Ethos Veterinary Health Veterinary Technician - Surgery/Anesthesia in Natick, Massachusetts
Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty, located in Natick, MA, is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician for our Surgery department.
About the Job: As a Vet Tech in the Surgery Department you will be responsible for:
Perform anesthetic monitoring including intubation/extubation of patients, monitoring patients ASA levels I-IV, and troubleshooting of machines
Obtain and prepare various blood samples for diagnostic testing
Accurately take and process multiple types of radiographs throughout the pre and post operative process
Assist doctors during patient appointments by providing outstanding client care and education.
Perform sterile scrub and assist doctors throughout surgical procedures including (but not limited to) abdominal explores, cruciate repairs, fracture repairs, thoracotomies and some minimally invasive procedures.
Knowledge of normal patient vitals for awake, sedated, and anesthetized patients
Shifts: 36 hour full time position within surgery department. Three 12 hour or four 9 hour shifts, weekends required.
About You: Graduate of accredited AVMA program or equivalent experience Minimum 2 years? experience in veterinary anesthesia.
Accuracy in calculating and delivering anesthetic agents, fluids, and CRIs
Proficiency in record keeping related to medical procedures including daily treatments administered, patient status, procedures completed, supplies used, and anesthetic records
Understanding and review of medical records pertinent to patient care
Comprehensive understand and experience with anesthetic monitoring is required
CVT, LVT, or VTS preferred
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and commitment to develop long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community is required. Outstanding professional communication skills required.
Maintain a positive outlook and ability to work well in a collaborative environment.
Excellent communication and organizational skills are required, and the ability to deliver exceptional client service is expected
About the Surgery Department: The surgery department is rebuilding 1 doctor department specializing in soft tissue and orthopedics. We are actively interviewing to add more surgeons to our team.
About Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty: At Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty our mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership in medicine, education, business and promotion of the human-animal bond. We strive to bring together caring, warm and intelligent people who love to serve and help and are among the best in their field.
Benefits of Working at Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty: Compensation is based on experience and skill level.
- Full-time benefits include health with an optional 100% employer paid plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, uniforms, and a generous CE allowance.