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Ethos Veterinary Health Veterinary Technician - Ophthalmology in Waukesha, Wisconsin


Essential Functions:

A skilled veterinary ophthalmic technician is a crucial component to the success of any ophthalmology practice, as they directly affect the ophthalmologist's ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease.The ideal candidate will have excellent client communication skills, be proficient in all areas of anesthesia, and have a strong work ethic.

This position provides numerous opportunities for the technician to learn about normal eye function and ocular diseases.This position is a Full-time 1st shift position that does not require weekends or Holiday work.This position does require the technician to travel to all three of our locations (Waukesha, Grafton, Racine) each week.

Primary Duties:

  • Assist the Ophthalmologist with ocular exams

  • Perform and/or assist in diagnostic testing (schirmer tear test, tonometry, ocular ultrasound, electroretinogram)

  • Anesthesia - a thorough understanding of anesthetic drugs, monitoring, and equipment is mandatory.

  • Ophthalmic instrumentation and equipment care

  • General veterinary technician duties: monitoring patient's vitals, medication administration, pain management, phlebotomy, IV catheter placement, general patient care, inventory management, radiology, etc

  • Client education / communication

  • On-call responsibilities

  • Monitoring patients under anesthesia

  • Use of paralytics

  • Restraining animals

  • Must be able to communicate well with clients, as well as showing care and concern for their pets


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working as a Veterinary Technician in an animal hospital setting required.

  • CVT or VTS preferred but not required.

Benefits of Working at WVRC:Full-time Benefits include comprehensive Medical, Dental, 401k Retirement Savings Plan, Flexible Spending Plan, Uniform Allowance, Veterinary Services Benefit, Continuing Education Benefits and Paid Time Off.

Who We Are:WVRC is a 24/7 Emergency and Specialty Animal Hospital and is one of 8 VECCS Certified Level 1 Trauma Centers in the world. We have three hospital locations: Waukesha, Racine and Grafton - all dedicated to providing patients, clients, and referring veterinarians the highest quality emergency and specialty veterinary medical care.WVRC offers a warm, friendly atmosphere where our main goal is to provide compassionate care to our patients and clients as well as offering outstanding customer service.

Learn more about our outstanding team at: https://www.wvrc.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/WVRC.vets

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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