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West Lauderdale Veterinary Hospital

Jennifer C. Jubb DVM
5015 County Road 81
Florence, AL 35633
Ph. (256) 767-6697
www.westlauderdalevet.com

 

Small animal practice is seeking full and/or part time, Licensed Veterinary Technician(s). Our practice is well established, in a college town, nestled in the heart of the Tennessee Valley. The practice operates with Cornerstone software, fully integrated Abaxis lab equipment, digital radiology, & ultrasound.

Individual needs to be an energetic and client oriented team player. Fully trained, excellent support staff will assist both our DVM and LVTs to fully utilize professional skills. Candidate must be licensed or eligible for licensure in Alabama. New and recent graduates considered.

Compensation package includes uniform allowance, 401k match, paid vacation days, continuing education and license fees. Starting wage to be $20-27/hour based upon skill set and other qualifications. Office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 7:30am until 5:30pm and Wednesday 7:30-12:00pm; no after hours or Sunday shifts required.

Electronic or hard copy resumes may be submitted:

West Lauderdale Veterinary Hospital
Laura Moseley- Practice Manager
wlvh@comcast.net
5015 County Road 81
Florence, AL 35633

College of Veterinary Medicine

Requisition Number : S3355P

Home Org Name: Clinical Sciences

Position Title: Supervisor, Equine

Job Class Code: IC03

Appointment Status: Full-time

Part-time FTE: 

Limited Term: No

Limited Term Length: No

Job Summary

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for a Supervisor, Equine for our J. T. Vaughan Large Animal Teaching Hospital. Through self and others, the individual in this position will oversee technical staff and operations in the Equine Animal Unit. This position also assists with student teaching, assists veterinarians’ treatment, research, projects, surgery, restraint, sample collection in animals, and assists in emergency and critical care of patients.
Learn more about VET MED and check out our facilities here: https://www.auburnvetmed.com/
Why should YOU work for VET MED?
    • Excellent full-time benefits that start on Day 1!
    • Medical, dental, and vision insurance options for you and your family.
    • Generous relocation allowance to make your move easier.
    • Competitive state retirement program offering vesting after 10 years of service.
    • How about these numbers? 4 weeks of vacation, 96 hours of sick leave, 6 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child, and 9 official paid holidays.
    • Overnight shift differentials = more $$$ in your pocket.
    • Veterinary care and food discounts for your pets.
    • Uniform and continuing education allowances.
    • Rabies pre-exposure vaccination and titer costs covered by Auburn (for most positions)
    • Tuition assistance for you and your dependents after a year of service.
    • Opportunities for advancement.

 

Need we say more? Probably not – but just in case:

About Auburn:
At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!

Why employees choose Auburn:
Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn.

Our Commitment:
Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit www.auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions

    • Functions as a clinical working supervisor by providing direct patient care, including, but not limited to, physical exams, medication administration, catheter placement, nasogastric intubation, obtaining blood, fecal and urine samples, and fluid therapy.
    • Manages and oversees the equine section including the management of operations and personnel including staff and student workers to include hiring, training, scheduling and supervising all personnel that perform duties related to patient care within the service.
    • Oversees and trains staff regarding the care of equine patients in treatment, handling, and procedures.
    • Ensures that employees and students are properly caring for patients and administering treatment properly.
    • Maintain business aspects of equine section including ordering, inventory, biosecurity, coordination of patient care, facilities, equipment and general day-to-day business.
    • Works closely with the equine section head and hospital administrator recognizing and strategizing needed improvements, areas of concern, client experience and opportunities for growth within the hospital.
    • Assist veterinary students in various aspects of equine patient exam, catheter placement, nasogastric intubation, and general horse handling.
    • Assist clinicians, students, and residents with admission, patient restraint, diagnostic procedures, and emergency and critical care of equine cases admitted to the equine hospital.
Supervises others with full supervisory responsibility.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in animal science or related field and 4 years of experience working with equine in a veterinary hospital, clinical, or ambulatory setting with 2 years of experience supervising, leading, and training staff.
OR
  • High school diploma and 8 years of experience working with equine in a veterinary hospital, clinical, or ambulatory setting with 2 years of experience supervising, leading, and training staff.

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Working clinically with equine patients is physically demanding and requires working in the elements, as well as risk of injury with caution required.

Working as a clinical supervisor requires adaptability and stress management.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Experience training staff. Mentoring and leadership experience is also desired.

Licensed Veterinary Technician (AVMA) upon hire is desired.

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range : $42,000 – $67,200

Job Category: Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional:

City position is located in: Auburn

State position is located: AL

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position: 

Posting Date: 01/29/2024

Closing Date: Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

EEO Statement: AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants: 

Quick Link for Internal Postings: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/43023

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents:

  1. Resume

Optional Documents

    1. Cover Letter
    2. Other
    3. Other Documentation (2)

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
      • LinkedIn
      • AcademicKeys
      • The Chronicle of Higher Education
      • DiversityJobs
      • HigherEdJobs
      • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
      • Indeed
      • RecruitMilitary
      • The Tuskegee News
      • Professional organization or journal
      • Veterans Assistance Services
      • Disability Assistance Services
      • State Employment Service
      • Social Media
      • AU Job Bulletin
      • Notified by an Auburn employee
      • College or university Career Services
      • I went to the AU Employment Website directly (www.auemployment.com)
      • Other
    2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University:
      • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee within probationary period
      • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee outside of probationary period
      • Current part-time Auburn or AUM employee
      • Not an Auburn or AUM employee
    3. * Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Animal Science or a related field and 4 years of experience OR have a High School Diploma with 8 years of experience to use in lieu of a Degree?
      • Yes
      • No

    College of Veterinary Medicine

    Requisition Number : S3359P

    Home Org Name: Clinical Sciences

    Position Title: Recovery Technician

    Job Class Code: IC12 (A-C)

    Appointment Status: Full-time

    Part-time FTE: 

    Limited Term: No

    Limited Term Length: No

    Job Summary

    The College of Veterinary Medicine seeks candidates for a Recovery Technician, responsible for staffing, maintaining, and overseeing animal care in the small animal post anesthesia care unit (PACU) in the Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital. Duties and tasks include following protocols for monitoring and caring for animals recovering from anesthesia, administering medications, instructing veterinary students, and stocking and cleaning the PACU with oversight from a veterinary anesthesiologist.

    Additional duties may include independently performing anesthesia and perioperative and post-operative pain management for veterinary species.

    The typical shift for this position is Mon – Fri from 9:00am – 7:00pm.

    Learn more about VET MED and take a campus tour here: https://www.auburnvetmed.com/

    Why should YOU work for VET MED?

      • Excellent full-time benefits that start on Day 1!
      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance options for you and your family.
      • Generous Transition Allowance to make your move easier.
      • Generous state retirement program with eligibility to receive monthly payments after 10 years of service.
      • How about these numbers? 4 weeks of vacation, 96 hours of sick leave, 6 weeks of paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child, and 9 official paid holidays.
      • Overnight and weekend shift differentials = more $$$ in your pocket.
      • Veterinary care and food discounts for your pets.
      • Uniform and continuing education allowances.
      • Tuition assistance for you and your dependents after a year of service.
      • Opportunities for advancement.

    Need we say more? Probably not – but just in case:

    About Auburn:
    At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

    Why employees choose Auburn:

    Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more!

    Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn.

    Our Commitment:

    Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit www.auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

    Formal AU Title: Tech, Veterinary

    Essential Functions

    Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
    • Performing physical examinations; calculating drug dosages.
    • Maintaining anesthetic equipment; administering anesthetic and analgesic medications. Performing endotracheal intubation; positioning animals.
    • Monitoring physiologic parameters; applying patient warming devices; changing bandages. cleaning animals; properly documenting peri-anesthetic events.
    • Recognizing patient complications and performing corrective measures.
    • Entering patient charges into practice management software applications; communicating Effectively and working under the orders of a supervising veterinarian; and a willingness to learn new skills.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Depending on the combination of education and experience, the selected finalist will be hired as a Recovery Tech and assigned level I, II, or III.

    Level I requires an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification.

    Level II requires an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification plus 2 years of experience in Veterinary Technology or in the care and comfort of animals.

    Level III requires an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification plus 4 years of experience in Veterinary Technology or in the care and comfort of animals. Experience must include at least 2 years at the preceding level or equivalent.

    Substitutions allowed for Experience:
    When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

    Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

    Minimum Skills and Abilities

    Minimum Technology Skills

    Minimum License and Certifications

    Active license with the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medicine as a Veterinary Technician, have met all requirements to become licensed, or have passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Veterinary Technician certification or license must be obtained within 6 months of employment.

    Desired Qualifications

    Desired Qualifications

    Posting Detail Information

    Salary Range : $31,200 – $54,200

    Job Category: Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

    Working Hours if Non-Traditional: The typical shift for this position is Mon – Fri from 9:00am – 7:00pm.

    City position is located in: Auburn

    State position is located: AL

    List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position: 

    Posting Date: 01/29/2024

    Closing Date: Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    EEO Statement: AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

    Special Instructions to Applicants: 

    Quick Link for Internal Postings: https://www.auemployment.com/postings/4306

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents:

    1. Resume

    Optional Documents

      1. Cover Letter
      2. Other
      3. Other Documentation (2)

      Supplemental Questions

       

      1. Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
        • LinkedIn
        • AcademicKeys
        • The Chronicle of Higher Education
        • DiversityJobs
        • HigherEdJobs
        • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
        • Indeed
        • RecruitMilitary
        • The Tuskegee News
        • Professional organization or journal
        • Veterans Assistance Services
        • Disability Assistance Services
        • State Employment Service
        • Social Media
        • AU Job Bulletin
        • Notified by an Auburn employee
        • College or university Career Services
        • I went to the AU Employment Website directly (www.auemployment.com)
        • Other
      2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University:
        • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee within probationary period
        • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee outside of probationary period
        • Current part-time Auburn or AUM employee
        • Not an Auburn or AUM employee
      3. * Do you have an Associate’s degree in a technical or scientific field related to Veterinary Technology?
        • Yes
        • No

      Southpaw Animal Clinic of Madison

      Job Title: Client Care Specialist

      Department: Front Office

      Reports To: Practice Manager

      Posted: 12/29/2023

      Job Summary

      The Client Care Specialist (CCS) is the client’s first contact with the practice and represents the professional image of the practice to callers and visitors. The CCS answers telephones, greets clients, prepares patient files, keeps accurate medical records, receives and relays client correspondence, clerical work, promotes hospital products and services, and updates client financial records. The exceptional CCS has the ability to diffuse negative client situations and foster client bonding. This position requires a practical knowledge of the hospital’s procedures, policies and services; client and patient treatment protocols; data transcribing; word processing and the standard procedures, records and terminology used in the veterinary hospital.

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • Provide compassionate care for pets
      • Keep team mentality in mind at all times
      • Be prepared and willing to offer assistance and ask for assistance when needed
      • Keep a positive professional outlook and maintain compassion
      • Communicate effectively and professionally with public and all staff members
      • Completely abstain from gossip and cussing, negative observation regarding clients, team members, and other professionals
      • Bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, standing/walking on the concrete floor up to 10 hours a day
      • Typing, writing, balancing, twisting, squatting, and rotating throughout the day
      • Ability to maintain an alertness level to keep safe from possible danger
      • Ability to maintain resilience after disappointment or constructive feedback
      • Ability to follow the ethical guidelines of your profession and this clinic
      • Ability to negotiate with difficult people and problem-solve
      • Ability to make rational and effective decisions
      • Attend mandatory staff meetings and be prepared to present assigned topics at the occasional staff meetings
      • Must be a team player who is willing to learn new techniques and treatments, and to accept change

      Role and Responsibilities

      • Open the practice and set up for the morning as directed
      • Demonstrate excellent client relations with clients/patients in waiting and/or exam rooms
      • Assist other CCS’s with client/patient checking in and out of hospital
      • Ensure that clients/patients feel welcome and comfortable
      • Build rapport with clients and patients
      • Greet clients and patients by name
      • Ensure that addresses and phone numbers on medical records are current
      • Help update client files and prepare and mail thank-you, sympathy, and welcome cards
      • Schedule appointments and surgeries appropriately in Shepherd. Provide clients with pre-surgical recommendations (i.e. fasting) and drop-off suggestions (i.e. bring own food).
      • If there is a delay, keep clients informed of the expected waiting time
      • Answer phone calls in a friendly and professional manner within 3 rings. You will route calls to the proper staff members, answer inquiries about services or products, and provide knowledgeable advice concerning the care and treatment of animals.
      • Take written messages for team members that include date, time, client name, pet name, phone number, nature of phone call, and your initials.
      • Record all significant conversations with clients in Shepherd and the medical record.
      • Record prescription refill requests in patient’s record for veterinary assistant or Licensed Veterinary Technician to review.
      • Follow established clinic policies and procedures when referring clients with complaints of acute symptoms. You must determine the nature of the animal’s injury or illness and reassure distressed pet owners. You will also determine whether immunizations and tests are current and recommend updates when medically necessary.
      • Communicate in a professional manner without the use of slang, obscenities or inappropriate language, using proper medical terminology whenever possible.
      • When checking a client into an exam room, document the brief reason for the visit, verify vaccination history, and inform client if vaccines are necessary. Inform veterinary assistants or Licensed Veterinary Technicians of patients waiting for appointments.
      • Ability to effectively communicate and educate clients on general animal husbandry and answer non-medical questions
      • General dietary requirements and feeding schedules
      • Vaccines
      • Basic dietary recommendations
      • Dental care instructions
      • Routine laboratory tests (i.e. fecal floatation, heartworm, feline leukemia and FIV, parvovirus)
      • Housebreaking techniques
      • Flea and tick control and prevention
      • Heartworm prevention
      • Intestinal parasite control and prevention
      • Assist in keeping the entire hospital (both inside and outside), including treatment, surgery, kennels, runs, parking lot and entry is kept extremely clean throughout the day (so that the hospital is “tour ready”)
      • Check floors, walls, doors, and counters; sweep or clean them as needed to remove air, bodily fluids, and dirt to prepare for incoming patients. 
      • Review corresponding charges are entered accurately and collect and process payments. This will include making change, processing credit cards and debit payments, and being responsible for your cash drawer counts at all times. You must verify the eligibility of clients with charge accounts (where applicable). Direct all questions about pricing to the Practice Manager. Print or record the end of day financial balances ensuring they are accurate.
      • Know the fees for routine services so that you can inform your clients. Direct all questions about pricing to the Practice Manager before quoting a fee that you are unsure of. 
      • Explain all invoices in detail to clients. If you cannot answer their questions regarding fees, speak with the Practice Manager or Team Leader on duty. Do not allow any financial discrepancy to go unresolved. 
      • Show respect for clients, team members, and animals (alive or deceased) at all times
      • Interact with all fellow team members with respect and a helpful attitude. 
      • Be familiar with kennel tasks and able to help or act as a backup as needed. This may require lifting up to 50 pounds, cleaning and husbandry, landscaping, patient restraint, as well as other various duties that maintain the customer service, patient care and appearance of the hospital.
      • Every team member is expected to place the well-being of our patients and animal guests as a professional priority. This includes, but is not limited to, walking pets, bathing, feeding, combing, handling, cleaning up after, and following the directions of a medical team member.
      • Flexibility in work hours is required to ensure that the job is done properly

      Southpaw Animal Clinic of Madison

      Job Title: Veterinary Assistant

      Department: Technical Support Staff

      Reports To: Practice Manager

      Posted: 12/29/2023

      Job Summary

      The veterinary assistant will divide their time between assisting the veterinarian with physical examinations, dispensing medications, and helping licensed veterinary technicians position patients for and process radiographs, provide nursing and comfort care, and perform treatments or basic laboratory tests. Veterinary assistants must build positive, professional relationships with clients and staff members. 

      Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

      • Provide compassionate care for pets
      • Keep team mentality in mind at all times
      • Be prepared and willing to offer assistance and ask for assistance when needed
      • Keep a positive professional outlook and maintain compassion
      • Communicate effectively and professionally with the public and all staff members
      • Completely abstain from gossip and cussing, negative observation regarding clients, team members, and other professionals
      • Must be capable of being cross-trained for front office receptionist duties
      • Bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, standing/walking on the concrete floor up to 10 hours a day
      • Typing, writing, balancing, twisting, squatting, and rotating throughout the day
      • Moving animals from cages, floors, and rooms
      • Lifting animals up to 50 pounds, and lifting animals over 50 pounds with assistance
      • Ability to maintain an alertness level to keep safe from possible danger
      • Ability to maintain resilience after disappointment or constructive feedback
      • Ability to follow the ethical guidelines of your profession and this clinic
      • Ability to negotiate with difficult people and problem-solve
      • Ability to make rational and effective decisions
      • Attend mandatory staff meetings and be prepared to present assigned topics at the occasional staff meetings
      • Must be a team player who is willing to learn new techniques and treatments, and to accept change

      Role and Responsibilities

      • Demonstrate excellent client relations with clients/patients in waiting and/or exam rooms
      • Assist CCS’s with client/patient checking in and out of hospital
      • Ensure that clients/patients feel welcome and comfortable
      • Build rapport with clients and patients
      • Greet clients and patients by name
      • If there is a delay, keep clients informed of the expected waiting time
      • Must support reception staff by providing telephone support to ensure that clients’ calls are being answered within 3 rings
      • Ability to effectively communicate and educate clients on general animal husbandry and answer non-medical questions
      • General dietary requirements and feeding schedules
      • Vaccines
      • Basic dietary recommendations
      • Dental care instructions
      • Routine laboratory tests (i.e. fecal floatation, heartworm, feline leukemia and FIV, parvovirus)
      • Housebreaking techniques
      • Flea and tick control and prevention
      • Heartworm prevention
      • Intestinal parasite control and prevention
      • Provide clients with handouts and brochures regarding relevant medical conditions, surgeries, immunizations, internal and external parasites, pet insurance, and diets from reliable, approved sites
      • Make certain all patients are kept clean and as comfortable as possible (i.e. older and arthritic patients require extra padding)
      • Assist in treating hospitalized animals under veterinary supervision
      • Continuously monitor all patients admitted to the hospital
      • Participate in client communication and education, explaining administration of medications, follow-up care, diet recommendations, and general animal care
      • Make certain entire hospital (both inside and outside), including treatment, surgery, kennels, runs, parking lot and entry is kept extremely clean throughout the day (so that the hospital is “tour ready”)
      • Clean and straighten exam rooms to prepare for incoming patients. Spray disinfectant on exam tables, wipe them clean, and dry them. Remove sources of offensive odors; empty trash if necessary. Check floors, walls, doors, and counters; sweep or clean them as needed to remove air, bodily fluids, and dirt.
      • Ability to perform a cursory examination of an animal, including weight and TPR
      • Scan new patients and strays for microchips, tags, and tattoos. Identify and record microchip numbers, tattoos, and/or patient markings in patients’ records
      • Obtain complete medical history, including medications, diet, prevention, and alteration status
      • Ability to use stethoscope
      • Ability to recognize fleas, ticks, and other external parasites
      • Clearly communicate your findings to the doctor, without making a diagnosis
      • Restrain pets in a manner that allows necessary work to be performed, minimizes stress to patients, and ensure the safety of patients and people. Safely and effectively apply and use restraints such as muzzles, towels, and gloves.
      • Know how to position animals properly for radiographs
      • Know how to develop radiographs
      • Practice all safety regulations in regard to radiology
      • Draw blood samples and collect stool and urine samples
      • Prepare lab request forms
      • Create prescription labels, making sure that all the correct information is included on the label
      • Fill prescriptions and dispense medications as directed by a veterinarian
      • Understand the usage and dosage for all prescription drugs and can readily explain them to clients
      • Show respect for clients, team members, and animals (alive or deceased) at all times
      • Discharge patients. Instruct clients on the care of patients at home, timing of recheck appointments, and potential adverse effects of surgeries, procedures, or medications.
      • Assist kennel staff in medicating and treating boarders
      • Be familiar with front office and kennel tasks and able to help or act as a backup as needed
      • Flexibility in work hours is required to ensure that the job is done properly

      Red Barn Animal Hospital

      Red Barn Animal Hospital in Madison, AL. We are currently looking to hire a licensed veterinary technician. I was told that I could send a full job description to this email to be posted on your website. The details are as follows:

      Full Time Licensed Veterinary Technician

      Experience: 3+ years (preferred)

      Job Description:

      Red Barn Animal Hospital is a small, family owned practice in Madison, AL looking for a licensed veterinary technician to join our team. We are located at 852 Old Railroad Bed Rd. Madison, AL 35757. We are dedicated to providing the best medical care and customer service possible to our clients and their pets.

      We have an opening for a full-time licensed veterinary technician. RVT/LVT or CVT required for the position. We are seeking a team player who is energetic, motivated, knowledgeable, and reliable. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter including your relevant experience to office.redbarnmadison@gmail.com

      Benefits include competitive salary, CE allowance, health and dental insurance, uniform allowances, PTO, paid holidays and clinic discounts.

      Technician duties include, but are not limited to: assisting doctors, patient care, IV catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring, surgical assistant, digital radiology, dental prophylaxis, medical sample collection and evaluation, client education and training, humane handling and restraint.

      Some weekend hours are required on a rotation schedule.

      Some holiday hours are required for hospitalized patients.

      Job Type: Full-Time (preferred)

      Salary: $15.00 – $20.00 per hour

      Benefits:
      Health insurance
      Dental insurance
      Employee discount
      Paid time off
      CE allowance
      Uniform allowance
      Paid holidays

      Schedule:
      9 Hour shift
      Day shift
      Some Holidays
      Some weekends
      Experience:
      Veterinary: 5+ years (Preferred)

      Ability to commute/relocate:
      Madison, AL 35757: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

      License/Certification:
      Veterinary Technician Certification/License (Required)

      Work Location: In person

      Posted: 10/16/23

      WHITESBURG ANIMAL HOSPITAL

      WHITESBURG ANIMAL HOSPITAL in Huntsville, AL, is known for providing exceptional care to our patients, and we are looking for someone who shares our commitment to excellence. We are a dynamic and evolving hospital, and we are excited to see what the future holds for our team. We have a very engaged hospital manager as well as a supportive Medical Director and an enthusiastic lead LVT who all understand what it takes to keep this four DVM hospital movin’ and groovin’. Apply today to join us on this exciting journey.

      The Licensed Veterinary Technician supports hospital operations by providing dedicated quality veterinary care and exceptional service to our patients and clients. Responsibilities include; providing patient care by determining animal requirements, conducting examinations and diagnostic procedures, assisting during surgery and operations, providing nursing care, assisting with feeding and caring for patients, maintaining medical supplies and equipment, overseeing triage and discharging patients, and maintaining patient medical records.

      Duties:
      – Assist veterinarians in providing medical care to animals
      – Perform routine procedures such as acquiring patient history, taking vital signs, and collecting samples
      – Prepare animals for surgery and assist during surgical procedures
      – Conduct laboratory tests and analyze results
      – Provide excellent pet care by applying full knowledge of anatomy, physiology, disease processes, pharmacology, specialized equipment usage, and specialized drug administration
      – Fill prescriptions and administer medications, including proper documentation, logging and security of controlled drugs.
      -Support patient examinations and operations by assembling required supplies and instruments, securing and bringing patients to examination rooms, and restraining patients; aids as directed by veterinarian.

      Requirements:
      – High school diploma or equivalent
      – Completion of a veterinary technician program
      – License to practice as a veterinary technician in Alabama
      – Two or more years of experience with veterinary appointments, surgeries and nursing care for hospitalized and critical patients
      – Knowledge of veterinary medical terminology and procedures
      – Proficiency in handling and restraining animals safely and compassionately
      – Ability to operate veterinary equipment and perform basic laboratory tests
      – Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
      – Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

      Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may be required to perform other duties as assigned.

      Job Type: Full-time

      Salary: $19.00 – $22.00 per hour

      Expected hours: 35 – 40 per week

      Benefits:

      • 401(k)
      • Employee assistance program
      • Employee discount
      • Paid time off
      • Holiday pay
      • Parental leave
      • Professional development assistance
      • Health insurance
      • Life insurance
      • Dental insurance
      • Vision insurance
      • Scrub allowance

      Schedule:

      • 10 hour shift
      • Day shift
      • Overtime
      • Weekends as needed

      Please send resumes to drosario@whitesburganimalhospital.com 

      Posted: 10/7/23

      Liberty Mobile Veterinary Service

      Join Our Team!
      We are hiring an experienced Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant
      Liberty Mobile Veterinary Service is a small, privately owned mobile veterinary clinic servicing the Auburn-Opelika and surrounding areas of Alabama.
      Employment criteria:
      -Minimum of 1.5 years of experience required in small animal medicine
      -Must be 18 years of age or older
      -Some reception/client relations work required for this position
      -Part-time and full-time hours available
      -Pay based on experience
      Please email your resume and a short summary detailing your interest in this position to: 
      Liberty Mobile Veterinary Service
      334-734-9265

      Posted: 10/7/23