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Veterinary Technician | Full-time | Canton, IL

Technicians | Canton, IL

Seeking an independent, compassionate Technician to join our team!
 
Why Spoon River Animal Clinic in Canton, IL?
 
We’re focused on making sure our hospital has the right tools to allow our doctor and medical staff the ability to provide excellent service and care. In addition to diagnostic and preventative services, our hospital is equipped with digital x-ray, digital dental equipment, ultrasound, laser treatments, and more. We also offer exotic care, equine and large mammal care, and 24-hour emergency services.
 
Our team wants you to know...
 
Our facility is equipped to serve equine, cattle, swine, and small ruminant. Behind the main clinic, we have a haul-in handling facility where we treat our large animal patients. This facility is designed to make loading and unloading equine and livestock easy and safe.
 
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, 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.
 
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
  • 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