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Veterinary Technician - Lakeland Animal Clinic

Company: AscendVets
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Veterinary Technicians at Lakeland Animal Clinic have the opportunity to earn between $15 - $22 an hour.
Why Lakeland Animal Clinic?Lakeland Animal Clinic is a member of AscendVets, a group of locally owned veterinary hospitals in the Lakeland, Florida area. At AscendVets, we believe that our core values drive our company culture. Fearless. Innovation. Gratitude. Humility. Transcend. These are the values that inspire us in our everyday mission to be there when you need us. These are the values that we hope will inspire our next candidate to want to join our mission. We are dedicated to strengthening the human-animal bond. Will you come F.I.G.H.T. with us?Responsibilities:Veterinary Technicians at Lakeland Animal Clinic are responsible for:

  • Patient Care
  • Venipuncture
  • IV catheter placement
  • Obtaining radiographs
  • Running in-house diagnostic testing
  • IV fluid therapy
  • Surgical assisting and post-operative care
  • Client education and communication
  • Safe, low-stress pet restraint
  • Maintaining hospital cleanliness as part of a teamRequirementsThe ideal candidate for our Veterinary Technician role must:
    • have a minimum of 1 year of veterinary technician experience; technicians with certification are preferred
    • have the ability to adhere to the attendance policy
    • have any allergies to animals controllable through medication
    • be able to lift 40 pounds
    • have visual acuity sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people, and understand written directions
    • have the ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand, give information in person and over the telephone
    • have fine motor skills adequate for nursing skills such as phlebotomy and utilizing hospital equipmentBenefitsCompetitive benefits package for full-time team members includes:

      • Health insurance benefit contribution (Medical, Dental & Vision)
      • Paid Time Off
      • Retirement Plan ( 401k)
      • Optional supplemental insurance plans
      • Long Term Disability Insurance
      • Continuing Education and development opportunities
      • Generous Pet discount
      • Paid Holidays and Holiday incentive pay
      • Company-provided uniformsAscendVets is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace. Drug screening and background check are required for successful candidates. We request that candidates in need of reasonable accommodation under ADA notify of a need for accommodation.

Keywords: AscendVets, Lakeland , Veterinary Technician - Lakeland Animal Clinic, Healthcare , Lakeland, Florida

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