A veterinary technician is the lifeblood of a veterinary hospital and assists veterinarians with providing the best possible care to patients and owners. When a client chooses the Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson, they can be confident they are selecting the specialty and emergency medical center of choice for family veterinarians and pet owners. Every day, our dedicated team of experienced board-certified veterinarians, veterinary technicians and support staff use their extensive experience, skill and love for animals to provide pets with the best chance of a happy, healthy recovery. If you enjoy a fast paced, challenging, and highly rewarding environment come join our family.
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The Veterinary Technician supports hospital operations by providing dedicated quality veterinary care and exceptional service to our patients and clients. You will assist in providing patient care, conducting examinations, assisting during surgery, provide nursing care, and maintaining patient medical records.
Determine animal requirements by conducting examinations and interviews, reviewing care plans and records, completing laboratory tests and studies, and diagnostic imaging.
Care for patients by taking vital signs, collecting samples, administering medications, drugs, and vaccines, and bandaging and wrapping wounds.
Support patient examinations and operations by assembling required supplies and instruments, securing and bringing patients to examination rooms, and restraining patients.
Fill prescriptions and administer medications, including proper documentation, logging and security of controlled drugs.
Maintain a safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by following documented standards and procedures in compliance with applicable legal regulations.
Maintain medical records by documenting patients’ conditions, reactions, and changes; updates database in an accurate and timely manner.
Ability to demonstrate and follow correct procedures in catheter placement, phlebotomy, emergency medicine, and digital radiology.