle chute operation
Assist in wellness procedures such as vaccination, dental floats, lameness exam, rehab treatments, etc.
Surgical preparation, joint injection site prep, TPR, administer medications, bandage changes
Anesthesia induction, monitoring and recovery
Hospital and exam area cleaning, stocking of supplies, equipment maintenance
Reception and administrative duties, maintain patient records & billing entry
Candidates absolutely must have horse experience, and livestock handling is strongly preferred. This may come from a lifetime of riding, showing or working around horses and/or livestock or strictly work experience or combination. Great Horsemanship skills, a friendly manner and professional etiquette set you up for success!
Deliver Gold Standard care every shift - Going above and beyond is a standard here at Countryside. Our clients expect it every day and the personal rewards for top level performance are limitless. Countryside is outstanding in our field because of the outstanding people that make up our team. We are a team of professionals who go home every day knowing that we gave our best to our patients and clients.
Flexibility, professional communication with clients and staff, client confidentiality, efficient time management skills, attention to detail, willingness to continually learn and grow in your profession, can-do attitude
Valid driver’s license, clean background check. Employees with on-call duties must live within 35 minutes of the hospital. Ability to work on feet all-day, ability to lift 50 pounds.
Pay & Benefits:
Competitive pay range dependent upon experience and credentials
Paid vacation and sick leave
Health Insurance reimbursement
Uniform & scrubs provided
Learning & Growth environment: Countryside is a hospital where you will learn from your peers, working with a variety of tenured vet technicians, as well as working alongside the best Veterinarians in northern Colorado! We value the team approach where everyone’s input counts. Not only do we offer a wealth of in-house training and education, but we also provide continuing education and encourage our technicians to continue their learning far beyond school.
State of the art technology: We partner with industry leaders in veterinary equipment from diagnostic to surgical equipment. As a technician at Countryside, you will utilize a variety of therapeutic and rehab equipment and have a hand in the recovery of this region’s top equine athletes including shockwave, laser, and aqua-treadmill to name a few. Assist veterinarians with endoscopy, digital radiology and ultrasonography, anesthesia, etc.
How to apply: Send resume, cover letter, references and proof of credentials via email to Tonya@csidevet.com We will conduct phone interviews based on the initial information provided, so give as much detail as possible about your experience as is pertinent to the position you are applying for. Selected candidates will be offered a working interview, plan on staying half to all day. Upon completion of background and reference checks, successful candidates may be asked to complete a pre-employment drug test.