Job Post

Veterinary Technician

Company Name: Larimer Humane Society
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Location: Loveland, CO
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Operations

Full-Time (40 hrs), Non-Exempt, Hourly

Our Veterinary Technicians (Credentialed/Registered/Provisional) provide clinical and administrative support for the Veterinary Services Department.  Schedules are full time (40 hours per week) and include weekend shifts. Schedules are subject to change according to business need.  Shift hours can range from 7am to 8pm.  Emergency hours may be implemented during emergency situations. Overtime will be required as needed. Holidays, evenings and weekend work required as needed. Flexibility is preferred.  Duties include assisting with the surgical program including induction and intubation of surgery patients; monitory of patients from induction through recovery; performing dental prophy and radiographs; preparing and interpreting basic diagnostic tests; performing euthanasia as assigned; supervising and assisting with basic training of veterinary students, veterinary technician students and department volunteers and more.   Requirements and qualifications include direct animal care and handling experience; 21 years of age or older for insurance purposes; proficiency with intubation, IV catheter placement and IV injection techniques; strong verbal and written communication skills; proven emotional intelligence, integrity and work ethic skills; and more.

NOTE: Certification/Registration with the State of Colorado is a requirement for this job. If you are a non-credentialed candidate and are in the process of becoming credentialed, you may apply and continue working towards registration. If not a graduate of an accredited Veterinary Technician school, Larimer Humane Society requires a minimum of 4,160 hours (2 full years of relevant veterinary technician experience) and a commitment to becoming registered with the State of Colorado by the end of 2023.  Larimer Humane Society will reimburse provisional employees for the cost of 1 VTNE and 1 Colorado license registration.  Please read the full job description for additional duties, requirements, skills and abilities.  A cover letter indicating days and times of work availability, as well as start date availability and pay requirements, is appreciated.

Expected hiring rate is $19.00 to $22.00 per hour commensurate with experience and certification.  Closes when filled.

Larimer Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision, short term/long term disability and life insurance, matching 403b retirement plan, paid time off and discounts. Larimer Humane Society conducts criminal and DMV background checks and requires drug testing of all employment candidates.

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