Southern Veterinary Partners Veterinary Technician/ Assistant in Gainesville, Florida

The Veterinary Technician is responsible for assisting Veterinarians in the care of animals. Candidate must possess exceptional communication and technical skills, be highly motivated, detail-oriented, compassionate and dedicated to providing excellent patient care and customer service.

Preferred experience:

  • Restraint of canine and felines for procedures

  • Calculate medication dosages

  • Draw blood samples and place IV catheters

  • Prep canines and felines for surgery

  • Perform laboratory work and diagnostic imaging

  • Understand vaccine protocols

  • Educate clients about various topics such as Heartworm prevention, vaccines, nutrition and other general health related concerns

  • Care for hospitalized patients and boarding guests

Previous clinical experience and use of Avimark Practice Management Software is preferable but not required.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 18 years old.

  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain.

  • Is experienced in the teamwork approach and works well with all levels of hospital team members.

  • Has excellent client communication skills.

  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting, carrying and restraining animals. Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.

Benefits

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Pet Discount

Competitive Wages

401k

Medical/ Dental Benefits