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Veterinary Technician - Oncology

Company: Ethos Veterinary Health LLC
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Premier Veterinary Group in Orland Park is looking for a full-time Veterinary Technician to join our Medical Oncology Department.The primary responsibility is to triage and provide care for patients presenting to and hospitalized with our Medical Oncology. The successful candidate embodies our culture in treating every client with the utmost courteous and attentive treatment possible, with a keen sensitivity to the emotional bond between owners and their pets. This is a 40 hour per week position. Participation in some holiday coverage is required.We at Premier Veterinary Group believe that all veterinarians, pets and pet owners deserve premier experiences. Everything we do reflects this belief. We commit ourselves to acting with respect, honor and dignity toward our clients, colleagues and each other. Responsibilities: Provide extensive client education on Medical Oncology issues including but not limited to disease processes, drug side effects, medication, and triaging phone callsAdminister IV and oral chemotherapeutics with proper handling utilizing a laminar flow hood/safety cabinet.Obtaining and processing laboratory samples such as blood, urine, free fluid, and fine needle aspiratesUtilizing different modalities of imaging for patient assessment including radiograph, ultrasound and CT scanExecuting, monitoring, and recovering all assigned sedation and anesthetic eventsProvide comfort and nursing care for all patientsQualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the above listed responsibilities satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Skills and Experience:Chemotherapeutic handling and administrationGeneral nursing care and treatment of patientsAdministering and monitoring anesthesiaAssisting the veterinarian in proceduresAdmitting and discharging patientsClient communication and educationEducational Requirements:High School education or equivalentSeveral years experience of related job experienceCertification or licensing as a veterinary technician preferredExperience with administering chemotherapy is preferredCompetencies:Self-Motivator: Ability to work efficiently and effectively, proactive with approachCommunicator: Successful communication is essential with all clients and stakeholders, considers and responds appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of different people in different situationsTechnical Credibility: Understands and appropriately applies procedures, requirements, regulations, and policies related to specialized expertise. Understands linkages between departments needs and the organizations needs.Benefits of Working at Premier Veterinary Group:Compensation is based on experience and skill level. Full-time benefits include health with an optional 100% employer paid plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, uniforms, and a generous CE allowance.PM19Powered by JazzHRPI190397120

Keywords: Ethos Veterinary Health LLC, Orland Park , Veterinary Technician - Oncology, Healthcare , Orland Park, Illinois

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