NEW PRACTICE OPENING WINTER 2022. HIRING NOW WITH TRAINING AT SISTER HOSPITAL!!
HIRING FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, SHIFT LEADS, SUPERVISORS (CHARGE NURSE) AND A ECC TECHNICIAN DEPARTMENT HEAD (OVERSEAS ALL SUPPORT STAFF IN ECC) **Specific job descriptions can be seen at www.arisevetcenter.com/careers**
Job Purpose: The purpose of the Veterinary Technician is to provide high quality medical support and nursing care to critical care patients. The Veterinary ICU Technicians assist our board certified critical care doctors in our state of the art ICU to provide constant care to critical care patients. All teams are under the direction of the doctor on staff. The doctor is the lead, and will be prioritizing patients, directing the team and is the ultimate decision maker for all medical treatments, while Shift Leads are the leads for managing the floor and its flow.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Identify sudden or minor changes in a patient’s medical condition
Performs and documents ongoing assessments including observation, physical examination, laboratory/test results, and patient response to procedural intervention
Participates in the identification and clarification of patient needs, as evidenced by participation in multidisciplinary care planning, to achieve optimal patient outcomes
Demonstration of sound decision-making in emergency scenarios based on patient conditions such as vital signs, patient presentation, and assessments.
Ability to think critically in order to learn and maintain a high level of patient care
Proficient IV catheter placement; Use and maintain IV pumps
Understands and carries out written and oral directions
Proficient and accurate drug calculations and administration
Quality nursing and husbandry care of patients
Strong working knowledge of veterinary procedures and pharmacology
Perform in hospital lab testing and prepare specimens for outside labs, as needed when lab tech is not available. Report diagnostic testing results to veterinarians
Perform and/or participate in all other diagnostics such as radiology, ultrasound, ECG, BP, and glucose monitoring
Provide nursing care for in hospital patients including all DVM requested treatments, diagnostics, and medications
Accurately and completely record all treatments
Perform client callbacks as necessary
Maintain legally defensible medical records in cooperation with veterinarians
Actively engages in Rounds
Rounds delivered/received at shift changes, anytime a staff member comes on shift or leaves a shift
Rounds will be complete, detailed, and relative to patient & client care
Ability to monitor anesthesia utilizing equipment such as pulse oximeter and electrocardiogram
Keep accurate anesthesia/surgical medical records
Maintain cleanliness of ICU, working an patient areas. Ability to delegate cleaning tasks to Technician Assistants and Kennel Assistants as necessary
Log controlled drugs
Know how to use the inventory module in our veterinary practice management software
Restock shelves and drawers in exam rooms and treatment area
Follow OSHA requirements
Follow practice’s health and safety protocols
Be proficient in using our veterinary practice management software (EzyVet, SmartFlow, Timeless)
Assist Client Administrators as necessary
Attending staff and individual meetings as scheduled
Supervisor & Department Head Duties
Training including teaching classes and on the floor training
Assisting employees in growth
Develop standard operating procedures
Complete annual reviews, and check-ins during onboarding process
Lead by example
Provide excellent coaching for employee success
Lead weekly, bi-weekly and monthly meetings
Participates in a positive manner in all group sizes.
Refrains from participating in gossip leads by example.
Supports team members by assisting other areas, is receptive to feedback and suggestions.
Engages in active problem solving vs. Problem identifying.
Makes suggestions related to client/patient service improvements and hospital efficiency.
Willing to help teammates grow by teaching processes and techniques used in the ICU
Experience equivalent to job duties and responsibilities
Excellent veterinary nursing and technical skills
Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
Strong computer skills
Strong ability to multi task, delegate and oversee daily workflow
Strong working knowledge of emergency veterinary medicine
Strong work ethic and professionalism
Able to properly restrain dog and cat patients for veterinary care and procedures
Able to stand, sit, bend, restrain, squat for extended periods of time
Able to function within a busy, stressful work environment in a mature, professional manner
Able to lift 60 lbs. in a safe manner
Able to type, write and verbally converse
Able to work the posted schedule
Technicians will work three 12-hour shifts weekly, either a day or night shift but not a mixture. Will be a rotating schedule with rotating weekends and holidays. Staff will start training prior to our opening at our AVECCC Gilbert location. Target opening date 12/1/22
Paid License Renewal Fees
Paid Time Off
Employee Pet Discount
Shift/Weekend Pay Differential
Opportunity for VTNE Reimbursement
Equal Employment Opportunity ARISE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Hiring is contingent on candidate verifying their eligibility to work in the United States and passing a complete background check and drug screen.
ARISE (Arizona Regional Intensive Care) is a 24-hour?veterinary emergency, critical care, and specialty hospital?in Queen Creek, AZ.?We have the most skilled doctors in the state and provide significantly complex treatments in the western US. ARISE is an organization that prides itself on its?core?values to drive a dynamic culture.? We pave the way for our leadership to forge an autonomous path by empowering our leaders to make decisions and changes. Our department heads will also work to collaborate regularly with leadership in the development of policies, cultivating growth in the team and fostering the commitment to maintain an inclusive, rewarding, and collaborative culture. ARISE is also to be the regional training center for veterinary medicine, offering a unique roadmap for any position in veterinary medicine to further their growth in their career.