Veterinary Technician

Introduction

Veterinary Technicians ensure the patient care is held to the standards of excellence expected by our hospital. Veterinary Technicians are primarily responsible for the flow through exam rooms, surgery and hospitalized cases active on a daily basis. Veterinary Technicians are under the guidance and supervision of the veterinarian. Incumbents of this position are required to assist the veterinarian to the fullest possible extent, to help improve the quality of care given to the patients of Marina Bay Animal Hospital and to aid the veterinarians in achieving efficiency by relieving them of technical work and administrative detail.

Major Duties

  • Checks in patients to exam rooms, reviews patient history, performs standards of care for exam room patient check in and prepares any items necessary for veterinarian. Performs the full range of “table-side” assistance to the veterinarians.
  • Provide restraint of pets for exam and treatment by vet. Assist in medical treatment such as administering medications & injections, cleaning wounds, bandaging, etc . . .
  • Treat all hospitalized patients under the supervision of veterinarian; assist in medical and surgical procedures performed by veterinarian.
  • Assist in surgery, following the standards of care for surgical patients
  • Check surgical patients in, review patient history, recommend appropriate lab work.
  • Administer anesthetics under the supervision of the vet; intubation of surgical patients under supervision of the vet.
  • Prepare patients for surgery.