Overview

* This is a Part-Time Position for Saturdays from 4 pm to Midnight *

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Animal restraint, triage of incoming patients, collection and analysis of lab samples, diagnostic imaging, management and nursing care of medical and hospitalized cases with varying degrees of stability, administration of medications, effective communication of treatment plans with clients, surgical preparation and assistance, and anesthetic management.

All employees are expected to help out with all aspects of the hospital including answering phones, client communications, data entry, assisting the DVMs, patient care, and general housekeeping. Certain aspects of job are legally limited to LICENSED technicians and DVMs. We require all staff to help cover shifts on holidays. Training is completed on the job.

Must be able to withstand unpleasant odors and noises. May be exposed to bites, scratches, animal waste and potentially contagious diseases.

Whether you’re looking to just be a master of your role or trying to grow into that next career move, you’ll have opportunities through a variety of virtual and hands on, interactive training and continuing development.
Qualifications
We’re looking for:

A high work ethic and positive attitude team member
Ability to arrive on-time and ready to work
A minimum of 1-year experience preferred, CVT/RVT/LVT a bonus
Exceptional customer service skills and ability to communicate precisely
Interpret medical records and record client history accurately
Knowledge in preventative care, surgical procedures, and hospital flow
Ability to restrain pets in a low-stress and safe manner
Proficient in sample collection to include blood samples, urine, fecal, and skin
Ability to properly set-up and process laboratory samples and tests
Proficient in positioning and capturing radiographs
A self-starter with the desire to continue to advance one’s knowledge and skillset
Ability to receive in a professional manner constructive feedback to maintain hospital efficiency
Additional information
Schedule: Saturdays from 4 pm to Midnight

Pay: Hourly wage dependent upon experience and/or licensure status.

We offer our staff:

Comprehensive Benefits (health, dental, vision, liability, 401k & 401K matching program, life & supplemental insurance, HSA, & FSA)
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Vacation and Sick Time for ALL Employees
Paid Bereavement Program
Paid Parental Leave Program
Competitive Compensation
Continuing Education Allowance (applies to licensed/registered/certified roles)
Tuition Assistance Program
Access to a CVA/CVT/CVPM Partnership through Penn Foster
Career Development Opportunities
Referral Bonus Program for most positions!
Additional Benefits May Also Be Available (i.e. Personal Pet Discounts, Holiday Pay, Uniform Allowance, Bonuses etc)
*Note – some benefits may only be available to or vary slightly for full time employment status vs part time status.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

All employees are expected to help out with all aspects of the hospital including answering phones, client communications, data entry, assisting the DVMs, patient care, and general housekeeping. Certain aspects of job are legally limited to LICENSED technicians and DVMs. We require all staff to help cover shifts on holidays. Training is completed on the job.

About Animal Emergency Center of Yorktown

Animal Emergency Center of Yorktown is an emergency / urgent care hospital in Yorktown, VA. Our technician and support team are tenured and highly capable of supporting our veterinarians with any patient needs that come through our doors! Our practice remains innovative in offering the latest medical techniques and equipment available. Best of all, our hospital culture! We support one another, love to keep learning (and mentoring others), enjoy a challenge and live for the moments where we make each other laugh. We even have a pizza fund and love to bring snacks to share! Yorktown is popular as a destination for heritage tourism. Yorktown has distinct areas. Yorktown Village or Historic Yorktown is located close to the Yorktown River, near the George P. Coleman Memorial Bridge that spans the river to Gloucester Point. Historic Yorktown is comprised first of Water Street, a small strip along the beach of the river; it contains several small restaurants, a park, a hotel, a pier, and an antiques shop. In May 2005 a building was constructed with more shops and restaurants, enhancing what is known as the "Riverwalk" section on the waterfront. If you enjoy beautiful scenery, historic monuments and visiting areas, and fun activities, Yorktown Virginia is definitely for you!

Required Education Level : None