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Veterinary Technician

Company: Potter League for Animals
Location: Riverside
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Potter League for Animals Pets In Need Low-Cost Veterinary Clinic Position Description JOB TITLE: Veterinary Technician DEPARTMENT: PIN Clinic CLASSIFICATION: Full Time, hourly, non-exempt REPORTS TO: Clinical Manager DATE: January, 2023 JOB PURPOSE Support veterinarians providing medical care to the clinic patients as needed. ACCOUNTABILITIES Provide compassionate care to our clients and patients Perform all duties in accordance to Potter League policies and procedures Admits surgical patients as they are checked in. Report any health concerns to veterinarians Efficiently pre-medicate, induce, and intubate any and all patients as necessary Monitor anesthesia, with a clear idea of abnormal conditions Handle and track controlled substances for large volumes of surgical patients Administer vaccinations, tests, medications and treatments at the direction of veterinarians Ensure prompt and accurate data recording procedures are followed each day Knowledge and ability to intake and release patients, including developing post-operative instructions in a competent and friendly manner Take directions from veterinarians Able to respond appropriately during an emergency, follow veterinarian instructions and maintain competency of CPR procedures Able to assist doctors with surgery when appropriate Maintain appropriate level of inventory of medical/surgical supplies Prepare and clean exam rooms and treatment areas Fill medications for patients Walking/feeding patients as necessary Train new veterinary technicians to utilize our patient care protocols Communicate in effective and professional manner with public and coworkers Handle medical phone calls Assist at the front desk with rotating shifts which include answering phones, scheduling patient appointments and accepting payments Assists in maintaining healthy, safe, sanitary, pleasant and clean facilities Be a "team-leader" by displaying a positive attitude and acting as a motivating force for all staff members Follows all safety guidelines to ensure a safe work environment in compliance with OSHA regulations Demonstrates initiative and a flexible work schedule while working enthusiastically and cooperatively with all clinic staff Adheres to all Code of Conduct standards Other duties as requested EMPLOYMENT DISCLAIMER: This job description is not a contract - management reserves the right to change its contents at any time. This organization complies with the guidelines set forth in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. This organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment Type: Full Time Salary: $18 - $24 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Potter League for Animals, Cranston , Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Riverside, Rhode Island

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