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FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Department: Anesthesia

Reports To: Specialty Manager

Rate of Pay: $25-$30 with $1500 signing bonus*

Job Purpose: Our Anesthesia Technicians are a part of a centralized department that are responsible for monitoring anesthetic cases hospital wide including services such as: Surgery, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Oncology, Neurology, Radiology and Emergency. They operate under the supervision of the anesthesiologist, various specialists, and the specialty staff manager. This is an overview of the position and is not limited to the listed duties below.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Implement prescribed anesthetic plans for patients undergoing anesthesia, from pre-anesthesia until recovery, and monitoring throughout.
  • Performs patient pain assessments and develops proposed analgesic plans for cases using multimodal pain management techniques.
  • Understands and uses AESC anesthesia forms in Smart Flow and EzyVet.
  • Set up and troubleshoot anesthesia machines and monitoring equipment.
  • Understand anesthesia machines maintenance programs.
  • Implements prescribed analgesic plans for anesthetic cases using local, systemic, and regional pain management techniques.
  • Demonstrates the ability to set up, maintain equipment, and identifies normal/abnormal ECG readings.
  • Understands hemodynamics of anesthesia-related hypotension and possess ability to troubleshoot anesthetic complications.
  • Familiarity with commonly used vasopressor therapy and when to implement during anesthetic procedures.
  • Ability to set up and maintain a vasopressor CRI:
    • Norepinephrine, Dopamine, Dobutamine, Vasopressin, Epinephrine.
  • Accurately evaluates a patient’s ventilation, oxygenation and acid/base status utilizing pulse oximetry, capnography, and arterial blood gas results.
  • Possess basic understanding of soft tissue, orthopedic, wound care, and bandage application procedures.
  • Understanding of blood tubes and proper handling of samples.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform blood transfusions, typing and cross-matching.
  • Properly and safely collects urine samples via cystocentesis for laboratory evaluation.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic veterinary practices, procedures, and terminology with a willingness to pursue further education equaling Certified/Licensed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Technician Specialist (ACVECCT-VTS) status.
  • Experience and comfortability anesthetizing patients ASA status I-IV
  • Ability to appropriately handle, lift and restrain animals (dogs, cats) and stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform veterinary medical procedures (i.e., administer CPR, draw blood, administer medications and fluids, and assess and triage patients).
  • Ability to communicate well with other technicians and doctors regarding the needs of the patients.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task and produce quality work while making effective decisions.

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Sick Time
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) with matching program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Scrub Allowance

 

*MUST be credentialed to qualify

Animal Emergency & Specialty Center, in Parker, CO is looking for an experienced, compassionate, and client-oriented Emergency Veterinarian to join our team.  In addition to a very fast-paced 24-hour emergency/critical care service, we offer referral surgery, internal medicine, oncology, neurology, radiology, physical therapy, cardiology, dermatology and have an in-house blood bank.  Our ER team works closely with our specialists to share case management.  Criticalists work 7 days a week with the ER staff. Surgeons are on-call for after-hours cases.  Our team of highly trained CVTs, including multiple VTS-certified technicians, assists in all aspects of patient and client care.  Our modern 10,000 sq foot facility is well equipped with MRI, CT, digital radiology, ultrasound, underwater treadmill, ventilators and more.

Benefits

We offer a generous compensation package. For more information, please contact hr@aescparker.com.

Department:  Neurology

Reports to:     Specialty Manager

Rate of Pay:    $22-$30 DOE with $1500 signing bonus*

Schedule: Monday - Thursday 6am - 4pm

Summary:

Animal Specialty & Emergency Center is seeking a Veterinary Technician for our state of the art, faced paced and dynamic neurology department. The neurology department includes both neurology and neurosurgery and has MRI and CT imaging capabilities.  The Neurology technician will be responsible for monitoring anesthesia during MRI procedures and neurosurgery cases. There is a great opportunity to learn about interesting, but unfortunate, neurological diseases and how the brain works.

We are seeking a candidate that is outgoing and independent with positive attitude.  Interested individuals must have a drive to learn and grow while keeping pace with a heavy caseload.  Excellent communication skills are must.  The technician must be able to facilitate communication and patient care between clients, doctors, and assistants. The candidate must be able to react in any given situation in a professional and efficient manner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Technical skills: venipuncture, blood draw, placing IV catheter, lab sample collection
  • Admitting and discharging procedural and surgical cases.
  • Dispensing medications directed by veterinarian.
  • Preparing estimates and collecting payment from clients.
  • Assisting doctor with outpatient appointments, consults and rechecks.
  • Anesthesia monitoring, endotracheal intubation, assisting the doctor with surgical cases, including scrubbing into surgery.
  • Ability to multitask in fast paced environment with a positive attitude
  • Surgical assisting: preparing and maintaining the surgical environment
  • Calculate drug dosages (IV, IM and SQ) of any pre-induction medications, and administering the same
  • Professional client communication
  • Diagnostic imaging and implementing safety protocols
  • Participates in weekend and evening on-call rotation, on-call incentives apply

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required. At least 1 year of Veterinary Technician work experience, preferably with anesthesia experience.  Veterinary Technician certification preferred.

Skill Requirements: Strong ability to multitask and anticipate needs. Excellent and professional communication with the team and clients. Good attendance. Handles stress well and keeps a positive attitude. Excels at conflict resolution and superb at problem solving. Anesthesia experience strongly preferred.

Physical Requirements: This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.

Interacts with: All areas of the hospital.

Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Sick Time
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) with matching program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Scrub Allowance

 

*MUST be credentialed to qualify for signing bonus

Department         Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation (SMR)

Reports to:           Specialty Manager

Rate of Pay:         $17 - $24 Hourly

Overall Responsibility:  SMR techs must be outgoing and independent, making use of ALL available time. SMR must have the ability to perform and react in a wide variety of daily situations as well as work with every department in the hospital. They must possess excellent communication skills. SMR Technicians provide a link between clients, client services, doctors, and technicians. They must be able to react in ANY situation in a professional and efficient manner.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Facilitate the doctors’ daily schedule.
  • Prepare exam room for each visit, including tools needed for each exam.
  • Prepare, use, clean and maintain underwater treadmill, TENS unit and all other equipment as needed.
  • Retrieve patient charts from client services in order of appointment time or doctor request.
  • Greet clients, obtain patients current body weight, reason for visit and brief history. Obtain other vitals and labwork as needed.
  • Perform and assist with all aspects of animal restraint for exams and procedures.
  • Preform all types of restraint, venipuncture for all types of blood work. Administer SQ fluids, medications, etc. per doctors’ orders.
  • Basic grooming as needed.
  • Complete estimates, basic record keeping.
  • Assist with surgery pre- and post-op when needed.
  • Other duties as needed.

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent required.  At least 1 year of animal experience preferred.

Skill Requirements: Strong ability to multitask and anticipate needs. Excellent communication with staff, and between staff and upper management. Good attendance. Handles stress well and keeps a positive attitude. Excels at conflict resolution and superb at problem solving.

Physical Requirements: This job is physically active and requires frequent bending. It also requires routine lifting and restraining of animals in excess of 50 pounds.

Interacts with: All areas of the hospital.