Job ID: 235563728
SPCA of Northern Nevada is looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician, Come join our team!
8- reasons why working for us will be the best decision you can make.
Wage - $20 to $25 per hour DOE
80 hours PTO and 40 hours sick time
8 paid holidays
Affordable health, dental and vision insurance
Company paid life insurance
You’ll be making a difference doing meaningful and life-saving work (while being surrounded by adorable cats and dogs) and you’ll receive ongoing training and development.
You would be working for a company that was voted Best Nonprofit in 2017 by the Chamber of Commerce, and Best Nonprofit Group in 2018 by the Reno News and Review and a finalist for the Best Places to Work Award in 2017, 2018 and 2019!
The LVT will be performing a variety of tasks in order to help the clinic operations run smoothly. Tasks include but are not limited to the following: Surgery – patient preparation, IV catheter placement, intubation, induction, anesthesia monitoring, and post-operative recovery and care. Dentistry – prophylactic cleanings, dental xrays, and periodontal treatment. Treatments for hospitalized/sick patients including IV fluid therapy, medication administration, vital monitoring, etc. Data entry in PetPoint
Veterinary Technician Requirements: The ideal Veterinary Technician will have at least one year of recent experience working in a veterinary hospital
Must have current Nevada veterinary technician license
Candidates should be able to work in a team environment, be self-reliant, self-motivated, detail oriented, organized and able to multi-task Shelter or rescue experience appreciated
The right candidate will have a consistent and genuinely positive attitude. Must have a passion for animals, and excellent customer-service skills. Thrives on working collaboratively as part of a team and willing to pitch in to help others. Must be able to manage difficult or emotional situations.
The SPCA of Northern Nevada is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. In accordance with applicable law, the SPCA prohibits harassment or discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital or domestic partnership status, status, age (40 years and above), national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, medical condition, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws. All such harassment or discrimination is strictly prohibited.