Falcon Valley Animal Hospital, a small animal, full service veterinary hospital located in Lenexa, KS, is looking for an energetic Registered Veterinary Technician to join our staff.
This is a full-time position. If, after reading the following summary, you are interested in more information, please call Kerry Meredith, Practice Manager, at 913-764-7387.
Assist doctor and other hospital staff by care and cleaning of patients and facilities including completing patient treatments, assisting in surgery and all other animal care functions as well as other tasks involved in the operations of a veterinary hospital.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Previous experience or training/education working in a veterinary facility.
Must be friendly, outgoing, “people oriented.”
Excellent communications skills.
Must be capable of being cross-trained for front office receptionist duties that will be expected in the job.
Telephone and computer skills are necessary.
Must be a team player willing to learn new techniques and treatments and to accept change
Education and Experience
College or college-equivalent education as required in becoming a Registered or Certified Veterinary Technician.
Direct and guide veterinary assistants.
Technician training as needed.
Perform emergency care within regulatory limits.
Dependable attendance is required.
Any allergies to animals must be controllable through medication.
Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
Must be willing to work long or irregular hours under pressure conditions.
This position requires the ability to walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during a minimum 8-hour day.
Visual acuity sufficient to maintain accurate records, recognize people and understand written directions.
Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand, give information in person and over the telephone.
Fine motor skills adequate for utilizing hospital equipment such as electric clippers, syringes, radiology equipment, laboratory equipment, computers, etc.
The following is a list of essential job requirements. This list may be revised at any time and additional duties not listed here may be assigned as needed. Job functions and job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: From $18.50 per hour
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
35-40 hours within a Monday – Saturday schedule.
Our office hours are 7-6 Monday through Friday and 8-1 Saturday