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Location: Sonoma, California
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: High School
Salary: Dependent on experience
Peregrine Equine is a fast paced single-doctor practice based in Sonoma, CA and servicing primarily Sonoma and Marin Counties on an ambulatory basis. We are looking for a veterinary technician/assistant with extensive horse handling skills, to join our practice. Peregrine Equine is primarily a Sports Medicine practice utilizing digital radiology, ultrasonography, regenerative biologics, laser therapy, shockwave therapy, manual manipulation and acupuncture. We also provide general practice services including routine vaccination, dentistry, gastroscopy, and emergency services. We are looking for a technician that is a team player, motivated worker, and willing to learn.
This is a full time position, Monday-Friday. Approximate hours are 8:30am-5pm, however, these hours can fluctuate. Benefits are provided including health, vision, and dental. Hourly rate range of $23-26/hr depending on experience.
The candidate should expect to handle a wide variety of horses including restraint, jogging in hand and lunging. You will be taught how to operate a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic devices, including radiology. Proper sterile technique is expected, and will be taught, in order to prepare for intravenous, intramuscular, and intra-articular injections. Please be prepared to lift heavy equipment (upwards of 50lbs), along with occasional driving and frequent client and professional communication. The ideal candidate will also assist with administrative duties including billing, ordering, and scheduling.