Sport horse vet practice (John R. Steele & Associates, Inc.) looking for a vet tech for Florida winter season with possibility of year round employment with extensive travel to other countries. Job description/requirements follows. Benefits include health, disability and life insurance, AFLAC, 401(k), profit sharing. Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flexing joints of horses for lameness exams
Restraining horses for procedures
Carrying heavy equipment and setting up X-ray machine and taking X-rays
Working one-on-one with veterinarian to prepare for procedures (scrubbing for joint injections, setting up ultrasound machine)
Sending blood to laboratories
Labeling medications per instruction and ensuring delivery to clients
Filling out medication reports/coggins forms/health certificates
Archiving x-rays and ultrasounds on the server
Maintaining inventory of drugs and supplies/tracking medication expiration dates
Stocking the truck: maintaining inventory of drugs and supplies/tracking medication expiration dates, filling out the monthly controlled substances reports.
--Must be able to carry heavy equipment (lifting shockwave, xray machine,
ultrasound) repeatedly in and out of the truck.
This job is very rewarding, but it does require adaptability for last minute schedule
changes. It is not a 9-5 job; sometimes it’s a 5am start or a 10pm finish, and working
weekends. One day off per week from November 1 through May 1.