We are looking for enthusiastic, animal loving people to join our quirky team. We put our patients needs first and strive for outstanding customer service. We value a fun loving personality over experience. Candidates must be able to multitask, be able to use a computer, want to work with the public, and have a strong work ethic.
COVID-19 considerations: We will be conducting interviews via telephone, zoom, and outdoors with masks on.
Directly assists the Veterinarians on duty with medical and surgical procedures.
Knowledge Of: All veterinary medical and surgical procedures and products.
Collect blood, urine, and fecal samples and perform appropriate laboratory procedures.
Perform all procedures associated with radiology.
Place an IV catheter and connect and monitor fluids.
Monitor patient’s vitals while under anesthesia.
Medicate patients and provide nursing care.
Perform dental procedures on sedated patients.
Provide excellent customer service while educating clients.
Assist Receptionists with their duties as needed.
Accompany clients into exam room, get a TPR, and record medical history.
Assist Veterinarian with appointments by educating clients, drawing up vaccines, trimming patient’s nails, drawing blood for various lab tests, checking for fleas, etc.
Fill prescriptions in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.
Educate clients about basic care of pets and deliver to-go-home instructions.
Assist Vets with various treatments as directed.
Collect blood, urine, skin, and fecal samples and operate the in-house laboratory (microscope, centrifuge, machines, blood glucose monitor, etc).
Know all aspects of radiology procedures (proper technique, safety, positioning of patient, etc)
Assist Vets with surgical procedures (place IV catheters and fluids, administer proper medications, intubate, deliver and monitor gas anesthesia, position patient on surgery table, understand appropriate sterile techniques, provide nursing care post operatively, clean and wrap surgical instruments and supplies, and operate the autoclave)
Other related duties as assigned.
Education: Completion of 2 year accredited Veterinary Technician Program and Virginia State License. We will consider active Vet Tech Students as well.
Experience: At least one year recent experience at a veterinary hospital is preferred.
About Animal Medical Centers of Loudoun
Our mission is to educate clients to be responsible pet owners and to foster the human-animal bond. We will always provide the highest quality veterinary medicine and treat your pets as if they were our own.
What sets us apart from the other animal hospitals in the area? First – We all love our jobs, we work as a team, and truly want to help you and your pets. We take immense pride in the work we do for our community and our clients are part of our family. We have a diverse team of doctors and are therefore able to offer our clients the opportunity to find the perfect personality that gels well with their own. We have traditional and holistic veterinarians on staff, so we are able to offer an integrative approach. A Board Certified surgeon is also available.