Overview

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.

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, positioning for dental radiographs are a plus
Proficient in anesthesia and surgical monitoring
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
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:

A minimum of 1-year experience preferred, CVT/RVT/LVT a bonus

About Sumter County Animal Hospital

Sumter County Animal Hospital is a well-established, progressive, fast paced 1 doctor small animal practice located in Wildwood, Florida. We offer many services to provide the best comprehensive care to our patients including Preventative Care, Surgery, Urgent Care, High Speed Dentistry, Cold Laser Therapy, In-House Diagnostics, Digital full body radiology, OFA certification, Acupuncture, Medical and/or Vacation Boarding and more. We strive for low stress, compassionate care in all interactions with our patients, to foster a sense of safety and trust we want coming to the clinic to be good experience for everyone.

Sumter County Animal Hospital is located in Wildwood, Florida which is just outside of the growing The Villages Community. We are only 45 minutes away from Orlando. There are endless activities within the Orlando metropolitan area including theme parks, restaurants, and concerts. Also, within 30 minutes are endless state parks and recreation areas with ample nature trails, springs, beaches, and lakes. Popular activities include food and wine at Epcot, Harry Potter World at Universal, Horse shows at the Florida Horse Park, or Glass bottom boat tour in Silver Springs State Park. There are endless activities within an easy commute making the area a wonderful place to enjoy a healthy and active work-life balance. Sumter county is an “A” school district making it an ideal area to raise a family!

Required Education Level : None