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Certified Vet Tech

Veterinarian Technician Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides animal care by determining animal requirements.
  • Conducts examinations and diagnostic procedures.
  • Assists during operations.
  • Feeds and cares for animals.
  • Maintains supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains records.
  • Determines animal requirements by conducting examinations and interviews.
  • Completes laboratory tests and studies and diagnostic imaging.
  • Takes vital signs and collects samples.
  • Administers medications, drugs, and vaccines.
  • Bandages and wraps wounds.
  • Supports animal examinations by assembling required supplies and instruments.
  • Explains animal status to owners.
  • Prepares surgery table instruments.
  • Completes local/regional anesthesia.
  • Places catheters and obtains blood as needed.
  • Maintains sterile conditions.
  • Obtains and verifies medications.
  • Cleans animal cages and equipment
  • Maintains safe, secure, healthy, and humane environment by sterilizing and wrapping instruments, sanitizing operating areas, verifying shelf life of medications, and complying with legal regulations.
  • Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of a two-year American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited program from a community college, college, or university
  • Communication skills: Vet techs must communicate with doctors, customers, and other staff clearly. They must also communicate kindly with owners of ill or injured pets.
  • Physical strength: They must be able to lift and handle animals easily.
  • Problem-solving skills: Vet techs need to be able to consider all of the available information and draw valid conclusions about an animal's condition.
  • Compassion: Vet techs must treat animal patients kindly and also give kindness to the pets' owners.
Added  November 30

Additional Details

Clinic Name Princeton Pet Hospital
Street Address 801 N Rum River Dr.
City Princeton
State Minnesota
Zip Code 55371
Contact First Name Kristen
Contact Last Name Tholen
Email Address info@princetonpethospital.com
Contact Phone 7633892440
Min. Education Required Two Year Degree/Associate's Degree
Minimum Experience 1 year
Benefits Holiday Pay, Uniform Allowance, Pet Care Discount
Position Available Certified Veterinary Technician
Designation Full- or Part-Time
Contract? No