Job Details


Requisition Number San Diego - Veterinary Tech
Post Date 2/2/2017
Title Veterinary Technician
City San Diego
State CA
Description Eye Care for Animals is seeking a full-time Veterinary Technician to join our team in San Diego, CA. Current practice hours are Monday-Friday 8-5 .This position requires rotation of on-call availability for after hour emergencies.

Our ideal candidate is someone who likes to work hard and strives to provide excellent customer service. Other qualifications include:
• Previous veterinary technician/assistant experience required
• Proficient in IV catheters placement, blood work, and IV, IM and SQ injections
• Proficient in monitoring anesthesia and working with various monitoring equipment
• Team player
• Eager to learn and is self-motivated
• Enjoys a challenging and fast-paced environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to multi-task with a smile

We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package including:

• Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance
• Vacation, Sick, and Holiday pay
• Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
• Potential Quarterly Bonuses
• 401K and Profit Sharing plan
• Potential Quarterly Bonuses
• Uniforms provided or reimbursement available


JOB SUMMARY
The Veterinary Technician is responsible for a variety of tasks related to customer service and patient care within the veterinary practice. Tasks include animal handling, pre and post-operative patient care, creating and presenting financial options and estimates, accurately entering service charges into client processing database, and preparing medications. Hours typically vary and include after-hours and on-call responsibilities.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Required: Previous veterinary office experience
• Preferred: Active California Technician license
• Preferred: High School graduate or equivalent

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
• Proficient with various veterinary software
• Proficient operation of various office equipment (copier, scanner, fax machine)
• Basic filing skills
• Effectively manage multi-line phone system
• Effective interpersonal communication skills
• Effective in multi-tasking (prioritizing and accomplishing tasks)
• Effectively handle stressful situations
• Maintain a positive work environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work collectively with team members
• Emphasize teamwork

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Ability to maintain professional and courteous demeanor in challenging/stressful situations
• Prepare and maintain exam, treatment and surgical rooms
• Greet clients and patients
• Obtain patient history and updates from clients
• Perform and/or assist with diagnostic procedures
• Maintain accurate patient medical records
• Enter service fees into the patient processing database
• Calculate medication dosages and prepare instructions for clients
• Review patient instructions with clients and distribute educational materials
• Create and review treatment estimates and payment options with clients
• Clerical duties such as filing, copying, and faxing
• Maintain order to public areas (waiting room, exam rooms, kennel area, etc.)
• Place catheters and assist with surgical equipment monitoring (anesthesia, ventilator, etc.)
• Provide general aspects of after-hours and on-call service
• Available to work in other ECFA markets if needed
• Other duties as assigned

Eye Care for Animals is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are also a drug and alcohol free workplace.
Requirements EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Required: Previous veterinary office experience
• Preferred: Active California Technician license
• Preferred: High School graduate or equivalent
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