Wellness and Spay/Neuter Clinic - Recovery Tech

RECOVERY TECH

This position is a hands on veterinary assistant job, limited to the monitoring of post surgery patients.    You will learn to monitor and care for pets as they recover from spay neuter surgery.  A certified vet tech is present at all times, and you will follow their instructions and assist as needed.  Our  licensed veterinarian is also available at all times in the adjoining surgical suite.  Our surgery center is a certified ASPCA Humane Alliance clinic (the only one in St. Johns County) which follows strict protocol and procedures for the newest spay neuter techniques.  We perform 30 to 40 surgeries each surgery day.

Requirements:

  • Physically able to move and lift animals and cages
  • Attention to detail
  • Aptitude for post surgical care
  • Situational awareness is required at all times
  • Purchase of set of scrubs (wine color)
  • Background check required and signed waiver

Volunteer Activities:

  • Carry animals from surgery table to recovery area
  • Stay with animals and monitor vital signs
  • Keep animals comfortable and warm, soothing them
  • Take animals to waiting area after  initial recovery

Training:

This is an “On The Job” training program.  You will be paired with trained medical staff multiple days, until you feel comfortable enough to perform the required tasks.  SAHS medical staff will be present at all times to supervise the recovery area                                                                                                             

Qualifications Required

  • Age Must be at least 18 - 55
  • How much weight can you safely and comfortably lift? Must be at least 21 - 30 pounds

Schedule Summary

The next 10 shifts (out of 12 total shifts) for this activity are as follows


Date Start Time End Time
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 8:00 AM 12:30 PM
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 1:30 PM 4:00 PM
Tuesday, May 01, 2018 8:00 AM 12:30 PM
Tuesday, May 01, 2018 1:30 PM 4:00 PM
Tuesday, May 08, 2018 8:00 AM 12:30 PM
Tuesday, May 08, 2018 1:30 PM 4:00 PM
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 8:00 AM 12:30 PM
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 1:30 PM 4:00 PM
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 8:00 AM 12:30 PM
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 1:30 PM 4:00 PM