Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT)-Virginia

Blue Ridge Wildlife Center
Boyce, Virginia
Job Category
Full time Positions
depends on experience
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
Licensed Veterinary Technician The Blue Ridge Wildlife Center (BRWC) has an opening for a member of the wildlife veterinary staff. Essential duties and responsibilities: · Provide primary support to veterinarian in medical care of patients · Assist with triage, exams, medication administration, physical therapy, radiographs, surgeries, and other anesthetic procedures · Direct rehabilitation staff in medical procedural protocols when veterinarian is unavailable · Daily assessment of healthy infant patients, notify veterinarian when medical issues arise · Supervise and track routine maintenance of hospital equipment · Assist veterinarian in keeping drugs (controlled substances and other medications) organized and inventories up-to-date · Submit and organize medical supply orders under the direction of the veterinarian · Maintain patient records including the logging of lab work and medical procedures · Supervise veterinary/veterinary technician externs/volunteers/fellows when veterinarian is unavailable · Assist with rehabilitation duties as time allows This full-time, salaried position is based in our hospital facility in Boyce, Virginia. The typical work day is 8-10 hours. The typical work week is 5 days which may include weekends and holidays. Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for references to Applications will be accepted through February 21. Interviews may begin as early as February 16.
Required qualifications · A minimum of six months of related experience in wildlife rehabilitation (veterinary technician or rehabilitator) · Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) certified by the Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine or ability to become licensed in VA. · Effective communication and interpersonal skills. · Proof of current rabies vaccination or willingness to get vaccinated prior to start date. · Ability to obtain a rehabilitation permit from VA Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. · This position is subject to a background check. Preferred qualifications · Past work in a wildlife hospital · Interest in public education Physical demands and exposure to environmental conditions: · Ability to have full range of motion and movement and to lift/move up to 40lbs. · Ability to work in indoor and outdoor conditions, including extreme weather conditions.
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Hillary Davidson
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