Littleton Equine Medical Center is currently seeking an ICU/ER technician. We are a full service equine specialty referral center located in Littleton, Colorado (southwest Denver) with 22 veterinarians and 18 certified veterinary technicians on staff. The Schedule is four ten and a half hour shifts per week which include weekends and holidays. Graduation from an AVMA accredited school of veterinary technology and successful completion of the VTNE is encouraged. Equine related experience and or training is required. The ICU/ER Technician performs daily nursing and medical treatments, assists veterinarians with emergency cases, performs diagnostic blood work, manages the ICU/Isolation facility and participates in the training of veterinary technician students, veterinary students, and veterinary assistants. Must be able to work in a team setting, as well as be able to manage time and triage independently, have excellent communication skills, and a strong work ethic. We offer competitive wages and a benefit package including health benefits, workman compensation insurance, 401K, paid CE, and a uniform stipend.
This position is responsible for weekend management of the surgical/outpatient barn and stalls. Duties include but are not limited to cleaning each patients’ stall at least twice daily, stripping empty stalls and preparing them for incoming patients, ensuring each patient has clean water at all times, feeding each patient according to veterinarian’s orders and assisting with patient monitoring. Additional duties include barn maintenance, landscaping, assisting with facility maintenance and patients as requested.
Perform daily cleaning of stalls
Feed patients daily according to doctor instructions
Water patients and ensure access to clean water at all times
Strip and prepare stalls for incoming patients
Clean contaminated stalls according to biosecurity protocol (will be trained on)
Monitoring patients and reporting any issue to veterinarian/technician
Assist with patients as requested
Equine experience required
Be able to lift 50 -75 lbs.
Ability to work independently
Duration and Compensation:
Part time, weekend position. Salary range depends on experience and will be discussed.
Closing Date: Applications are being accepted at any time and interviews will be on-going until position is filled.