Certified Veterinary Technician
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Airport Animal Hospital in Duluth, MN is accepting applications for employment as a Veterinary Technician.
Airport Animal Hospital is a very busy canine, feline, and exotics companion animal practice serving the Duluth & Hermantown area of northeastern Minnesota for over 40 years. Our current team includes 5 DVMs, 3 receptionists, and 9 veterinary technicians. Our support staff works in a very collaborative and supportive way helping us succeed as a team for the good of our patients, our clients, and each other. In July of 2018 we finished a complete remodel and expansion of our veterinary hospital and are enjoying the many wonderful benefits that our new, larger facility offers us. We have a very modern and well equipped hospital including digital radiology, digital dental radiology, ultrasound, and photobiomodulation laser therapy. We enjoy regularly working with board certified specialists in dermatology and surgery helping to make the highest level of expertise and care readily available to our patients and clients.
Our regular hours of operation are 7:30 a.m-5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. You will share in rare evening and weekend hospitalized patient care responsibilities with the DVM managing the case on an as-needed basis.
Responsibilities include working as a lab technician collecting patient samples and performing diagnostic testing, as a surgery technician managing & monitoring anesthesia, as a DVM assistant restraining patients for physical exams and treatments, providing education to clients, and providing compassionate and attentive nursing care to patients. Key attributes needed for success include a dedicated work ethic and reliability, good communication, high personal integrity and trustworthiness, the ability to work well with coworkers to maximize the effectiveness of our team, and a strong desire to provide the best care to patients.
Graduation from an accredited veterinary technology program or significant work experience as a veterinary technician is required. Applicants with no veterinary technology training or work experience will not be considered.
Applicants must be able to safely and effectively lift and carry up to forty pounds of weight without assistance.
Wage offered will be commensurate with education & training, work experience, s kill level and knowledge base demonstrated. Full time employee benefits include earned paid time off, sponsored continuing education opportunities, employee medical and dental insurance contributions, Simple IRA retirement account w/ employer match, and discounted personal pet care. A hiring bonus is being offered with half paid at start of employment and the remaining half paid at your six month anniversary of continuous employment.