Lead Veterinary Technician

Technicians | Maitland, FL

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

Why Maitland Animal Hospital in Maitland, FL?

Maitland Animal Hospital in Maitland, FL stands out for several reasons. First and foremost, our unwavering dedication to providing exceptional veterinary care sets us apart. With a team of skilled professionals passionate about animal health and well-being, we prioritize the needs of our furry patients and their families.

Furthermore, our commitment to innovation and staying at the forefront of veterinary medicine ensures that we offer cutting-edge treatments and services to meet the evolving needs of pets and their owners. Ultimately, choosing OrlandoVets in Maitland, FL, means choosing a trusted partner in your pet's health journey, backed by experience, compassion, and a genuine love for animals.

 We're committed to our community:

We're deeply rooted in our vibrant community of Maitland, Florida. Known for its tight-knit atmosphere, Maitland fosters a sense of belonging where neighbors feel like family. With over three decades of dedicated service, Orlando Vets has become an integral part of this community fabric. Our enduring commitment has forged lasting connections, with many clients now spanning multiple generations, solidifying our bond as cherished members of the Orlando Vets family.

 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 a strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, maintain critical thinking for trouble shooting, 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.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the daily clinical activities of the hospital.
  • Responsible for coordination of staff training.
  • Monitor Veterinary Technicians and Assistants daily duties and workflow.
  • Lead the team of technicians and assistants in their performance of a variety of technical and client education duties that facilitate the work of the veterinarians.
  • Assist the Practice Manager in staff training, orientation and the interview process of technical staff
  • Review the daily appointment schedule to best expedite the flow of the day.
  • Schedule, coordinate and conduct technician meetings.
  • Assist the veterinarian and Specialists in daily workflow.
  • Ensure staff compliance with safety policies and hospital procedures.
  • Delegate tasks to staff members when appropriate.
  • Participate in staff engagement activities, encourage morale and support a positive culture.
  • Assist in growing technical staff to their skillset goals.
  • Work closely with the Client Care Supervisor, Practice Manager and Practice Owners to update policies and procedures for utmost proficiency.

Technician Responsibilities:

  • Perform venipuncture for phlebotomy and catheter placement.
  • Obtain laboratory samples, process and possibly interpret results (fecal/parasite analysis, ear cytology, skin cytology, urinalysis, blood smears).
  • Perform diagnostic imaging (digital radiography, ultrasound for cystocentesis).
  • Prepare patients for and assist in surgery (setting up equipment, estimates, IV catheter placement, induction, anesthesia monitoring, patient care and recovery, and controlled drug logging).
  • Perform dental prophies and dental x-rays.
  • Administer vaccines and medications (oral, nasal, topical, injectable).
  • Fill prescriptions and review directions with clients.
  • Communicate with and educate clients.
  • Provide compassionate patient care.
  • Assist Client Care team with administrative duties if/when needed.

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
  • 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
  • Great pet benefits