Anesthesia – Lead Anesthesia Technician
Anesthesia- Lead Anesthesia Technician
Are you a licensed veterinary technician (LVT) with advanced anesthesia experience looking for a leadership opportunity? Do you enjoy being a self-starter and working with a diverse and dynamic team? If you enjoy a fast pace work environment where your veterinary technician skills will be utilized and continue to grow, then this may be the career for you!
Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is a referral only veterinary specialty practice that provides the highest quality and most comprehensive specialized care for companion animals through various specialized departments to customize care to our patients and their pet families.
We currently have an opening on our anesthesia team for motivated and passionate veterinary technician that is looking to lead a growing Anesthesia department. The anesthesia technician must be able to work in a large team environment, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, be eager to learn the “whys” behind skills and be adaptable to quickly changing situations. The main job duties for this position includes scheduling and procedure coordination, collaboration with anesthesia department head and manager, training and development of anesthesia skills for technicians, anesthesia induction, maintenance and recovery, IV and arterial catheterization, pharmacology and calculations, pain management through various modalities, medical record keeping.
Our anesthesia technicians work alongside our board-certified team of anesthesiologists and other specialist in all departments requesting advanced and critical anesthesia procedures. The anesthesia department will utilize multiparameter patient monitoring equipment for a variety of specialized procedures. anesthetic ventilators and point of care laboratory tests. The Anesthesia technicians will train across all surgical procedures offered including soft tissue, oncologic, orthopedic, arthroscopic, laparoscopic/thoracoscopic and total joint replacement. If you are interested in pursuing a veterinary technician specialty in anesthesia, we can help you achieve that goal!
We offer an excellent benefits package, and competitive compensation (dependent upon experience). Our benefit package includes Paid Time Off, Health Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K Profit Sharing Program, Paid Holidays, Continuing Education, Discounted Pet Services and Supplies, Uniforms, and more.
Shift availability: Monday-Friday 8-hour shift. This position has periodic on call duties for afterhours emergency procedures requiring arrival within 1 hour.
Requirements: Applicant must be reliable, able to work in a team environment, adaptable to quickly changing situations, and a self-starter. Good patient restraint and a loving disposition with animals is a must.
This position requires a high school diploma (or equivalent) and associate/bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology. Applicants must be a Texas Licensed Veterinary Technician or Out of state license transfers must obtain a Texas license within 6 months.