BluePearl Veterinary Assistant - Surgery in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Veterinary Assistant - Surgery
Veterinary Specialty Care, a BluePearl Veterinary Partner in Mt. Pleasant, SC is now hiring!
BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital in Mt. Pleasant, SC is hiring an exceptional Surgery Veterinary Assistant!
Are you looking for a new opportunity as a veterinary assistant?
Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where learning and development is valued and encouraged?
At BluePearl, we combine state-of-the-art veterinary medicine with a focus on collaboration, compassion and respect. If you are a technician looking for an opportunity to increase your skillset and knowledge & gain Emergency and Specialty experience please apply to this position today. We are looking for an ambitious and motivated assistant to join an exceptional medical staff.
As a Surgery Veterinary Assistant you will:
Strong knowledge of surgical instruments and how to care for them including orthopedic drills, saws and how to sterilize them
Familiar with running and maintaining ETO2 gas sterilizers and steam autoclaves
Prepping the patient, setting up equipment, and assisting the surgeon in all procedures
Responsible for sponge and instrument counts
Strong knowledge of surgical procedures, what equipment is needed, how to surgically assist, and how to maintain equipment post operatively
Uses practice management software to maintain client and patient records according to hospital protocol.
Understands and provides safe restraint for cooperative canine and feline patients during examination or procedures, including radiology, ultrasound and anesthetic induction.
Accurately identifies and reports quality and quantity of vomiting, regurgitation, urine and fecal output.
Able to set up intravenous fluids.
Prepares supplies for IVC placement, blood draw and urinary catheter placement.
Prepares supplies for procedures to be performed by technician or veterinarian.
Ensures hospital working areas are cleaned, stocked and maintained in accordance with hospital policy
Who are we?
BluePearl Veterinary Partners grew from the dreams of numerous veterinarians who believed pets should have access to high quality, groundbreaking healthcare.
We are seeking hospital support with the same philosophy who are looking to grow their career in an exciting environment with a family atmosphere.
Your success is our success.
At BluePearl, the continued education of our techs is paramount. Not only do our techs get to work in state of the art facilities with the best veterinary teams in the nation, but they also have access 90% paid scholarships with Penn Foster and CE allowances. We also go even further to hold monthly CE meetings, associate feedback sessions, and opportunities for mentorship and cross-training.
health benefits options
experienced veterinary social workers on staff
unlimited growth potential
BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation or affectional preference, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.