BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Internal Medicine in Northfield, Illinois
Veterinary Technician - Internal Medicine
Northfield BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital is hiring!
If you have been looking for a way to advance your career, make sure to check us out!
BluePearl in Northfield, IL is hiring! We are a state-of-the-art Specialty + Emergency hospital and are excited to announce an opening for a Veterinary Technician to join our Internal Medicine team!
You will work alongside Internal Medicine specialists and other skilled veterinary professionals to provide remarkable care for our patients and their families.
We have an exceptional work environment where associates learn, collaborate and have fun! You would work with talented team members in a multitude of specialties, including surgery, dermatology, internal medicine, oncology, cardiology, and a fast-paced, exciting ER.
Flexible, full-time schedule available. We offer generous shift differentials for any weekend shifts!
Our Internal Medicine Veterinary Technicians function as liaisons between our internists and our clients regarding patient histories, care instructions, lab results, patient updates, and other topics as requested by the doctors. Additional responsibilities will include assisting with endoscopic and ultrasound procedures, filling prescriptions, taking radiographs, and obtaining lab samples. Strong anesthesia and phlebotomy skills required.
As an Internal Medicine Veterinary Technician you will:
Set up constant rate infusions (CRIs).
Calculate all medical math.
Perform phlebotomy and place intravenous catheters in all peripheral veins.
Administer medications via appropriate routes and duration.
Induce, monitor and recover anesthesia.
Perform physical exam; accurately count heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membranes, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
Set up and assist with ultrasound and radiology procedures.
Set up and assist with endoscopic procedures (GI, nasal, urinary, airway). Clean and maintain equipment following procedure.
Discharge Internal Medicine patients from the hospital, including basic client education such as insulin injection, SQ fluid and feeding tube demonstrations.
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 .
BluePearl is the next step in your career.
Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food. You can also bring your dog to work with you.
We encourage you to grow with us. Our technicians are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in his/her career.
In order to transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, our own BluePearl University for training, and our clinicians have access to over 2,000 medical journals.
We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets.
We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance options.
Flexible work schedules.
Time to reset, rewind, and reflect through our paid time off and floating holiday plans.
A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment.
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 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 such 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.