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Veterinary Technician

Company: Basking Ridge Animal Hospital
Location: Basking Ridge
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Duties: - Assist veterinarians in providing medical care to animals - Perform routine procedures such as vaccinations, blood draws, and dental cleanings - Administer medications and treatments as directed by the veterinarian - Monitor and record vital signs of animals during procedures and surgeries - Prepare animals for surgery and assist during surgical procedures - Take x-rays of animals as needed Qualifications: - High school diploma or equivalent required - Completion of a veterinary technician program preferred - Certification as a veterinary technician is a plus - Experience working in a veterinary clinic or animal hospital is preferred. Salary negotiable for 5 + years of veterinary technician experience and/or certification. - Knowledge of animal anatomy, physiology, and medical terminology - Proficiency in handling and restraining animals safely and compassionately - Excellent communication skills to effectively interact with pet owners and veterinary team members - Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may be required to perform other related duties as assigned. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Salary: $19.00 - $22.00 per hour Expected hours: 32 - 40 per week Benefits: Employee discount Flexible schedule Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Schedule: 10 hour shift 8 hour shift Day shift Evening shift Monday to Friday Weekends as needed Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $19 - $22 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Basking Ridge Animal Hospital, Plainfield , Veterinary Technician, Professions , Basking Ridge, New Jersey

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