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Neurology Veterinary Technician

Company: Veterinary Referral Associates
Location: Gaithersburg
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Veterinary Referral Associates is looking for full time, Neurology Veterinary Technician to work in our busy veterinary referral and 24-hour emergency hospital in Gaithersburg, MD.Come enjoy a 4 day workweek with us!Neurology Technicians work under the direction of our Neurologists to communicate with and educate families on a variety of neurologic diseases, including brain and spinal cord injuries, seizure management, infectious diseases and other conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, muscles and nerves of animals.This department caters to technicians who want to utilize and advance their full set of technical skills, while also developing close relationships with patients and their families for long term neurologic monitoring. Every single day, technicians in the neurology department will utilize skills in anesthesia, surgery, MRI and other advanced imagining, hematology, and nursing care.Ideal applicants are compassionate, organized and detail oriented with excellent client communication skills, anesthesia or imagining experience and a thirst for knowledge.Education and Experience:

  • Candidate MUST have at least 2 years of experience working as a technician in a fast paced veterinary hospital.
  • Candidate must have high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Preference given to candidates with experience running anesthesia in a specialty practice.Ideal Candidate's Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Excellent communication and client service skills
    • Articulate with proper phone etiquette
    • Ability to take initiative and follow direction
    • Ability to work in a team oriented environment
    • Be friendly, outgoing and people-oriented
    • Must have sound decision making skills and be able to multi-task while working in an environment of stressNeurology Veterinary Technicians are responsible for, but not limited to:
      • Placing IV Catheters
      • Drug calculations
      • Anesthetic Monitoring
      • Surgical Assisting
      • Hospitalized patient nursing care
      • Advanced diagnostics: MRIs and CTs
      • Client communication and educationOur 30,000 sq. ft. facility is outfitted with state-of-the-art equipment including a 16 slice CT, MRI, Endoscopy, Multiple Mechanical Ventilators, two Digital Radiology suites, both Flat-bed and C-Arm Fluoroscopy, a Linear Accelerator, an Operating Microscope and Nuclear Scintigraphy. We have specialists in Anesthesiology, Acupuncture, Ophthalmology, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, as well as Medical and Radiation Oncology.Preference will be given to veterinary technicians with experience in specialty medicine, though we are willing to train the right person if they are highly motivated.In addition to a rewarding career opportunity, Veterinary Referral Associates offers paid time off, 24 hours of paid CE hours, a generous employee pet care discount; employee health, dental and vision options; 401(k) along with insurance and disability coverage options.If you are a passionate, skilled veterinary technician and you are interested in working in this dynamic environment, with a team of fun professionals please apply now!Job Type: Full-timePay: $20.00 - $24.00 per hourBenefits:
        • 401(k)
        • Dental insurance
        • Employee discount
        • Health insurance
        • Paid time off
        • Vision insuranceSchedule:
          • 10 hour shift
          • Day shift
          • Monday to Friday
          • On callSupplemental Pay:
            • Signing bonusEducation:
              • High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience:
                • Veterinary experience: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location:
                  • One locationWork Remotely:
                    • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Veterinary Referral Associates, Washington DC , Neurology Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Gaithersburg, DC

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