BluePearl’s Sandy Springs and Westside locations are hiring an exceptional Veterinary Technician or Assistant – ICU - ER – Vet Assist / RVT
We have recently seen a great amount of growth in the Georgia market at BluePearl. With all of the tremendous growth that we are experiencing we are looking to fill a Veterinary Technician or Assistant position in our Sandy Springs or Westside locations. If you are looking for a position with an amazing team in veterinary medicine, in which you can make a difference in the lives of the pets that we love, please check us out!
The primary function of the veterinary technician is to be responsible for treatments of stable hospitalized patients and stable outpatient diagnostics and treatments.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Provides nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.
Report patient signalment, problem list and plan during nursing rounds.
Operates and troubleshoots medical equipment necessary to perform job duties according to operating manual, and identifies and reports abnormalities.
Alerts veterinarian if a patient's status has changed and/or physical exam or monitoring parameters are outside of normal ranges.
Interprets and completes in-patient and out-patient workup requests by veterinarian within their skill set.
Performs all in-house laboratory diagnostics and appropriately submits out-house laboratory samples to all diagnostic labs used.
Calculates basic medical math.
Understands classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response.
Administers medications via appropriate routes and duration.
Prepares medications and patient for discharge, and communicates discharge instructions to client.
Able to reconstitute and label medications appropriately.
Ability to place peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein.
Understands, monitors and troubleshoots indwelling urinary catheters and closed urinary systems.
Performs physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
Understands normal vital parameters and alerts doctor when abnormal.
Remains current on R.E.C.O.V.E.R CPR guidelines and demonstrates proficiency in designated role as assigned by attending clinician and/or supervisor.
Assist across services during primary service downtime or as directed by supervisor.
About BluePearl Veterinary Specialist
BluePearl Veterinary Partners LLC is a community of hospitals that offer specialty and emergency veterinary medicine. BluePearl is wholly owned by employee veterinarians and veterinary professionals and locally managed by experienced, community-focused, and service-minded veterinarians.
The primary care veterinarians who refer their clients and patients to us are our partners. BluePearl’s obligation is to work together with the primary care veterinarians to provide the best patient care.
As important as our medical expertise is, compassion is the foundation of veterinary medicine. At BluePearl, we believe that excellent care combines state-of-the-art veterinary medicine with a focus on compassion and respect for your pet and for you.
We treat your pet as we treat our own pets.
We treat you as we treat our family friends.
We treat your family veterinarian as our partner.
BluePearl is growing, but we remain committed to “acting locally,” assuring that each community we are a part of receives comprehensive, compassionate veterinary care in an exceptional patient-care and work environment. The leaders of our local hospitals are shareholders in BluePearl who were invited to... join BluePearl precisely because of their attitudes, what they bring to our community of hospitals, and how well they fit with our culture.