Veterinary Technician (VT) | Levittown, NY /$2000 Sign On Bonus | Long Island | FT
Levittown Animal Hospital
February 28, 2018
Levittown, New York
Type & Experience Level:
Full Time - One to seven years
Vet Tech / Nurse / Assistant
Seeking a passionate, friendly Veterinary Technician to join our practice!
Are you a personable, compassionate veterinary technician looking to join a growing hospital? Let’s chat!
Levittown Animal Hospital is an AAHA accredited, small animal practice in Levittown, NY, which is on Long Island. We have been in the community since 1965 and love giving the best possible care to our clients and their pets. If you are an experienced Veterinary Technician with a strong work ethic, positive personality, and fantastic communication skills, we’d love to hear from you!
Our culture is one of high standards, professional dedication and an unrelenting commitment to providing the best care possible to our patients. At the same time, Levittown employees frequently reference our warm, friendly, collegiate work environment as one of their favorite aspects of working at the hospital. If this sounds like your ideal work environment, let’s chat!
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Take vital signs of animals including temperature, pulse, respiration and weight
Obtain patient history
Review vaccination records and prepare vaccines according to our vaccine protocol
Assist veterinarian in medical procedures using proper restraint
Assist veterinarian in surgical procedures using proper aseptic technique
Monitor patients under anesthesia
Induce anesthesia and intubate patient
Care for and monitor the condition of animals recovering from surgery.
Maintain and use medical equipment such as IDEXX Lasercyte and autoclave
Collect, prepare, and label samples for laboratory testing, culture, or microscopic examination
Perform routine laboratory procedures and analyses in hematology, microbiology, urinalysis, and serology
Prepare samples for outside laboratory analysis
Administer treatments and injections following the instructions of a doctor or a treatment form
Maintain pharmacy records, and controlled drug, anesthesia, fecal, and heartworm test logs
Obtain radiographs of animals with knowledge of proper positioning and techniques.
Dental procedures including, but not limited to, removal of calculus, soft deposits, plaque and stains, smoothing, filing, and polishing of teeth
Perform and analyze skin and ear cytologies
Perform catheterization- urinary and venous
Complete ear cleanings and nail trims
Administer emergency first aid, such as performing emergency resuscitation or other life saving procedures.
Clean and sterilize instruments, equipment, and materials.
Provide the veterinarian with the correct equipment and instruments, as needed
Fill prescriptions, measuring medications and labeling containers
Removal of sutures/staples
Application of bandages
Collect and prepare tissue, cellular or microbiological samples by skin scrapings, impressions or other non-surgical methods, except when in conflict with other state or federal regulation
Administration and application of treatment and drugs, medications and immunological agents by topical, oral, rectal, intramuscular and subcutaneous injectable routes
Administer immunizations which are not required by law to be administered in the presence of a licensed veterinarian
Perform diagnostic imaging such as radiographs
Prefer applicants to be a LVT or license eligible but will consider experience.
We’re focused on your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:
Competitive salary with paid time off
Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents
401(k) plan with employer match
Continuing education allowance
We’ll cover your dues and license fees
About Levittown Animal Hospital
Levittown Animal Hospital in Levittown, NY has been providing the highest level of veterinary care for Nassau County’s pets for over four decades. Our veterinarians primarily see dogs and cats from Levittown, East Meadow, Bethpage, Hicksville, Westbury, Merrick, and Bellmore, NY – but our patients come from as far as Suffolk County, New York City, New Jersey and Connecticut.
Our mission is to offer the best healthcare options for our patients in a compassionate, friendly and caring environment. With appropriate client-education, we empower you to make informed decisions about your companion’s healthcare.
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