NEVCCC is a rapidly growing multi-specialty, emergency, and general practice in North Central Connecticut that opened in 2011. Our 8,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility includes digital radiography, color flow ultrasonograpy, a 16 slice helical CT scanner, video endoscopy/bronchoscopy, and a linear accelerator for radiation therapy. We have three surgical suites fully equipped for general, orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic and ophthalmologic surgery. Our Emergency and Critical Care Service is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. NEVCCC is a full-service animal hospital, offering a wide range of services from general wellness health care to emergency and specialty referral services.
Duties and Responsibilities: Perform TPR (temperature, pulse and respiration) assessments, treatments, and administer medication as directed by the veterinarian Prep and assist in diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures Triage patients and gather brief medical histories Perform laboratory tests and take radiographs Operate and maintain hospital equipment, i.e., EKG, fluid pump, syringe pump, scales, syringe pump, anesthetic monitors and machines Anesthetize animals and monitor anesthesia under the direction and supervision of the veterinarian Communicate with clients/owners about the status of patients, as directed by the veterinarian Fill prescriptions/administer medications, including proper documentation, logging, and security of controlled drugs Maintain cleanliness of exam rooms (after each patient), reception areas, hospital grounds, and treatment areas, as needed Clean cages, as needed Do laundry Communicate patient status with oncoming staff and veterinarians, and update records and financial information, as needed, in the computer Display confidence and reassurance when dealing with pets experiencing severe stress, illness, and/or pain Communicate and approach job duties in a mature manner Foster teamwork approach and work well with all levels of hospital team members Participate in on-call schedule as assigned Participate in all staff and technician/assistant mandatory staff meetings Answer phones and perform other reception duties as needed by the hospital Proactive role in developing new skills and furthering knowledge base by attending CE. Demonstrate flexibility to float to other departments in times of need Support the team in welcoming new employees and assist in the training process when needed Proficiency Clinical laboratory procedures Medication calculations and administration Venipuncture Intubation Catheter placement Animal restraint Vital sign monitoring Client communications Radiographic technique and anesthesiology
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