Veterinary Technician - Oncology

LevittownPennsylvaniaVet Technician

Opening Statement

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BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in Levittown, PA is hiring an extraordinary Medical Oncology Veterinary Technician!

  • Are you a passionate technician looking to improve your skills in the veterinary field?
  • Do you want an opportunity to work with some of the brightest veterinary professional in this industry?
  • Are you a driven, dependable, committed, and knowledgeable? 


If you have a great attitude and a strong drive to succeed and build your career apply today! You will have opportunities for growth within the service itself and VSEC/BluePearl! We will train the right candidate! 

Description

As a Medical Oncology Veterinary Technician you will:     

  • Monitor patient who is receiving a chemotherapy infusion u
  • Ability to set up appropriate materials for short and long chemotherapy administration
  • Ability to safely dispense and administer oral chemotherapy agents
  • Ability to safely dispense, reconstitute and administered SQ/IM chemotherapy agents
  • Knowledge of chemotherapy extravasation and what to do if it happens
  • Ability to check chemotherapy agent calculations and dosages
  • Ability to properly wrap and shave for an IV catheter for chemotherapy infusion
  • Discharge Oncology patients from the hospital, including basic client education.
  • Ability to admit Oncology patients and obtain through history including current medications and dosages, response to treatment and side effects, intensity and duration.
  • Apply critical thinking skills, understand and notify doctors appropriately when working with laboratory results
  • Understand pharmacodynamics & pharmacokinetics of commonly used medications
  • Able to place peripheral over-the-needle catheter in all peripheral vessels
  • Recognize abnormal heart and lung sounds
  • Accurately calculates all medical math including advanced and CRIs.
  • Recognizes patients at risk for arrest and initiates CPR according to R.E.C.O.V.E.R guidelines
  • Induce, monitor and recover anesthesia
  • Ability to maintain and care for anesthesia equipment

What can you expect from BluePearl?

BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, groundbreaking healthcare.

We are seeking hospital support with the same philosophy who are looking to grow their career in an exciting environment with a family atmosphere.

How you can become successful at BluePearl?

At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training.

Your benefit options will include:

  • health benefits options
  • competitive compensation
  • flexible hours
  • scrub allowance
  • experienced veterinary social workers on staff
  • additional training
  • unlimited growth potential


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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 you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an 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