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Veterinary Technician - Surgery

Company: BluePearl
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

B luePearl Pet Hospital in Golden Valley, MN i s hiring an exceptional Veterinary Technician to join our Surgery Team .



  • Are you committed and passionate about enriching lives through remarkable care for pets?


  • Do you thrive ina fast-paced, dynamic, and rewarding work environment?


  • Are you a team player who enjoys working together on a team to provide quality care for pets?


    If you answered "yes" to these questions, then we want to hear from you.
    A BluePearl Surgery Technician is responsible for some post-operative client communication and must be able to work independently while contributing to a larger team goal. Prefer to have a minimum of two or more years of experience in a veterinary hospital. A rotating on call schedule is required once training has been completed.
    As a Surgery Veterinary Technician, you will:


    • Provide nursing care to patients according to hospital standards of care and core values.


    • Utilize your ability to place IV catheters and urinary catheters.


    • Performs physical exam; accurately counts heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratoryrateand effort.


    • Understands normal vital parameters and alerts doctor when abnormal.


    • Set up IV fluids and constant rate infusions.


    • Set up and oversee blood transfusions for critically ill patients.


    • Assist our highly qualified team, including board certified surgeons, in performing a wide range of highly advanced surgical care. Some examples include TPLO, FHO, total hip, fracture repairs, splenectomy, lung lobectomy, GDV, and C-section.


    • Monitor up to and including ASA 5 and E patients.


    • Independently run CT scans.


    • Place and maintain feeding tubes, drains, PICC line catheters, and central line catheters.


    • Perform local blocks.


    • Remain current on R.E.C.O.V.E.R (basic and advanced) CPR guidelines. ALS and BLS certification is provided at no-cost to you.


      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 associates 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 encourage and support VTS candidates through growth opportunities and financial compensation.


      • The opportunity to collaborate with, work with, or join one of our specialty departments: Critical Care, Ophthalmology, Surgery, Neurology, Internal Medicine, and Radiology.


      • To transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, and our own BluePearl University for training.


      • Free VETgirl Elite membership.


      • We are proud to participate local, regional, and abroad volunteer opportunities (examples include coral reef restoration, Animal Humane Society volunteer initiatives in Arizona and Hawaii).


      • Collaboration with local and online Veterinary Technician Colleges.


      • Penn Foster Scholarship reimbursement of 90% for full-time associates.


      • An active collaboration with Veterinary Colleges to offer internships, externships, and post-graduation opportunities.


      • Hospital committees that focus on associate wellbeing and plan monthly outings and events.


      • Bi-annual merit increase opportunities.


      • Competitive shift differentials.


        We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:


        • Time to reset, rewind, and reflect through our paid time off and floating holiday plans


        • 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.


        • Local and regional Mental Health and Wellness benefits.


        • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options.


        • Hinge Health membership


        • Parental leave benefits


        • Flexible work schedules


        • 401k and retirement planning


          We promote a collaborative culture in our hospitals. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets and our team.
          Pay: $22.15 - $32.00 / hour
          This pay band is a starting point and is dependent on experience and advancement through CareerTrax leveling system .
          **** Candidates with VTS credentialing are eligible for compensation commensurate with experience****
          We also offer competitive shift differential pay for eligible hours worked for nights and weekends and on-call pay.
          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.

Keywords: BluePearl, Minneapolis , Veterinary Technician - Surgery, Professions , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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