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Emergency/ICU Technician in Charlotte, North Carolina

Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Matthews - Charlotte, North Carolina  
Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Charlotte is seeking an experienced professional to join our Emergency service.
Several different shift options are available, depending on qualifications and candidate preference.

**PLEASE NOTE: All applicants must have a minimum of 1-2 years of experience as an assistant or technician to be considered for this position.**

Joining our team will enable you to work alongside a team of highly-skilled technicians and assistants and the area ' s best board-certified specialists and emergency clinicians. You ' ll enjoy a unique and satisfying work schedule in a learning-based atmosphere where you ' ll acquire new knowledge and develop advanced technical skills.


The ICU Technician is responsible for all aspects of patient care in ICU including hourly treatments, directly overseeing critical patients, communicating/updating doctors and staff about their patients in ICU and assisting with life-saving measures including CPR when necessary.

As a member of the ICU, you will work one-on-one with patients admitted to hospital through our emergency and specialty services. You ' ll have a hands-on role in providing attentive and compassionate nursing care through the administration of treatments and medications, assisting with diagnostic procedures, and communicating patient status to hospital staff and pet owners. DUTIES for ER Tech Responsible for all aspects of the Emergency department flow, including patient triage, history taking, performing diagnostics, patient restraint, administering and monitoring anesthesia in the pre-, peri-, and post-procedure periods, assisting in diagnostic and surgical procedures, medication administration and refills, discharging, and client communications.

Specific duties include but are not limited to:

Calculating dosages and administering medications via varied routes
Checking vital signs and performing abbreviated patient assessments (including temperature, pulse, heart rate, respiratory rate and effort, blood pressure via Doppler, etc)
Maintaining patient cleanliness and comfort
Phone triage and providing clients with patient updates
Communicating changes in patient status to the appropriate person(s)

Essential after-hours client care services including check-in, check-out and taking payment
Maintaining a neat and organized work environment
Assisting other ER Technicians in their daily duties
Performing a variety of standard and advanced patient treatments including oxygen and nebulizer therapy, CRI ' s, wound treatment/drain maintenance, feeding tube treatment/maintenance, post-operative monitoring, catheter placement (variety) and maintenance, fluid therapy (pump, burrette), orthopedic and nerologic therapies, & ECG monitoring (traditional and telemetry)

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