Veterinary Technician - Emergency

AvondaleArizonaVet Technician

Opening Statement

BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital is hiring an ER Veterinary Technician in Avondale, AZ!

Description

BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in Avondale, AZ is hiring an Emergency Veterinary Technician to join our talented team. This is a full-time position with multiple scheduling options available. We offer a shift differential on nights and weekends and also offer competitive pay with opportunities for growth! 

  • Are you looking to advance your career as a Veterinary Technician?
  • Do you have a strong passion for the Veterinary field?
  • Do you want to work with dedicated, highly skilled veterinary professionals?

If you answered "yes" to these questions, then we want to hear from you.

We are looking for an experienced technician with a strong work ethic who is dedicated to their chosen profession and is passionate about providing the highest quality of care for their patients. You will be able to advance and fully utilize your technical skills. We are looking for someone who proactively seeks opportunities to learn additional skills and participates in continuing education. Our hospital also provides an encouraging environment that will support your continued professional growth in Emergency and Specialty Medicine.

 As an Emergency Veterinary Technician, you will:

  • Induce, monitor, and recover anesthesia in patients and use anesthesia/monitoring equipment.
  • Perform digital radiography using proper technique including proper positioning of patients.
  • Have a complete understanding of normal ranges of patient vitals signs, including but not limited to heart and respiratory rate, temperature, blood pressure, and oxygen saturation. 
  • Obtain and interpret blood pressure and other vital signs and alert Veterinarian to changes and issues.
  • Identify patients at risk for arrest and initiate CPR.
  • Properly calculate medical math (including constant rate infusions) and administer medications via appropriate routes and duration.
  • Perform phlebotomy and place intravenous catheters in all peripheral vessels.
  • Have patience and empathy to address client concerns.

Qualifications:

  • Emergency experience preferred.
  • Experience as a Veterinary Technician required
  • CVT or experience equivalent preferred. 

Certified Veterinary Technician Pay: $18.00 - $24.00 per hour depending on experience. We also offer a shift differential for eligible shifts (nights and weekends).  

Advanced Patient Care Associate (unlicensed) Pay: $16.00 - $20.00 per hour depending on experience.  

Why BluePearl?

  • Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food.
  • We encourage you to grow with us. Our technicians are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in their career.
  • We offer an annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, and our own BluePearl University for training. Our Continuing Education Plan includes individual stipends and rollover benefits/CE hours for CVT/VTS.
  • To support your career growth, we offer Penn Foster tuition assistance to those who demonstrate the desire to successfully become a degreed and licensed Veterinary Technician. Our strategic partnership with Penn Foster offers qualifying associates a Veterinary Technician degree with up to 90% tuition assistance.
  • We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:
    • NEW company paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
    • NEW Parental Leave Benefits  
    • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance options
    • Paid Time Off and Floating Holiday Plans
    • Shift Differential for all hourly associates.
    • Weekend Shift Differential for all hourly associates
    • Health Savings Account, Flexible Savings Account
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Annual Scrub Allowance
    • Referral Bonus Program
    • State licensure reimbursements, VTNE reimbursements
    • Additional VTS benefits – pursuing & established VTS technicians.
    • A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment.
  • We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets.

BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

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