Certified Veterinary Technician

Hospital · Belgrade, Montana
Department Hospital
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $16-$20 per hour

Hardaway Veterinary Hospital is a well-established family-oriented veterinary practice.

We believe in cultivating a healthy, collaborative and rewarding work environment. This philosophy has garnered us the reputation of being one of the best places to work by many of our past and present team members! 

We celebrate each other's talents and strengths, believing that we rise by lifting one another!

Here is what some of our team members are saying about us:

"A very nice place to work where you are part of a family that sincerely cares about you. A place where you are given room to grow, and everyone takes the time to teach you." Amelia

"It is fast-paced, and the team members are always teaching. The employees are up-to-date on education, and they do not operate in the dark ages." Michelle

"Wonderful team and great family, we care about each other, open communication with lead members, comes with great perks and we feel like we are cared for. Great leaders instead of bosses." Mel

"It's amazing to work with a team of people who care-care about each other, care about the patients and clients, care about the job! It is also a great feeling to know that my thoughts, concerns, and opinions are listened to and respected." Suzzanne

We are proud of our team, and we are pleased to be a part of this community!

We are a 25+ year established, growing, fast-paced, AAHA-accredited, Fear Free Certified, 5-doctor Veterinary Hospital located in Belgrade, Montana.

We are looking for an experienced, hard-working, and personable veterinary technician to join our team of rockstars.

CVT certification is preferred but not required with qualifying experience.

Must possess a strong work ethic, have a passion for animals and people, and enjoy working within a collaborative team environment.

Job duties include:

  • Provides compassionate care to patients.
  • Performs all duties per hospital medical policies and procedures.
  • Prepares and maintains the exam rooms and treatment areas or vehicles.
  • Performs physical examinations; records observations on patients. 
  • Assists the doctor in medical, surgical, and dental procedures; prepares patients for surgery; assists the doctor in administering anesthesia; monitors patients during surgery and recovery; administers fluids. 
  • Gives injections and administers oral medications following hospital policy. 
  • Performs emergency procedures such as control of bleeding, resuscitation with oxygen, opening airways, and external cardiac massage. 
  • Assists in restraining pets (horses, animals) when necessary. 
  • Performs clinical laboratory procedures such as fecal flotation exams, heartworm checks, skin scrapings, urinalysis, and fungal cultures; draws blood for laboratory analysis; maintains a file of lab test results and ensures that test results are recorded in patient records. 
  • Takes radiographs and administers EKGs and EEGs. 
  • Admits and discharges patients on the doctor's orders, ensuring that patients are well-groomed and in a medically appropriate state. Counsels clients on various aspects of animal care; explains dosage/purpose of medications; reinforces the proper care and procedures that should be followed at home; makes follow-up
    calls to clients. 
  • Understands usage and dosage for all prescription drugs and can readily explain them to the clients. 
  • Properly cleans all surgical materials after they are used; keeps the operating room properly stocked and prepared for surgery. 
  • Maintains an appropriate inventory of all medical supplies as determined by the inventory control system. 
  • Assists other staff members as required. 
  • Understands and carries out oral and written directions. 
  • Maintains positive, cooperative relationships with other employees

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  • Location
    Belgrade, Montana
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $16-$20 per hour