Small Animal Emergency Veterinary Technician

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Essential Job Duties:

The primary purpose of this position is to provide emergency care to critical patients in the Small Animal Hospital of the Veterinary Health Complex. Emergency triaging and stabilization of cats, dogs, exotics, including catheter placement, radiographs, lab-work, medication administration. Works with clinicians, as well as students and client interaction.

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Job City & State:

Raleigh, NC

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Small Animal Emergency Veterinary Technician

Work Schedule:

tbd - all shifts, including weekends & holidays - approximately up to 20hrs/week

Minimum Experience/Education:

Prefer at least one year experience in an emergency hospital or specialty hospital.
Must be proficient at emergency patient triage and assessment, venipuncture, IV catheter placement, drug calculations and ECG monitoring.

Department Required Skills:

Venipuncture, IV catheter placement
Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.
Able to use all specialty equipment, calculate drugs and in depth knowledge of veterinary medicine.
Good communication skills and ability to record verbal orders.
Ability to maintain clam in a fast paced environment.
Ability to interact professionally with many different groups.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

Prefer registered/certified veterinary technician – RVT or CVT
Prefer 2-3 years veterinary assistant/technician experience.

Required License or Certification:


Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


Anticipated Hiring Range:

$16.00/hr - $18.00/hr - commensurate with experience

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If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

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Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 8/1/2021
Work Type: Full Time