Veterinary Student Extern – North Central Animal Hospital – Phoenix, AZ

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Why You’ll Love This Job!

We are wild about people that share a love for animals! Join our paw-some group of veterinary professionals as an Extern in Phoenix, Arizona! 

 

North Central Animal Hospital is a full-service animal hospital providing comprehensive pet healthcare services in Phoenix, Arizona 

Led by Dr. Hillary Frank, we pride ourselves on providing the best care offering a wide variety of medical, surgical,  and dental services using progressive, modern medicine and innovative technology.  To complement our doctors, we have an experienced support staff and a strong leadership team to help in your success to deliver the best care to each pet and pet owner!

As a Veterinary Student Extern you will be actively mentored (and depending on your year of school) as you develop technical skills while participating in rounds, surgery, treatments, and consultations with clients. Our industry standard mentorship resource guide will help you and your mentor intentionally identify objectives to focus on to ensure your experience is customized for what you want to achieve.  Your experience could include gathering histories, performing physical examinations, developing diagnostic and therapeutic plans or building case management plans depending on what you are hoping to experience. We are here to help you become the doctor you want to be!

Qualifications

  • Enrolled in DVM/VMD program at an AVMA accredited veterinary school
  • Invested in building trusting relationships with clients, colleagues, and community
  • Motivated for continuous personal and professional growth
  • Team player, go-getter, willing to jump-in when needed
  • Positive attitude and the desire to learn
  • Mindset and drive to grow skillset and the desire to be mentored

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Working in the People, Pets & Vets family allows you to provide excellent care with top-quality resources while maintaining the individuality and medical autonomy that makes each practice unique. We are all about the PEOPLE that share a love for animals. We put PETS at the center of everything we do. Our VETS and the entire support team provide quality care for pets. We foster a culture of learning, respect, and compassionate care. Most importantly, we like to have FUN! Join us today and become a cornerstone of your pet community.   

What’s in it for you?

  • We can provide Pet-friendly Housing or a Housing Stipend
  • 2-8 week externships
  • Structured mentoring experience designed to help you learn best practices
  • Broad menu of developmental opportunities available
  • No On-Call or After-Hours Emergency Calls
  • Career Growth/Professional Mentorship
  • Access to an amazing network of professionals excited to mentor you

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

People Pets & Vets is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status. People Pets & Vets is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its programs, and activities.

Job ID: 743999844972182

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Veterinary Technician – North Central Animal Hospital JobNorth Central Animal HospitalPhoenix, AZ 83653

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Why You’ll Love This Job

Grow a successful career based on your love for animals when you join the North Central Animal Hospital family in our Veterinary Technician position in Phoenix, AZ!  

We are counting on you to help shape the future of PP&V because, here, we know it is our employees’ valuable contributions that lead to our overall success. You will benefit from a large support network while also maintaining the individuality that sets you apart. Your hard work and dedication as a Veterinary Technician will pay off as you build important relationships both within the workplace and the surrounding pet community. Add to your knowledge base and increase your skills as you work alongside veterinary professionals. Enjoy job satisfaction and receive benefits that include medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, life insurance, paid time off, and a 401k with a 3% match.

It is an extraordinary time to start your career at North Central Animal Hospital! Apply for our Veterinary Technician job opening today!

Learn more about this hospital: www.northcentralanimalhospital.com

Veterinary Technician Responsibilities

  • Clean and straighten exam rooms to prepare for incoming patients following OSHA guidelines
  • Be familiar with infectious and common zoonotic diseases; including prevention, and the steps to reduce or eliminate transmission
  • Assist in restraining pets in a manner that allows necessary procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensure safety of patients and people 
  • Take accurate notes and medical history of patients in exam rooms for doctors
  • Anticipate the needs of the doctor for routine exam/surgery visits; follow doctors request to fill or refill medications
  • Take temperatures, samples, vitals as requested by doctor; draw up vaccines, flea/tick medication/prevention, etc.

Veterinary Technician Qualifications 

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Advanced experience as a veterinary technician required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment
  • Strong English — written and verbal language skills
  • Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required
  • Experience with venipuncture, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred 

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