BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Neurology in Grand Rapids, Michigan
BluePearl Pet Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI is looking for a remarkable full-time Neurology Veterinary Technician with preferably 2 years prior veterinary experience and strong anesthetic skills. Experience working in a specialty hospital is not required as we provide comprehensive training for assistants transitioning from general practice.
Are you a passionate assistant looking to improve your skills in the veterinary field?
Are you passionate about Neurology?!
Do you want an opportunity to work with some of the brightest veterinary professional in this industry?
We strive to provide state-of-the-art services to our patients and clients. We are very proactive in supporting our technician team to advance their careers. We have many specialized technicians in Anesthesia, Internal Medicine, and Emergency/Critical Care. Applicants should have a strong knowledge base, motivation to learn, and ambition to work in a fast-paced team environment.
As a Neurology Veterinary Technician , you will:
Set up constant rate infusions (CRI).
Calculates all medical math including advanced and CRI (mcg/mg, %/mg, etc).
Induce, monitor and recover anesthesia
Set up for MRI and CT procedures.
Discharge neuro patients from the hospital, including basic client education such as manual bladder expression, sling walking, range of motion, etc..Provide nursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values
Perform call backs and refill medications
Client education, gathering histories and communicating that to the Clinician
Perform physical exam; accurately count heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
Understand normal vital parameters
Comfortable with IVC placement and venipuncture
Operate all brands of intravenous fluid pumps and can troubleshoot errors.
Restrain patients during consults and during diagnostics
Status : Full-Time
Hours : Daytime (Rotating surgical on-call schedule once training completed)
Why BluePearl ?
Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.
We encourage you to grow with us. Our associates are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in their career.
To transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, our own BluePearl University for training, and our clinicians have access to over 2,000 medical journals.
We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:
Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options.
Parental leave benefits
Flexible work schedules
401k and retirement planning
Time to reset, rewind, and reflect through our paid time off and floating holiday plans
A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment
We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets
BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and each applicant will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance , and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. _ _