Prepare exam room for each visit, including tools needed for each exam
Assisting in and facilitating radiographs
Prepare and flip OR’s as needed
Retrieve patient charts from client services in order of appointment time or doctor request.
Greet clients, obtain patients current body weight, reason for visit and brief history. Obtain other vitals and labwork as needed.
Anesthesia: induction, maintenance, monitoring and recovery
Preform and assist with all aspects of animal restraint for exams and procedures
Preform all types of restraint, venipuncture, placing IV catheters, administer SQ fluids, medications per doctors orders
Complete estimates and feel comfortable discussing those with owners, continued conversations with clients regarding finances
Other duties as needed.
Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required. At least 1 year of animal experience required. Veterinary Technician certification preferred.
Skill Requirements: Strong ability to multitask and anticipate needs. Excellent communication with staff, and between staff and upper management. Good attendance. Handles stress well and keeps a positive attitude. Excels at conflict resolution and superb at problem solving.
Physical Requirements: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.
Welcome to Animal Emergency & Specialty Center (AESC), a specialty and 24/7/365 emergency care veterinary hospital offering a wide variety of diagnostic and treatment options for cats and dogs. We offer innovative medical solutions for your pet’s most advanced health needs, always provided with the gentle care of true animal lovers.
AESC is comprised of board-certified or residency-trained specialists across a variety of medical disciplines. When your pet experiences a health issue that requires a high level of specialization, your family veterinarian will refer you to a specialty hospital like AESC for further care.
Working closely with you and your family veterinarian, we form the third essential component of your pet’s wellness program by providing targeted treatment options beyond the scope of routine general care. We also have a wide variety of advanced diagnostic imaging capabilities on site including X-ray, MRI, CT and ultrasound to assist in reaching an accurate diagnosis.