Veterinary Technician – Credentialed

Job Description

Job Description

Fast passed company – Looking for a dedicated, team player who loves Animals!

Licensed Veterinary Technician

The Company: Haven Animal Hospital was established in 1993 by Grand Haven local, Dr. Barbara Bytwerk. A full-service small animal veterinary clinic, Haven Animal Hospital’s team of friendly and experienced veterinarians, licensed veterinary technicians, and staff are committed to only the best in healthcare for your beloved pets. We have a complete in-house laboratory and radiology facility, with which we provide multiple advanced services, such as digital tonometry (glaucoma testing), fiber-optic endoscopy, digital ultrasound, stem cell therapy and laser therapy. It is our ultimate goal to provide top quality personalized veterinary services to all our patients and ensure our commitment to excellence.

Your Mission: As a licensed veterinary technician at Haven Animal Hospital to maintain a positive and upbeat attitude while helping with the care of patients. You will be assisting the veterinarian in the care of animals during dental procedures, surgeries, radiographs and other procedures as needed and communicating with clients regarding their pets’ services and needs in a nurturing manner.

Specific responsibilities & duties:

  • Manage the care of hospitalized animals & the follow up
  • Able to work holidays & weekends
  • Safetly get a surgery patient from start to finish through a procedure
  • Preform ear cytologies, fecal cytologies & blood draws
  • Setting IV catheters (in multiple areas); vaccine preparation; TPRs; setting up x-ray
  • assisting receptionist in answering phones; taking and passing messages on to appropriate staff member

Required qualifications:

  • Licensed in the LVT program from an accredited school
  • Ability to work with computers and other technology and learn AviMark Software
  • Ability to lift 50lbs or more
  • Ability to be on your feet for long periods of time
  • Team player who is outgoing, positive, energetic, self-motivated and wiliness to follow procedures and protocols
  • Experience with all labs, diagnostics & treatments
  • Recognize certain behaviors in animals
  • Learn and understand medical terminology and procedures
  • Recognize certain behaviors in animals
  • Adapt to the different needs and styles of other technicians and doctors
  • Provide exceptional customer service
  • Ability to communicate well with other

Offered salary & other compensations:

Depending on your experience and performance record, we offer a base salary of $13 or more, plus performance-based bonuses, raises with unlimited room to grow. $200 sign on bonus will be given at first pay period of employment. An additional $300 will be given after the 90 day probation period.

We offer health insurance and 401k after 30 days of employment.

After a three-month probationary period, based on your experience and performance, we offer a very attractive base salary with the potential to earn weekly & quarterly bonuses. Paid holidays and birthday. Veterinary care incentives including discounts on procedures and services.

Job Details

Employment Type:
Position Type:
Vet Nurse / Technician
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Job Location

Grand Haven, Michigan, United States

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