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Belle Mead, NJ, 08502

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Veterinary Technician


Veterinary Technician

Are you in a rut? Looking for a change? Looking to leave your corporate owned practice? Looking to grow and expand your veterinary technician knowledge?

Harlingen Veterinary Clinic is a privately owned family-style practice where each member of our team is encouraged and supported so that they can thrive.

We are currently hiring an EXPERIENCED veterinary technician, with a minimum of 1 year on the job experience. We offer a competitive wage commiserate with experience and skill level, as well as a great benefits package including health, paid time off, 401K, and personal pet discounts. Our hospital is always striving to better ourselves and so a wide variety of CE is available for the potential candidate to improve and hone their skills.

We are a very busy, progressive AAHA practice that sees a diverse number of cases daily, including standard small animals as well as exotics (Reptiles, Avian, Small Mammals etc.). Applicants should be friendly, compassionate, outgoing, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task in a variety of situations.

Applicants must be client and patient-focused and genuinely enjoy working with people and their pets.

Skills Required: 
  • Greeting clients, making them feel welcome
  • Maintaining accurate electronic medical records
  • Liaison communication between clients and veterinarians
  • Ability to triage patients
  • Knowledge of veterinary products (vaccines, preventatives, medications)
  • Filling prescriptions (basic pharmacology knowledge / familiarity with monthly preventatives, familiarity with medications)
  • Patient Restraint and handling
  • Ability to lift up to 45 pounds unassisted
  • IV catheter placement and basic blood collection skills
  • Monitoring general anesthesia and understanding surgical procedures and protocols
  • General hospital care/maintenance
  • Ability to work unsupervised as well as part of a team
  • Great people skills to assist in client education
  • Desire to learn, and to be taught