RVT Wanted

RVT Needed

Walnut Creek Animal Hospital & Pet Resort is a busy small animal practice in Purcell, Oklahoma seeking a 3rd RVT to join our team! We are looking to employ someone who is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and reliable. Position can be part time or full time with a fantastic benefits package, salary is dependant on experience. Please email resume to [email protected] You may visit our clinic on our website at www.walnutcreekanimalhospital.com.

Please contact Micki at 405-527-8734 or 405-207-8741.

 

RVT Needed

POSITION INFORMATION:  Responsible for observing, monitoring, documenting, and caring for a variety of laboratory animals but primarily rodents.  Responsible for training new staff regarding proper techniques and procedures when dealing with laboratory animals.  Provide/assists with administering anesthesia, restraining animals, and conducting procedures.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

  1. Physical Examinations. Conducts daily rounds, physical examination of the animals, and documents the animals health status.  Under veterinary supervision, provides treatment as needed for the animals.  Evaluates a variety of animals upon receipt.  Restrains animals during exams or procedures.
  2. Samples Collection. Collects blood, urine, feces, tissues for analysis, ships and receives test materials and monitors a variety of animals and rodent sentinels.
  3. Assists the veterinarian and independently trains new staff to include but not limited to animal handling, restraint, animal husbandry, injections, oral gavage, ear tagging, animal transport, gender determination and administering and/or monitoring anesthesia.
  4. Clean and sterilize instruments, equipment, and rooms.
  5. Creates and maintains records for each animal to include but not limited to test results, dosages administered, and animal health conditions.
  6. Assists with maintaining an AAALAC-accredited facility in accordance with USDA regulations and DHS policy.  Reads and evaluates protocols and conducts post approval monitoring.
  7. Assists with husbandry staff duties, as needed, such as conducting cage change out, and other day-to-day operation duties of a rodent facility.
  8. As Needed. Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor to successfully fulfill the functions of the position.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education:  Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology.
Licenses/Certifications:  Registered Veterinary Technician and licensed in the State of Oklahoma or the ability to obtain a license within 6 months of hire date.  Must pursue Laboratory Animal Certification through AALAS and obtain certification within 6 months of hire date.
Equivalent/Substitution:   Will accept 24 months experience as a Registered Veterinary Technician in lieu of the Associate’s Degree.
Department Preferences:  Small animal surgery experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Knowledge of animal husbandry and physiology. Knowledge of procedures used to restrain and handle the animals.
Knowledge of and the ability to perform the day-to-day duties of the facility.
Ability to determine if there is a problem, evaluate, and discuss possible options with the Veterinarian.
Ability to train other employees on animal husbandry, handling techniques, and laboratory orientation.  Ability to understand written and verbal instructions; and the ability to work independently and as a team player.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills. Must be detail oriented.

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