BluePearl Veterinary Assistant - Surgery in Tampa, Florida

BluePearl’s Tampa location is hiring an exceptional Surgery Veterinary Assistant.

Primary duties will include, but not limited to assisting the surgery technicians in obtaining radiographs, blood work, prepping patients for surgical procedures, anesthetizing and recovering surgical patients. Must be task-oriented.

Essential responsibilities and tasks

  • Approaches and handles patients according to safety protocols and core values.

  • Able to address client concerns and answer them appropriately.

  • Understands and provides safe restraint for cooperative canine and feline patients during examination or procedures, including radiology, ultrasound and anesthetic induction.

  • Performs and recognizes normal physical exam parameters of temperature, heart rate, pulse quality, respiration and mucous membranes.

  • Performs all in-house laboratory diagnostics.

  • Ensures hospital working areas are cleaned, stocked and maintained in accordance with hospital policy.

  • Other duties as assigned

Who are we?

BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, cutting edge healthcare.

We are seeking hospital support with the same philosophy who are looking to grow their career in an exciting environment with a family atmosphere!

Your success is our success!

At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training .

Additional Benefits:

BluePearl offers health benefits options, competitive compensation, flexible hours, scrub allowance, opportunity to bring your dog to work, additional training, and unlimited growth potential!

Why our Tampa location?

BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Tampa, FL is one of the founding hospitals in the BluePearl family. Today, we have more than 46 emergency and board-certified or board-eligible veterinarians on staff, creating a strong collaborative atmosphere to provide the best in diagnostic and comprehensive services.

Our clinicians specialize in avian and exotic medicine, cardiology, dermatology, emergency & critical care, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology and surgery.

Our 16,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year. On-site diagnostic and treatment capabilities include a CT scanner, linear accelerator (LINAC), fluoroscopy, endoscopy, ultrasound, echocardiograms, access to MRI, digital radiography, radioiodine I-131 feline hyperthyroidism treatment, many in-house laboratory blood machines, and a large capacity centrifuge to assist in keeping our blood products on supply and for our partner locations and referring communities.

Tampa consistently ranks among the most popular and best outdoor cities in the country. Perhaps that’s due to the more than 300 days of sunshine each year and the miles and miles of beaches in the Tampa Bay area! In addition to partaking in every outdoor activity you can think of under the sun, you can see a show at the Straz Center, revel in the beauty of the Salvador Dali Museum, visit family-friendly attractions such as Busch Gardens, the Florida Aquarium or Lowry Park Zoo, or experience the cultural gems, interesting historical sites and sensational live entertainment. Tampa Bay is also home to a variety of professional sports teams, including the Buccaneers, the Tampa Bay Rays and the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Learn more about our Tampa hospital! at https://bluepearlvet.com/tampa-fl/

Why work in Tampa? at https://bluepearlvet.com/careers/why-tampa/

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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 all qualified applicants 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 affectional preference, 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.

Job Category: Technicians

Requisition Number: VETER07070

Posted: 2018-05-17T20:08:51.515Z

Full Time

Location: Tampa, FL, USA