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Experienced Veterinary Technician

Experienced Veterinary Technician

Caring Paws Animal Hospital is a state of the art small animal and exotic veterinary practice located in the State Road 54/Suncoast Parkway area of Odessa, FL. We are a private, family owned practice. Dr Danielson has been practicing in the NW Hillsborough county area for 29 years. He has an excellent reputation and strong relationships in the community.

We are seeking a full time experienced veterinary technician. Certification is a plus but not a requirement. Experience as a surgical tech is a must.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits including paid holidays and vacation.
If you have a passion for pets, love working with people, enjoy being part of a team, and thrive in a varied, fast paced environment, we want to talk to you!

In this role you will:

Place catheters, administer injections, take blood and collect samples.
Process in house lab specimens
Perform x-rays and assist with ultrasounds
Interact with clients and patients in a compassionate and professional manner.
Follow up with clients regarding patient procedures, medications etc.
Take in room patient histories and enter information into practice management software.
Provide care to patients in hospital
Perform dental cleanings and dental x-rays
Assist with surgical procedures including monitoring of patients vitals and anesthesia
Administer cold laser therapy
Educate clients on proper medication administration and other activities.
Maintain proper documentation and client information using various practice management software tools.
Field client inquiries, gather pertinent information and use established hospital protocols to communicate information to doctors.
Work in a fast paced environment with changing priorities.
Need to demonstrate the ability to function as a team player.
Need to demonstrate the practice’s core values of trust, integrity, commitment and compassion toward clients and patients.
Need to be able to work Saturdays (7:30 - Noon) on a rotating basis.

Education Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a veterinary technician in a client facing environment including surgical tech experience.
  • Computer typing skills required.

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“Dr Danielson and his team are so wonderful. I met them when I had to put down one of my cats. I could not have asked for a more caring or compassionate vet or team to support us as we said our goodbyes. As a minister and a former chaplain, I’ve seen the spectrum of “bedside manner” practices, and Dr D and his team are as good as it gets.”
— Kristina
“Please take your furry family members here! In fifteen years with my baby this was the best vet we ever went to. Dr. Danielson is so kind and caring. I truly believe he was put on this earth to do this job. He was an answer to prayer for my family and my dog. I only found caring paws in my dog’s last month when they got me in for an emergency visit same day. My only regret is not finding them sooner, I have nothing but good things to say about this office and their staff.”
— Maya B.
“Fabulous veterinarian with skilled, compassionate care.”
— Maria

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