Operating Room Technician – Surgery
The GCVS Surgery department is uniquely equipped to treat a wide range of orthopedic, neurologic, oncologic, thoracic, and soft-tissue problems. Our orthopedic surgeons are respected leaders in joint replacement and arthroscopic surgical techniques. Our soft-tissue surgeons have developed specialized procedures and protocols for respiratory, hepatic and oncologic conditions, in addition to offering expert reconstructive, thoracic and abdominal surgical techniques. Our goal is to utilize the exceptional skills and expertise of our doctors and the most advanced technology and surgical options to ensure your pet receives extraordinary care.
We are accepting applications from LVTs for permanent full time Operating Room Technician positions. Our Operating Room Technicians are responsible for maintenance of medical, anesthesia, and surgery records/logs, anesthesia induction and maintenance, surgical preparation of patients, circulating in the operating room, scrubbing in to assist during surgical procedures, immediate pre and post-operative treatments and recovery of surgery patients.
Our technicians manage their cases with a variety of pre and post-op medication protocols. They continuously monitor their patients during surgery with the assistance of pulse oximetry, ECG, capnography and Doppler blood pressure.
Requirements: Applicants must be graduates of an AVMA approved Veterinary Technology Program and must obtain their LVT status within two years of employment. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
We offer an excellent benefit package: Continuing Education; dues to professional associations; 401K plan; uniform allowance; paid holidays, vacation and sick leave; health insurance, dental/vision insurance, life insurance, as well as long and short term disability.
Salary is competitive and directly related to experience. New graduates welcome.