BluePearl Veterinary Assistant - Emergency in Overland Park, Kansas
Veterinary Assistant - Emergency
BluePearl in Overland Park is hiring!
BluePearl’s Overland Park location is hiring an extraordinary Emergency Veterinary Assistant . This position will work 3; 13 hour shifts from 6am - 7pm; including one weekend shift and rotating holidays.
Are you a passionate technician looking to improve your skills in the veterinary field?
Do you want an opportunity to work with some of the brightest veterinary professional in this industry?
If you have been looking for a way to advance your career, please check us out.
Primary responsibilities: triage emergency cases as they come in and as needed, assist DVM with crafting and going over estimates, performing diagnostics (radiographs, labwork, etc), setting patients up in ICU or Inpatient ward, discharging patients, client communication, etc.
As an Emergency Technician you will:
Providesnursing care to stable patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.
Reportpatient signalment, problem list and plan during nursing rounds.
Calculatesbasic medical math.
Understandsclassification of commonly-used medications, associated side effects and appropriately monitors therapeutic response.
Administersmedications via appropriate routes and duration.
Abilityto place peripheral intravenous catheter in cephalic vein.
Performsphysical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
Possessesa working knowledge of anesthesia/monitoring equipment and assist with patients assigned ASA I or II classifications.
Intubatespatients under the direction of a Level II technician or higher.
Remainscurrent on R.E.C.O.V.E.R CPR guidelines and demonstrates proficiency in designated role as assigned by attending clinician and/or supervisor.
What can you expect from BluePearl?
BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, groundbreaking healthcare.
We are seeking hospital support with the same philosophy who are looking to grow their career in an exciting environment with a family atmosphere.
How you can become successful at BluePearl?
At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training .
Your benefit options will include:
health benefits options
opportunity to bring your dog to work
unlimited growth potential
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.