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Equine Veterinary Ambulatory/Outpatient/Janitorial Technician

Inova Partners, LLC has an immediate opportunity at our busy referral hospital in Weatherford, Texas for a full-time  (30+ hours per week) Veterinary Ambulatory and Outpatient Technician at Equine Sports Medicine & Surgery’s Weatherford Division, PLLC (“ESMS”) . 

 

The anticipated work schedule will be   Monday – Friday   8:30 am – 5 pm

with rotating on-call duty. 

 

Established in 2002 ESMS is a large multiple-veterinarian equine practice offering services including ICU & critical care, hospitalization, 24-hour emergencies, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, surgery, lameness, reproduction, ambulatory, dentistry, and wellness.

We have an excellent team, including CVTs, LVTs, RVTs and a large, well-trained support staff. 

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide effective communication and technical support to veterinarians, surgeons, and other staff members in the delivery of primary care, diagnostic services, and disease control. Essential care duties include, but are not limited to, administering treatments, preparing medications, and taking physicals.

  • Observe patients’ comfort and needs, alerting doctors of any problems.

  • Assist with surgical procedures.

    • Prepare the operating room, placement of patient, and preparation of the surgical site.

  • Restrain patients.

  • Assist with after-hours emergencies.

  • Assist in the Ambulatory (Primary), Hospital barn, ICU, and Outpatient areas.

  • Assist in routine lameness exams and sterile joint preparations.

  • Jog with horse in hand; stand, bend, and walk on hard surfaces for extended periods.

  • Assist in other areas of the hospital as directed, including but not limited to:

    • Replace or refill items in exam/workrooms, waiting area, breakroom, and bathrooms.

  • May require working alternate shifts, holidays, weekends, or “on-call-duty” to ensure hospital operations are sufficient.

 

Nightly Duties Include:

  • Cleaning tasks such as scrubbing hallways & bay areas.

  • Clean and sanitize surfaces, equipment, and fixtures.

  • Maintain clean exam rooms.

  • Restock supplies.

  • Restock Ambulatory truck & prepare for the next day calls

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ Equine veterinary practice experience preferred.

  • Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT or RVT) preferred.

  • Excellent veterinary nursing skills.

  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to safely move and handle up to 50 lbs.

  • Team-oriented, self-motivated, and positive individual with strong work ethics.

  • Excellent horse-handling, communication, customer service, and organizational skills.

  • Ability to efficiently multi-task in a fast-paced environment with changing work assignments.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in both inside and outside weather conditions.

  • Primarily on ambulatory calls; working out of a vehicle.

  • Employee is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.

  • Performing work requires coordination, agility, and strength to lift heavy objects.

 

ESMS offers a competitive salary (including differential pay) and benefits package.  If you have an innate desire to offer the highest quality of care to horses, we want to hear from you!  Please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@equinesportsmedicine.com; please refer to “SAOT” in the correspondence.

Background, motor vehicle records history and drug testing are required. 

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