Piedmont Equine Associates is seeking a full time veterinarian technician to join our team. The applicant must be highly motivated, flexible, and willing to work as part of the team. Full time hours are Monday through Friday and may include evenings and weekends.
Our six doctor practice provides comprehensive care to a diverse clientele of western performance, hunter/jumpers, dressage, and trail horses. We offer ambulatory, out-patient care, hospitalization, surgical services and 24-hour emergency services as well critical care. Our practice is known for its high quality care, professionalism, and a team atmosphere. We are located on twenty-six acres just outside of picturesque Madison, Georgia just forty-five minutes east of Atlanta and thirty minutes of south of Athens.
Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
Assist clinicians with exams, procedures and surgeries
Clean/restock ambulatory vehicle and hospital with supplies
Handling Horses: restraining, jogging, lunging, bandaging, scrub/prepare for treatment
Process blood work and lab samples
Maintain clean/sanitary treatment areas and surgery suite
Prepare sterile packs and ensure all equipment is cleaned and sanitized
Document procedures, enter charges and maintain patient records
Maintain accurate inventory of medications and supplies used
Compensation and benefits:
Salary – Based on experience.
Vacation and personal leave
Simple IRA retirement
Disability insurance after wait period
To apply, please e-mail a current resume and letter of intent to email@example.com. Please include any equine experience in your resume as well as references. If you have any questions, please contact Angie Sims at 706/752-1818. You may also wish to visit our website or Facebook page, Piedmont Equine Associates.
Comfort and experience in handling horses
Solid education and foundation in horsemanship and equine anatomy
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Superb time management and attention to detail
Must be able to work well independently as well as a team member
Physically fit - routinely lift over 50 pounds and ability to jog/restrain horses
Ability to work in variant temperatures and environmental factors
Able to follow directions, take initiative, and remain calm under pressure
Positive attitude, self- motivated, strong work ethic and desire to learn
Client confidentiality and customer service skills
Valid driver’s license
Certification as a Veterinary Technician is not required
About Veterinary Technician
Piedmont Equine is a progressive practice that values new methodology and procedures. Our practice is located 60 miles east of Atlanta and offer 24 hour services. We appreciate our clients and work to provide quality care and customer service. Our practice is known for maintaining performance horses and reproductive services across multiple disciplines.