- Full Time
VCA Lewis Animal Hospital () is seeking an F/T Veterinary Technician to join our AAHA accredited, 4 doctor general practice in Columbia, MD. This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic team and expand your knowledge while working in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will share our passion for medicine, while being dedicated to creating and maintaining a healthy work environment. We are looking for team members who are willing to work hard while using critical thinking skills to help create an excellent workplace, and provide top notch care for our patients and clients. The qualified candidate must have previous experience as a veterinary technician. The position requires a flexible schedule and the ability to work evenings, weekends and some holidays.Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Appropriately restrain animals, dogs, cats, ferrets, exotics etc.Venipuncture and placing intravenous cathetersAssist doctor with diagnostic proceduresPatient care including treatmentsAdmit and discharge patientsInducing and monitoring anesthesia for minor procedures and surgeryOperating room preparationPrepare prescriptions and communicate discharge orders to clientsRadiologyClient educationCleaning, stocking and organization of the treatment areaCleaning, packing and sterilizing surgery instrumentsAs a member of the VCA family, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth. We offer competitive compensation, along with a comprehensive benefits package including: medical/dental/vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401K, uniforms, generous employee pet discounts and more!