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VCA Animal Hospitals ICU Technician in Irving, Texas

VCA Metroplex Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited, 24-hour emergency/hybrid practice in Irving, Texas.

VCA Metroplex Animal Hospital is a high volume, AAHA accredited, state-of-the-art hybrid/specialty referral and 24-hour critical care hospital located in Irving. We are a fast paced teaching hospital that provides an amazing learning environment and a rewarding caseload. We pride ourselves on our dedicated and compassionate technical and non-technical staff as well as our team of amazing specialists and clinicians. With specialty/emergency and general practice medicine under one roof and over 60 staff members on our team, there is always an opportunity to grow and advance your skills here.

We are currently accepting applications for our Intensive Care Unit (ICU):

Our ICU department is fully equipped and staffed to provide the maximum level of care 24/7 to both incoming critical and non-critical emergencies, transfers from both our referring veterinarians and internal specialty services, and post-operative patients from surgical procedures. We work on a wide variety of cases on cats and dogs, and in our ICU ward the most critical patients receive top notch intensive care using advanced techniques and specialized equipment. We are seeking experienced technicians or assistants to work on both our emergency service as well as in our ICU.

Emergency and/or ICU Technicians:

  • Our ICU technician position requires a veterinary technician with a minimum of 2 years of current experience in veterinary medicine; emergency experience is not required but is considered a plus.

  • Skills required include: Small animal restraint and handling, basic and advanced nursing care, venipuncture and IV catheterization, anesthesia monitoring, and general knowledge of veterinary medicine.

  • Responsibilities include: Providing nursing care to both our stable and critical hospitalized patients, triaging and stabilizing incoming emergencies, providing treatment to our outpatients, and maintaining a clean and stocked treatment area.

Additional Info:

  • Position involves working weekend shifts

  • We utilize a 4-day work week

  • Seeking a full-time candidate for now

  • Unlicensed candidates should either be in progress of obtaining their license or intending to pursue licensing in the near future

Benefits package includes:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • Holiday pay

  • Paid vacation days

  • Paid sick days

  • Continuing education assistance

  • 401K plan

  • Personal pet care discounts

If you are looking to improve upon existing skills or build new ones, and you believe you can thrive in a very busy, fast-paced, advanced and exciting environment, then we would love to hear from you!

You can apply directly to this ad, or stop by and fill out an application and leave your resume in person. Be sure to visit www.vcametroplex.com for more information about our hospital!

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).

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Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com

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