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25 Apr 2022

Full-Time Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)

PETA – Posted by petalife Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Job Description

Position Objectives:
To provide high-quality care for patients of high-volume mobile spay and neuter veterinary clinic

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
• Perform tests and assess and communicate patients’ test results and medical histories to the attending veterinarian
• Work under the direction of the veterinarian to prepare animals for surgery and administer medications, including anesthesia drugs
• Monitor surgery patients from the administration of anesthesia through their full recovery and independently assess patients’ readiness for discharge
• Maintain controlled-drug and supply inventories and conduct appropriate recordkeeping and reporting
• Comply with the applicable laws for licensed veterinary technicians established by the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration
• Communicate with clients regarding post-operative patient care as well as the results of diagnostic testing and other medical findings
• Establish and adhere to maintenance programs for all medical equipment
• Maintain strict confidentiality about client, patient, and donor information
• Drive the mobile clinic to and from designated sites
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

• Virginia veterinary technician’s license or willingness and ability to obtain a Virginia veterinary technician’s license
• Previous experience with a controlled-substance inventory
• Previous experience working independently and exercising discretion
• Proven ability to handle confidential information
• Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis
• Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver’s license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record
• This position requires proof of the COVID-19 full vaccination
• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: LVT and veterinary. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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