BluePearl Part-Time Veterinary Technician - Emergency in Lee's Summit, Missouri
Part-Time Veterinary Technician - Emergency
BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in Lee's Summit, MO is hiring!
BluePearl's Lee's Summit, MO location is hiring an extraordinary Emergency Veterinary Technician (licensed preferred) for a part-time weekend (Saturday -Sunday) position.
Do you want to work in a fast-paced, learning environment?
Are you a technician that loves emergency cases and providing care and comfort to the critically ill or injured patient?
Are you committed and passionate about enriching lives through remarkable care for pets?
If you answered "yes" to these questions, then we want to hear from you.
Some shifts will qualify for shift differential pay
As an Emergency Veterinary Technician, you will:
Perform physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
Understand normal vital parameters and alerts doctor when abnormal.
Utilize your ability to place peripheral intravenous catheters in cephalic vein.
Utilize your ability to read and follow orders written on the treatment sheet accurately and in a timely manner.
Alert veterinarian if a patient's status has changed and/or physical exam or monitoring parameters are outside of normal ranges.
Calculate basic medical math.
Understand the classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects, and appropriately monitors therapeutic response.
Administer medications via appropriate routes and duration.
Prepare medications and patient for discharge, and communicates discharge instructions to the client.
Maintain a solid grasp of common veterinary medical terms and abbreviations and is able to converse with other veterinary professionals in medical terms.
Implement appropriate animal husbandry skills to decrease disease spread, injury and stress to patients.
Provide nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.
Possess a working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment and assist with patients assigned ASA I or II classifications.
Remain current on R.E.C.O.V.E.R CPR guidelines and demonstrates proficiency in designated role as assigned by attending clinician and/or supervisor.
Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.
Our team has access to a regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment.
We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets.
Additional perks and benefits based on eligibility:
NEW company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
NEW Parental Leave Benefits
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance options
Paid Time Off and Floating Holiday Plans
Shift Differential for all hourly associates
Weekend Shift Differential for all hourly associates
Health Savings Account, Flexible Savings Account
401(k) Retirement Plan
Annual Scrub Allowance
Referral Bonus Program
BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace