compensation: Pay commensurate with qualifications employment type: full-time
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Veterinary Technician Assistant needed full-time at Colorado Canine Orthopedics. While prior veterinary experience is preferred, we are willing to train someone who loves the practice as much as we do. We are a rapidly growing, state-of-the-art specialty hospital, specializing in orthopedic surgery. Our practice includes 6 board-certified orthopedic surgeons. Colorado Canine Orthopedics is a prestigious well-known practice; providing surgeries such as TPLO (Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy), THR (Total Hip Replacement), elbow and shoulder arthroscopy, fracture repair and neurosurgery. Our Veterinary Technician Assistants are a vital part of our team; working closely with the technicians and doctors to ensure that each patient receives the highest quality of care
Assistant duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Surgery: Gowning in surgeons and technicians, helping position patients in surgery, handing off instruments, hooking up equipment in surgery, turning over surgery tables, etc.
• Radiology: Assisting nurses with patient positioning, filling in the radiology log assisting nurses with induction of patients, scrubbing epidural site and doing a pre-surgical scrub, cleaning radiology room at the end of each day, setting up patients for recovery.
• Pack prep: Efficiently & accurately cleaning and preparing instruments for sterilization, maintaining equipment, performing spore tests on autoclave and E.O. loads, cutting and folding drapes and towels, etc.
• Treatment: Help with restraint of patient for catheter placement and injections (pre-medication, Cefazolin), cleaning cages, taking trash and recycling out, stocking and cleaning all locations, running blood work, cut and folding drapes for Pack prep as needed, etc.
All assistants are expected to share late evening shift (7PM or later) and rotating Saturdays. We’re seeking a devoted team player who thrives in a collaborative environment and is invested in their colleagues' success. Please send your resume and cover letter to be considered for an interview.
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