Veterinary Technician JobLantana Animal HospitalLewisville, TX 82554

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Why You’ll Love This Veterinary Technician Job at Lantana Animal Hospital in Lewisville, TX!  

Lantana Animal Hospital is looking to add a Veterinary Technician to our growing practice! We are a Best of Denton County hospital 6 years in a row and have a tenured staff that is like family.

We are looking for a dedicated and passionate Veterinary Technician with 1 or more years of experience in veterinary practice – certification or licensing is a plus (LVT, RVT or CVA), but not required. We are looking for a long-term hire who will become a part of our Lantana family!

This position has the opportunity for growth within the practice over time both with compensation and job opportunities. This job requires some weekends and evenings, including rotating on-call shifts (Saturday and Sunday – usually once every 4-5 weeks) and rotating holidays. We pride ourselves in having employees that reflect our high standard of veterinary care and are seeking career-minded individuals who are committed to veterinary medicine.

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Veterinary Technician Responsibilities

  • Collecting patient history, completing medical records and diagnostics for pets in the hospital for appointments, drop-offs, and surgeries.
  • Restraining safely with minimal stress for pets in exam rooms and assisting with appointments.
  • Assisting with surgical prep, monitoring, surgical procedure assisting, and patient recovery. Clean, repack and sterilize surgical instruments. Perform anesthesia machine maintenance, as needed.
  • Accurately preparing and dispensing medications as directed by the doctor, ensuring that medications are added to the pet’s record and appropriately charged to the client.
  • Calculating drug dosages and administering all medications IV, SQ or IM.
  • Monitoring hospitalized pets, providing in-house treatments using a written treatment plan. Utilize patient monitoring equipment, i.e. ECG, SpO2, fluid pumps etc.
  • Performing front desk duties intermittently and answering phones. Check clients in and out and accept payments. Email records to referring veterinarians.
  • Other duties as assigned

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
  • Advanced animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required
  • Experience with venipuncture, IV catheter placement, labwork, radiology, and pharmacology highly preferred 

Competitive salary based on experience. Applicants must be detail-oriented, have strong typing skills, have a great work ethic, enjoy communicating with people and strive for exceptional pet care. Must be at least 18 years old.

We offer a very competitive compensation and benefits package (which includes healthcare, vision, dental and matching 401k, life insurance, and other ancillary benefits), including paid vacation and sick days, yearly paid CE, uniform allowance, generous personal pet care discounts, yearly account credits and even tuition reimbursement for licensing programs. Apply today!

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Kennel Assistant JobLantana Animal HospitalLewisville, TX 95894

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Why You’ll Love This Kennel Assistant Job

You could be the newest Kennel Assistant on the Lantana Animal Hospital team! We operate a state-of-the-art facility that provides outstanding pet care in Lewisville, TX. Join our team and enjoy a fun job with a flexible schedule and great benefits!  

Our team supports each other and works together to foster a successful and fun work environment! As our Kennel Assistant, you will join the work-family and add to the positive atmosphere. You’ll have the opportunity to learn new skills as you float between the front and back of the hospital, assisting in various important duties. You will have ample opportunity to shower our four-legged clients with love and affection! Your compassionate care will be appreciated by management, and our loyal customers will be grateful for your devotion to their beloved pets. Your efforts will be rewarded with paid time off, a flexible work schedule, medical, dental, and vision insurance, and a 401k matched by us.

If you are interested in a job with an established veterinary hospital working with animals, then apply now for our Kennel Assistant opening today! Join Lantana Animal Hospital, a company that fosters learning, professional growth, personal respect, and compassionate care!

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Kennel Assistant Responsibilities

  • Assist in taking radiographs; clean surgical instruments and prepare surgical packs for sterilizations; sample set up and clean up
  • Clean and straighten exam rooms to prepare for incoming patients following OSHA guidelines
  • Refill and restock exam/treatment rooms with appropriate medical supplies and materials
  • 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 procedures to be done with minimal stress to patients, and ensures safety of patients and people 
  • Clean kennels/feed animals as instructed/walk animals as instructed; general hospital janitorial duties

Kennel Assistant Qualifications

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • Advanced animal care, restraints, client/customer interaction experience required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Possess a good attitude and contribute to a positive work environment

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