Veterinary Technician

February 8, 2018

Company Name:
Nestle Purina Petcare, PTC

Title of Position:
Veterinary Technician

Description:
JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for organizing and performing the necessary support work related to the health and welfare of the pets in the facility under general supervision. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all Nestlé Purina PetCare procedures and protocols 2. Perform pet care procedures as follows: • Perform daily rounds & assist with routine veterinary care of the pets • Perform husbandry duties to ensure the health and wellness of the pets • Provide care of pets in clinic • Organize & perform dental care program • Contact & assist relief vets when needed 3. Maintain necessary pet health records 4. Maintenance of veterinary suite and associated areas: • Maintain safe, sanitary & orderly work area 5. Responsible for inventory control and record keeping 6. Practice safety in the work area ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: • Actively participate in training and skill development as needed • Weekend and Holiday work • Additional duties as assigned SUPERVISION GIVEN AND RECEIVED: • Administrative supervision received from the Veterinary Clinic Supervisor and technical supervision received from the Staff Veterinarians (Internal and External On-Call). JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, and Knowledge): • Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology • Licensed Veterinary Technologist in the State of Missouri • Skillful at handling pets • Ability to work well independently and in a team • Good interpersonal, communication, organization, and math skills • Computer literacy SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED: • Advanced training or experience in animal science, veterinary technology, or animal handling, grooming, or behavior

Link to Application:
https://jobs.nestlepurinacareers.com/ShowJob/Id/1454800/Veterinary-Technician/

Name of Contact:
Tawnya Mason

Email Address of Contact:
Tawnya.Mason@rd.nestle.com