Veterinary Technician lI

Bozeman, Montana
ER/Urgent Care
11/18/2022
Pet Emergency Trauma Services
29.00  Hourly
22.00  Hourly
Full Time

Pet Emergency Trauma Services, located in the beautiful Big Sky country of Montana, is seeking like-minded emergency veterinary professionals to join our growing team. Our team is a close-knit, compassionate group who strive to always provide the best in emergency care to our patients. We are a full-service emergency hospital with an in-house diagnostic lab, digital radiography, state-of-the-art surgical suite, and onsite pharmacy, serving Bozeman, and the surrounding area 24/7/365!

Candidates eager to join our team should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, maintain a positive attitude under pressure, be an enthusiastic self-starter, detail-oriented, and ready to learn and grow!

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including 401k with employer match, life insurance, medical/dental/vision options, annual scrub allowance, VERY competitive pay plus quarterly team bonus eligibility, licensure reimbursement for LVTs/CVTs, and employee pet care discounts.

If you or someone you know is looking for a long-term position, please submit a resume and cover letter.

Skills Required:

We are currently seeking team players who are detail-oriented, positive, self-starters, eager to grow and learn. Please review qualifications carefully prior to applying, experience is required for these positions.

  • LVT/CVT preferred but will consider skilled assistants with 2+ years of ER/Urgent Care experience
  • All aspects of animal nursing care (lab sample collection, surgical prep/monitoring/post-operative care, injections (all routes of administration), IV catheter placement, radiology positioning, phone and in-person triage, accurate medical record-keeping, ability to follow direction with accuracy, familiarity with common veterinary medication and dosing calculations, running blood samples, microscopic evaluation, patient rounds.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task efficiently
  • Good communication skills and works well in a team environment.
  • This position includes overnights, weekends, and holidays.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Triage (verbal and written)
  • Client education (verbal and written)
  • ezyVet Software experience helpful
  • Customer service - phone etiquette, email, and in-person communication must be professional and knowledgeable
  • Drug calculations/administration
  • Anesthesia; induction, monitoring, pre, and post-operative pain control administration, assisting in surgery
  • IV catheter placement
  • Phlebotomy, cystocentesis, other laboratory collection methods, and prep.
  • Processing in-hour lab samples: Bloodwork, Urinalysis, Cytology
  • Knowledge of basic emergency procedures
  • Medical record-keeping and invoicing
  • Cash handling, Point of Sale transactions, obtaining deposits for treatment
  • Intake and Discharge
  • Oversee hospitalized patients and recognize changes in status/condition
  • Ability to communicate well with a team and provide status updates to Doctors
  • Follow directions both verbal and written.
  • Basic understanding of treatment/flow sheets
  • All aspects of veterinary nursing care not previously mentioned
  • Other tasks as assigned by DVM and/or Hospital Administrator
  • Shifts will include overnights, weekends, and holidays.

Education/Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • LVT/CVT preferred.
  • Emergency experience preferred.


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This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
  • FUN!

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Work Remotely

  • No