At Towne North our Veterinary Technicians are an invaluable member of the hospital team who works directly with other technicians, Animal Care Tech’s, the groomer, and our 3 Veterinarians to ensure productive and quality veterinary care at all times.
Assists the veterinarian during examination of animals, providing restraint as needed in order to work safely and effectively.
Prepares and administer medications, vaccines, serums, and treatments, as prescribed by the veterinarian
Performs routine dental cleanings on animals under the direction of the veterinarian
Administers anesthesia to animals under the direction of the veterinarian and monitors animals’ responses to anesthetics so that dosages can be adjusted.
Obtains radiographs of animals with knowledge of proper positioning and techniques
Cares for and monitors the condition of animals recovering from surgery.
Performs laboratory tests on blood, urine, and feces, such as urinalyses and blood counts, to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of animal health problems
Administers emergency first aid, such as performing emergency resuscitation or other life-saving procedures.
Collects, prepares, and labels samples for laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination.
Cleans and sterilizes instruments, equipment, and materials.
Provides the veterinarian with the correct equipment and instruments, as needed.
Fills prescriptions, measuring medications and labeling containers.
Prepares animals for surgery, performing such tasks as shaving surgical areas and placing IV catheters.
Maintains clean examination rooms and treatment areas.
Works collaboratively with veterinarians to ensure that all animals are being cared for properly and moving through the system efficiently.
Skills and Basic Qualifications
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is the policy of the company to afford equal opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability or status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran.
Job Type: Part-time of Full time – Saturday work is required and rotated with rest of team, closed on Sundays. Schedules flux depending on shift assigned. Shifts always posted in advanced.
Job Type: Full-time
All our services are currently curbside, staff is required to wear masks at all times and take daily non contact temperature readings. Same protocol will be in place for interviews.
San Antonio, Texas, United States