Part- or Full-Time Certified Veterinary Technician (Rosemount, MN)

shamrock horizontal4Shamrock Animal Hospital is a full-service small animal hospital located in Rosemount, MN. We are adding certified veterinary technician positions to meet our growing caseload and newly added doctors. We are seeking applicants who love to learn, share our passion for top-notch veterinary care, like to work and play with colleagues, and respect a work-life balance. We are a 4+-doctor practice known for progressive medicine and advanced surgery. Our hospital is busy and the cases are challenging. Our mission is to provide the most advanced care for our patients, empathetic support for our clients, and service and professionalism to the community that exceeds expectations. We strongly promote our staff by augmenting their salaries as they gain experience, add responsibilities, and master new skills.

Our hospital is well-equipped with a surgical CO2 laser, therapeutic laser, digital radiography, digital dental radiographs, ultrasound, and full in-house laboratory with automated CBC and chemistry analyzers, and clotting profile machine. We do not offer boarding services to the general public or pound services to the community. We do offer boarding to our patients that need medications, and we provide medical/surgical services to rescue organizations.

If you are interested in joining a progressive practice that is still growing after 33-years in business, if you like to work with a compassionate team while you learn something new every day, and want to expand and strengthen your skill-set in a challenging job, come join us at Shamrock. Come work with doctors and staff who do not shy away from complex cases. If this sounds like a job you would enjoy and you thrive, then Shamrock Animal Hospital is the place you should apply!


If you are interested in the position and wish to apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to: info@shamrockvet.com

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Employer

Shamrock Animal Hospital
14390 S. Robert Tr.
Rosemount, MN 55068

Position

CVT

Status

Full- or Part-Time, Non-Contract

Location

South Metro

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Schedule

Clinic Hours:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Scheduling ranges from 4-5 days per week, 6-10 hour shifts, and 1-2 Saturdays per month.

Benefits

We offer competitive compensation with raises commensurate with mastering new skills, as well as:
  • 401K/IRA
  • Vacation Pay
  • Sick Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Continuing Education
  • Pet Care Discount

Requirements

This position provides a fast-paced environment where multi-tasking skills are essential and taking initiative is encouraged. Each of our CVTs works together as a team with a DVM, vet assistant, and tech assistant. We are currently looking for compassionate, dependable, and motivated individuals who like to collaborate with others to provide the best care for pets and great service to clients. Full and part-time positions are available. Weekday including some Saturday availability is required. Preference will be given to CVT's, however, if you have completed an accredited Vet Tech program and you have not yet become certified, we encourage you to apply and we will support your efforts to obtain certification. Training on-site will be provided.

Skills and requirements:

  • Compassion for companion animals and empathy for their owners
  • A positive attitude, resilience, and flexibility when unexpected things happen
  • Willingness to pitch-in and share the workload with the team until the work is done
  • Exemplify professional behaviors of respect for colleagues, strong work ethic, clinical appearance/attire, and direct positive communication
  • Clinical experience in medical patient care
  • Clinical experience in pre-op, intra-op, and post-op surgical patient care
  • Execute task directives and complete designated tasks on-time
  • Ability to see what needs to be done and willingness to take the initiative to do it
  • Receptive to performance feedback
  • Ability to work independently and as a team (DVM, CVT, vet asst, tech asst)
  • Multi-tasking skills

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Calculate medication dosages and administer prescribed oral, IM, and IV medications including pain meds, sedatives, analgesics, and anesthetics
  • Induce and monitor surgical gas and injectable anesthetics including local blocks
  • Place IV catheters
  • Bandage wounds and post-surgical patients
  • Provide surgical and anesthetic assistance/support and monitoring
  • Assist the surgeon in soft tissue and orthopedic procedures
  • Perform dental assessments/charting and cleaning
  • Position and expose radiographs
  • Apply therapeutic laser treatments
  • Communicate clearly between front-desk (admissions & discharges) and your team members to support a smooth flow of patient/client care
  • Obtain a patient history and take vital signs
  • Serve as a medical scribe to assist DVM during the physical exam
  • Provide patient care for in-hospital and boarded animals that require medications
  • Train and oversee tech assistants and vet assistants
  • Provide and maintain clear lines of communication between team members (DVM, CVT, vet asst, tech asst)
  • Oversee in-house lab test requests and reference services and assure that these are processed correctly and on time
  • Perform in-house laboratory tests including UA, fecal, CBC/differential, ear swab cytology, skin scraping cytology
  • Provide animal restraint
  • Perform nail trims and anal gland expression
  • Maintain aseptic practice standards

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