BluePearl Vet Technician - Emergency in Lee's Summit, Missouri

BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Lee's Summit MO is hiring a part-time weekend (Saturday and Sunday) Veterinary Technician. This is a fun, dynamic team looking for the right fit for their busy Emergency department. If you have previous veterinary experience, are compassionate with clients and peers, have good communication skills and can keep up with a busy ER then we want you!

Are you a passionate technician looking to improve your skills in the veterinary field? Do you want an opportunity to work with some of the brightest veterinary professional in this industry? If you have been looking for a way to advance your career, please check us out.

Primary responsibilities: triage emergency cases as they come in and as needed, assist DVM with crafting and going over estimates, performing diagnostics (radiographs, labwork, etc), setting patients up in ICU or Inpatient ward, discharging patients, client communication, etc.

As an Emergency Technician you will:

  • Provides nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.

  • Report patient signalment, problem list and plan during nursing rounds.

  • Calculates basic medical math.

  • Understands classification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response.

  • Administers medications via appropriate routes and duration.

  • Performs phlebotomy.

  • Ability to place peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein.

  • Performs physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.

  • Possesses a working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment and assist with patients assigned ASA I or II classifications.

  • Intubates patients under the direction of a Level II technician or higher.

  • Remains current on R.E.C.O.V.E.R CPR guidelines and demonstrates proficiency in designated role as assigned by attending clinician and/or supervisor.

What can you expect from BluePearl?

BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, groundbreaking healthcare.

We are seeking hospital support with the same philosophy who are looking to grow their career in an exciting environment with a family atmosphere.

How you can become successful at BluePearl?

At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training .

Your benefit options will include:

  • health benefits options

  • competitive compensation

  • flexible hours

  • scrub allowance

  • opportunity to bring your dog to work

  • additional training

  • unlimited growth potential

Why our Lee’s Summit location? Our Lee’s Summit hospital is one of three BluePearl hospitals located in the Kansas City metropolitan area. We are the only specialty and after-hours emergency veterinary hospital in the southeastern Kansas City area and are ready to provide the highest quality care and attention for your pet. Our advanced medical capabilities include upper and lower endoscopy, as well as specialty surgical services, including orthopedic procedures, ultrasound and critical care.

Downtown Lee’s Summit has a unique variety of over 40 specialty retail shops plus several options for casual dining and entertainment. A recently completed streetscape project has transformed downtown with street lights, banners, new trees and landscaping. In 2010, Downtown Lee's Summit Main Street was selected as a Great American Main Street Award Winner by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and 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 or an accommodation during 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 penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

Job Category: Technicians

Requisition Number: VETTE07690

Posted: 2018-08-02T14:49:00.512Z

Part Time

Location: Lee's Summit, MO, USA