Veterinary Technician | Skippack, PA | $1000 Hiring Bonus | FT
Veterinary Practice Partners
July 18, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
Vet Tech / Nurse / Assistant
Skippack Animal Hospital is a full service animal hospital located in Skippack, PA which is about 35 miles northwest of Philadelphia. We are proud to be part of the Veterinary Practice Partners (VPP) family. We have been in the community since 1978 and love giving the best possible care to our clients and their pets. We are looking for motivated and dedicated individuals with experience as a Veterinary Technician to assist us with the continued growth of the clinic.
Applicants must have a strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, have the ability to work in harmony with a team, possess a well-rounded technical skillset and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients. Prefer applicants to be a CVT, but will consider experience over one year in a veterinary hospital. Hiring bonus to be paid out in increments during successful employment.
Responsibilities might include, but not limited to:
Assists the veterinarian with exam rooms and uses veterinary software for documenting medical notes
Performs venipuncture (Phlebotomy and catheter placement)
Obtains laboratory collection, processing and possible interpreting (fecal/parasite analysis, ear cytology, skin cytology, urinalysis)
Performs diagnostic imaging
Must be skilled and knowledgeable with surgical assistance
Fill prescriptions and prepare medications as prescribed
Client communication and education
Provides compassionate patient care
Our culture is one of high standards, professional dedication and an unrelenting commitment to providing the best care possible to our patients. At the same time, Skippack employees frequently reference our warm, friendly, collaborative work environment as one of their favorite aspects of working at the hospital.
VPP Benefits for FT (30 hours +) :
We offer health benefits including medical, dental and vision with United Healthcare; 401K retirement plan;short term disability paid in full by VPP; continuing education, paid time off and generous discount for your pets.
About Veterinary Practice Partners
Skippack Animal Hospital is a full-service veterinary facility serving dogs, cats, and exotic pets in Skippack, PA. Our mission is to provide the most comprehensive and personalized care for our highly-valued clients and their pets in a warm and welcoming state-of-the-art facility. Our professional and courteous staff is committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative care, and health-related educational opportunities.