Certified Veterinary Technicians | Signing Bonus | Arvada, CO | FT
May 8, 2018
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
Vet Tech / Nurse / Assistant
2 Year Degree
Indian Tree Animal Hospital is a full service, small animal hospital located in Arvada, CO a suburb of Denver. We have been in the community since 1990 and love giving the best possible care to our clients and their pets. We are looking for motivated and dedicated individuals with experience as a Certified Veterinary Technician to assist us with the continued growth of the clinic.
Applicants must have a strong work ethic, positive personality, fantastic communication skills, ability to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, possess a well-rounded technical skillset and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients. Applicants must be a CVT with at least one year experience. $1000 Signing Bonus to be paid in 3 month increments.
Responsibilities might include, but not limited to:
Take vital signs of animals including temperature, pulse, respiration and weight
Obtain patient history
Review vaccination records and prepare vaccines according to our vaccine protocol
Assist veterinarian in medical procedures using proper restraint
Assist veterinarian in surgical procedures using proper aseptic technique
Monitor patients under anesthesia
Induce anesthesia and intubate patient
Care for and monitor the condition of animals recovering from surgery
Maintain and use medical equipment such as IDEXX Lasercyte and autoclave
Collect, prepare, and label samples for laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination
Perform routine laboratory procedures and analyses in hematology, microbiology, urinalysis, and serology
Prepare samples for outside laboratory analysis
Administer treatments and injections following the instructions of a doctor or a treatment form
Maintain pharmacy records, and controlled drug, anesthesia, fecal, and heartworm test logs
Obtain radiographs of animals with knowledge of proper positioning and techniques
Dental procedures including, but not limited to, removal of calculus, soft deposits, plaque and stains, smoothing, filing, and polishing of teeth
Perform and analyze skin and ear cytologies
Perform catheterization- urinary and venous
Complete ear cleanings and nail trims
Administer emergency first aid, such as performing emergency resuscitation or other life saving
Clean and sterilize instruments, equipment, and materials.
Provide the veterinarian with the correct equipment and instruments, as needed
Fill prescriptions, measuring medications and labeling containers
Removal of sutures/staples
Application of bandages
Collect and prepare tissue, cellular or microbiological samples by skin scrapings, impressions or other non-surgical methods, except when in conflict with other state or federal regulation
Administration and application of treatment and drugs, medications and immunological agents by topical, oral, rectal, intramuscular and subcutaneous injectable routes
Administer immunizations which are not required by law to be administered in the presence of a licensed veterinarian
Perform diagnostic imaging such as radiographs
Our culture is one of high standards, professional dedication and an unrelenting commitment to providing the best care possible to our patients. At the same time, Indian Tree employees frequently reference our warm, friendly, collegiate work environment as one of their favorite aspects of working at the hospital.
For full time employees, we offer health benefits including medical, dental and vision; 401K; short term disability; continuing education, paid time off and generous discount for your pets
Welcome to Indian Tree Animal Hospital, an award-winning veterinary practice serving the dogs and cats of Arvada, CO and surrounding areas. Since its opening in 1990, Indian Tree has been providing high quality veterinary care at our state-of-the-art facility on Vance Drive, just off Wadsworth.
Today, pets have become family members and our best friends, offering companionship and unconditional love. We provide pet owners with more options, better resources, and educational involvement to develop a lifetime health care plan for their special companion. We accomplish this by having a compassionate, knowledgeable and professional staff that utilizes the latest technological advances and implements the foremost medical practices.