Veterinary Technician

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Location
Brookshire, Texas
Industry
Health & Social Care, Practitioner & Technician
Job Type
Full-Time
Salary
US$ 35,000 - US$ 45,000 per year, $35k - 45k per year + none
Ref. Number
S_25902
Contact
Scoggins,Elena, Spherion
Phone
979-846-7833
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Job Description

Spherion, a leader in the staffing industry, is currently seeking a Veterinary Technician to join a family-owned and operated company located in the Katy area. We want someone who will enjoy hands-on learning in an exciting, fast paced environment. Apply online today and then give our office a call!

Job Responsibilities
- Have confident, competent horse handling skills
- Perform initial evaluation of horses condition and check vital statistics
- Collect and perform laboratory tests on blood, urine, and feces to assist in diagnosis and treatment
- Clean and sterilize instruments, equipment and materials
- Prepare for appointments, including loading/unloading trucks of equipment and supplies
- Assist veterinarian with routine patient appointments and surgical procedures
- Fill prescriptions, measure medications and label containers
- Prepare animals for surgery, performing such tasks as prepping surgical areas and placing IV catheters
- Maintain clean examination and treatment areas

Working hours: M-F, 8-5

Skills:
- 1-2 years' experience in a veterinary clinic is a plus
- License as veterinary technician
- Driver's license and clean driving record
- Carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
- Critical thinking skills
- Stand for long periods of time
- Frequently walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch, and lift or move up to 50 pounds.
- Maintain confidence around horses.
- Be familiar with Microsoft Office Programs such as Word and Excel, and become proficient in a short time period with our veterinary management software

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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