Ethos Veterinary Health Veterinary Technician - Neurology in Woburn, Massachusetts
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital, located in Woburn, MA, is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician for our Neurology department.
About the Job: As a Vet Tech in the Neurology 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 and discharge from hospital by providing outstanding client care and education.
Perform sterile scrub and assist doctors throughout surgical procedures including spinal surgeries and cerebral spinal fluid collection.
Knowledge of normal patient vitals for awake, sedated, and anesthetized patients.
Patient care including husbandry, treatments, pre-surgical workups and diagnostic tests
Shifts are primarily days, but flexible to include weekend shifts as needed
Shifts: Four 9 hour shifts, weekends required
Graduate of accredited AVMA program or equivalent experience
Minimum 2 years? experience in a veterinary hospital
Accuracy in calculating and delivering anesthetic agents, fluids, and CRIs preferred but not required
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 preferred
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.
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 Neurology Department: The neurology department is a busy three doctor department specializing in the diagnosis and management of common neurologic diseases in canine and feline patients through medical and surgical intervention.
About Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital: At Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital 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. Our 36,000 square foot hospital, located 11 miles north of Boston, is home to one of the premier level 1 emergency and specialty centers in New England. The hospital is well equipped including a 1.5 tesla Philips MRI, 64 slice GE CT scanner, digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, arthroscopy, laparoscopy, fluoroscopy, parenteral nutrition compounding system, mechanical ventilation, complete on-site diagnostic laboratory, comprehensive surgical facilities, and a dedicated ICU department.
Benefits of Working at Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital:
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.