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Certified Veterinary Technician - Emergency Department

Company: Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon Inc
Location: Bend
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

We are a group of enthusiastic pet heroes who go beyond expectations at providing a personalized experience for all patient-guests and their parents. We currently provide dermatology, internal medicine, medical oncology, ophthalmology, neurology, surgery, urgent care, and emergency services. Our quality of care and diverse specialty offerings makes VRCCO's team the leaders in advanced pet care for Central Oregon.At the Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon, we believe that teamwork, superior patient care, education, and fun are the secret to a wonderful career. Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon is seeking a full-time veterinary technician who embodies these values. The technician will work under doctors from various departments(surgery, dermatology, medical oncology, internal medicine and emergency) with a focus on emergency medicine and patient care, and the opportunity to focus on specific areas of interest as the hospital grows.Main Responsibilities - Maintenance of hospital - Disinfect kennels, treatment tables, and other surfaces - Disinfect and keep exam rooms orderly - Clean, sterilize, and maintain medical equipment and instruments - Launder towels, blankets and surgical gowns - Sweep and mop as needed - Stock necessary supplies in accordance with our inventory system - Remove garbage and recyclable materials - Patient Care - Restrain patients for exams and medical treatments in a safe manner for both the patient and staff - Walk, feed and bathe patients - Triage patients and admit to the hospital - Performing medical treatments under the supervision of a CVT/Doctor. - Medical Record Keeping - Obtain vital signs - Monitor patients for pain and discomfort and relay changing demeanor to technicians/doctors - IV catheterization and venipuncture - Obtain blood pressures via doppler and oscillometric- Provide other medical treatments per VRCCO's Standard Operating Protocols (SOPs) - Client Communications - Obtain histories from owners - Provide nursing updates as needed - Provide estimates and financial updates - Go over discharge summaries and provide client education - Assist CSR with telephone inquiries, scheduling appointments and taking payments/deposits as necessary - Laboratory - Collect laboratory samples (feces, urine (no cystocentesis), blood) - Perform in house laboratory tests - Store and package laboratory samples for outside submission - Radiology - Assist technicians in requesting, positioning patients and taking radiographs - Restrain patients for ultrasounds - Surgery/Anesthesia Prep - Assist CVT in inducing anesthesia by restraining the patient and holding the patient for intubation. - Attach cardiac and respiratory monitoring equipment - Understand and maintain aseptic technique for the patient, instruments and procedure area - Clip and prepare surgical sites - Clean and prepare instruments for sterilization - Be able to set up and check anesthesia machine for a patient The above duties are not an exclusive list. As the assistant's knowledge base and skill set grow, training will be provided for more advanced duties.EEO Statement:VRCCO believes that a diverse and inclusive workforce is essential to our One Team success. All employment decisions are based on merit, experience, ability, performance, and business needs.Compensation details: 27-32 Hourly Wage

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Keywords: Veterinary Referral Center of Central Oregon Inc, Bend , Certified Veterinary Technician - Emergency Department, Healthcare , Bend, Oregon

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