Veterinary Emergency Group Emergency Veterinary Technician - Commack in Commack, New York
Emergency Veterinary Technician
WHO WE ARE:
Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) is a rapidly growing, venture-backed veterinary emergency company with hospital locations across the USA. We are profitable, doubling our size every year and supported by a multi-billion dollar investor. Our mission is helping people and their pets when they need it most. We are changing the face of emergency veterinary medicine with a ‘customer first’ mentality.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Knowledge and ability to recognize medical emergencies and illnesses
Assessing patients, recording vitals, and assisting doctors with diagnostics
Completing all treatments as instructed by the doctor
Basic husbandry and nursing care
Monitoring all changes in patients, and alerting the doctor as necessary
Providing TLC to both our patients and their people
Obtaining urine samples via cysto
Assisting in, and facilitating, radiography capture
Preparing samples for outside reference labs
Running in-house lab work
Administering medications, both oral, IV, and IM
Monitoring anesthesia and assisting in surgery
Any other field related tasks
WHO WE NEED:
Be available for any shift, days, swing, overnights, and some holidays
Be able to follow verbal written and electronic instructions
Proficient in calculating medication dosages
Minimum of 2 years experience is preferred
Be able to work well in a fast-paced environment with all personality types
Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
Those with an “Is it what it is, but it becomes what you make it” attitude
Be able to prioritize patient care during multiple triages
Must have a fantastic attitude and a true passion for animals….and yes, even the occasional snake!
The ability to learn veterinary software programs
Lead by example. We’re looking for candidates who are easily approachable, remain calm under pressure, and enjoy teaching others
Team players - no one should be above cleaning cages and picking up poop
Why you should choose us: Because emergency is all we do, so we do it best! We also offer:
Something new every day - you’ll never be bored in emergency medicine
We build our hospitals from scratch. You’ll be using all of the latest equipment and technology.
Generous employee pet discount
Referral rewards - tell your friends why they should come work for VEG too!
Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
401K w/ company match
Paid parental leave - 10 weeks of paid leave at 100% of regular salary
Unlimited Continuing Education opportunities - we want to help you grow in your career!
Flexible work schedules for a true work-life balance
Growth and relocation potential
Groceries sent to the hospitals weekly for the staff to enjoy, monthly and quarterly contests, quarterly hospital outings, annual company-wide retreat, etc!
Lastly, because while our work is serious, we believe that it should also be fun!