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$1500 Sign on Bonus Licensed Veterinary Technician

Company: Ford-caputo
Location: Redford
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:Ford Caputo Veterinary Hospital is searching for a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our TEAM.**$1500 Sign-On Bonus for LVT**Ford-Caputo Veterinary Hospital is a 5 doctor AAHA accredited practice located in Redford Charter Township, Michigan that sees dogs and cats. We offer a variety of general practice services including routine surgeries, ultrasound, dental, laser therapy and more! The best part is, we LOVE to teach. We foster an environment where our we empower the team to continue to learn and grow.We have a lot of great in-house lab equipment including the new Imagyst. The Imagyst is the new artificially intelligent cytology reader. It reads ear cytologies, fecals, urines, and fine needle aspirates for you.We utilize our techs as much as possible and encourage them to use the skills theyve learned in tech school- technicians do primarily tech work- phlebotomy, tech appts, iv cath placement, monitoring anesthesia, and other procedures and therapies.We have a growth mindset overall as a hospital. We are constantly working on ways to improve the flow of our schedule, services offered and ways to grow. We are hoping to add physical therapy as a service to offer our patients by the end of the year.Our leadership style is collaborative. We do hold people accountable and we discuss issues as they arise. This helps to keep everyone on the same page. We also understand the need for psychological safety. We know that nobody is perfect. If a mistake arises, we discuss it and use it as a learning tool.Our culture is what sets us apart from other hospitals. We understand the importance of mental health within the vet med industry. We don't require you to work overtime and offer a 4 day work week. Leadership provides snacks for those crazy days you get the 3 pm need for a pick-me-up. We also understand that our staff has pets too. We do allow you to bring your pet to work on those long days, so they can have potty break.We also have a mental health room that is secluded from the main hospital if you need to step away for a moment. It is set up to be cozy and even has a heated blanket and a cot if you just need to take a moment for yourself.We hope you consider joining our team!Location: 8900 Telegraph Road, Redford Charter Township, Michigan 48239Clinic Hours: Monday-Friday 9a-6p and Saturday 9a-2pShift Details: 4 day work week with rotating Saturdays(every 3rd week)Compensation: $18-24/hr-commensurate with experienceBenefits:PTO - 80Full-time team members will be awarded additional PTO based on their years of service.Holiday Pay 48 hours to apply towards 6 recognized holidays (New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day)*The holiday PTO hours can be used at the team members discretion to cover the actual holiday as observed by the hospital or other absences with approval from their Manager.Annual review with wage evaluation/potential for raisesDream Fund - Potential annual bonus awarded.Medical, Vision and Dental plans availableFSA and HSA options availableMaternity Leave401K starting on day 1. The company offers up to a 4% matchAccess to Healthy Minds @Work App - to promote mental health and reduce burnout and reduce stressHealth Advocate - Employee Assistance ProgramIncludes five face-to-face visits with a counselor per issue per rolling 12 months, without any cost to you24 hour accessGet help with depression, anxiety, family issues, substance abuse and moreLearn strategies such as mindfulness to manage stress, anger and improve focusLocate childcare, eldercare, summer camps, special needs services and relocation support Easy access to legal/financial experts and informationWork through relationship problems, divorce, grief and other life transitionsBuild coping skills to manage lifes challenges and gain control of your lifeExplore webinars, courses and articles on a variety of well-being topicsVisit the Personalized Legal Center, Financial Fitness Center and Mindfulness pageALL AT NO COST TO YOU!!!Optional Insurances AvailableLife Insurance AD&DShort Term Disability InsuranceLong Term Disability InsuranceCritical Illness InsuranceAccidental InsurancePet BenefitsUniform Allowance - Full Time $150, Part Time $75CE Benefits - Credentialed Veterinary Technician $500 plus 24 paid CE hours per year, Access to our online learning platform with RACE approved CE at your fingertips.Scholarship Program for Veterinary Technicians that want to become credentialedInternal Employee Rewards ProgramReward your co-workers with points that are redeemable for gift cards.We do offer externships for Veterinary Technicians and Vet Students.Responsibilities:Major Duties:Our Veterinary Technicians are responsible for in-patient medical care- administer medications, assist or perform treatments, diagnostics & monitoring, place IV catheters, draw blood, run lab tests, administer IV fluids, cleaning, feeding, and walking patients as needed.Anesthesia/Surgery Our Veterinary Technician's prep, induction, maintenance, monitoring, recovery of patients, cleans/maintains/sterilize anesthesia equipment and surgical instruments.Dentistry- Our Veterinary Technician's provide patient dental care, ultrasonic cleaning and polishing, assist doctor with dental surgery.Radiology - Our Veterinary Technician's position patients and assist with radiographs, sending radiographs via email.Laboratory duties- Our Veterinary Technicians are responsible for collecting, preparing, & running or submitting samples for requested tests; reading and recording results when indicated (fecals, Urines, Ear cytology etc) when requested by doctor.Preparing invoices, discharge instructions, and client informational toolsClient communication for hospitalized patients - give patient updates, discharge instructions, and provide follow up for certain hospital patients.Client medical demonstrations / education - teach/educate clients on at home care procedures.Veterinary Technician appointments- blood draws for therapeutic monitoring / screening tests, bandage changes, post-op checks, suture removals, AG, TNT.Clinic technician- assisting doctor with outpatient appointments, preparing, restocking, cleaning exam room, check patients in and out, take history and vitals, input data into patient medical record, ensure a smooth and timely flow of outpatient appointments from check-in to discharge.Assist with reception/front desk duties as needed- answering phones, booking appointments, admit/discharge patients.Assist in training and mentoring new team members.Assist with inventory control informing inventory manager when products are getting low/out, unpacking, restocking drug & medical supplies.Preparing prescriptions - dispensed medications & medication refills.Qualifications:Physical Requirements:The veterinary technician must have the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds and over 50 pounds with a coworker.The veterinary technician must be able to endure sitting, standing and walking on hard floor surfaces for extended periods of time.The veterinary technician must possess sufficient ambulatory skills to perform duties while in hospital environment.The veterinary technician must be able to work in noisy work conditions with sounds from animals and equipment that can be moderately high.The veterinary technician will be routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch, and on occasion, exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards, and medication/controlled substances.The veterinary technician must have good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate equipment.Indeed Sponsored Job: #INDCHPby Jobble

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