BluePearl Veterinary Technician - Cardiology in Arden Hills, Minnesota
Veterinary Technician - Cardiology
Arden Hills BluePearl Referral + Emergency Pet Hospital is hiring!
BluePearl's Cardiology department is hiring! Our brand new, state of the art, 14,000 square foot facility in Arden Hills is growing, and we are looking to add a motivated and skilled Veterinary Technician to our team.
We have an exceptional work environment where associates learn, collaborate and have fun! You would work with talented team members in a multitude of specialties, including surgery, internal medicine, oncology, dentistry, cardiology, and a fast-paced, exciting ER. We also have our own in-house blood bank!
This is a full-time position working 1st shift, typically weekdays, but some weekend and holiday availability may be required.
If you have been looking for a way to advance your career, make sure to check out this Cardiology position!
As a BluePearl Cardiology Technician, you will:
Place intravenous catheters in all peripheral veins.
Perform physical exam; accurately count heart, pulse rate, capillary refill time, mucous membrane, temperature, respiratory rate and effort.
Perform all in-house laboratory diagnostics and appropriately submit out-house laboratory samples to all diagnostic labs used.
Calculate medical math including Continuous Rate Infusions (CRIs) when needed.
Address client concerns and answer them appropriately during visits, updates, or after hospitalization, and facilitate incoming calls to the Cardiology department.
Prepare medications and patient for discharge, and communicate discharge instructions to client.
Perform diagnostic quality ECG.
Identify common arrhythmias
Set-up and assist with thoracocentesis, abdominocentesis, pericardiocentesis.
Perform radiography using proper technique and PPE.
Recognize patients at risk for arrest and initiate CPR according to R.E.C.O.V.E.R guidelines.
Set up and assist with interventional cardiology procedures which may include: PDA embolization, balloon valvuloplasty, electrical cardioversion, pacemaker implantation.
BluePearl is the next step in your career!
Our passion is pets. We offer Trupanion pet insurance and discounts to our associates for pet treatments, procedures, and food. You also have the opportunity to bring your dog to work.
We encourage you to grow with us. Our technicians are leveled by their skillset and move up in level as they gain more skills and experience. We are focused on developing our associates into leaders through talent development programs and leadership workshops. As a member of Mars Veterinary Health, our associates have endless opportunities to advance in his/her career.
In order to transform and lead the industry through innovative quality medicine and care, we understand the importance of continuous learning. We offer annual continuing education allowance, free continuing education sessions, our own BluePearl University for training, and our clinicians have access to over 2,000 medical journals.
We promote a family-like culture in our hospitals. We are all in this together. We believe in working together to lead the industry by enriching lives through remarkable care for pets.
We value your health and well-being as an associate by providing you with the following:
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance options.
Flexible work schedules.
Time to reset, rewind, and reflect through our paid time off and floating holiday plans.
A regional licensed social worker who can provide guidance, advice, and tips/tricks on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle while working in a fast-paced emergency and specialty care environment.
If you have been searching for a collaborative, supportive and FUN team, don’t wait and apply today!
BluePearl is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. We are an equal opportunity employer and you will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.