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Lab & Pharmacy Technician- Licensed Veterinary Technician

Company: VCA Midwest Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
VCA Midwest Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center is seeking an experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) to join our fast-growing, AAHA-accredited, multi-doctor specialty and emergency/critical care practice in our Lab & Pharmacy Department.

This is a great opportunity to work with a dynamic team and expand your knowledge while working in a fast-paced environment! You will be challenged to use your know-how and skills to the best of your ability, in a teaching hospital, with a team that will support you along the way.

Requirements

Active State of Nebraska License in Veterinary Technology
Excellent posology and clinical pathology skills.
Must be able to calculate drug dosages with accuracy.
Must be able to register as a designee agent under Neb. Rev. Stat. 71-2454 7 (a) as a LVT
The ideal candidate will be a team player who is friendly, outgoing, people - oriented and has excellent communication and client service skills
This position works Sunday, Monday, Friday, Saturday 8am-6pm

Responsibilities

This position provides efficient, professional and high quality service to DVMs and clients. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with strong interpersonal and organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and understanding of veterinary technology language.

Major job-related duties and functions include:
Dispensing prescribed medications, drugs and other pharmaceuticals for patient care, according to professional standards and state and federal legal requirements.
Calculating drug dosages & preparing medications
Reviewing prescriptions issued by DVMs to assure accuracy
Maintaining established procedures concerning quality assurance and security of controlled substances.
Reports all controlled substances through the Nebraska PDMP within 24hrs.
Draw blood samples, collect stool and urine samples, prepare lab request forms, perform certain laboratory tests. Run lab equipment as well as perform manual testing.
Prepares laboratory samples for courier pick up and assists in running in house lab work.
Maintain lab equipment as well as run routine maintenance.
Helps to maintain hospital organization and cleanliness.
Provides support to DVMs and LVTs as requested.

Development
We are committed to the professional development of our team members and the opportunity for advancement within the practice. We are committed to the professional development of our team members and the opportunity for advancement within the practice. We offer free RACE approved CE through our VCA network of hospitals.

Benefits
We offer an alternative work schedule, competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including, medical/dental/vision and paid vacation/sick days (for FT employees), 401(k), paid uniforms, generous employee pet discounts (up to 75% for FT employees) and more!

If you envision yourself in an organization committed to excellence and the human-animal bond, become part of a wonderfully integrated team.

Keywords: VCA Midwest Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center, Council Bluffs , Lab & Pharmacy Technician- Licensed Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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