Veterinary Assistant or Credentialed Veterinary Technician
Roaring Fork Equine Medical Center
Location: Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Vet Tech / Nurse / Assistant
2 openings available.
Roaring Fork Equine Medical Center is seeking a veterinary assistant to join our team at a rapidly growing regional referral hospital that offers board certified specialist care in internal medicine and surgery. The applicant must be positive, energetic and seeking professional growth.
The Roaring Fork Valley fosters an active outdoor “work hard/play hard” lifestyle. Our diverse equestrian community includes western performance and English disciplines, as well as seasonal polo and rodeo events. Located in the Colorado Rockies, the practice area offers seven world class ski resorts, Gold Medal trout streams, whitewater rivers, and expansive wilderness areas.
Applicants must possess a background in equine related experience. Degree in veterinary technology and VNTE certification are considered favorable, but not required. Experience in equine anesthesia is also very desirable.
Emergency on-call shifts, overnight nursing, and weekends are required on an as needed basis and are shared equally among the team.
Successful applicant is team oriented, able to manage time and triage independently, have excellent communication skills, and strong work ethic.
Paid time off, Paid sick leave
Group health care plan
401K with company matching
Stipend for association memberships
intake for referral cases
daily nursing and medical treatments for inpatients
assisting doctors with outpatient and emergency cases
performing diagnostic lab work
and maintaining hospital functions
management of inventory for ambulatory appointments
assisting with examination and treatment of patients (including set-up, operation, and maintenance of diagnostic equipment)
Salary/Wage: $17 to $30 per hour, depending on qualifications.
To Apply: Send your resume and cover letter to Everett.email@example.com
We are a team of board-certified equine surgeons and one board-certified equine internist with specialized training in equine ultrasound and cardiology. As a locally owned, small business, we take pride in knowing the specific needs of horses and owners in and around Roaring Fork Valley. Our ability to provide very personalized, hands-on care, cultivating specific treatment plans for each horse, with the horse and the owner’s best interests in mind, is what sets us apart.
Our mission is to provide an exceptional, technically advanced facility, staffed with talented doctors and technicians focused on total horse care. We strive to maintain industry leadership in the equine medical community by bringing value to each customer, exceeding our clients’ expectations. We do this while concurrently advancing and adopting the most innovative medical and surgical techniques in horse veterinary care.
The Roaring Fork EMC team encourages a collaborative approach, positivity and a culture of continual learning and growth. This collaborative approach allows our clients to benefit from the vast knowledge of the entire team, ensuring that the best minds come together on cases, no matter how complex.