Veterinary Technician – Penny Paws VCO – DFW JobPenny Paws VCO – DFWGrand Prairie, TX 91493

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Why You’ll Love This Veterinary Technician Job in the DFW Metroplex!

  • Build a satisfying and lucrative career out of your passion and love for animals at our mobile vaccine clinic
  • Have the satisfaction of knowing your work will improve the lives of pets and their people
  • Grow alongside an organization that acknowledges your contributions to its overall success
  • Get in on the ground floor of a growing and innovative organization
  • Feel empowered as you leave an indelible mark on your community
  • Bask in the sense of pride you will feel from being part of a network of reputable practices
  • Learn new, on-the-job skills that will help you grow your career 
  • Enjoy a great work/life balance, plus generous perks and benefits
  • You love a fast pace because it makes the day fly by
  • This is an outside, part-time, weekends-only position

Learn more about this hospital: www.pennypaws.com

Veterinary Technician Responsibilities

  • Clean and straighten pop up clinic tables to prepare for walk-in patients
  • 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 the safety of patients and people 
  • Anticipate the needs of the doctor for basic prevention visits; follow doctors requests to fill medications and vaccines
  • Take temperatures, weight, draw up vaccines, flea/tick medication/prevention, etc.

Veterinary Technician Qualifications

  • Bilingual a plus
  • You have never met a stranger – you make friends everywhere you go
  • You are truly moved by being of service to pet owners who need us
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience as a vet technician or assistant preferred
  • Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment
  • Animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required
  • A valid TX Driver’s License to be able to drive company vans to and from site if needed preferred
  • You can also load equipment in and out of and get in and out of and ride in a vehicle to the clinic sites, and withstand outdoor elements such as wind and rain
  • You can handle the physical requirements of the role, which include the ability to walk and ascend/descend stairs and ramps, remain standing for hours, bend/stoop, squat/crouch, climb, kneel and twist, adjust or move equipment and animals weighing up to 50 lbs, verbally communicate with others, and type and engage in other repeated hand motions that include use of the wrists, hands and/or fingers

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