Licensed Veterinary Technician

Technicians | Lawrenceville, GA

   Seeking an independent, compassionate, and Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team! 

Why Dogwood Animal Hospital in Lawrenceville, GA?
At Dogwood Animal Hospital, you’re never just a number. You and your pet are our most valuable asset, and you can expect to be treated as such each and every time you visit with us.

We are a full service, well-established veterinary clinic offering all of the comprehensive services necessary to help your pet enjoy a longer, healthier life. Whether it’s a simple checkup, a laser therapy session, a complex surgical procedure or a stay in our home-like boarding facility, you’ll find everything you need to meet all of your pet care needs, from birth through the senior years.

Our team wants you to know... 
We make bringing your pet to the vet an easy and stress-free experience for everyone – from our convenient drop off service to the unique personal attention we offer to each patient we serve. It’s commonplace to see a staff member spending time on the floor, soothing a nervous pet, or offering a few extra chin scratches and belly rubs. When you and your pet are with us, you’ll always have our undivided attention. That’s something you can count on!

Our Commitment to Diversity: 
We are dedicated to establishing a culture that celebrates all forms of diversity and allows us to be an inclusive service provider in this community. 

Who are we looking for? 
Applicants must have an active veterinary technician license, strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, have the ability to work in harmony with a team, possess a well-rounded technical skill set, and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients. 

Schedule:
This is a full-time need at 35-40 hours/week! Will work varying days Monday-Saturday. Will work 2 Saturdays a month. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Assist the veterinarian in exam rooms and use veterinary software for documenting medical notes 
  • Perform venipuncture for phlebotomy and catheter placement 
  • Obtain laboratory sample collection, process and possibly interpret results (fecal/parasite analysis, ear cytology, skin cytology, urinalysis, blood smears) 
  • Perform diagnostic imaging 
  • Perform anesthesia 
  • Prep patients for and assist in surgery 
  • Perform dental prophies 
  • Administer vaccines and medications (oral, topical, injectable) 
  • Fill prescriptions and review directions with clients 
  • Communicate with and educate clients 
  • Provide compassionate patient care 

Benefits: 
We’re dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include: 

  • Competitive salary: $18-$22/hr based on experience and skill set. 
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents
  • Paid time off for full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan
  • Continuing education allowance for licensed technicians
  • Guardian voluntary benefits