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Veterinary Technician

Company: Animal Dermatology Group Inc
Location: Wayne
Posted on: September 19, 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:

  • Energetic
  • Positive
  • Upbeat personality
  • Takes initiative
  • Commitment to the needs of the clinic
  • Punctual
  • Willingness to teach others and share ideas
  • Openness to diversity
  • Adaptability to change
  • Accountable
  • 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:

      • Phlebotomy
      • 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
            • Uniforms
            • 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! PI191524492

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

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