Emergency Veterinary Assistant - Overnight
Company: BluePearl Veterinary Partners
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: September 12, 2019
BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Grand Rapids, MI is now hiring an
energetic, passionate, and driven Veterinary Technician to join
their fast-paced Emergency team. This is a full time opportunity,
typically working three 12 hour overnight shifts per week.
Experience working in Emergency is preferred but not required.
- Do you work well under pressure in a fast-paced
- Would your peers describe you as patient, respectful, and
- Are you eager to make a difference for animals and provide
premier patient care?
If you answered "yes" to these questions, we want to hear from
As an Emergency Veterinary Assistant:
--- You compassionately, calmly and gently approach and handle
--- You approach and handle patients according to safety protocols
and core values.
--- You appropriately utilize cold sterilization.
--- You will clean, appropriately wrap, and sterilize
--- You set up for routine procedures
--- You induce, monitor and recover anesthesia in patients.
--- You can accurately and completely prepare and maintain
anesthetic monitoring forms.
--- You obtain and interpret blood pressure and alert Veterinarian
to changes and issues.
--- You set up constant rate infusions (CRI).
--- You place peripheral over-the-needle catheter in all peripheral
--- You appropriately restrain aggressive canine and feline
--- You can recognize abnormal heart and lung sounds.
--- You maintain all feeding tubes
--- You calculate all medical math including advanced and CRI
(mcg/mg, &/mg, etc).
--- You can identify patients at risk for arrest and initiates CPR
according to R.E.C.O.V.E.R guidelines.
--- Current certification/license in veterinary technology.
--- Experience working in a veterinary emergency practice
--- High School graduate.
- health benefits options
- competitive compensation
- flexible hours
- scrub allowance
- referral bonus program
- additional training
- unlimited growth potential
BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all
individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal
opportunity employer and you will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, national origin,
religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital
status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional
preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran
status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need
assistance or an accommodation during the application process
because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company
is pleased to provide assistance, and no applicant will be
penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal
Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
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