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Veterinary Technician

Company: Animal Dermatology Group Inc
Location: Wayne
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Animal Dermatology Group (ADG) is the largest veterinary dermatology business in the U.S., providing the highest quality care to pets with acute and chronic skin conditions. We operate large, multi-doctor referral practices specializing in veterinary dermatology throughout the United States and internationally. In the U.S., our doctors practice out of 15+ primary clinic locations and more than 25 satellite locations nationwide and we strive to lead in clinical practice, research and education in our field. In additional to providing advanced, specialized care to patients and supporting general practice veterinarians, ADG participates in drug/product development and clinical trials and dermatology resident training.

Animal Dermatology Clinic - Wayne is seeking a certified veterinary technician or experienced veterinary assistant. We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

Upbeat personality
Takes initiative
Commitment to the needs of the clinic
Willingness to teach others and share ideas
Openness to diversity
Adaptability to change
Able to see big picture
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (including but not limited to):

Previous experience or training/ education in a veterinary facility
Must be friendly, outgoing, people oriented
Excellent communication skills
Must be capable of being cross-trained for front office receptionist duties, telephone and computer skills are necessary
Must be a team player willing to learn new techniques, treatments, and accept change

Medical Related Skills:

IV catheter placement
Preparing and restraining animals during procedures
Anesthetic induction
Anesthetic monitoring
Assisting in surgery
Suture cutaneous and subcutaneous tissues
Apply bandages and/or splints
Wound care
Ability to use a stethoscope and otoscope
Advising pet owners on proper care, etc.

Duties (including but not limited to):

Demonstrate excellent relations with client/ pets in the waiting area and exam rooms
Exceed the client's expectations of service
Compassionate nursing care is the top priority for all patients
Housekeeping/ maintenance
Ability to perform a cursory examination of an animal
Ability to recognize potential patient issues
Clearly communicate your findings to a doctor
Record keeping
Fill prescription and dispense medications as prescribed by the doctor, etc.

Education and Physical Requirements:

College or college-equivalent education as required in becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician
Dependable attendance is required
Must be able to lift 40 pounds
Must be willing to work long or irregular hours under pressure conditions
The ability to walk, bend, stand, squat, or reach constantly during a minimum 8-hour day.

We offer:

A 5/8 workweek (Monday through Friday) with the potential for a 4/10 workweek
Competitive wages
Medical, dental, vision, short-term disability and various voluntary benefit options
401K with employer match
Paid vacation
Paid holidays
CE opportunities
Discounts on services and medications for employee pets

*Some traveling may be required

For more information about Animal Dermatology Clinic, please visit our website animaldermatology.com!PI191524473

Keywords: Animal Dermatology Group Inc, Wayne , Veterinary Technician, Professions , Wayne, New Jersey

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