Southern Veterinary Partners Veterinary Technician in Jacksonville, Florida
The Veterinary Technician (Vet Tech) is responsible for assisting Veterinarians in the care of animals. The Vet Tech helps during patient examinations and surgical procedures by restraining animals when necessary, stocking examination and surgery rooms with supplies, sterilizing tools and ensuring that equipment is in working order. Vet Techs also communicate with clients (pet owners) and update patient files. This position may perform an initial evaluation of the animal’s condition, clean and wrap wounds, check vital statistics, collect samples and administer medication.
High School diploma or GED certificate with two (2) years’ experience as a Veterinary Technician (preferred).
Must have computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations.
Must have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environment.
We offer a competitive compensation package including stable schedule, medical & dental insurance, 401(k), CE benefits, and paid time off.