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Requisition Number St. Charles- Vet Tech
Post Date 1/26/2017
Title Veterinary Technician
City St. Charles
State IL
Description JOB SUMMARY
The St. Charles practice's hours: M 9-1; Tu-S 7-4

On-call shifts are required on a rotation basis for both week night and week end days every 4-6 weeks. Traveling to Chicago or Wheeling may be required once per month. Days required to work- Tuesday- Saturday.
The veterinary /technician’s role in the practice is to promote a friendly and professional environment where emphasis is placed on quality medical care, client education and teamwork. The veterinary technician is instrumental in providing support to clients, patients, and other staff members. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE • Required: High School graduate or equivalent • Required: Previous veterinary technician experience, at least 2 years of monitoring anesthesia. Preferred - Technician License KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) • Working knowledge of various office equipment • Basic filing skills • Effective interpersonal communication skills • Effective in multi-tasking (prioritizing and accomplishing tasks) • Effectively handle stressful situations • Maintain a positive work environment • Emphasize teamwork ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • All aspects of exam room (set-up/break-down/maintenance) • Client service • Escort clients/pets to exam rooms • Acquire patient history/updates • Complete diagnostic tests and record results • Maintain medical records • Distribute client education materials • Enter fees into computer software • Prepare medications and instructions • Prepare client instructions for patient care • Create and review treatment/procedure estimates for patients with clients • Facility Maintenance (kennels, floors, trash, restrooms, laundry, etc) • All aspects of surgery room (set-up/break-down/maintenance) • Manage surgery schedule (breaks, assignments, etc) • All aspects of treatment room (set-up/break-down/maintenance) • Provide general aspects of after hours and on call service • Available to work in other ECFA markets if needed • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements Required: High School graduate or equivalent
Required: Previous veterinary technician experience( at least 2 years) and strong surgical skills.
Preferred: Technician License
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