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Veterinary Technician

Company: PetCure Oncology at Arizona Veterinary Oncology
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Veterinary Technician - Oncology
PetCure Oncology at Arizona Veterinary Oncology
Gilbert, AZ 85233
Sign on Bonus Available
More than a word, care is present in everything we do. At Arizona Veterinary Oncology, a Thrive Pet Healthcare partner, we take action to empower your best care for pets, their families, and yourself.We are a community of 400 clinics forming an extraordinary network of unparalleled resources and people. Through outstanding learning and career options, comprehensive benefits, and abundant support, you'll be nurtured and appreciated for who you are and what you bring to the table. We come together in both the joys and heartaches of our profession to lift each other up through laughter and empathy.And, we have plenty of fun along the way
Who we areAt Arizona Veterinary Oncology, you'll feel the warmth and openness of a small clinic, while having the opportunity and support of a united network.To some people, a pet is just that... a pet. But for many families, they are far more. They are an integral part of the family. They are often on level with a brother, a sister, a child. When a loved one has cancer, every day, every second, every moment is cherished. There are no better families to work with than our patient's families. The love they express for their pets is unrivaled.
Provide your best care with more bridges and less barriers.Arizona Veterinary Oncology is looking for four Veterinary Technicians, two for the radiation oncology team and two for the medical oncology team, as we add more oncologist to our team, to join us as part of the Thrive Pet Healthcare community.As an Oncology Veterinary Technician you'll play an important role in pets' lives by providing specialized care for our precious patients. Your life-changing work will range from the hands-on care of facilitating outpatient treatments and performing laboratory tests, to support services including admitting and discharging patients.
Role Responsibilities:
Must have and demonstrated excellent communications skills including delivering outstanding customer service, dealing directly with clients and referring veterinarians either face to face or over the telephone on a daily basis. In addition, you must be a kind, empathetic, compassionate person who is able to deal in an appropriate manner with very sensitive issues and concerns of our oncology clientele. You are good at establishing and maintaining a supportive health service relationship with the oncology clientele and able to provide long-term care for their pet.Being an effective, positive and approachable team player in your interaction with other in-house team members including cardiology, internal medicine, radiology, surgery, ophthalmology, emergency, dentistry, dermatology, facility employees, and all other teams is necessary.Have a special desire and interest in helping to develop a strong oncology service for our clients and referring veterinarians. A willingness to learn about oncology from the consultation of a patient, providing chemotherapy, radiation, and radioactive iodine to understanding different types of cancers and why a particular therapy is used on a patient and potential side effects or medications, chemotherapy, radiation, and radioactive iodine treatments.Must be highly organized, have initiative to start and finish requests from clients, referring veterinarians, team members, and your oncologist.Must be skilled at patient restraint, placing IV catheters, anesthesia monitoring, jugular blood draws, taking diagnostic radiographs, and excel at general technician duties.You must be detailed orientated and able to learn various software systems.

Experience & Skills Requirements:
Veterinary technician licensure (CVT, LVT, RVT) - An Associate's or Bachelor's degree from an AVMA-accredited veterinary technology program preferred (not required)
2+ years of direct patient care experience in a veterinary setting
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Advanced venipuncture skills
Advanced knowledge of anesthesia protocols and monitoring
Initiative to learn the ends and outs of veterinary oncology
You'll Grow with Us
You can grow your career as best fits you through access to comprehensive learning and skillset programs.

You can build your skills and earn credentials through:

Our vast, diverse, and free library of continuing education courses - ThriveU
Live, virtual interactive workshops to develop valuable leadership skills
A program to designed to teach you the fundamentals of running a pet hospital
Earn your AVMA-CVTEA Accreditation and become a Vet Tech through our fully accredited distance learning program for veterinary technicians
Scholarship opportunities and tuition reimbursement
And, with so many locations nationwide, you can find and move into any specialty, hospital type, or environment. Join us and provide your best care at a clinic that is deeply rooted within its community and bolstered by the resources of Thrive Pet Healthcare.Benefits - our care in action
We provide benefits spread comprehensively across your mental, physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing designed to meet your needs as a unique individual

Some key benefits include:
Paid time off including 8-weeks of full-pay parental leave, bereavement to grieve both humans and pets, and time off for new pet adoptions
Top quality medical, dental, and vision insurance plus health savings account and flexible spending account
Pet perks including free exams, discounts on products and services, and more at all Thrive Pet Healthcare locations
Generously subsidized backup and ongoing care support for children, adults, and pets
Mental health benefits including coaching and therapy sessions
401k with employer contribution and no waiting period
Tenure-based incentive program and performance bonuses
Continuing education and development support through our library of free CE courses and paid time off to complete
Scholarship opportunities and student loan support program
and so much moreAt Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.

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