Veterinary Technician - EmergencyRockvilleMarylandDescriptionBluePearlSpecialty + Emergency Pet Hospitalis hiring experienced Veterinary Technicians to work in our busy Emergency and Critical Care department.Pay: $24.00 - $49.00 / hourThis pay band is a starting point and is dependent on experience and advancement through CareerTrax leveling system . Candidates with VTS credentialing are eligible for compensation commensurate with experienceDo you want to work in a fast paced, learning environment?
Are you atechnicianthat loves emergency cases and providing care and comfort tothe criticallyill or injuredpatient?
Are you committed and passionate about enriching lives through remarkable care for pets?
If you answered "yes" to these questions, then we want to hear from you.BluePearlSpecialty + Emergency Pet Hospital,the role of Veterinary Technician is anexciting, fast-pacedopportunitythat will allow you to utilize the skills that you have worked so hard to gain. We will alsogive you the chance toexpand and grow your skills, all while working alongside some of themost talentedveterinary professionals.As an Emergency Veterinary Technician, you will:Induce,monitorand recover anesthesia in patients and use anesthesia/monitoring equipment.
Triage emergency cases as they arrive at the hospitalincludingobtaining vitals such as temperatureheart rate, respiratoryrateand blood pressure.
Perform digital radiography using proper technique including proper positioning of patients.
Have a complete understanding of normal ranges of patient vital signs, including but not limited to heartand respiratory rate, temperature, blood pressure and oxygen saturation.
Obtain and interpret blood pressure and other vital signs and alert Veterinarian to changes and issues.
Identify patients at riskforarrest and initiate CPR.
Properly calculate medical math (including constant rate infusions) and administer medications via appropriate routes and duration.
Are proficient at performing phlebotomy and placing intravenous catheters in all peripheral vessels.
Place and maintain feeding tubes and central line catheters.
Havea passion for mentoring and training other co-workers.
Have patience and empathy to address client concerns.
WhyBluePearl?Our passion is pets. We offerTrupanionpet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.
We encourage you to grow with us. Our associates are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in their careers.
To transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, our ownBluePearlUniversity for training, and our clinicians have access to over 2,000 medical journals.
We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:
Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options.
Parental leave benefits
Flexible work schedules
401k and retirement planning
Time to reset, rewind, and reflect through our paid time off and floating holiday plans
A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment
We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets
BluePearlis committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunityemployerand you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance oran accommodationduring the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalizedas a result ofsuch a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.Full-time