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Animal Health Pharmaceutical Sales Rep (Vet Tech experience is a plus)

Position: RVT/LVT or New Graduate pending licensing - Posted 8/6/14

Description: Brittmoore Animal Hospital is a 8,000 sq. ft. AAHA hospital located in the west Houston area. We are a 7 doctor wellness and curative practice with 33+ support staff. Our hospital also has a special interest in reproduction and breed specific medical needs. We have an on-site semen storage facility. Our diagnostic equipment consists of ultrasound, digital x-ray (including dental), Im3 dental dock, endoscopic, pulse oximeter (and other monitoring devices), Idexx laboratory equipment to name a few.

Our doctors leverage our veterinary technicians, so you will be utilizing your education and will be exposed to new skill sets in reproduction. Our training program cross trains you in all areas of our technician departments which include treatment, surgery, reproduction (including C-section assistance), radiology, laboratory, ICU, isolation, hospitalization and pharmacy. Our veterinary software in Avimark. If you are ready to expand your knowledge  and obtain a great hands-on experience, give Julie a call.

Please visit our website at www.brittmooreanimalhospital.com. Our face book page is https://www.facebook.com/BrittmooreAnimalHospital.


Small Animal Veterinary Technician Posted 8/1/14
Beard- Navasota Veterinary Hospital – Navasota, Texas
Beard-Navasota is a busy 4.5 doctor mixed animal practice in Navasota, Texas. Our practice has been serving Grimes and surrounding counties for over 50 years and has a strong history of employee retention.  Our practice utilizes Cornerstone software, has full digital radiography, diagnostic ultrasound, IDEXX chemistry, CBC, and Urinalysis.
We are seeking a full-time small animal veterinary technician. The ideal candidate will be a team player and competent in the following skills: animal restraint, blood draws, IV catheter placement, running bloodwork, patient treatments, surgical monitoring, hospitalized patient care, and client education.
We offer a competitive employment package which includes vacation, insurance, and Simple IRA.


All Pets Animal Hospital Posted 8/1/14
Established, small-animal/exotics practice is seeking to hire passionate, experienced Technicians and Assistants who are, preferably credentialed or eligible for credentialing, and who love what they do.  We are expanding our practice and especially, our 24 hour emergency care services.  As an AAHA accredited practice, we strive for Excellence in all that we do!  APAH24 is located in Katy, Texas . . . on the far western edges of Houston.  An hour away from the year-round beauty of the expansive Texas Gulf Coast, and just a few hours away from the scenic Texas Hill Country, Katy, Texas has a lot to offer.  A vibrant and growing economy, exceptional schools, and superb infrastructure . . .  Katy, Texas the place to be!  If you are as passionate about caring for pets and their “parents” as we are, then come and grow with us!  We offer competitive pay and an attractive benefits package including a matching 401K program, paid time off, CE uniforms, etc.  More information and an application is available on our website:  http://www.allpetsanimalhospital.org/about-us/employment.html 


Posted 7/31/14

Banfield Pet Hospital of College Station
Veterinary Assistant
Full time position available

Summary of Job Purpose and Function
The Veterinary Assistant supports the veterinarians and veterinary technicians in ensuring quality veterinary care for all pets, advocates for pets, educates clients on all aspects of pet health, and ensures a safe and effective hospital environment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Live and exemplify the Five Principles of Mars, Inc. within self and team.
  • Act as the extra eyes, ears and hands for the veterinarian and veterinary technician to ensure the best quality pet care and to maximize the veterinarian's and veterinary technician’s productivity. Communicate with veterinarian, veterinary technicians and all other associates to maintain the flow of patients.
  • Provide professional, efficient and exceptional service at all times. This includes performing or preparing procedures that do not require veterinarian or veterinary technician assistance, completing preparatory work for other procedures, ensuring that clients and pets are comfortable in the hospital, and monitoring hospitalized or surgical pets as allowed in the state practice acts.
  • Educate clients about Optimum Wellness Plans, preventive care, pet health needs, hospital services and other issues.
  • Obtain relevant information and history from clients and maintain proper and complete medical charts.
  • Ensure the safety of pets, clients and associates by utilizing safe restraining techniques, following standard protocols, and maintaining clean, sterile and organized treatment areas, exam rooms and labs.
  • Assist with surgery as applicable.
  • Utilize technical skills to the fullest, within state practice acts and as outlined in the NAVTA guidelines for veterinary assistant skills and duties.
  • Mentor other paraprofessionals in the hospital.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

THE FIVE PRINCIPLES

  • Quality - The consumer is our boss, quality is our work and value for money is our goal.
  • Responsibility - As individuals, we demand total responsibility from ourselves; as associates, we support the responsibility of others.
  • Mutuality - A mutual benefit is a shared benefit; a shared benefit will endure.
  • Efficiency - We use resources to the full, waste nothing and do only what we can do best.
  • Freedom - We need freedom to shape our future; we need profit to remain free.

HIRING QUALIFICATIONS
COMPETENCIES
Leadership
• Action Oriented
• Customer Focus
• Listening
• Peer Relationships
• Personal Learning
Functional
• Ensure medical quality
• Effective communication
• Drive for results
• Functional Skills
• Priority Setting
CAPABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE (CAN DO)

  • Ability to multi-task- Manages multiple tasks at one time; quickly and accurately shifts attention among multiple tasks under distracting conditions without loss of accuracy or appearance of frustration.
  • Communication skills - Reads, writes and speaks fluent English, using appropriate grammar, style and vocabulary. Correctly spells commonly used English words and job specific terms. Demonstrates exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organizational ability – Demonstrates a systematic approach in carrying out assignments. Is very orderly and excels at cutting through confusion and turning chaos into order.
  • Problem solving skills - Demonstrates a strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems. Translates problems into practical solutions.
  • Client service skills - Consistently ensures the team provides the client with attentive, courteous and informative service. Gains and shows personal satisfaction from delivering great service.
  • Intellectual ability - Accurately and consistently follows instructions delivered in an oral, written or diagram format. Can provide directions.
  • Mathematical ability - Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and to compute rate, ratio and percent; ability to convert units of measurement.
  • Computer skills - Comfortably and confidently uses a computer and specialized medical software, as well as Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

ATTITUDES (WILL DO)

  • Initiative – shows willingness and aptitude to take appropriate steps in finding solutions to problems; presents options and ideas to enhance current processes or procedures. Takes on additional responsibility when both big and small tasks need to be done.
  • Integrity – Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of Banfield Pet Hospital. Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.
  • Cooperativeness – Willing to work with others, collaborating and compromising where necessary; promptly share relevant information with others.
  • Flexibility – Is open to changing situations and opportunities and is willing to perform all tasks assigned.
  • Independence – Able and willing to perform tasks and duties without supervision as appropriate.
  • Tolerance for Stress / Resiliency – Maintains a positive “can do” outlook, rebounds quickly from frustrations and unpleasantness, and maintains composure and friendly demeanor while dealing with stressful situations.

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to be confident around pets (i.e., dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, etc.)
  • Client needs and work volume may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. This position requires special hours including working weekends and evenings.
  • Must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.
  • The noise level in the work environment is moderately high.
  • Requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform duties while at hospital.
  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.
  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate equipment.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Associate is routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch, and on occasion, exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards and medication/controlled substances.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING

  • Certificate of completion from a NAVTA approved Veterinary Assistant program, or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be able to perform all required skills of NAVTA approved veterinary assistant programs at a level in which to aid in the efficiency of the practice.
  • Must be at least 18 years old to perform duties involving radiography (x-ray) and exposure to radioactive substances.
  • One year related experience required with customer service preferred.

Posted 7/29/14
VCA Victoria Animal Hospital
has an opportunity available for an experienced Veterinary Technician to join our AAHA-accredited, small animal practice in Victoria, Texas. Click here for more info.


Posted 7/29/14
The Oklahoma State University
Veterinary Teaching Hospital (OSU-VTH)
would like to announce an employment opportunity
for the following positions
Veterinary Assistant/Technician 3-4 positions
Veterinary Anesthesia Technician
Salary range is $22,568 - $45,000 per year
based on qualifications, experience and position,
plus associated benefits.
Benefits include medical insurance, life insurance, retirement plan, paid vacation, paid sick leave and twelve paid holidays per year. Optional benefits include dental insurance, long-term disability insurance, vision insurance, and much more!
These positions in the OSU-VTH would offer a qualified applicant the unique opportunity to practice in an academic teaching hospital, use state-of-the-art equipment, interact with faculty specialists, and assist with instruction of professional veterinary students.
For a complete description of job requirements and duties,
please visit jobs.okstate.edu
or contact Nancy Allen at 405-744-8474 or
nancy.allen@okstate.edu


Posted 7/29/14
Veterinary Technician needed for a small animal Veterinary Hospital in Navasota TX. M-F rotating shifts 6:30-3, 8-5, occasional weekends and holidays. Responsibilities include drawing blood, place catheters, monitor patients on fluids and under hospitalization, run in house blood work, assist in surgeries, work in exam rooms, restocking, fill prescriptions, assist in X-Ray.


Veterinary Technician Wanted- posted 7/16/14
Small Animal RVT or experienced tech wanted at a very busy mixed animal hospital in Brenham, Texas. Please email resume and cover letter to Practicemanager@brenhamvethospital.com or call Whitney Wagner at 979-836-2472.


Experienced Dog Breeder – Mexia, TX
Immediate Opening
We are in search of an experienced dog breeder to manage a dog kennel.  Applicant must have knowledge of breeding registered dogs and must have computer/internet skills to maintain the company’s website.  Local residents are preferred.  Salary will be directly related to experience and abilities. 
Students and new graduates are welcome!
Resumes can be sent via email to dogbreeder14@gmail.com   


Hillside Veterinary Clinic
Veterinary Technician
www.hillsidevetclinic.org

We are searching for full-time veterinary technicians with a minimum of 2 years’ experience to join our amazing team!

Hillside Veterinary Clinic, awarded D Magazine's 2013 "Best Veterinary Clinic", is open 24/7 and never charges emergency fees! Hillside Veterinary Clinic's team consists of 15 veterinarians and 50 team members, which includes the internal medicine specialists, dermatologist and ophthalmologist that practice at Dallas Veterinary Specialist located on Hillside's second floor.

Hillside Partners have 6 practices located in the Dallas area, Abrams Forest Veterinary Clinic, Preston Royal Animal Clinic, Canyon Creek Animal Clinic, Prestonwood Pet Clinic, Pepper Square Pet Clinic and Rowlett Veterinary Clinic.

If you have 2 years of veterinary technician experience, are ambitious, friendly and enthusiastic about veterinary medicine we want to meet you!


Registered Veterinary Technician

When: Immediate opening for full time employment

Salary: Commensurate with experience and abilities

Job description: We are looking for a detail oriented, highly motivated, caring individual interested in providing quality care to small animal and exotic patients. Must be energetic, have great organizational skills and be a team player. Duties will include assisting during surgeries, anesthetic monitoring, laboratory, venipuncture, dentistry, patient care, assisting with exams, client education and communication, radiology, and client service. Position offers a positive work environment, continuing education, advancement opportunities within the practice, and a great opportunity to learn new skills. Benefits for full time employment includes CE, uniforms, retirement, discounts on foods and services, and much more. Technicians are used to their fullest potential. We have an in-house laboratory, endoscope, laser, and much more.

Requirements: The position is available for both RVT as well as program students who have yet to graduate. He/she must be knowledgeable of veterinary technician methods and procedures. Applicant must be trainable.

Contact: Please submit resume in-person M-F 7:30AM-5:30PM. Allow 10-15 minutes to complete an application. If hand-submission of your resume is not possible, please send resume to 111 Rock Prairie Road, College Station, TX 77845 or fax to 979-696-5333. For more details, call Donald at 979-696-4411. If in the area, come by for a tour of our facility.