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Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital is locally operated as a proud member of the PetVet Care Centers Network.

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Emergency Veterinary Technician

 

Here at Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital, we have been providing our clients and their beloved pets with advanced and compassionate veterinary care since 1907. We are hard working individuals and are dedicated to providing the very best possible service and care to our patients. We strive to create an environment where our team members feel supported and valued, which in turn leads to exceptional patient care. We are seeking skilled and compassionate Emergency Veterinary Technicians to join our team and are seeking like minded individuals to fill the role and join our Emergency team.

Responsibilities:

  • Assessing and triaging emergency cases
  • Providing emergency treatments and stabilizing critical patients per DVM orders
  • Assisting DVM during emergency procedures
  • Administering medications and treatments as prescribed the DVM
  • Monitoring vital signs and providing nursing care to patients
  • Communicating with clients and providing updates on patients' conditions
  • Maintaining accurate medical records and updating patient charts
  • Assisting in sedated and anesthesia procedures as needed
  • Assist DVM in basic restraint of patients during examinations, procedures, and treatments
  • Maintain patient husbandry standards by cleaning and sanitizing kennels, cages, and equipment
  • Assist with diagnostic procedures such as radiographs and laboratory tests
  • Maintain accurate records of patient information and treatment plans
  • Perform blood draw and IV catheter placement

Requirements

  • High school diploma required; Associates in Veterinary Science or Veterinary Technology preferred
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a Veterinary Technician
  • Strong knowledge of veterinary medicine, emergency procedures, anesthesia, and pharmacology
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to multi-task and pay attention to detail
  • Must be able to problem solve
  • Must be able to work in a team as a positive team player

Please note that this job description is not exhaustive and additional duties may be assigned as needed.

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K
  • CE Allowance
  • Scrub Allowance
  • License Reimbursement
  • Generous Employee Pet Discount
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance Benefits start 1st of the Month after first 30 days
  • Ability to bring your pet to work!

 

Pay Range
$28$38 USD

PetVet Care Centers, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading operators of veterinary hospitals for companion animals. The company operates over 450 hospitals across multiple states and employs over 11,000 people including over 800 veterinarians. Since its inception, PetVet has been structured around a model that is focused on developing a partnership between the hospitals and the company and providing the highest quality medicine and service.

PetVet is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, religion, citizenship, national origin/ancestry, physical/mental disabilities, military status or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE, M/F/D/V

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Why Consider Our Berkeley Hospital?

At Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital, our team members all share the same passion for making and keeping animals healthy.

Our hospital truly is an excellent place to work, with a highly skilled team focused on 'best in practice' veterinary care.

We are very supportive of individuals looking to grow their veterinary careers and look forward to hearing from you.

  • We invite you to explore your veterinary career options with Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital, where you'll be a respected member of a team that loves animals and values the contributions from every individual on the team.
    - Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital Team
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