Newtown Veterinary Specialists is seeking a Surgical Veterinary Technician to join our team at a progressive, 24-hour specialty and emergency hospital in Newtown, CT. Together with our team of highly skilled emergency doctors and board-certified specialists, we enjoy the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills here every day. We strive to provide outstanding patient care and client service in a culture that reflects and upholds our core values. We are devoted to pets and committed to excellence. A positive, upbeat attitude is of the utmost importance. If you are someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, loves to stay busy, and has a contagious smile, we want to hear from you! NVS is a 24-hour Emergency & Specialty Practice and we are the only Level II Certified Veterinary Emergency & Medical Care Center in New England. Our state-of-the-art, 15,000 square-foot facility offers highly trained veterinarians, leading-edge diagnostic equipment, the latest treatment methods, and around-the-clock patient monitoring. Located only 60 miles from NYC, Newtown boasts amazing restaurants, parks & more! With a small town feel in southwestern Connecticut, Newtown is a great place to raise a family. Fun fact: the game of Scrabble was developed here!
Competitive candidates will demonstrate exceptional communication skills and will have previous specialty and/or emergency experience. Please note these positions are not entry level and candidates must be confident in performing essential clinical skills such as venipuncture, catheterization, radiology, patient assessments, record-keeping and all aspects of anesthesia and surgical monitoring. Qualified candidates will possess the following: • A minimum of 1 year of experience as a veterinary technician or assistant • A strong work ethic and good organizational and multi-tasking skills • A professional and respectful demeanor • Ability to lift 50 pounds • Credentialed technicians preferred
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