The Maryland SPCA's Wellness Clinic has an immediate full time for an experienced veterinary technician to join our friendly and busy team. The veterinary technician assists the clinic vet in all aspects of exams, patient care, and client education. This position will include surgical, dental, and radiographic assistance and duties. Technicians will also be providing assistance to reception staff as needed with phone calls, creation of estimates, and client communications.
Requirements are: •Veterinary technology program and state license completion preferred but not required •Minimum of two years veterinary technician experience, appointment-based veterinary clinic setting strongly preferred •Strong restraint and phlebotomy skills (canine and feline), familiar with dosing and various methods of medication administration •Experience in anesthetic monitoring, surgical assistance, radiographic technique/positioning, and dentistry •Knowledge of medical terminology, various types of medical and surgical equipment, and common veterinary protocols •Strong computer and phone skills •Ability to multi-task & work in fast-paced environment under all conditions •Excellent verbal, interpersonal, & organizational skills •Able to communicate professionally & efficiently to clients •Able to work independently as well as on a team, follows through with assigned tasks •Flexible schedule, able to work weekends, overtime as needed •Committed to and enthusiastic about the mission, programs and services of the Maryland SPCA
Additional Salary Information: This position offers medical, dental,vision and life insurance coverage. A 403 (b) retirement plan, plus PTO hours and paid holidays are available.
About Maryland SPCA
The Maryland SPCA is a private, non-profit organization that improves the lives of pets and people in the community. We do this through adoption, spay/neuter and outreach programs. Last year, our adoption program was successful in finding almost 3,000 homeless pets new forever homes and we performed almost 8,000 spay/neuter surgeries. We receive no operating money from the government or from any national animal organization.