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Experienced Credentialed (RVT) Surgery Technician

Employer
VCA Antech, Inc.
Location
Guasti, CA
Closing date
Apr 4, 2024

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Profession
Allied Health Professional
Specialty
Surgery
We're looking for an experienced Credentialed Surgery Technician to join our expanding Surgery Department. We currently have 2 Boarded Surgeons for our busy 24-hour Emergency and Specialty Hospital.

If you are interested in working in a modern hospital with great doctors, experienced staff members and state of the art equipment, then look no further. VCA California Veterinary Specialists here in Ontario is the largest 24 hours Emergency and Specialty hospital in the Inland Empire. For over 10 years we have provided exceptional veterinary service and patient care. We take pride in what we do and are looking for a motivated individual who is willing to work with a strong team of individuals in a fast paced environment. We will train and help you improve your skills and we encourage you to further your career goals. We provide access to experienced RVTs and VTS for additional hands on training.

* A great team environment
* Case Variety - 24 hour Emergency/Specialty Medicine
* Fast paced environment
* Your skills being utilized to the fullest
* Learning and growth potential
* Learning advance technical skills
* Approachable doctors and leadership
* Annual continuing education allowance
* Consistent Schedule

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are looking for a highly skilled surgery technician who is comfortable with critical anesthetic cases including septic abdomens, thoracotomies, etc. This position is for someone who has already worked in a specialty surgery department or in a critical care environment and has managed difficult anesthetic cases. The schedule will be 4-days/10-hour work week. No weekends will be required. This position is not meant for new RVTs and will require experience.

Essential Job Functions

Anesthesiology monitoring including blood pressure, CO2, SpO2, invasive blood pressure monitoring, ventilator setup and management. Calculating and administering multiple CRIs. Performing hands free radiographs. Surgical preparation for soft tissue and orthopedic procedures. Drawing blood, placing IV catheters, sedation, intubation. Other duties as assigned by Supervisors, Management team and or Doctors

Physical Demands:

The physical demands describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Anesthetic skills for advanced procedures such as thoracotomies, septic abdomens, etc.. Knowledge of how to use and setup a ventilator. Basic anesthetic physiology. Surgical preparation for both soft tissue and orthopedic procedures. Basic computer skills Works well under pressure Able to multi-task Able to stand on feet much of the day Able to lift up to 40 lbs.

Professionalism

Maintain positive, upbeat attitude with doctors and team members. Team Player maintains confidentiality, i.e., patient and staff member information. Able to communicate in a clear, courteous and professional manner with doctors, staff members and clients in a courteous and professional manner. Willingness and ability to learn new skills. Punctual, reliable and flexible

Education and Experience:

High school graduate or equivalent; college degree desirable. Certification as a registered veterinary technician (RVT) required.

Salary: $26-32/ hour - Salary is higher for VTS

Compensation is based on education, experience, skillset and other relevant credentials.

Signing Bonus: $1000 - Must meet all criteria (paid after 120 days of employment)

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com

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