Wyoming Veterinary Technician Association

PO Box 34
Cody, WY 82414

(307)899-3189

wyvta.org

Employment Opportunities

Posted 1/28/18

 

Altitude Veterinary Hospital is looking for a Full-Time Certified Vet Technician to join our team! As the only AAHA accredited practice in the area, we are seeking individuals who share our passion for excellent care and customer service!

About Altitude Veterinary Hospital: Altitude Veterinary Hospital provides a high level of care for small pets. At Altitude we understand that our pets are more than just pets, they are family. In addition to being AAHA accredited, we provide a wide range of services including specialty services such as acupuncture and TPLO. Our team consists of 3 licensed doctors, 5 assistants, and 2 technicians. Along with these services we also offer boarding and grooming services. We are proud to work together to provide the highest quality of care to our patients and extraordinary service to our clients. We consider our employees our most valuable asset and strive to provide a fun, challenging and positive work environment!

Some of the responsibilities of a CVT are:

  • Review vaccination records and prepare vaccines according to our vaccine protocol
  • Assist veterinarian in medical procedures using proper restraint; know how to restrain fractious patients
  • Assist veterinarian in surgical procedures using proper aseptic technique
  • Maintain and use medical equipment such as IDEXX Lasercyte and autoclavePerform routine laboratory procedures and analyses in hematology, microbiology, urinalysis, and serology
  • Prepare samples for outside laboratory analysis
  • Monitor patients under anesthesia
  • Induce anesthesia and intubate patient
  • Administer treatments and injections following the instructions of a doctor or a treatment form
  • Initiate emergency procedures
  • Maintain pharmacy records, and controlled drug, anesthesia, fecal, and heartworm test logs
  • Take and develop radiographs
  • Take vital signs of animals including temperature, pulse, and respiration
  • Perform dental cleanings
  • Perform and analyze skin and ear cytologies
  • Perform catheterization- urinary and venous
  • Complete ear cleanings and nail trims
  • Perform other duties as assigned

The CVT will work under the Practice Manager. Certification is required. Our ideal candidate for this position will have the following traits:

  • An outgoing, and consistently positive personality to match our current culture and provide the level of service we want for our clients and team members
  • Self-motivated and interested in continually improving skills and knowledgeAble to work both independently (self-starter) and as a team player
  • Follows direction but also able to think outside of the box and propose new ideas
  • Flexible and excited about change and growth in pursuit of a higher level of care
  • Detail-oriented, focused and diligent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.