Are you an RVT that takes pride in what you do? Then look no further!
The Humane Society of Sonoma County’s high volume low cost Spay and Neuter Clinic and soon-to-be-launched Community Veterinary Clinic Pilot Program is seeking a skilled RVT to work two to three days per week (Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays). The Registered Veterinary Technician is responsible for providing high quality, humane animal care while maintaining the highest standard of medical and anesthetic care. The Spay and Neuter team provides a crucial service for our community and is integral in the Humane Society's mission to ensure that every animal receives protection, compassion, love and care. Our new Community Veterinary Clinic is being designed to provide low cost medical and surgical services to members of our community who have difficulty accessing veterinary care due to financial and other obstacles. We are very excited to be planning to launch our pilot of this program later this year, and are preparing by hiring and training a stellar medical team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist Veterinarian and Animal Care staff with examinations, treatments, anesthetic procedures and associated record keeping for all animal patients.
Maintain controlled-substance drug logs and keep controlled drugs secured to meet Drug Enforcement Agency and state board specifications.
Prep animals for surgery, premed, induce and intubate, monitor animals while under anesthesia and while recovering from surgery.
Clean and sterilize surgical instruments, drapes, gowns, etc.
Clean and disinfect animal areas as necessary to maintain a safe and sanitary environment.
Liaison with other department managers to coordinate prompt care of animals.
Other duties as assigned to ensure a positive public image and to enhance the operation of the organization and improve the quality of life for the animals.
Oversee assistants and volunteers to ensure proper care and protocols are being followed.
Handle stress and pressure with poise while working in high pace working environment. Promote a positive attitude among staff.
Be willing and available to stay late or through breaks, when needed, to assist with emergency or critical care patients.
Delegate daily/weekly task to staff.
Perform euthanasia in accordance with Society policies & California laws.
Please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are sorry, we are unable to take phone calls or inquiries in person. All applications should be submitted to the "jobs" email listed above, or mailed to: Humane Society of Sonoma County, P.O. Box 1296, Santa Rosa, CA 95402.
ABILITY TO OR SKILL IN:
Providing excellent customer service, both internally and externally.
Ability to routinely lift and carry 50+ pounds.
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
Knowledgeable with medications to include control drugs.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Must be a Licensed California Registered Veterinary Technician and have a minimum of two years’ experience working with animals.
This is an exciting opportunity to work for an organization voted Best Animal Adoption Center, Best Animal Hospital and Best Charity Event (Wags, Whiskers & Wine) in Sonoma County by the North Bay Bohemian! We are passionate and dedicated to bringing people and companion animals together for a lifetime of love. Serving our community since 1931, the Humane Society of Sonoma County is a donor supported safe haven for animals. If you love animals and people...you will feel right at home in our pack!
About HUMANE SOCIETY OF SONOMA COUNTY
The Humane Society of Sonoma County is a 501c3 nonprofit organization with a mission to ensure every animal receives protection, compassion, love and care. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and offer a benefits package to employees working 20 or more hours a week which includes health, dental, and vision insurance and a 403b retirement plan, along with staff discounts on our services.