Midwest Animal Hospital seeks experienced Certified Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant to join our team! The primary job for a veterinary technician is to exceed our client’s expectations with exceptional patient care. The technician is the veterinarian’s primary support. He/she is routinely entrusted with patient assessments, anesthesia, procedures and treatments.
The technician must be a detail-oriented person who can make good decisions, respond quickly and calmly to crises, and maintain high standards of patient care. Technicians need to communicate clearly with the doctors, other hospital personnel and clients to ensure that patients receive the care that they need.
Technicians should enjoy working with diverse people and animals and be friendly and flexible in the face of varying expectations from clients and co-workers.
A technician’s focus is ever changing according to the priority of the moment. This often requires significant multi-tasking and creative thinking ability. They must remain calm and collected in the face of emergency situations in order to lead others through the tasks that must be accomplished. Technicians must share a firm belief in the quality of care we provide and communicate this sense of assurance to clients.
It is important to know and understand our services and recommendations and be able to clearly convey the value of the services to the clients. Excellent client communication skills and a commitment to outstanding client service are essential.
Reports to: Head Technician and/or Technician Shift Leader
Educational Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred
Minimum age requirement of 18 years old
Minimum of one year experience as a Veterinary Technician or Assistant
Midwest Animal Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Midwest Animal Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Orland Park, Illinois, United States