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BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Ophthalmology in Chesterfield, Missouri

Veterinary Technician - Ophthalmology

Chesterfield

Missouri

Vet Technician

Opening Statement

BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Chesterfield, MO is hiring an exceptional Veterinary Technician – Ophthalmology

  • Do you want to help give thegift of vision and improve the quality of life of your patients?

  • Are you looking to advance yourcareer as a Veterinary Technician? Do you want to experience the best ofboth medicine and surgery?

  • Do you have a strong passion ofveterinary medicine, and the drive to help build and organize a growingservice?

  • Do you want to work withdedicated, high skilled veterinary professionals?

As an Ophthalmology Veterinary Technician, you will help diagnose and treat ophthalmic diseases in companion animals.

Description

As an Ophthalmology Veterinary Technician you will:

  • Perform basic ophthalmic diagnostic tests (tear quantity, glaucoma testing, ulcer testing) and help hold patients for detailed ocular exam

  • Perform advanced ophthalmic diagnostic testing (retinal electrical function, etc.)

  • Set-up and assist with procedures and surgeries that restore comfort and vision ranging from outpatient procedures to basic and complex surgeries

  • Outpatient procedures: diamond burr debridement (to stimulate corneal healing), CO2 laser (to remove eyelid margin masses)

  • Surgical procedures including eyelid surgeries, cherry eye surgery, corneal grafts, cataract surgery, retinal surgery, glaucoma surgery

  • For patients undergoing sedation or anesthesia, place IV catheters and fluids, administer drugs through various route, perform and monitor sedation/anesthesia (with advances skills including constant rate infusions, paralytics, ventilation, etc.)

  • Anesthesia training is available with help or our anesthesia specialist

  • Help organize and maintain specialized ophthalmic equipment and supplies

  • Be the frontline in educating clients on their pet’s ocular disease and care

Your success is our success!

At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training .

Additional Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Flexible hours

  • Scrub allowance

  • Additional training

  • Unlimited growth potential

BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace

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