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BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Surgery in Port Washington, Wisconsin
Veterinary Technician - Surgery
BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, is hiring!
Port Washington Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists, a BluePearl Pet Hospital, is seeking a knowledgeable and skilled Veterinary Technician to join our growing Surgery department.
We are looking for an experienced technician with a strong work ethic who is dedicated to their chosen profession and is passionate about providing the highest quality of care for their patients. You will be able to advance and fully utilize your technical skills. Our hospital also provides an encouraging environment that will support your continued professional growth in Emergency and Specialty Medicine.
Schedule is full-time, three 12 hours shifts per week (6a - 6p). Shifts are primarily in Port Washington but must have ability to work in Glendale up to one day a week if needed. Includes rotating on-call schedule (1 weeknight per week and one weekend every 5 weeks). We provide generous compensation for on-call hours!
If you are seeking an opportunity with a team that inspires growth working in a fun and supportive environment, we want to hear from you!
As a BluePearl Surgery Technician, you will:
Provide nursing care to stable and critical patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.
Perform digital radiography using proper technique including proper positioning of patients for orthopedic radiographs.
Perform in-house laboratory diagnostics.
Properly calculate medical math (including constant rate infusions) and administer medications via appropriate routes and duration.
Proficiently perform phlebotomy and place intravenous catheters in all peripheral veins.
Place urinary catheters and central line catheters.
Induce, monitor and recover anesthesia in patients and use anesthesia/monitoring equipment.
Identify patients at risk for arrest and initiate CPR according to R.E.C.O.V.E.R guidelines.
Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food. You can also bring your dog to work with you.
We encourage you to grow with us. Our technicians are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in his/her career.
In order to transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, our own BluePearl University for training, and our clinicians have access to over 2,000 medical journals.
We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets.
We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance options.
Flexible work schedules.
Time to reset, rewind, and reflect through our paid time off and floating holiday plans.
A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment.
BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.