Surgery – Operating Room Technician
Gulf Coast Veterinary Surgery 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 or recent technician program graduates for 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, Doppler blood pressure, and perform sterile assisting duties.
If you are energetic, enthusiastic and really enjoy anesthesia and surgery – please apply today.
Applicants must be graduates of an AVMA approved Veterinary Technology Program and must obtain their LVT status within one year of employment. Out of state license transfers must be completed with 6 months. 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. Must be able to work 2 pm – 11 pm Monday through Friday with periodic on-call duties.