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Lead Licensed Veterinary Technician - Emergency & Critical Care

Company: VCA MidWest Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
Location: Council Bluffs
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

VCA MidWest Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center is growing exponentially! Our facility is Nebraskas only full-time, state-of-the-art specialty and emergency hospital, and we are seeking to add two Lead Licensed Veterinary Technician to our Emergency & Critical Care team.

Why You Should Consider Us

We have been a leader in small animal specialty medicine in Nebraska, Northern Kansas, South Dakota, and Western Iowa for the last decade! Our hospital has nationally, and internationally, recognized board-certified specialists in disciplines including Internal Medicine, Critical Care, and Surgery. We also have independent contractors in Cardiology and Diagnostic Imaging. Seven doctors staff our Emergency Department that operates around the clock. All of our doctors enjoy teaching, and love to collaborate to provide stellar patient care and client service.

We are currently undergoing an exciting expansion project. Our new 17,000+ sq. ft. facility will feature 11 exam rooms, 4 operating theaters, a dedicated ICU with telemetry and long-term mechanical ventilation capabilities, and comprehensive in-house laboratory equipment. We also have ultrasonography, video rigid and flexible endoscopy, Stryker laparoscopy/arthroscopy tower, Imex fixator system, Synthes plating system, Ligasure, TA stapler, digital radiography, fluoroscopy, helical computed tomography, and on-site magnetic resonance imaging. An incomparable team of licensed veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, and client service representatives supports our veterinarians.

At VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.
You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500+ doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists.
You will sharpen your skillsand even learn some new techniquesand explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.

This is a great opportunity to utilize your Technician skills, work with a dynamic team and expand your knowledge while working in a fast-paced environment! You will be challenged to use all of you knowledge, know-how and skills to the best of your ability, in a teaching hospital, with a team that will support you along the way. We are currently experiencing phenomenal growth and expansion with many of our services.

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. In addition, we offer a CE stipend benefit for LVTs and reimbursement for LVT license. Additional support is offered to those team members seeking to earn their VTS!

Why We Need You
As a member of the VCA team, your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parentby delivering an outstanding client experienceso they will partner with us for the specialty and emergency care of their companion animals.

Youve worked hard for your credentialing and we want you to use the knowledge that youve invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:
catheter placement
radiology and advanced diagnostics
anesthesia monitoring
physical examinations and patient assessment
surgical preparation and assisting
laboratory work
patient recovery
compassionate care for our hospitalized patients

Job Requirements
State of Nebraska Veterinary Technology License required.
1-2 years of supervisory experience preferred.
Ability to work a rotation that includes weekends, overnight and holidays. .

Keywords: VCA MidWest Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center, Council Bluffs , Lead Licensed Veterinary Technician - Emergency & Critical Care, Professions , Council Bluffs, Iowa

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