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Emergency Room Assistant

PetVet Care Centers - Windsor, Connecticut  
Overview NEVCCC is a rapidly growing multi-specialty, emergency, and general practice in North Central Connecticut that opened in 2011. Our 8,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility includes digital radiography, color flow ultrasonograpy, a 16 slice helical CT scanner, video endoscopy/bronchoscopy, and a linear accelerator for radiation therapy. We have three surgical suites fully equipped for general, orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic and ophthalmologic surgery. Our
Emergency and Critical Care Service
is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Services:
NEVCCC is a full-service animal hospital, offering a wide range of services from general wellness health care to emergency and specialty referral services.

Your primary care veterinarian and our specialists work as a team.
Both our emergency and specialty referral services work closely with your family veterinarian to provide the best course of treatment for your pet.

Our specialty referral services accept new patients by veterinary referral only. Your veterinarian knows your pet ' s medical history, and we rely on your doctor to determine the need for advanced specialized care. After your visit to our hospital, we contact your veterinarian and provide a detailed written report.

Our emergency service accepts all clients. We keep in contact with your family veterinarian during and after an emergency visit to make sure they have the information they need to continue your pet?s care. Responsibilities Duties and Responsibilities: Perform TPR (temperature, pulse and respiration) assessments, treatments, and administer medication as directed by the veterinarian Prep and assist in diagnostic, medical, and surgical procedures Triage patients and gather brief medical histories Perform laboratory tests and take radiographs Operate and maintain hospital equipment, i.e., EKG, fluid pump, syringe pump, scales, syringe pump, anesthetic monitors and machines Anesthetize animals and monitor anesthesia under the direction and supervision of the veterinarian Communicate with clients/owners about the status of patients, as directed by the veterinarian Fill prescriptions/administer medications, including proper documentation, logging, and security of controlled drugs Maintain cleanliness of exam rooms (after each patient), reception areas, hospital grounds, and treatment areas, as needed Clean cages, as needed Do laundry Communicate patient status with oncoming staff and veterinarians, and update records and financial information, as needed, in the computer Display confidence and reassurance when dealing with pets experiencing severe stress, illness, and/or pain Communicate and approach job duties in a mature manner Foster teamwork approach and work well with all levels of hospital team members Participate in on-call schedule as assigned Participate in all staff and technician/assistant mandatory staff meetings Answer phones and perform other reception duties as needed by the hospital Proactive role in developing new skills and furthering knowledge base by attending CE. Demonstrate flexibility to float to other departments in times of need Support the team in welcoming new employees and assist in the training process when needed Proficiency Clinical laboratory procedures Medication calculations and administration Venipuncture Intubation Catheter placement Animal restraint Vital sign monitoring Client communications Radiographic technique and anesthesiology Qualifications We are currently seeking overnight ER vet assistants to work with our amazing staff. How to Apply For immediate consideration please apply at www.petvetcareers.com or email your CV to scullen@petvetcarecenters.com YourMembership. Category: Healthcare, Keywords: Primary Care Physician