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Registered Veterinary Technician, Anesthesia

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

Job Description:

Registered Veterinary Technician or Senior Veterinary Assistant -- Anesthesia - 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! -SAGE Redwood City -stands as the foremost respected center for specialized and emergency veterinary services in the SF Bay Area. We set the benchmark for delivering compassionate and cooperative veterinary care that enhances the well-being of pets and their caregivers.At SAGE Redwood City, we ensure top-tier care for your beloved companion by focusing on diverse realms of veterinary medicine, utilizing the latest advancements in research and treatments. -As a valued member of our team, you will have the opportunity to refine your interpersonal skills. In the roles of emergency and specialty technicians, we frequently cultivate meaningful connections with pet owners. We empower them with the knowledge and skills needed to provide optimal care for their pets within their homes. Our collaborative approach involves working closely with pet owners, often extending guidance and insights. -SAGE Redwood City -serves as an exceptional platform for synergy. Often, multiple veterinarians contribute their professional insights to cases. This dynamic fosters a rich environment where diverse perspectives converge to achieve the best outcomes for each animal in our care.We are hiring an Anesthesia/Surgery Veterinary Technician! -Who you are: -The -Anesthesia Veterinary Technician -is a dedicated professional who provides crucial support to veterinarians and clinical staff. With expertise in anesthetic procedures and surgical management, they ensure the well-being of patients before, during, and after complex surgical procedures. Their responsibilities range from administering anesthesia, assisting in surgeries, and post-operative care, to meticulous record-keeping of treatments, medications, and vital signs. -In addition to clinical duties, they play a mentoring role, sharing their knowledge with fellow technicians. The Technician also maintains surgical facilities, ensuring equipment is in optimal condition and facilitating efficient procedures. -What sets the -Anesthesia Veterinary Technician -apart is their versatility. They can seamlessly transition between departments, providing vital assistance in anesthetic inductions and offering guidance to newer technicians when the anesthesiologist is occupied. This adaptability further underscores their commitment to ensuring the smooth functioning of procedures and enhancing the growth of their colleagues. - -Duties you may own: -

  • Places venous and arterial catheters, performs intubations, local blocks, epidurals and special procedures.
  • Restrains and anesthetizes canine and feline patients.
  • Performs patient pain assessment with the aid of approved clinical pain scoring chart.
  • Performs needed blood tests for PCV/TP, AZO, blood glucose and blood gases.
  • Assists or initiates preparation/workup of patient undergoing anesthesia by assessing patient and any clinical history. Completes a written anesthetic plan and reviews with Anesthesiologist.
  • Accurately calculates drug dosages, drug dilutions, CRIs and intravenous fluid rates.
  • Operates and interprets all physiologic patient monitors including ECG, direct and indirect blood pressure, pulse oximeter, capnograph, gas analyzer, temperature and blood gas analyzer.
  • Knows the location of the CPR crash cart and is trained in CPR techniques and drugs.
  • Stocks and maintains adequate supplies of consumables in induction and storage areas of anesthesia section.
  • Manages controlled substances according to DEA regulations, and ensures they are properly logged onto patient's record and in other official logs.
  • Maintains accurate and complete anesthesia medical record. -Basic Requirements:
    • High school diploma
    • 2+ years of clinical experience in the veterinary industry as a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)
    • VTS in Anesthesia is highly preferred
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively with staff and clients, demonstrating tact, patience, and professional courtesy while maintaining confidentiality and discretion
    • Proficiency in mathematical calculations for drug doses, CRIs, client invoices, estimates, and other related calculations -Work Schedule:
      • Full-Time
      • Shift TBD
      • Flexible schedule required. -Perks:
        • 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!
        • Generous -sign-on bonus -for NEW full-time employees -Compensation Range:RVT/VTS: $25 - $40.00 hourOur 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 offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees -PM19Powered by JazzHRPIafafc252d13d-31181-33467939

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

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