VCA Animal Hospitals Neurology Veterinary Technician in Omaha, Nebraska
VCA Midwest Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center is expanding its Neurology Service and is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician!
The Neurology Team:
VCA Midwest Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center's Neurology Service primary focus is to improve a pet's quality of life by providing effective neurological treatment and supportive services. From diagnostic screening to recovery, our Neurology service offers advanced, comprehensive care to treat pets.Our Neurology Service comprises of a board-certified neurologist, Certified Technicians, Veterinary Assistants, and Patient Care Coordinators
Our Neurology Technicians are exposed to diverse and stimulating caseload. They provide exceptional care to every patient from initial exam to discharge. are truly part of the team and work collaboratively with the Neurologists.
Primary job responsibilities include:
Provide anesthesia and nursing care for the Neurology Service
Creating individualized anesthetic protocols in collaboration with Neurologists
Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging (Radiology, CT, MRI, Ultrasound)
Assist with all aspects of patient care from admission through discharge, including departmental rounds
Communicate with clients and help manage long term patient care
Help provide neurological patient education to clients
Physical examinations and patient assessments
Certified Veterinary Technician or sitting for the VTNE
Strong skill in phlebotomy, catheter placement, anesthesia protocols and monitoring and recovery
Must be able to work successfully as part of a team
Ability to lift and restrain animals weighing up to 40 pounds
Ability to communicate clearly with clients and staff members
Schedule : Full-Time, four 10-hour weekdays. Upon complete training with the Neurology Service (commonly three-six months), associates will train to perform on-call surgery duties. Bonuses apply!
Starting range is determined by skill set and years of experience in the field/specialty. Financial growth opportunities available.
Interested in becoming a Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) in Neurology?
Our Neurologist and Leadership Team are invested in providing the supporting you to apply for, obtain, and maintain your VTS (Neurology) including mentorship, available caseload, skills development opportunities, and CE allowance.
Benefits of Joining the Our Team!
Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community
Career development programs
Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities
Continuing education allowance
Tuition support and sponsorships
Veterinary Technician license reimbursement
Free mental health sessions and wellness subscriptions (Head Space and Lyra Health)
Medical, dental & vision insurance
Generous pet care discounts
Life, long, and short-term disability insurance (company-paid)
Paid parental leave
Paid vacation (2 weeks in 1st year), sick time, and holiday pay
401(k) (company match)
Address: 9706 Mockingbird Drive, Omaha, NE 68127
If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.
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