Licensed Veterinary Technician - Specialty Practice - Signing Bonus!
Bush Veterinary Neurology Service
September 10, 2018
Leesburg and Springfield, Virginia
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
Vet Tech / Nurse / Assistant
2 Year Degree
Are you looking for a new and exciting work environment that appreciates the knowledge and experience you have to offer? Do you have a passion for specialized veterinary care and enjoy working in a fast paced environment? If you answered yes to these questions, a career with Bush Veterinary Neurology Service (BVNS) might be right for you!
BVNS is now hiring a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician for its Leesburg, VA and Springfield, VA practices! An LVT with BVNS is a member of our team who supports and assists the doctors each day to ensure the best possible care for our patients and clients.
Responsibilities and Duties
Compassionately, calmly and gently handling patients in our care
Speaking to clients in a friendly, helpful manner to answer questions, acquire histories, etc.
Assisting in surgeries and advanced imaging procedures
Anesthetic induction, monitoring and maintenance for surgeries and imaging
Utilizing practice management software to maintain client and patient records
Providing safe restraint for patients during examinations and procedures
Interpreting and following through on treatment sheet orders
Implementing appropriate animal husbandry skills to decrease disease spread, injury and stress to patients
Venipuncture, IV catheter placement, etc.
Performing and recognizing normal physical examination parameters on canine and feline patients
Noticing and documenting changes in patient attitude, abnormal behavior and changes in condition
Calculating medication and fluid doses for administration to hospitalized patients
Carrying out or setting up procedures that do not require veterinarian assistance
Assisting with other areas of service during downtime or as directed by supervisor
Bush Veterinary Neurology Service offers competitive wages, and a benefit package that includes:
401(k) with Company Match
Yearly Continuing Education Stipend
Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays Off
To learn more about BVNS, visit our website at www.bvns.net. Our hiring manager is not on-site in the practice – please do not call or stop by regarding this opportunity.
Qualifications and Skills
Veterinary Technician License in Virginia, or have an active license in another state that qualifies you to be eligible for licensing
At least two years of Veterinary experience as an LVT or Assistant prior to licensure
A flexible schedule that allows the ability to stay late on occasion to help with emergencies
The ability to work at least two Saturdays per month
The ability to handle stressful or emergent situations in a calm and supportive manner
Excellent communication and customer service skills