We are currently recruiting for a skilled full time veterinary technician for our busy companion animal practice located in Colorado Springs, CO. As an experienced technician, you are the key to our client/patient centered practice. You will utilize your in-depth medical knowledge and your highly developed organizational skills to manage and direct the client/patient flow in the practice. Your excellent written and verbal communication skills will serve as a focal point for communicating with and educating our pet owners regarding healthcare-related issues (by phone and in person). You will help provide recommendations to pet owners regarding the optimal care of their pets. You will oversee and maintain medical records, which incorporates your attention to detail. Using your in-depth knowledge of veterinary medicine, you will assist our veterinarians in diagnosing and treating pets, monitoring anesthesia, obtaining lab samples, performing lab work, performing oral health procedures, and monitoring critically ill pets. Through the use of ultrasound, digital radiology, multi-model anesthetic monitors for every patient under anesthesia, and orthopedic and soft tissue capabilities, we are able to provide exceptional care for clients. We provide an attractive compensation and benefit package.
We are a fast paced veterinary practice, so our ideal candidate needs to be able to efficiently obtain laboratory samples and place catheters. Having knowledge of prescription diets, external parasite preventatives, and routine vaccinations is desired. We are also looking for someone with a positive work attitude and the ability to find enjoyment in every day encounters.
Additional Salary Information: For more experienced technicians salary may be negotiable. We offer medical, vision, and life insurance, vacation and sick leave, CE, uniform reimbursement, and retirement plan.
About Cook Veterinary Hospital
Cook Veterinary Hospital is a small animal practice that has been serving Colorado Springs for over 60 years. It is conveniently located off I-25 in the downtown cultural center of Colorado Springs. We have a full staff of technicians and receptionists. We do work hard, but providing time off to spend with family and enjoying the Colorado outdoors is equally important. Our facility is equipped with ultrasonic/high speed dental equipment, digital dental radiography, digital radiography, class IV therapy laser, full in-house laboratory, ultrasound, and surgical laser.