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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

    About you:

  • 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

  • LVT

  • 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!

    Thank you for reading our job posting!

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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