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Posted: Saturday, October 28, 2017 12:03 AM



Full-Time Licensed Veterinary Technician

Our busy small animal veterinary clinic is seeking a Licensed Technician. Must have basic computer literacy skills and be able to handle multiple unrelated tasks simultaneously while working in a busy enviornment. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work on your feet all day. Must be customer service oriented and friendly. Must be able to administer injections, take vital signs of animal, and properly restrain animals including fractious pets for examination and treatment. Technician must be able to give treatments/medications intravenously, orally, and subcutaneously. Must be able to work well indepently and in a group. Upon hiring, all new employees are subject to a 90 day probationary period during which time employment may be terminated as determined by management.

•Give prescribed medications, assist in performing treatments, diagnostics, and monitoring
•Administer IV fluids, cleaning, feeding, and walking patients as needed
•Anesthesia induction, maintenance, monitoring, and recovery of patients
•Perform laboratory tests such as urinalysis, blood counts, cytologies
•Obtain and record patient case histories
•Collect, prepare, and/or submit requested tests and perform laboratory procedures
•Provide specialized nursing care
•Prepare animals, instruments, and equipment for surgery to include cleaning and sterilizing
•Provide patient dental care, ultrasonic cleaning and polishing
•Assist in diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures
•Taking X-Rays
•Stock and maintain medicines and supplies
•Preparing invoices, discharging instructions, and client information packs
•Give owners update and provide follow up for certain hospital patients


•High school diploma or equivalent
•Veterinary Technician Certification (CVT) or be a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)
•On the job experience preferred

Skills and Knowledge
•Know the range of services the practice provides and the species it treats
•Use proper medical terminology when speaking and writing
•Be familiar with infectious diseases, including their prevention and steps to eliminate them
•Motivation, excellent communication skills, willingness to learn, and team-oriented spirit

Working Conditions
•Work requires lifting and carrying animals weighing up to 150 pounds(with assistance)
•Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position
•May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises, and animal feces
•May be exposed to bites, scratches, contagious diseases and animal wastes
•Hazards associated with aggressive patients, infected animals, and controlled substances

Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:45 AM to 5:00 PM (or later, depending on appointment load). No weekend hours. Eligible for employer cost-shared health benefits at 90 days, as well as non-cost shared dental benefits. Seven paid days off per year.
Pay rate is negotiable, and will depend on applicant's knowledge/experience.
Please visit our website before applying! w w w . compassionatecompanioncare . com.
E-mail cover letter, resume,
references to No phone calls, please.
Compassionate Companion Care is an equal opportunity employer.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.

• Location: Elmira-Corning, Pine City, NY

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