Westchase Veterinary Center and Emergency is in search of an experienced Veterinary Technician. Certification is a plus, but not required. Applicants MUST be available to work evenings and weekends. We are looking for someone who has previous experience in the veterinary field, who excels in patient care and client communication, and is skilled in animal restraint. We are excited to be able to offer to the qualified candidate a full-time position, that will not only challenge your mind, but will allow you to grow as an employee.
General Job Requirements
Veterinary Technicians apply their professional skills in anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, laboratory testing, patient nursing, and client education. The technician 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 technician assistants, doctor’s, 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. 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.
We are a Drug Free workplace.
Westchase Veterinary Center is open seven days a week (M-F 7a-9p, Sat 8a-5p, Sun 9a-5p). Candidates will need to have availability that includes evenings/nights and weekends.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $14.00 – $21.00 per hour
Tampa, Florida, United States