Our practice is currently seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician. Under the supervision of associate veterinarians, Licensed Veterinary Technicians provide routine medical treatment and care of animals to include all medical and surgical procedures; prepare specimens and perform all laboratory hospital procedures; assist veterinarians in the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery; and provide compassion and communication to patients and owners.
Due to the nature of our profession, we promote a selfless work attitude characterized by compassion, patience, optimism and outstanding communication among employees and clients. The right candidate will be articulate, dependable, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, friendly, and love not only pets, but their people too. We uphold a work environment based upon integrity, honesty, respect, and personal responsibility.
Our hospital is open Monday through Thursday 8:00AM to 8:00PM, Friday 8:00AM to 7:00PM, and Saturday 8:00AM- 2:00PM. Weekday employee shifts are generally 7:00AM to 2:00PM and 2:00PM to closing. Availability to work on Saturdays is a must. Leesburg Veterinary Hospital is a growing practice with opportunity for advancement for qualified candidates. For our full time employees, we offer competitive benefits to include paid vacation and holidays, continuing education, and generous discounts for your pets.
The right candidate will be able to perform basic veterinary medical procedures such as:
– IV catheter placement in various locations
– Venipuncture in various locations
– Emergency triage
– Blood pressure monitoring
– ECG interpretations
– Anal gland expression
– Prescription medicine and fluid therapy calculation
LVTs will uphold client relations by admitting and discharging patients, effectively communicating animal care instructions to clients, and educating clients on needed treatments and procedures. They maintain accurate medical records of treatments, procedures, and communications with owners and referring veterinarians. LVTs will be expected to maintain a leadership role by supervising and training veterinary assistants and kennel assistants. This position also requires a practical knowledge of the hospital’s procedures, policies and services, client and patient treatment protocols, and terminology used in the veterinary hospital.