Ethos Veterinary Health Veterinary Technician - Surgery Department in Woburn, Massachusetts
Massachusetts VeterinaryÂ Referral Hospital, located in Woburn, MA, is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician for our Surgery Department.
About the Job: Â As a Vet Tech in the Surgery Department you will be responsible for:
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 scrubÂ and assist doctors throughout surgical procedures including abdominal explores, cruciate repairs, fracture repairs, thoracotomies, and both laparoscopic and arthroscopic surgeries.
Knowledge of normal patient vitals for awake, sedated, and anesthetized patients
Shifts are primarily days, but flexible to include weekend shifts as needed
Graduate of accredited AVMA program or equivalent experience
Minimum 2 yearsâ experience in the veterinary field
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
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 Surgery Department: The surgery department is a busy five doctor department specializing in soft tissue, orthopedic and minimally invasive surgical procedures.
About Massachusetts VeterinaryÂ Referral Hospital:Â At Massachusetts VeterinaryÂ 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 VeterinaryÂ 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.