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Registered Veterinary Technician, Surgery, SAGE Redwood City

Company: Ethos Veterinary Health
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Veterinary Technician or Senior Veterinary Assistant -- Surgery - SAGE Redwood City -Who we are: -We are excited to announce that -SAGE Veterinary Centers -has merged with -Ethos Veterinary Health, driving a vibrant community that fuses expertise, innovation, and an unwavering dedication to advancing animal health and compassionate care. -Join us in shaping the future of veterinary excellence and professional growth at our Redwood City location! - -Who you are: -We are currently evaluating applications from dedicated, reliable, diligent, and team-centric candidates who are prepared to integrate into our highly-trained veterinary healthcare professionals. Our mission involves not only partnering with a distinguished group of veterinary experts but also offering you a platform to develop and strengthen your skills. -Compassionate: -Demonstrates genuine care and empathy for animals and their well-being, as well as the ability to comfort and support pet owners during challenging times.Detail-Oriented: -Pays meticulous attention to details, ensuring accurate record-keeping, medication dosages, and treatment plans.Team Player: -Works collaboratively with veterinarians, fellow technicians, and support staff to provide comprehensive and effective patient care.Adaptable: -Thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, able to handle unexpected situations and make sound decisions under pressure.Strong Communication: -Effectively communicates with both colleagues and pet owners, conveying information clearly and with patience, ensuring everyone is well-informed and involved in the treatment process.Problem Solver: -Exhibits critical thinking skills and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve issues that may arise during procedures or patient care.Organized: -Maintains a well-organized workspace, keeps track of appointments, and manages tasks efficiently to ensure a smooth workflow.Gentle Demeanor: -Handles animals with a calm and gentle touch, minimizing stress and anxiety during examinations and treatments.Quick Learner: -Eager to acquire new knowledge and techniques, staying updated on advancements in veterinary medicine and technology.Positive Attitude: -Approaches challenges with a positive outlook, fostering a supportive and encouraging atmosphere within the team.Time Management: -Manages tasks and responsibilities effectively, optimizing time to ensure all duties are completed promptly and thoroughly.Dedication: -Shows a strong commitment to the well-being of animals and their owners, going above and beyond to ensure high-quality patient care. -If you possess these traits and are passionate about providing exceptional veterinary care, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our team. - -Some duties you will own in this role: -Preoperative Patient Care:

  • Prepare surgical suites and equipment.
  • Sterilize surgical instruments.
  • Assist with patient preparation.Anesthesia Management:
    • Administer and monitor anesthesia.
    • Monitor vital signs during surgery.
    • Adjust anesthesia levels as needed.Surgical Assistance:
      • Provide surgical instruments and supplies.
      • Maintain aseptic technique.
      • Handle tissues for analysis.Postoperative Care:
        • Monitor patients in recovery.
        • Provide postoperative care and medication.
        • Maintain detailed records.Radiography and Imaging:
          • Take and process X-rays.
          • Ensure proper patient positioning.Equipment Maintenance:
            • Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments.
            • Perform equipment maintenance.Client Communication:
              • Explain postoperative care to pet owners.
              • Provide updates on surgical procedures.Emergency Response:
                • Assist in emergency surgeries.
                • Administer emergency medications. -Basic Required Qualifications:
                  • High school diploma
                  • Active CA-RVT license is highly desired for this position, but not required
                  • At least 3+ years -of clinical and surgical experience -in a Specialty Practice
                  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interface with staff and clients using tact, patience, professional courtesy, and exhibit confidentiality and discretion where appropriate
                  • Consistent and reliable ability to monitor anesthesia, perform mathematical calculations for drug doses, CRIs, client invoices and estimates, and other position-related calculations
                  • Maintain the California Veterinary Assistant Controlled Substance Permit (VACSP); must obtain within 60-days of hire or transfer into this role; (this requirement is waived if incumbent holds a valid CA-RVT license.All basic required qualifications need to be met and demonstrated or your application will not be considered for this role. - -Work Schedule:
                    • Full-Time
                    • 4/10 Schedule -Perks:
                      • $5,000 Sign-On Bonus for new full-time employees
                      • Monthly in-house RACE-approved courses and staff development opportunities for -all employees!
                      • Get paid to learn! - We'll cover eligible expenses for continuing education and coursework!
                      • We also pay YOU when you hit major career milestones, earn your RVT or your VTS and get a cash bonus!
                      • Compensation range $25.00 -$40.00 hourly -plus shift differentials. Our pay ranges are primarily determined by role, level, and location. The range provided for each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for the position. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.Ethos Veterinary Health -is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.PM19Powered by JazzHRCompensation details: 25-40 Hourly WagePI8e1ecfdda38e-31181-33467941

Keywords: Ethos Veterinary Health, Redwood City , Registered Veterinary Technician, Surgery, SAGE Redwood City, Professions , Redwood City, California

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