Busy three doctor hospital looking to add a full time veterinary technician to our team. We are a general care veterinary practice treating dogs and cats. We have been in business and AAHA accredited for 20+ years in the Gaithersburg, MD area. We are looking for someone who is self motivated, quick learning, fast on their feet, ability to multitask, lift at least 50 pounds, and MUST HAVE experience in a veterinary hospital. Friendly personality and ability to work with clients and their pets. Hours will vary, need someone available for some mornings, mostly evening and every other weekend shifts, candidate must be available to work some weekends. Technicians rotate every other Saturday shift and alternate weekend kennel shifts. We have a hard working and fun team here who see the importance of offering compassionate and up to date veterinary care and are looking to add individuals who share our vision!
All Technicians are also trained to do basic receptionist duties to help up front if need be.
We offer sick leave, vacation leave, employee pet discount, 401K & profit sharing after a set time of employment here, health insurance, scrub allowance, CE for RVT's, periodic work parties and gatherings.
RVT preferred but will consider someone with experience. Applicant MUST have experience as a veterinary technician and the following skills: venipuncture, knowledge of radiographic technique and positioning, knowledge of vaccines, ability to lift 50 pounds, ability to stand on feet for extended periods of time, quick on their feet, knowledge of Cornerstone is preferred but not required, proper restraint techniques, ability to adapt to various situations, ability to administer SQ injections with confidence (IV and IM injections, and IV catheter placement is a plus), ability to clearly communicate with clients in a professional manner, Basic pharmacy knowledge is needed (heartworm prevention, flea and tick control, ect).
Additional Salary Information: hourly rate will depend upon experience