There’s a new job opening at San Francisco Veterinary Specialists! If you or someone you know is interested, please read below.
Position Title: Veterinary Nurse
Department: Internal Medicine
Reports To: Director of Clinical Services
SFVS Internal Medicine nurses must be adept at triage. SFVS Veterinary Nurses must have a broad knowledge of anatomy, physiology, animal science, medicine, and husbandry, including a basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses. They must understand the commonly seen disease processes. They must be able to successfully restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory tests, and use multiple radiology techniques. They must have the ability to induce, monitor and recover anesthesia, have knowledge in the planes of anesthesia, have knowledge of abnormals in anesthesia and how to problem solve with the doctors assistance. They must be able to assist in surgery, and perform specialized treatments and procedures. SFVS nurses must be able to think through the cases, the diseases and the needs of the patient; they must think of nursing care beyond the basics written on the treatment sheet. SFVS nurses must provide thorough and compassionate care to all patients. They are able to greatly utilize and expand their technical skills and knowledge.
San Francisco Veterinary Specialists has an immediate opening for an experienced veterinary technician. We are currently seeking a full time nurse for 4 ten hour shifts.
San Francisco Veterinary Specialists, Inc. offers emergency services 24/7. We are the first and only multi-specialty referral hospital in San Francisco and have served the greater Bay Area for over five years. Our full service hospital offers specialized care, diagnostics and treatment in both Western and Eastern modalities to achieve a fully integrated approach to veterinary medicine. We specialize in the areas of emergency/critical care, internal medicine, oncology, surgery, dentistry, dermatology and allergy, holistic medicine, behavior and cardiology. We operate on the principles of integrity, quality, compassion, and service.
SFVS offers an extensive benefits package including paid time off, 401k, medical, dental and vision insurance, employee assistance package, and a supportive and caring staff. We are open to creative schedules.
Qualified applicants MUST have a minimum of 2 years experience in a primary care or specialist environment. RVT is preferred but not mandatory. Our nurses have the opportunity to gain knowledge and skill while working in a fast-paced and challenging environment. We are an equal opportunity employer.
For more information regarding our hospital, please visit http://www.sfvs.net.
Please email your resume and cover letter to email@example.com (as attachment AND in the body of the email) or fax Attn: Sara Taylor to (415) 401-9201.