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Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)

Company: Horizon Veterinary Specialists
Location: Ventura
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Our Horizon Veterinary Specialists team understands that each of our patients is a well-loved member of someones family and as such, we treat each pet as our own. In times of high stress, we are committed to supporting our clients in making timely and sometimes difficult decisions by being sensitive to both the patients and the clients needs. We have a high performing team that values collaboration, education, and quality care. We have supportive management and an amazing culture based on compassion with a family feel. Horizon Veterinary Specialists values a team approach and we welcome individuals who possess:

  • professionalism
  • able to work with people in high emotional states
  • clear communication
  • problem solving abilities
  • a positive attitude
  • strong critical thinking skills 
  • follow-through 
  • the ability to multitask
  • thrive in a busy environment
  • ...and a good sense of humor and teamwork!

We welcome individuals who not only have a strong foundation in the fundamentals of veterinary medicine but also have a wealth of experience in the areas of emergency and critical care. The skilled RVT should be comfortable with all duties of the caretakers and veterinary assistants as well as the following duties:

  • drug calculations (including CRI) and set up 
  • controlled drug handling
  • anesthesia of critically ill patients
  • assisting in surgery and endoscopy procedures
  • chest tube care
  • caring for post-operative patients
  • monitoring and performing treatments for critically ill patients
  • managing patients on oxygen
  • blood product administration
  • familiar with CPR resuscitation for animals
  • client education
  • critical care typical in an ICU / ER setting

We appreciate individuals who are willing to share their knowledge with the staff and play an active role in training those who are not yet as experienced. An RVT should possess an active California State license, have a high school diploma or G.E.D., and have a minimum 2 years of experience in the field.

We offer competitive pay and benefits including:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Highly subsidized health insurance plans
  • Dental, Vision (Employee paid)
  • Employer paid Short-term, Long Term Disability, and Life Insurance
  • Uniform
  • Employee Discounts
  • Flexible shifts / work schedules

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Keywords: Horizon Veterinary Specialists, Ventura , Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT), Other , Ventura, California

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