Veterinary Technicians

Nestle Purina   Saint Joseph, MO   Full-time     Veterinary
Posted on November 7, 2022
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Nestle Purina is Now Hiring Veterinary Technicians

Dive into an innovative career at Nestlé Purina! Perform vital veterinary procedures to ensure pets’ health and welfare. Apply Now!

* Primary Responsibilities: Knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all Nestlé Purina PetCare procedures and protocols.

Perform pet care procedures as follows: Perform daily rounds & assist with routine veterinary care of the pets. Observe animals during treatment; monitor & report progress to vets. Perform husbandry duties to ensure the health and wellness of the pets. Provide care of pets in clinic. Contact & assist relief vets when needed. Responsible for maintenance of all health records as required by the record retention policy and the Animal Welfare Act. Maintain safe, sanitary & orderly work area. Collaborate on inventory control and record keeping. Practice safety in the work area. Provide clinical diagnostics and treatment plans for infirmary and colony pets. Restrain dogs as needed during routine veterinary procedures. Prep, administration & monitoring of anesthesia and surgery support. Organize and perform dental prophylaxis and oral care program. Assist as needed with breeding programs. Maintain veterinary equipment in working order Travel as necessary

* Other Actively participate in training and skill development as needed Participate and contribute to nutritional research protocols as required. Weekend and Holiday work

* Requirements: Associate's degree in veterinary technology, animal sciences or a related field Certified Veterinary Technologist license in the state of Missouri or able to obtain a license for the state of Missouri Advanced training or experience in animal science, veterinary technology, or animal handling, grooming, or behavior is preferred

Nestle Purina

Saint Joseph , MO