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Veterinary Technician (4547 Cascade Road SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546)

compensation: Wage is based on experience
employment type: full-time

We invite you to take a moment to learn more about us and how we serve the needs of the pets in the Grand Rapids community. Our mission is to provide the highest medical care in a unique compassionate and friendly manner. Passion, Integrity, Honesty, Partnership, and Collaboration are our measurable values, and Fear Free Veterinary Visits are the heart of Safe Harbor Animal Hospital! We work as a team, complementing each other’s talents while retaining a positive attitude so we continue to grow professionally. We are seeking an energetic, friendly, and highly motivated professional who share our values to join us. Our veterinary technicians and assistants play an integral role in providing excellent medical care to our patients and education to our clients. We utilize your technical skills and encourage continuing education and career growth. Some veterinary experience is ideal. Compensation is based on experience.

Responsibilities include but not limited to

• Support veterinarians to ensure quality veterinary care, advocate for pets, and educate clients
• Superior customer service skills
• Obtain relevant health history and information from clients and maintain medical charts
• Perform venipuncture for phlebotomy and catheter placement
• Obtain laboratory sample collection, process and possibly interpret results (fecal/parasite analysis, ear cytology, skin cytology, urinalysis, blood smears)
• Perform diagnostic imaging
• Assist with surgery and procedures
• Perform and monitor anesthesia
• Perform dental prophies
• Administer vaccines and medications (oral, topical, injectable)
• Fill prescriptions and review directions with clients
• Provide compassionate patient care with a fear free approach

Qualifications

• A High School Diploma or equivalent is required
• At least 1 year of experience (preferred)
• You must be 18 years of age or older
• Reliable transportation

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6960055769

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