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Veterinary Surgery Technician

Technician

Veterinary Surgery Technician

Florida

Full-Time

About VSC Sarasota

Veterinary Surgery Center of Sarasota is a brand new, state-of-the-art specialty center located in the beautiful area of University Park in Sarasota/Bradenton. We specialize in small animal veterinary surgery and rehabilitation where patients require high levels of care. At VSC Sarasota, we are committed to providing the highest level of client services by offering individualized attention and compassionate care to all of our clients and patients.

We strive to help our clients understand their pet’s condition and will advocate the best possible treatment. Operating at the forefront of veterinary medicine, we stay apprised of new innovations and offer the most current surgery techniques, medical technologies, and novel therapies as well as exceed our clients’ expectations with honesty, respect, and compassion by treating each pet as if they are our own.

At VSC Sarasota, we provide a very collaborative and enjoyable teamwork environment. We encourage growth, innovation, and additional training. We practice in a rich and rewarding environment where patient care can be optimized and learning is continuous.

We are located in a rapidly growing area with entertainment, shopping, and recreation all around. Surrounded by some of the nation’s top rated beaches, only a short fifteen-minute drive from the hospital will take you to the gorgeous coastline of Sarasota Bay. Outdoor activities are in abundance and the weather is very accommodating. The pristine Nathan Benderson Park, within biking distance of our hospital, offers frequent local events and activities year-round and will host the 2017 NCAA Rowing competition.

Overview

Veterinary Surgery Center of Sarasota is looking for a compassionate, driven, and outgoing Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team. Interested candidates should have compassion for both animals and humans, show a commitment to quality care, conduct themselves with the utmost integrity, and always be able to provide the best service possible for our clients and patients.

The ideal candidate must have strong communication skills, an energetic attitude, empathy, and enthusiasm for helping both clients and patients. Technicians must possess good critical thinking and problem-solving skills, be able to multitask and accept constructive criticism. You should be committed to furthering your education, thereby providing the most advanced care to our patients. Additionally, you must excel in collaborating with co-workers, our referring veterinarians, and our clients.

Essential Functions

  • Provide compassionate care to patients and clients at all times; maintain professional and courteous manner, even when stressed
  • Possess strong communication skills, an energetic attitude, empathy, and enthusiasm for helping clients and patients
  • Demonstrate excellence in customer service, attention to detail, written and verbal communication skills, as well as mental reasoning and mathematics skills
  • Must have basic computer literacy skills and be able to handle multiple unrelated tasks simultaneously while working in a busy environment.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative relationships with teammates; excel at collaborating with our referring veterinarians and their staff
  • Willingness to learn, be guided and pursue continuing education opportunities
  • Work well independently and in a group\
  • Possess sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform duties while in the hospital including the ability to manipulate (lift, carry, move) 50 lbs. or more; walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch intermittently, and stand for long periods of time
  • Professional appearance required; scrubs are to be worn at all times
  • Ability to be confident around animals, showing proper safety and restraint techniques
  • Understand during peak season that patient needs and work volume may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job.

Responsibilities

Nursing

  • Provide compassionate care to patients and clients at all times; maintain professional and courteous manner, even when stressed
  • Possess strong communication skills, an energetic attitude, empathy, and enthusiasm for helping clients and patients
  • Demonstrate excellence in customer service, attention to detail, written and verbal communication skills, as well as mental reasoning and mathematics skills
  • Must have basic computer literacy skills and be able to handle multiple unrelated tasks simultaneously while working in a busy environment.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative relationships with teammates; excel at collaborating with our referring veterinarians and their staff
  • Willingness to learn, be guided and pursue continuing education opportunities
  • Work well independently and in a group\
  • Possess sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform duties while in the hospital including the ability to manipulate (lift, carry, move) 50 lbs. or more; walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch intermittently, and stand for long periods of time
  • Professional appearance required; scrubs are to be worn at all times
  • Ability to be confident around animals, showing proper safety and restraint techniques
  • Understand during peak season that patient needs and work volume may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job.

Client Services

  • Provide compassionate care to patients and clients at all times; maintain professional and courteous manner, even when stressed
  • Possess strong communication skills, an energetic attitude, empathy, and enthusiasm for helping clients and patients
  • Demonstrate excellence in customer service, attention to detail, written and verbal communication skills, as well as mental reasoning and mathematics skills
  • Must have basic computer literacy skills and be able to handle multiple unrelated tasks simultaneously while working in a busy environment.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative relationships with teammates; excel at collaborating with our referring veterinarians and their staff
  • Willingness to learn, be guided and pursue continuing education opportunities
  • Work well independently and in a group\
  • Possess sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform duties while in the hospital including the ability to manipulate (lift, carry, move) 50 lbs. or more; walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch intermittently, and stand for long periods of time
  • Professional appearance required; scrubs are to be worn at all times
  • Ability to be confident around animals, showing proper safety and restraint techniques
  • Understand during peak season that patient needs and work volume may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job.

Every employee represents Veterinary Surgery Center of Sarasota at all times. Employees are expected to act in the best interest of the hospital, even if doing so requires actions not listed in this job description. The job description is provided for informational purposes only and is subject to revision by management when client needs and patient services require change. There may be additional responsibilities assigned as necessary.

Qualifications

• Education: Associates Degree
• Degree or License: Licensed Veterinary Technician (or equivalent)
• Experience: Minimum of 1-2 years as technician at specialty hospital or 3 years as technician in general practice

Veterinary Surgery Center of Sarasota is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We provide equal employment opportunities to all candidates and to ensure that access to jobs is strictly based on job-related criteria.

We are a Drug-Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interest In This Role?

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