Position:  Registered Veterinary Technician
Location:  Covina, CA
Job Id:  103
# of Openings:  1

Please read the entire posting prior to applying.

Covina Animal Hospital is a six doctor general practice serving cats and dogs. We are a growing practice with a mission of delivering only the highest quality veterinary care and customer service. This position seeks applicants that genuinely care for people and the well being of pets. Moreover, Covina Animal Hospital wants team members who strive for personal and team excellence every day and welcome constructive feedback. A Veterinary Technician must be reliable, have effective communication with clients/team members, and demonstrate compassion for pets and their owners. Proper training will be provided so that the applicant can succeed and grow in our fast-paced environment. Please note, Veterinary Assistants seeking RVT licensure will be considered.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:
-MUST have prior experience performing veterinary technician duties, such as:
-Venipuncture and IV catheter placement.
-Administering medications (PO, SQ, IM, IV).
-Monitoring hospitalized pets.
-Performing various lab tests.
-Calculating dosages for medications.
-MUST be willing and able to have a background check.
-Strong understanding of computers/technology and the ability to type.
-Strong dentistry and surgical assisting skills.

BASIC JOB DESCRIPTION (includes but is not limited to):
-Assisting doctors in rooms with clients.
-Assisting doctors in the treatment room and surgical suite.
-Educating clients on optimal pet health care.
-Discharging hospitalized patients and going over take home instructions with clients.
-Triaging patients.
-Basic cleaning and maintenance of the treatment room (restocking, sweeping, mopping etc.)

BENEFITS:
-Competitive compensation. 
-$1,200 annual stipend for continuing education expenses plus paid hours.
-Paid vacation time, sick leave, and major holidays.
-80% coverage of medical insurance.
-401(k) participation.
-Discounts on medical services and products.

Applicants will only be considered with both a cover letter and resume.

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