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Surgery/Anesthesia RVT

Company: Triangle Veterinary Referral Hospital
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Surgery Veterinary Technician, RVTHIRING BONUS 5000.00!Durham, North CarolinaTitle: Surgery Veterinary TechnicianSchedule: Full-timeThe Triangle's premier emergency and specialty hospital is seeking a highly motivated, highly skilled certified veterinary technician to join our surgery team. We provide 24-hour emergency service and specialty referrals in surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, oncology, radiology and rehabilitation, and we're looking for technicians who want to utilize their skills to the fullest potential in a fast paced, fun, and stimulating environment.Job SummaryWe are expanding our surgery department and would like to add new members to our team of board certified surgeons, surgery/anesthesia technicians and surgery assistants. Members of the surgery team function with a great deal of autonomy and responsibility. Solid technical skills and anesthesia knowledge base, sound judgment, and the ability to function both independently and with a team are required. Strong communication skills, verbal and written; organizational skills; proactive thinking and the right attitude are also a must. Duties include patient prep and recovery; patient assessment; pain management; and anesthesia monitoring using multi-parameter monitoring equipment for a variety of anesthetized procedures including endoscopy, CT, soft tissue surgeries, orthopedic surgeries and laparoscopic procedures.Essential Job FunctionsEssential job functions of an anesthesia technician are primarily to perform general anesthesia and sedation on dogs, cats and occasional exotic/pocket pets within the TVRH facilities. Anesthesia technicians work within the surgery department, however may be required to perform anesthesia and/or sedation in other departments as well. They are also required to perform the duties of a surgery technician when necessary.Provide all anesthetic support and phases beginning with sedation through induction, surgery, postoperative, extubation and recovery.Perform various technical procedures including: intravenous catheter placement, venipuncture, IV, SQ, IM injections, using various anesthetic multi-monitors and understand the rationale of use, various local and regional nerve blockade and emergency interventions including CPCRManaging client invoices (PVL) and charge for surgery and anesthesia services appropriatelyProvide exceptional patient care support throughout all phases of anesthesiaMaintain accurate and complete medical records including anesthetic record.Maintain a clean work environment to maintain any infectious disease protocols, handle medical/biomedical and infectious waste appropriatelyFollow radiation safety and OSHA standardsHelp maintain inventory and supplies for procedures and patient husbandryKeep monitoring equipment and anesthesia machines in clean, working orderHelp with surgery department appointments and drop offsHelp assist is the surgery suite as necessary with cleaning the ORs and surgical instruments and setting up and breaking down the ORs.Required Education and Experience:Graduation from high school or GED equivalentAssociates degree in Veterinary TechnologyCurrent RVT in NC or eligible for NC registrationIn addition to a competitive salary, TVRH offers a comprehensive benefits package including:Health, vision, and dentalHSA and FSA PlansShort-term and long-term disabilityCritical Illness, Accident and Hospital IndemnityLife Insurance401k with employer matchPaid Parental LeaveInternal benefits include PTO, CE PTO and allowance, uniform allowance, and veterinary services discount.The triangle area includes Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding cities and is located in eastern North Carolina. It is one of the fastest growing areas in the southeast. A unique mix of history, art, nature and technology, the triangle is home to 15 universities and is known as a center of education, culture and food! About 2 hours from both the scenic mountains and the serene beaches, the triangle offers the opportunity to explore everything from bustling downtown nightlife to quiet hiking trails to quaint farmers markets and outdoor bluegrass concerts.

Keywords: Triangle Veterinary Referral Hospital, Durham , Surgery/Anesthesia RVT, Healthcare , Durham, North Carolina

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