Veterinarian Technician job vacancy in High Country Humane – Jobs in Flagstaff, AZ 86004

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Company Name :
High Country Humane
Company Location :
Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Job Position :
Veterinarian Technician
Job Category :
Jobs in Flagstaff, AZ 86004

Job Description :
Objective:Responsible for outstanding daily medical care to all shelter (both in shelter and in foster care) animals and client animals seen through clinic services.
Essential FunctionsShelter:
Responsible for daily medical care of shelter animals including daily health checks
Administer immunizations, prescribed medicines, deworming, and flea and tick treatments
Responsible for provision of food, water, kennel cleaning, and walking of animals in medical side
Perform animal bathing, grooming, and nail trimming as needed
Explain concept of prepubescent sterilization, prerelease sterilization and humane euthanasia
Assists in performance of euthanasia when necessary
Provide support to adopters and foster volunteers regarding medical questions or care
Input data for animal medical records, treatments, and medicines for all shelter animals
Notate animal behavior during medical assessment and report issues to appropriate staff
Notify shelter veterinarian in emergent medical situations or deterioration of medical conditions
Follow established disease control protocols to clean and disinfect kennels, cages, and general medical areas daily
Cleaning instruments and wrapping packs
Handle and restrain animals properly and safely during vaccine clinics, surgery prep and wellness exams
Monitoring animals recovering from anesthesia
Keeps animal cages clean and sanitized; cleans and maintains clinic facilities and equipment
Assists in pre surgical shave and prep of animal
Maintains proper animal identification
Participates in disposal of animals post euthanasia if required
Meets and talks with clients during admission, recheck exams, vaccination clinics, and surgical release, giving accurate and understandable instructions for post-surgical care and treatments
Assists the veterinarian, veterinarian technicians when needed
Performs post-surgical duties and checks to ensure proper recovery of the animal
Stocks clinic supplies and performs minor maintenance tasks on all surgical equipment and refers any problems appropriately
Maintains all safety standards at all times
Performs other duties as assigned
Front Desk:
Assist with the flow of incoming animals during pre surgical drop off, vaccine clinics and wellness exams throughout designated areas and take the animal weight as needed
Provide information on flea/tick treatment, spay/neuter surgery, routine testing and test results, clinic practices, or general questions on various aspects of animal care
Relay important follow up care to discharged patients as requested by the veterinarian tech staff
Stock, clean and organize lobby area of the clinic and reception area and exam rooms
Obtain patient history at beginning of wellness exams to communicate with veterinarian or vet tech
Checking in supply orders and restocking as needed
Performs other duties as assigned
CompetenciesCommunication:Must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with supervisors, colleagues, volunteers (both in shelter volunteers and foster parents). Is able to effectively communicate in emergent situations.
Customer Service:Has daily contact with adopters, clients, co-workers, supervisors and volunteers. Is able to respond promptly and courteously to customer needs. Responds to request for service or assistance from supervisors, co-workers and volunteers. Displays empathy and understanding when needed.
Attendance and Dependability:Must be depended on to report to work at the scheduled time and is seldom absent from work and can be depended upon to complete work in a timely, accurate, and thorough manner and is conscientious about assignments.
Problem Solving:Is able to identify potential problems and in a timely manner is able to identify a solution or person to provide the solution. Must work well in a group or individual problem solving situations. Displays original thinking and creativity.
1-3 years’ experience as veterinary technician, including surgical technician experience
Working knowledge of computer systems and veterinary software
Physical Factors
Work performed in animal clinic, high exposure to animals
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted, and over 50 lbs. with assistance
Potential exposure to zoonotic diseases, dangerous and fractious animals, high noise levels, wet surfaces, hazardous chemicals, and sharp objects
Long periods of standing, bending, stooping, reaching, and working outdoors in differing climate may be required
DisclaimerThis is an employment at-will position, which means that employment is for no specific term and that employment may be terminated by the employee or AWA at any time with or without cause.This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions or qualifications associated with the job.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $18.00 per hour
Employee discount
Paid time off
10 hour shift
Weekend availability
Application Question(s):
Are you a student?
Are there any days that you cannot work?
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Veterinary Technicians: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: One location

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