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BluePearl Veterinary Technician- Internal Medicine in Tampa, Florida

BluePearl Pet Hospital is seeking a knowledgeable and skilled Veterinary Technician to join their fast-paced I nternal M edicine department.

  • Are you committed and passionate about enriching lives through remarkable care for pets?

  • Do you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, and rewarding work environment?

  • Are you a team player who enjoys working together on a team to provide quality care for pets?

If you answered "yes" to these questions, then we want to hear from you.

Pay: $20 - $40 / hour

This pay band dependent on experience and advancement through our CareerTrax leveling system.

As an Internal Medicine Veterinary Technicians, you are a liaison between our internists and our clients regarding patient histories, care instructions, lab results, patient updates, and other topics as requested by the doctors. You will be involved with client contact through phone calls, email, and in person conversations. Additionally, you will be assisting with endoscopic and ultrasound procedures, filling prescriptions, taking x rays, and obtaining lab samples. Strong anesthesia and phlebotomy skills required.

As an IM 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 ultrasound and radiology procedures.

  • Set up and assist with endoscopic procedures (GI, nasal, urinary, airway). Clean and maintain equipment following procedure.

  • Discharge IM patients from the hospital, including basic client education such as insulin injection, SQ fluid, and feeding tube demonstrations.

  • Additional job duties as assigned.

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 you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, 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.

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