Do you dream of utilizing your hard earned skills and leading others to do the same? Are you a team-player with an interest in working in a dynamic setting dedicated to excellence and quality medical care? Do you thrive on the energy and variety that veterinary medicine provides? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, Albany Animal Hospital, Inc. is looking for an exceptional individual to join our team in the role of Full Time Credentialed Technician. We provide veterinary medical care to small animals, exotics and wildlife in the Mid-Willamette Valley. A great place to live and enjoy the great outdoors!
This position requires solid technical skills and a commitment to providing patients and clients with the highest standard of care with compassion and empathy. We are currently offering curbside service ONLY to our customers, limiting access to our building according to Oregon State recommended standards, and are following all state COVID-19 safety and health requirements for employees and those entering the building.
Required Qualifications *Minimum of two years working in the veterinary field as a certified/licensed technician *Preferred minimum of one year critical care, specialty, or emergency small animal care in private, non-profit, or educational organization. *Must be currently licensed/certified in the State of Oregon. *A suitable combination of experience and education may qualify.
The successful candidate will have experience with:
Assisting with physical examinations
Inducing and monitoring anesthesia
Calculating and administering therapeutic drugs
Managing nursing care and treatments
Performing dental prophy
Performing digital radiographs
Providing client education
Successful applicants will work with integrity, be reliable, punctual and have the ability to follow instructions as well as be self-directed. They must have the ability to manage emotions under pressure and stay focused in a fast-paced environment, without sacrificing attention to detail or safety. Possessing excellent communication skills, both written and oral is a plus!
Our business hours are M, T, Th 9am-6pm and W, Fr 9am - 5pm. Employees are scheduled according to the needs of the hospital.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to bend, stand, stoop, walk, sit, talk, and listen; may be required to walk or stand for long periods of time; will use hands to manipulate, handle, restrain, or feel; will reach with hands and arms. The employee is often required to lift, carry and handle animals weighing fifty pounds or more.
Albany Animal Hospital is a drug-free workplace. Passing a pre-employment drug test is required as a condition of employment.
About Albany Animal Hospital, Inc.
Privately owned and operated by Dr. Ken Fletcher since 1996, Albany Animal Hospital, Inc. is a full-service veterinary hospital. Our doctors and support staff demonstrate their passion for outstanding veterinary medicine through the care provided to our patients and the relationships created with their owners. Our philosophy is to create an environment that is inclusive to all walks of life, regardless of class, status, or background, and to provide a space where customers feel comfortable sharing their pets with us, as well as who they are as pet owners. Our goal is to provide excellent patient care and service, building lasting relationships, and bringing value to the customers’ dollar.