ER Veterinary Technician *Up to $3,000 Sign-on Bonus!*

Lakewood, CO

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Preferred: Active CO state CVT license
  • Preferred: College AS/BS/BA
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years experience required*

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for a Veterinary Technician to join our ER or UC department. Come work at a hospital that is focused on patient care, communication, and education! EVS is a privately owned specialty and emergency hospital with Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Radiology. An ideal candidate will have a focus on gold-standard medicine and patient care, the technical skills to facilitate them, and the desire to learn and grow within their practice. The Veterinary Tech will be responsible for in-hospital patient care, triage, and outpatient ER care responsibilities. We also encourage and support specialty certificates and VTS certifications.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Greet clients, obtain patient's current body weight, reason for visit and brief history. 
  • Triaging incoming patients and managing clients throughout their visit
  • Partnering with DVM’s in patient assessment, diagnostics, treatments, and procedures
  • Obtaining and processing laboratory samples such as blood, urine, free fluid, and fine needle aspirates.
  • Perform and assist with all aspects of animal restraint for exams and procedures.
  • Perform all types of restraint, venipuncture for all types of blood work. Administer SQ fluids, medications, etc. per doctors’ orders.
  • Documenting of medications, procedures and administering treatments of patients while hospitalized
  • Complete estimates, basic record keeping, and update patient charges
  • Other duties as needed

GENERAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Commitment to doing the best job possible at all times and under all circumstances
  • Confidence in working independently and making appropriate, informed decisions
  • Prioritization of safety and care in the operation of all equipment and handling of all patients
  • Adaptability to new environments, situations, practices, and challenges
  • Excellent communication to clients, teammates, supervisors, subordinates, and any other hospital staff. 
  • Enthusiasm for knowledge, innovation, learning, and growth in all aspects on the job
  • Dedication to the EVS company values of gold standard medicine, respect, integrity, and a team oriented approach

BENEFITS:

  • Matching 401(k)
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • PTO 
  • Employee Pet Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Tuition/CE reimbursement
  • Uniform reimbursement

SCHEDULING: A regular, Full time employee of Evolution Veterinary Specialists, Inc, will be expected to work an average/minimum 36 hours/week. Hours typically vary and include holidays, weekends, swing shifts, overnights, and on-call as necessary to fill the needs of the hospital. A typical starting schedule (subject to change) would be 4 x 10 hour shifts weekly with 4 on-call shifts per month.

Employment Status: Full-Time

Supervisory Role: No



$17.00 - $27.00
Comprehensive benefits package including health, vision, dental, and pet insurance, PTO, paid CE and holidays, and 401K with matching. We also promote and support CE and VTS certifications.