BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Emergency in Lewisville, Texas
Veterinary Technician - Emergency
BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in Lewisville, TX is hiring!
BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in Lewisville, TX (CVSEC) is hiring an extraordinary Emergency Veterinary Technician for the overnight shift (6pm-6am).
Are you a passionate technician looking to improve your skills in the veterinary field? Do you want an opportunity to work with some of the brightest veterinary professionals in this industry? If you have been looking for a way to advance your career, please check us out.
Primary responsibilities: triage emergency cases as they come in and as needed, assist DVM with crafting and going over estimates, performing diagnostics (radiographs, lab work, etc), setting patients up in ICU or Inpatient ward, discharging patients, client communication, etc.
As an Emergency Technician you will:
Providesnursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.
Reportpatient signalment, problem list, and plan during nursing rounds.
Calculatesbasic medical math.
Understandsclassification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response.
Administersmedications via appropriate routes and duration.
Abilityto place a peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein.
Performsphysical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate, and effort.
Possessesa working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment and assist with patients assigned ASA I or II classifications.
Intubatespatients under the direction of a Level II technician or higher.
Remainscurrent on R.E.C.O.V.E.R CPR guidelines and demonstrates proficiency in the designated role as assigned by attending clinician and/or supervisor.
Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.
Our team has access to a regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment.
We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets.
Additional perks and benefits based on eligibility:
NEW company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
NEW Parental Leave Benefits
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance options
Paid Time Off and Floating Holiday Plans
Shift Differential for all hourly associates
Weekend Shift Differential for all hourly associates
Health Savings Account, Flexible Savings Account
401(k) Retirement Plan
Annual Scrub Allowance
Referral Bonus Program
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 you 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 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.