Veterinary Technician
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time

From wellness to urgent care, VO Vets in Fort Worth TX is changing  what it means to provide quality care and convenient availability at a veterinary hospitals.  Our mission, day in and day out, will be to provide the friendliest and highest quality pet care available in veterinary medicine today.  

We are looking for experienced Veterinary Technicians, Full-time and Part-Time, to join our team.   You will be responsible for performing advanced medical, diagnostic, and laboratory procedures under the direction of a licensed veterinarian.

We offer a generous benefits package including top hourly pay in our region and strive to maintain work-life harmony, medical dental, vision insurance, paid time off, 401k plan with an employer match, discounted veterinary services, and being a part of one of the most respected clinics in our area. 



· Manage and provide for the patient’s needs.

· Triage patients and determine if patient is stable or critical.

· Perform physical assessments and record observations legibly in files.

· Assist veterinarian in all aspects during surgical procedures; pre-medication, set up, induction, preparation, maintenance of general anesthesia, surgical monitoring, surgical assisting, recovery, writing post op orders and pain management protocols.

· Perform blood collection via all routes and ability to know best collection method based on individual patient needs or specific test requirements.

· Preparation of fluid therapy- infusion pump/syringe pump set up, appropriate IVF set up, fluid types and rates for administration, CRI calculations and monitoring.

· Assist with dosage calculations and dispensing of medication including controlled substances as well as advanced emergency drug calculations, dosing and administering route protocols and common contraindications.

· Monitor daily activities of in-hospital patients both stable or who require advanced monitoring.

· Communicate with doctors, technicians, office staff and clients regarding status of patients.

· Prepare patients for discharge to owners including client education about home care and medication to be given.

· Follow established hospital policies and procedures when handling client concerns and complaints.

· Document legibly and keep accurate medical records in accordance to hospital policy.

· Clear understanding and enforcement of OSHA regulations and hospital safety standards.


· Performs other job duties as assigned.



· Must have successfully passed the VTNE (Veterinary Technician National Examination)

· Graduate from an AVMA accredited Animal Science program with an AS or BS preferred.

· Knowledge of advanced fluid therapy, anesthetic monitoring, advanced CPR and all aspects of laboratory and radiology.

· Knowledge of advanced pharmacology and medical terminology as well as knowledge of surgical procedures and disease process.

· Excellent communication skills.

· Strong work ethic and a positive attitude.

· Must be flexible and able to adapt to new situations.

· Ability to act as a team player.