Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)

osition Objectives:

To provide high-quality care for patients of high-volume mobile spay and neuter veterinary clinic

 

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Perform tests and assess and communicate patients’ test results and medical histories to the attending veterinarian

• Work under the direction of the veterinarian to prepare animals for surgery and administer medications, including anesthesia drugs

• Monitor surgery patients from the administration of anesthesia through their full recovery and independently assess patients’ readiness for discharge

• Maintain controlled-drug and supply inventories and conduct appropriate recordkeeping and reporting

• Comply with the applicable laws for licensed veterinary technicians established by the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration

• Communicate with clients regarding post-operative patient care as well as the results of diagnostic testing and other medical findings

• Establish and adhere to maintenance programs for all medical equipment

• Maintain strict confidentiality about client, patient, and donor information

• Drive the mobile clinic to and from designated sites

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

 

Qualifications:

• Virginia veterinary technician’s license or willingness and ability to obtain a Virginia veterinary technician’s license

• Previous experience with a controlled-substance inventory

• Previous experience working independently and exercising discretion

• Proven ability to handle confidential information

• Proven exceptional written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis

• Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver’s license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

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