Equine Sports Medicine & Surgery’s Weatherford Division (ESMS) seeks a highly qualified, career-minded EquineVeterinary Anesthesia Technician at our referral hospital in Weatherford, Texas.
We offer excellent compensation and benefits. Wages are DOQ.
Assisting in the preparation and application of equipment and supplies required for the administration of anesthesia.
Providing support in anesthesia for routine and complex cases by preparing and maintaining patient monitoring devices and anesthesia delivery systems.
Assisting in other areas of the hospital as directed.
Being very observant of our patients’ comfort and needs, and alerting doctors of any problems.
Performing intensive care procedures for critical equine patients.
Performing laboratory procedures, medicating patients, monitoring critical patients, preparing medications, stocking supplies, and other essential duties.
Background check, motor vehicle records history, and drug testing required.
To apply, send a cover letter and resume’ , and refer to position number ANES219.
Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT or RVT) preferred.
Equine veterinary practice experience is required.
Extensive knowledge of all anesthesia supplies, equipment and monitoring .
Excellent veterinary nursing skills.
Ability to place intravenous catheters and to perform endotracheal intubation for veterinary patients.
Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to safely move and handle up to 75 lbs.
Team-oriented, self-motivated and positive individual with strong work ethics.
Excellent horse-handling, communication, customer service, and organizational skills.
Ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Internal Number: ANES219
About Equine Sports Medicine & Surgery
ESMS is a large and growing 100% equine practice.
Our Weatherford Division referral hospital is state-of-the-art, providing 24-hour emergency, critical care and surgical services; and employs 10 veterinarians, including two boarded surgeons and a boarded internist. We have a large, well-trained support staff. We utilize the latest technologies, including hyperbaric oxygen therapy, digital radiology, gas anesthesia, ESWT, Stem Cell & IRAP, digital ultrasound, 1-meter and 3-meter video endoscopy, and an in-hospital laboratory.
ESMS has a large multiple-veterinarian equine racetrack practice providing veterinary services at horse racing tracks throughout the country. We utilize the latest technologies, including digital radiology, ultrasound, and extracorporeal shockwave therapy, and work on some of the finest Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred race horses in the world.