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Veterinary Technician (RVT)- Ophthalmology

Company: Ethos Veterinary Health
Location: San Marcos
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Job Description:

Veterinary Specialty Hospital San Marcos is looking for a Full Time Registered Veterinary Technician to join our new Ophthalmology department!About Veterinary Specialty Hospital: At VSH our mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership in medicine, education, business and promotion of the human-animal bond. We strive to bring together caring, warm and intelligent people who love to serve and help and are among the best in their field.Summary: The ophthalmology technician will work closely with the ophthalmologist to assist in their surgical and medical treatment of eye problems. They will provide support and customized care of our ophtho patients in the exam rooms and/or if they are hospitalized. The primary responsibility of the ophtho technician will be to ophthalmology patients and will not have regularly scheduled duties in other areas of the hospital; however, should be utilized in other areas of the hospital as needed and when time allows.Responsibilities:

  • Assist with consults in the exam rooms
  • Take history, perform STT, evaluate PLR, conduct preliminary evaluation of anterior chamber and notify the doctor of any irregularities
  • Perform tonometry, fluorescein stain and dilate
  • Venipuncture; IV catheter placement; medication calculations and administration; digital radiography; patient prep and recovery; epidural administration; anesthesia monitoring for a variety of anesthetized ophthalmologic procedures
  • Record information in client/patient medical record during exam
  • Present treatment plans and explain procedures to clients as needed
  • Explain medications, discharge instructions and treatments with the owners to assure they understand the doctor's instructions
  • Become proficient in the use and care of specialized ophthalmic surgical equipment and microsurgical instruments
  • Assist and monitor recovery of post op patientsAbout You:
    • Minimum 2 years' experience in the veterinary field with anesthesia experience a must.
    • Strong communication skills, verbal and written; organizational skills; proactive thinking and a positive attitude are also a must.
    • Accuracy in calculating and delivering anesthetic agents, fluids, and CRIs.
    • Proficiency in record keeping related to medical procedures including daily treatments administered, patient status, procedures completed, supplies used, and anesthetic records.
    • Review and understanding of all medical records pertinent to patient care.
    • Comprehensive understanding and experience with anesthetic monitoring is required.
    • RVT HIGHLY PREFERRED and/or Highly skilled in anesthesia monitoring.
    • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and a commitment to developing long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community is required.
    • Maintain a positive outlook and ability to work well in stressful situations.
    • The ability to deliver exceptional client service is a priority.Benefits
      • Highly competitive and comparable wages based on experience and skill set
      • Partnership with Purdue VT program/scholarships
      • Competitive Vet Assistant and RVT CE allowance annually
      • VetBloom access: Race approved continuing education, training and curriculum library
      • License application and renewal reimbursement for RVT's
      • Financial support and onsite mentorship toward pursuit of VTS
      • Health and wellness programs including access to League wellness app
      • Opportunities for growth and advancement
      • 75% Employee Pet discount
      • Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, 3 weeks accrued paid time off, and uniforms
        • No waiting period. Health benefits are immediate upon hireEthos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.HS1Oioc5PR

Keywords: Ethos Veterinary Health, San Marcos , Veterinary Technician (RVT)- Ophthalmology, Professions , San Marcos, California

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