BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Anesthesia in Charlestown, Massachusetts
Veterinary Technician - Anesthesia
BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital is hiring an Anesthesia Veterinary Technician (licensed preferred) at our Charlestown, MA!
Are you a passionate technician looking to improve your skills in the veterinary field?
Do you have a passion for anesthesia?
Do you want an opportunity to work with some of the brightest veterinary professional in this industry?
Working here is not just a job but also a unique opportunity to challenge the status quo in veterinary medicine and develop every aspect of your potential to its limit. We believe in practicing both the science and the art of veterinary medicine in an environment that fosters out of the box thinking, collaboration, and communication among each other and the outside world and having fun while doing so.
As an Anesthesia Veterinary Technician, you will:
Provide nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values
Anesthesia capable for critical patients
Ability to troubleshoot
Place peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein.
Perform physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
Understand normal vital parameters and alerts doctor when abnormal.
Set up intravenous fluids
Administer subcutaneous fluids
Operate all brands of intravenous fluid pumps and can troubleshoot errors.
Comfortable with medical math
Ability to take patient through entire procedure from start to finish (pre-op, monitoring, post-op, and recovery)
Comfortable with intubation, prepping patients for surgery
Disconnect and connect patient from intravenous fluids aseptically.
Monitor patient response to fluid therapy including signs of overload.
Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.
We encourage you to grow with us. Our associates are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in their career.
To transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, our own BluePearl University for training, and our clinicians have access to over 2,000 medical journals.
We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:
o Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options.
o Parental leave benefits
o Flexible work schedules
o 401k and retirement planning
o Time to reset, rewind, and reflect through our paid time off and floating holiday plans
o A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment
- We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets
BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and each applicant will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.