FACE Low-Cost Animal Clinic, Indianapolis' leading nonprofit veterinary provider, is currently seeking a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician to join our team. If you enjoy helping people and their pets, then this is the place for you.
FACE is dedicated to reducing needless euthanasia by addressing the root causes of shelter intake: pet overpopulation and pet surrender. Our clinic provides spay/neuter, vaccine, and minor wellness care to nearly 30,000 dogs and cats annually.
By joining our dedicated team, you will be able to help with overpopulation and make pet ownership a reality to many people who would not otherwise have that opportunity due to financial constraints. Every day, we make a difference in the lives of animals and the people who love them.
Key requirements include current RVT license in the state of Indiana, the ability to be a team player who is friendly, outgoing, and excellent communication and service skills.
Must be skilled in the following areas: blood draw, catheter placement, radiology, anesthesia, surgery, and exemplary nursing care.
Provide compassionate care to patients.
Dedicated to a high live release rate and the No Kill Movement.
Able and willing to work in a busy and fast-paced environment.
General supervision of veterinary assistants.
Assist veterinarians during appointments in wellness and vaccine clinic, while adhering to the clinic’s safety and wellness protocols.
Assist veterinarian in surgical procedures using proper aseptic technique.
Assist veterinarian in medical procedures using proper restraint.
Cross-train with surgery staff with occasional shift rotation between surgery and vaccine clinic.
Review vaccination records and prepare vaccines according to our vaccine protocol.
Maintain and use medical equipment and other surgical instruments.
Administer treatments and injections following the instructions of a doctor or a treatment form.
Maintain pharmacy records, controlled drug, and anesthesia logs.
Take and develop radiographs.
Take vital signs of animals including temperature, pulse, and respiration.
Perform routine laboratory procedures and analyses in hematology, microbiology, urinalysis, and serology.
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
Seeks and responds to feedback from customers to improve service; seeks to understand the perspective of others.
Energetic team player with a passion for FACE’s mission.
Able to work across departments to ensure high-quality patient care and advancement of FACE’s mission.
Flexible, adaptive style in working with many varied audiences in fast-paced environment.
Open to change and variety within the workplace.
Must be able to be on feet a minimum of eight hours per day.
Must possess sufficient strength and assertiveness to effectively restrain patients.
Must be able to frequently lift 50 pounds unassisted.
Must be able to handle dogs on leashes.
Must be able to work in an environment with exposure to disinfectant/sanitation chemicals, animal dander, and excretions.
Must possess a love of animals and patience when handling pets.
Must display a professional manner at all times.
About FACE Low-Cost Animal Clinic
FACE Low-Cost Animal Clinic is Indianapolis’ non-profit, low-cost animal clinic. Open six days a week and serving central Indiana, the clinic provides affordable spay/neuter services, along with medical and wellness care for companion animals and community cats. Since opening in 1999, FACE has performed more than a quarter of a million spay/neuter surgeries, which has contributed to a 90 percent reduction of euthanasia in our community.