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Veterinary Technician

Company: Aerotek
Location: Warrenton
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Actalent is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Vet Tech opportunity. This will be a 1st shift full time position. Description:

  • Maintains care and health needs of the animals using knowledge as a Veterinary Technician
  • Provides surgical assisting responsibilities including anesthesia charting and monitoring, preparation and sterilization of tools, and operation and maintenance of equipment
  • Collects biological samples and aids in diagnostics such as physical examinations, digital radiology, and laboratory procedures including bloodwork, fecal analysis, urinalysis, culture, and cytology
  • Provides nursing care to sick/injured animals including but not limited to wound care and bandaging, oxygen administration and IV catheter placement and fluid administration
  • Communicates with the Veterinarian regarding animal health concerns, medication dosages and administration, medical treatments and nursing care
  • Calculates dosages and administers medication as well as provides treatment to facility animals as needed
  • Conducts daily facility animal checks/rounds
  • Dispenses and documents monthly medications including controlled substances regulated by the DEA
  • Maintains legal documents such as all medical records along with any DEA and USDA required paperwork relating to Vet Services as a whole or to individual patients at the PARC facility
  • Utilizes the AviMark veterinary software program functionalities relating to electronic medical records, appointments and booking
  • Creates and/or revises Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) and Standard of Work (SOW) instructions related to animal health
  • Assists with inventory, utilizing the KanBan systems currently in place
  • Ensures that kennel areas are clean, orderly and safe for animals
  • Feeds and provides water to animals as scheduled and according to guidelines
  • Exercises/socializes animals daily and abides by exercise and enrichment programs in place for each dog/cat
  • Provides daily observations on the animals and documents necessary information that needs communicated to management or the veterinary staff
  • Ensures the comfort and cleanliness of all animals providing routine grooming careAdditional Skills & Qualifications:
    • Must have an Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology degree
    • 1-2 years experience in a veterinary environment preferred About Actalent:Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, Columbia , Veterinary Technician, Professions , Warrenton, Missouri

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