Lead Veterinary Technician - Thrive Pet Healthcare Rockville, MD
We are looking for a Lead Veterinary Technician to join our team at Thrive Pet Healthcare, a bold and progressive veterinary company at our new location in Rockville, MD. Come and work with a supportive, professional, and positive team.
We're a talented team of passionate people coming together to make provide gold standard veterinary care. We believe that all pets should have accessible care, and we are expanding nationally to accommodate the needs of our clients and their pets. Our staff believes in a positive culture and low drama atmosphere. Together, we focus on high quality, general practice care with an emphasis on teamwork. Our teams work in modern facilities with digital radiology, a full surgical suite, reference lab, and digital record keeping. Our clients are educated on their pet's health and welfare because our staff focuses on continuous leaning and teaching. Our veterinarian teams are often comprised of experienced and recently graduated doctors, which encourages mentorship and learning for the entire team. The well-being of our patients comes first! Therefore, we promote a clinic environment centered on a true team approach; Together, we succeed at a high level together.
What we desire from you:
You are passionate about advocating for the health and wellbeing of all pets, including those that may be fearful and/or aggressive.
You understand the importance of a healthy work culture and have a desire to be an active team player.
You have a willingness to support other team members to cross train throughout the practice.
You have experience solving problems for, and advocating on behalf of, our patients and their parents.
You are a self-starter who likes to take ownership of your work and you proactively go the extra mile for others with a positive attitude.
You like a challenge, have a desire to learn and grow.
You are comfortable with both written and verbal communication with our clients.
Our Ideal Candidate:
At minimum, 2 years of direct patient care (the more, the better!)
CVT/LVT/RVT (preferred, but not required)
Outstanding client education skills on wellness & preventive care
Proficient venipuncture, IV-catheter, and injection administration skills
Full knowledge to set-up & position patients for digital radiographs & dental prophylaxis
Appropriate collection, set-up, and interpretation of in-house laboratory & cytology tests
Proficient ability to monitor anesthesia & assist the Veterinarian in surgical procedures
What we offer you:
*Sign On Bonus Available*
4-day work week
80 Hours PTO per year
401K with employer match
Milestone Award Program - tenure-based bonuses at 3 years, 5 years, and 10 years!
Continuing education opportunities
Career growth & advancement with a growing company ecosystem
Employer paid life insurance
Employer paid 8 weeks of parental leave
Employer paid purr-rental leave (adoption of pet)
Employer paid assistance programs to aid in mental wellbeing
At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.