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Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) - Emergency - Full Time
DULUTH MN 55805
Category: Other
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  • o Strong interpersonal skills: able to communicate effectively with clients, doctors, management, hospital personnel, tenant specialists, consulting professionals and clients.
    o Strong professional development skills: able to complete continue education in the field of veterinary medicine concurrently with

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  Job posted:   Wed Jun 6, 2018
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Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) - Emergency - Full Time
**Affiliated Emergency Veterinary Service (AEVS), a BluePearl Veterinary Partner hospital in Duluth, MN is hiring an experienced Certified Veterinary Technician. This is a full time position in our busy and well established Emergency Room.**
**SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE AND FUNCTION**
*It is recognized that some skills may not be performed at all hospitals. The veterinary technician is expected to complete skills in accordance with the hospital's policies. *
o Maintains proficiency at Veterinary Tech Level 1 clinical skills and competencies.
o Compassionately, calmly and gently approaches and handles patients.
o Approaches and handles patients according to safety protocols and core values.
o Interprets and completes in-patient and out-patient work up requests by veterinarian with in their skill set.
o Ability to clean, appropriately wrap, and sterilize instruments.
o Ability to set up for routine procedures
o Induce, monitor and recover anesthesia in patients assigned ASA II & III classification.
o Accurately and completely prepare and maintain anesthetic monitoring forms.
o Able to obtain and interpret blood pressure and alert veterinarian to changes and issues.
o Appropriately use external warming devices (hot air blankets, warming cages, fluid warms, etc.)
o Set up constant rate infusions (CRI).
o Able to place peripheral over-the-needle catheter in all peripheral vessels.
o Appropriately restrain aggressive canine and feline patients.
o Recognition abnormal heart and lung sounds.
o Ability to maintain all feeding tubes
o Accurately calculates all medical math including advanced and CRI (mcg/mg, %/mg, etc).
o Recognizes patients at risk for arrest and initiates CPR according to R.E.C.O.V.E.R guidelines.
o Able to perform, interpret and alert veterinarian to changes and issues with blood pressure.
o Additional job duties as assigned.
**QUALIFICATIONS**
o Current certification/license in veterinary technology.

job description.

o Strong sense of integrity: able to maintain highest ethical standards, personal responsibility and accountability and confidentiality of clients, doctors, and all staff.

o Strong analytical thinking skills: ability to use objective data to solve problems/create solutions.

o Follows and upholds the veterinary technology profession's ethical codes.


**SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS**

o Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, and move) up to 50 pounds. Lifting higher weights requires requesting assistance from another associate.

o Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate necessary equipment.

o Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form and to solve problems involving several variables.

o Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision.

o Occasionally exposed to airborne particles and illness from patients and chemicals related to animal care and office equipment.

o The noise level in the work environment is normally moderate.

o Environment where pets are present.

o The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.





**Who** **are we?** BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, cutting edge healthcare. We are seeking hospital support with the same philosophy who are looking to grow their career in an exciting environment with a family atmosphere!



**Your success is our success!** At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training **.**



**Additional Benefits:** BluePearl offers health benefits options, competitive compensation, flexible hours, scrub allowance, opportunity to bring your dog to work, additional training, and unlimited growth potential!



**Why our Duluth location?** AEVS/ BluePearl Veterinary Duluth, MN is one of seven BluePearl hospitals serving the Minneapolis - St. Paul metropolitan area. Rochester joined the BluePearl family in 2017 to offer collaborative referral medicine to more than 100 clinics in a 100-mile radius of the Twin Cities, including facilities in North Dakota, South Dakota, Canada, Wisconsin and Iowa.



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BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We provide equal employment opportunities to all candidates and to ensure that access to jobs is strictly based on job-related criteria. We are a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by associates assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


**Job Category:** Technicians

**Requisition Number:** CERTI07219

**Posted:** 2018-06-04T19:59:16.926Z

**Full Time**

**Location:** Duluth, MN, USA

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