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Veterinary Technician (Anesthesia) **Signing Bonus**

Company: ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital - Los Angeles
Location: Culver City
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Calming Anesthesia Veterinary Technician wanted It takes a special kind of vet tech, one with a big heart and unique training, to help ease pain, and provide comfort, to pets when they need it most - during surgical procedures and diagnostic tests. It's our experience, as a multispecialty animal hospital, that these types of technicians have a calm approach when working with others, along with an irreplaceable level of upbeat confidence to work shoulder-to-shoulder with anesthesiologists, surgeons, and staff - making them (you?) a recognized and valued member of a dedicated team. So, if you're one of these exceptional Veterinary Technicians, who is ready to take a new step in your career, and can comfortably talk about the list below, we have an amazing opportunity to join us as an Anesthesia Veterinary Technician. You've been there, done that--- As with any expert function, this role requires obvious hands-on experience. To begin with, the use of anesthetic equipment, ventilators sedatives, tranquilizers, anesthetics, and analgesics are what you're good at. Likewise, the following will be normal for you---· Demonstrating an understanding of ASA Level I, II, III · Providing basic and advanced CPR, tracheostomy care and suctioning, and recognizing shock symptoms and treatment. · Performing IV inductions on critical patients, including premedication and induction agents. · Intubating critical and difficult to intubate patients, along with appropriate use of stylet. · Evaluating and identifying lung sounds/auscultation. · Identifying heart murmur, along with a full understanding all chambers of the heart and blood flow, plus knowledge of common cardiac diseases, and cardiac drugs. · Placing arterial catheters, obtaining arterial blood samples, and evaluating blood gas results. · Treatment of hypercapnia, hypocapnia, hypertension, hypotension, bradycardia, and tachycardia during anesthesia. · Setting-up equipment for invasive blood pressure measurements and interpreting results. · Cross referencing and double-checking charges for procedures, diagnostics and hospitalization for inpatients and outpatients. · Ensuring all treatments marked off on Smartflow have been performed (e.g., blood work, x-rays)· Providing accurate and detailed patient rounds. · Comfortable, when needed, to provide support as an OR tech. As you well know there is a bit more to this unique role in veterinary health care which we will be happy to explore with you. Lastly, because of your experience, you'll be able to assist our Anesthesiologist in arranging and providing anesthetic technical training for pertinent staff through multiple forums / modalities / times. This includes teaching technicians and doctor's assistants to calculate CRI's. (Examples: fentanyl, ketamine, lidocaine). Where you work matters This role is based at our 24x7, multi-specialty animal hospital in Los Angeles, one of the best in Southern California. But we're more than just any hospital. In fact, we're the best of two worlds. Firstly, we're owned by Thrive pet healthcare - which means that you'll have the security, benefits, training, and support one associates with a large, modern veterinary corporation. ACCESS, on the other hand, has a leadership and culture style in line with a smaller practice, where collaboration is encouraged, ideas are listened to, initiatives are supported, and where each person, no matter who they are, is valued as being significant to our company, our clients and of course, or patients. We take our commitment to our folks seriously. Then there's this: · Join us and we'll give you up to $5000 to celebrate any way you choose. · Earn up to $70,000 pa · 401(k) matching · Health + Dental + Vision insurance · Paid time off + Parental leave ++· Professional Development Assistance · Employee Pet Discount · Ask about others--- To get started, we'd love to hear from you--- Job Type: Full-time Pay: $19.00 - $35.00 per hour Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance Schedule:
    • 10 hour shift
    • Monday to Friday
    • On call
    • Weekend availability Supplemental Pay:
      • Bonus pay
      • Signing bonus Education:
        • Associate (Preferred) Experience:
          • Veterinary experience: 2 years (Required) Work Location:
            • One location Work Remotely:
              • No Work Location: One location #LI-BA1



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Keywords: ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital - Los Angeles, Los Angeles , Veterinary Technician (Anesthesia) **Signing Bonus**, Professions , Culver City, California

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