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VRCC is locally operated as a proud member of the PetVet Care Centers Network.

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Critical Care Technician

PetVet Care Centers, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading operators of veterinary hospitals for companion animals. The company operates over 450 hospitals across multiple states and employs over 11,000 people including over 800 veterinarians. Since its inception, PetVet has been structured around a model that is focused on developing a partnership between the hospitals and the company and providing the highest quality medicine and service.

Job Type: Full-time, 4x10 hour shifts including 1 weekend day 

Position Overview:

Critical Care Veterinary Technicians support hospital operations by providing dedicated quality veterinary care and exceptional service to our patients and clients. You will assist in providing patient care, conducting examinations, assisting during sedated procedures, patient care for in-patients, and maintaining patient medical records.

Tasks include:

  • Determine animal requirements by conducting examinations and interviews, reviewing care plans and records, completing laboratory tests and studies, and diagnostic imaging.
  • Care for patients by taking vital signs, collecting samples, and administering medications while communicating with the DVM on the case.
  • Support patient examinations and operations by assembling required supplies and instruments.
  • Maintain a safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by following documented standards and procedures.
  • Maintain medical records by documenting patients’ conditions, reactions, and changes; updates database in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Client communication for appointments and throughout the patient's hospitalization.
  • Ability to demonstrate and follow correct procedures in catheter placement, phlebotomy, emergency medicine, and radiology.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education, and/or experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years as a Veterinary Technician. Registered Veterinary Technician preferred and Provisional Veterinary Technician accepted considering experience. 
  • Able to perform moderately physically demanding work, that requires a lot of lifting (up to 50 pounds), cleaning, and constant motion.
  • Ability to work with or around sick animals, potentially hazardous materials, cleaning chemicals, gas anesthetics, zoonotic diseases, and unpleasant odors.
  • Must be flexible with scheduling and able to work some holidays.
  • Enjoy growing and learning new skills
  • Skilled in anesthesia, patient care, drug calculations, laboratory procedures, patient examinations, client service and more
  • Enjoys a friendly work environment and working with talented support staff
  • Skilled in communications and team collaboration

 

 

VRCC Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Hospital is a 24-hour emergency and specialty veterinary hospital located in Englewood, Colorado. We see patients from both as referrals from general practice veterinarians, as well as directly from clients in need of specialty veterinary care for their pet. We specialize in Cardiology, Emergency & Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Oncology & Radiation Therapy, as well as orthopedic and soft tissue Surgery.

**Sign-On Bonus opportunity for qualified candidates!**

As a Critical Care technician you will work closely with our Criticalists to provide excellent patient care, perform diagnostics, and communicate with the clients of critical care patients. Working with our Critical Care team offers the opportunity to expand upon your knowledgebase and skillset. The Critical Care team also works closely with the Emergency team to collaborate on patient care for hospitalized patients. We are looking for a skilled technician with experience in Emergency or Critical Care who is patient focused and team oriented. 

 

Pay Range
$24$30 USD

PetVet is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, religion, citizenship, national origin/ancestry, physical/mental disabilities, military status or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE, M/F/D/V

PetVet respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal information.  Please see our privacy notice for additional information about our data practices.

 

 

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Why Consider Our Englewood Hospital?

At VRCC, our team members all share the same passion for making and keeping animals healthy.

Our hospital truly is an excellent place to work, with a highly skilled team focused on 'best in practice' veterinary care.

We are very supportive of individuals looking to grow their veterinary careers and look forward to hearing from you.

  • We invite you to explore your veterinary career options with VRCC, where you'll be a respected member of a team that loves animals and values the contributions from every individual on the team.
    - VRCC Team
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New Patients Welcome

VRCC Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Hospital in Englewood is always accepting new patients! Our board-certified specialists and emergency veterinarians are passionate about restoring good health to Denver Metro area pets.

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