Ethos Veterinary Health Licensed Veterinary Technician in Springfield, Virginia
Licensed Veterinary Technician
The Oncology Service (TOS) is a multi-facility small animal oncology practice. At TOS, we strive to provide “The Future of Veterinary Cancer Care” to our clients and patients. This means providing compassionate and thoughtful care when pets need it most. It also means access to state-of-the-art cancer therapies, including both medical and radiation oncology.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, extremely organized LVT to join our growing practice in Northern Virginia (Springfield). We are looking for someone who is genuinely interested in oncology and would view this position as a career, not a job.
We are privileged in veterinary oncology to have some of the sweetest patients and most dedicated clients. Our team is close-knit, always willing to help each other and works well together.
As a Vet Tech at The Oncology Service, you will be responsible for:
Overseeing appointments and managing clients throughout their visit
Participating with the Oncologist’s in-patient assessment, diagnostics, treatments, and procedures
Obtaining and processing laboratory samples such as blood, urine, free fluid, and fine needle aspirates
Utilizing different modalities of imaging for patient and procedural assessment.
Executing, monitoring, and recovering all assigned sedation and anesthetic events
Providing empathy, comfort, and unparalleled nursing care to all patients being a strong patient advocate during the patient's hospitalization
Maintaining all equipment on a per-use basis ensuring the safety and best practice care of all patients
Advanced knowledge along with preparation and administration of various chemotherapeutic agents
Providing extensive client communication and education on various oncology disease processes
Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a veterinary hospital setting required
Strong communication skills, verbal and written; organizational skills; proactive thinking and a positive attitude are also a must
Accuracy in calculating and delivering anesthetic agents, fluids, and CRIs
Proficiency in record keeping related to medical procedures including daily treatments administered, patient status, procedures completed, supplies used, and anesthetic records
Review and understanding of all medical records pertinent to patient care
Comprehensive understanding and experience with anesthetic monitoring is required
Proficiency in processing basic laboratory specimens and working knowledge of radiographic techniques is required
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and commitment to develop long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community is required
Positive outlook and ability to work well in a collaborative environment
Excellent communication and organizational skills are required, and the ability to deliver exceptional client service is expected
Honesty, integrity, and a desire to learn and have fun!
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Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.
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