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Carolina Veterinary Specialists, Inc. | Matthews, North Carolina
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Job Description

Who are we looking for?

Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Matthews is seeking a skilled and experienced technician or assistant to join our busy VECCS level-2 certified Animal Emergency service. Our ER shifts are 7 on / 7 off and require rotating and shared holiday and some on-call coverage. PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must have at least 1 year of experience as a veterinary assistant/technician or be a recent graduate of an AVMA-accredited veterinary technology program to be considered for this position. Joining our team will enable you to work alongside a team of highly-skilled technicians and assistants and the area's best board-certified specialists and emergency clinicians. You'll enjoy a unique and satisfying work schedule in a learning-based atmosphere where you'll acquire new knowledge and develop advanced technical skills.

What does this job look like?

As a member of the Emergency team, you will be responsible for all aspects of Emergency care including triage, rescue efforts, providing Intensive Care to hospitalized patients, administering and monitoring anesthesia, admitting and discharging patients from the hospital, and client communication and education. This position offers the opportunity to provide specialty emergency care at the highest level. What does this job require? The successful candidate will have excellent communication and multi-tasking skills as well as a keen attention to detail. S/he will be able to work well as part of a team and will demonstrate a shared sense of responsibility among the different services within the hospital. Sh/e will also possess the following qualifications:

* At least 1 year of experience as a veterinary assistant/technician or be a recent graduate of an AVMA-accredited veterinary technology program
* Strong technical skills including venipuncture, catheter placement, general laboratory, anesthesia and pharmacology skills
* Knowledge of normal patient (cat/dog) parameters
* Knowledge of basic medical terminology
* Working knowledge of the indications, adverse effects and dosing considerations for commonly-used veterinary medications
* Ability to work both independently with little supervision as well as part of a team
* Strong work ethic and good organizational and multi-tasking skills
* Able to lift 50 pounds
* Schedule flexibility including nights, weekends, and some holidays

About Carolina Veterinary Specialists, Inc.

Carolina Veterinary Specialists is a group of 24-hour specialty and emergency animal hospitals serving North Carolina, upstate South Carolina and south central Virginia. Our state-of-the-art facilities are located in Greensboro, Charlotte and Huntersville, North Carolina. Our staff includes specialists in surgery, neurosurgery, internal medicine, ophthalmology, dermatology, neurology, radiology, avian and exotics medicine, behavior and emergency medicine. CVS was founded to assist the region's veterinarians in the diagnosis and treatment of advanced cases of disease and trauma in companion animals. Our doctors work together to provide compassionate and effective therapies for the most challenging medical conditions. With an emphasis on quality and service, we are committed to providing the most sophisticated veterinary care possible. To learn more, choose one of the locations above.

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