Certified Veterinary Technician
HIRING BONUS OFFERED!
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, skill 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.
Veterinary Exam Room Advocate
Airport Animal Hospital in Duluth, MN is accepting applications for employment as a Veterinary Exam Room Advocate.
Airport Animal Hospital is a very busy canine, feline, and exotics companion animal veterinary hospital serving the Duluth & Hermantown area of northeastern Minnesota for over 40 years. Our hours of operation are 7:30 a.m-5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. Our current team includes 5 DVMs, 3 receptionists, and 7 veterinary technicians. We strive to work in a very collaborative way to maximize our success as a team for the good of our patients, our clients, and each other.
The responsibilities of an Exam Room Advocate center around assisting our DVMs in effectively and efficiently complete their daily appointment schedule. Specific tasks include warmly greeting and serving our clients & patients, recording a thorough patient history and assisting DVM in building an accurate medical record entry, restraining patients for physical exams and minor treatments, preparing and processing invoices, preparing and cleaning exam rooms and hospital equipment as needed, accurately fill prescriptions, assisting with education and accurately relaying patient care recommendations & directions to their family members. Applicants must be able to safely and effectively lift & carry up to forty pounds of weight without assistance.
Key skills and attributes critical for success in this work include a dedicated work ethic and great reliability, high personal integrity & trustworthiness, excellent social & communication skills, the ability to work well with coworkers to help maximize the effectiveness of our team, a strong desire to provide compassionate, high quality care to patients and a high quality customer service experience to people, and an ability to learn & effectively use a Windows based veterinary practice management software program.
Starting wage earned will be commensurate with work experience, knowledge base, and skill level demonstrated. Full time employee benefits include earned paid time off, employee medical and dental insurance plans contribution, Simple IRA retirement account w/ employer match, and discounted personal pet care.
If you have ever dreamed of working in the world of veterinary medicine and making meaningful contributions to providing high quality medical care for pets this is an opportunity you do not want to miss!
Please mail or email your resume, along with work references, to:
Airport Animal Hospital
Attn: Hiring Manager
4259 Haines Rd
Hermantown, MN 55811