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Plattsburgh Animal Hospital

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Primary Location
561 Route 3
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone: 518-566-7387
Fax: 518-566-7389

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DayOpenClosed
Monday8:00am6:00pm
Tuesday8:00am6:00pm
Wednesday8:00am6:00pm
Thursday8:00am6:00pm
Friday8:00am6:00pm
Saturday9:00am5:00pm
Sunday9:00am5:00pm
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Veterinary Technician – Full Time or Part Time

Location:  Plattsburgh, NY or Westport, NY
Salary Range: Competitive
Benefits: Full-Time

Description:  

Plattsburgh Animal Hospital is looking for a Veterinary Technician – LVT to join our growing practice. Are you passionate about providing excellent client and patient care? Are you excited about new technology and learning new skills? Do you have experience working in a fast-paced environment.
Duties:  
• Properly maintain and operate all diagnostic equipment
• Maintain a clean, organized working environment in the exam and diagnostic areas by cleaning tables, mopping and disinfecting area and equipment.
• Ability to properly handle and restrain patients with respiratory or cardiac compromise
• Properly prep and scrub patients for sterile diagnostic procedures
• Monitor patient parameters and notify doctor of potential concerns
• Take proactive role in life-saving techniques including CPR, as necessary
• Properly record patient vitals and trends on anesthesia flow sheet
• Perform patient blood work including hematology
• Proper handling of diagnostic specimens during procedure and facilitating the proper care and transfer to laboratory including accurate request forms and documentation
• Ensure that proper procedures and documentation are followed during deceased patient aftercare
• Client communications according to hospital policy
• Medication administration for in house patients and refill processing for Internal Medicine patients
• Outstanding nurse care
• Ability to place catheters and draw blood from patients with compromised veins(peripheral or jugular).
• Performs other duties assigned

Qualifications:

As least one year experience or more working in veterinary medicine as an LVT is required, however, new graduates with great work ethics would be considered.

Please contact Mark R LaFountain - Director of Operations @ 518-566-7387

 

A contribution from you, no matter the amount will make a big difference in the life a sick, injured or abused animal.  Donations to the Veterinary Care Charitable Fund support the charitable work already done in our hospitals on behalf of pets and their loving owners.  You can donate directly to either the Plattsburgh Animal Hospital, Adirondack Veterinary Hospital, or through the AVMF VCCF website. 

Thank you for your support! 

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Plattsburgh  Animal Hospital
561 Route 3
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Get Directions
  • Phone: 518-566-7387
  • Fax: 518-566-7389
  • Email Us
  • Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Adirondack Veterinary Hospital   264 Goff Road
Westport, NY 12993
Get Directions
  • Phone: 518-962-4311
  • Fax: 518-962-4440
  • Email Usadkvet@westelcom.com
  • Monday -  Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Saturday  8:30 a.m. -  2:00 p.m.
Peru Veterinary Hospital   692 Bear Swamp Rd
Peru, NY 12972
Get Directions
  • Phone: 518-643-6500
  • Fax: 518-643-6506
  • Email Us
  • Tuesday 9 a.m-12 p.m.
  • Thursday 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m.
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