Surgery Technician and Assistant
Seeking Amazing Veterinary Technicians (CVTs & Assistants) for SURGERY in our NEW State-of-the-Art Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehab Center in Greenfield, Wisconsin
Do you love anesthesia and surgery? Do you love working closely with a dedicated, involved practice owner who share your passion of exceptional patient care & client service and values your knowledge and skill set? This could be the perfect job for you!
Midwest Veterinary Specialists is moving into a brand new, state-of-the-art veterinary surgery, sports medicine and rehabilitation brick-and-mortar hospital in Greenfield, Wisconsin this fall. With a tight-knit team, our stunning facilities, and comprehensive modalities, we will provide exceptional surgical and non-surgical care for working/sporting and companion dogs from the consultation, diagnostic work-up, and surgical & non-surgical therapeutic programs, to achieve optimal outcomes and help dogs and cats to live their best lives. Meeting the needs of our clients and patients, while supporting our staff are top priorities.
We are looking for full and part-time Certified Veterinary Technicians and experienced veterinary assistants to join our team in the surgery department. Team members should have a positive, enthusiastic attitude, a profound attention to detail, work well within a team environment, and have strong communication skills. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, conscientious, and be able to multi-task. Previous experience in veterinary surgery is preferred, but not required.
Team members will be welcomed to a new, thoughtfully designed state-of-the-art 9000 sq ft surgical and rehab hospital that shares the building with an adjacent, brand-new, 6000 sq ft veterinary urgent care center. It is complete with all the toys and amenities you want and expect to ease workflow and maximize efficiency: digital high-definition radiography (with standing radiograph capability), GE VCT Lightspeed 64 CT scanner, GE LOGIQ S8 ultrasound, IDEXX in-house labs, multiple large ORs, a full complement of surgical instrumentation, large treatment area and workstations, breakroom, large windows for easy line-of-sight, plenty of kennel and run space for patients, and plans for a future gait analysis system and MRI trailer. The large rehabilitation gym will include Aquapaws SS underwater treadmills, a Swimex jetted therapy pool, an Airpaws 200 land treadmill, a ceiling lift and track system for patient mobility assistance, plenty of room for land-based therapies, and generous dedicated rehab kennel and run space. Large expansive windows throughout the hospital create a cheerful environment!
The hospital will be equipped with cloud-based software programs such as EzyVet, VetRadar, PayJunction & Cubex to increase workflow efficiency with critical tools like electronic treatment records, whiteboards, anesthesia monitoring, billing, and communications with clients and RDVMs.
We offer a generous benefits package including: A friendly and collaborative working environment with training as needed, competitive compensation, health/dental/life/disability insurance, retirement (Simple IRA), CE allowance, paid time off, scrub allowance & more!
We value your experience and will allow you to utilize all of your skillset! Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- Assisting with patient evaluations & therapies (obtaining patient history & assessment, obtaining vitals, medication dispensing and administration, epidural injections, PRP preparations etc.)
- Anesthesia (drug calculations, IV catheter placement, induction, fluid administration, monitoring sedated and anesthetized patients)
- Assisting the surgeons in surgery
- Perform diagnostics (x-ray, laboratory diagnostics, CT, urinalysis, cytology, etc.)
- Restraining animals for examination and diagnostics
- Surgical instrument care (cleaning, packing, sterilization, general maintenance)
- Performing physical therapy exercises and modalities under DVM supervision
- Nursing care and TLC for our patients
- Maintaining medical records
- Client education & communication
- Maintaining a clean and orderly work environment
Work with a hospital owner who really cares about YOU and recognizes your contributions to the success of the practice. To truly be part of an inclusive and collaborative team, to start winning with work/life balance, to maintain your love of veterinary surgery and rehabilitation while working with transparent, directed and passionate owners…Contact us and let’s chat!