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Veterinary Technician

Company: Manchaca Village Veterinary Care
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Manchaca Village Veterinary Care has an opportunity for aVeterinary Technician to join our team!Manchaca Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive wellness, medical, and surgical care. We are looking for a technician to join our positive and strong culture based around teamwork, work/life balance, and open communication. We have weekly staff meetings that engage the team and encourage transparent communication of ideas & concepts. This individual must have at least 1 year experience working as a Veterinary Technician - Licensure is preferred, but not required.Location:12117 Manchaca RdAustin, Tx 78748Compensation:$18-22/hr depending on experienceClinic Hours:M-F: 7am-6pmSaturday: 8-12pmSunday: CLOSEDBenefits we offer:Industry leading pay for you, discounts for your furry friends!Medical, vision and dental benefits package.Scholarship opportunities to become credentialed!401k program with company match starting day 1!A yearly scrub allowance for all employees.Flexible schedule with a focus on work-life harmony - You'll get PTO and have the time to use it!Free virtual yoga, fitness and meditation classes for ALL employees.Free virtual registered dietitian lead wellness, nutrition and cooking classes for ALL employees.Customized learning and developmental opportunities!Job Summary: This position provides leadership and training to the medical support staff in the operation of a small animal facility in accordance with hospital policy and procedures and provides medical care to patients as allowed in the veterinary practice act. The Veterinary Technician will be able to communicate effectively with employees and clients and have great attention to detail and organizational abilities.Responsibilities:How you'll make an impact:Maintain and uphold Core Values and Mission Statement of MVP.Provide guidance to the support staff to assure that the shift flows wellProvide input to the hospital manager for 360-degree employee performance evaluations.Provide patient care under the supervision and direction of a DVM.Maintain excellent client communication.Record all pertinent medical, client and case related information in the patient record accurately with appropriate grammar, terms, and accurate information.Review medical records, estimates or discharge instructions with clients.Answer clients inquiries about basic animal care questions and routine procedures; handle clients medical questions with confidence and direct to veterinarians when appropriate.Qualifications:Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:High School Diploma or equivalent.Some veterinary industry experience required.Must be proficient in a variety of skills ranging from but not limited to laboratory, pharmacy, radiology, surgery, dental and nursing skills.Ability to demonstrate patience and composure in stressful situations, and ability to handle a fast-paced environment.Ability to stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis.Ability to give SQ, IM and IV injections.Knowledge of usage, dosage, and common side-effects for commonly used prescription drugs and ability to readily explain them to the clients.We put people first and never compromise on our values.Apply today for immediate consideration!Mission Veterinary Partners (MVP) is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.Indeed Sponsored Job: #INDWby Jobble

Keywords: Manchaca Village Veterinary Care, Austin , Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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