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Internal Medicine Veterinary Technician (CVT, RVT, LVT)

Company: Dovelewis Veterinary Emergency And Specialty Hospi
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

DoveLewis Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital is seeking full-time* Certified or Licensed Veterinary Technicians* to join our *Internal Medicine team*.As a *Certified Veterinary Technician* in our *Internal Medicine* department, you will be responsible for providing nursing care to patients through compliance with the internist's orders. On a daily basis, you will work closely with the internist to manage chronic and new internal medicine patients. You will also assist the internist with diagnostics including GI endoscopy, arthrocentesis, bone marrow aspiration/biopsy, percutaneous endoscopic gastric tubes, and more. In addition, you will check in patients, calculate medical dosages and administer medications, run in-house lab work, place tubes and catheters, monitor and ensure patients' comfort, support and monitor sedated or anesthetized patients, update clients on their pet's progress with education on chronic and acute care, and perform a variety of other tasks.A genuine love of and respect for all animals is required, as is an appreciation of the human-animal bond.*Wage:* $28-$36 hourly, plus overnight and weekend differential for applicable shifts. Additional pay consideration available for VTS (ECC) or other relevant specialty credentials.*Schedule:* The schedule for this position is Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 8am - 8pm.*What are we looking for in a candidate?** Lifelong learners who are eager to face new challenges every day and actively participate in our teaching hospital culture.* A commitment to providing both patients and clients with the highest standard of care at a client-centered hospital.* The ability to handle stressful situations in a fast-paced environment with compassions, efficiency, and flexibility.* Preferred minimum of three years working in the veterinary field as a technician or assistant.* Preferred minimum of one year emergency or other specialty small animal care experience.* Current status as a Certified Veterinary Technician in the state of Oregon *OR* currently Licensed Veterinary Technician *OR* Registered Veterinary Technician elsewhere with the ability to transfer license to Oregon.* High school diploma or equivalent.* Any suitable combination of experience or education may substitute for the above.*What you can look forward to at DoveLewis:** We live up to our mission of providing the best emergency, critical, and specialty care to our patients.* Advancing your emergency and critical care skillset at a teaching hospital dedicated to the growth of our employees.* As a nonprofit with community-focused services your work makes a difference to the animal-loving community and to individual pet owners on a daily basis.* Work alongside a talented team including 6 specialties under one roof.* Student debt repayment assistance (qualify in your first month!)* Equitable benefits, including $0 mental health copays, preventative care, LGBTQIA-friendly providers, and options for families.* Continuing education and professional dues and licenses assistance including a membership to atDove, which offers 100+ hours of on demand RACE approved CE content.* Access to VTS mentorship and support.* Relocation assistance for licensed technicians.*How to apply:*To be considered for this position, you MUST complete the online application and upload a resume. Resumes received without a completed online application will not be considered.DoveLewis is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen required.Job Type: Full-timePay: $28.00 - $36.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Disability insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* License reimbursement* Life insurance* Paid time off* Parental leave* Professional development assistance* Referral program* Uniform allowance* Vision insuranceby Jobble

Keywords: Dovelewis Veterinary Emergency And Specialty Hospi, Portland , Internal Medicine Veterinary Technician (CVT, RVT, LVT), Professions , Portland, Oregon

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