Veterinary Technician - Ophthalmology Department Brandon, Florida

About the Position

Fetch Specialty & Emergency Veterinary Centers is seeking a detail oriented technician for our Ophthalmology Department.

The Ophthalmology Veterinary technician will coordinate with the Fetch ophthalmology team, as well as the specialty and emergency teams to ensure outstanding patient care.

Essential Functions

  • Able to monitor and care for patients using state of the art equipment and protocols
  • Technical skills to include proper animal restraint, anesthesia monitoring, intubation of felines and canines, catheter placement, phlebotomy, and performing treatments
  • Assist with ocular exams
  • Perform or assist with diagnostic testing (Shirmer Tear Testing, Tonometry, Ocular Ultrasounds, Electroretinogram testing, etc.)
  • Knowledge of anesthetic protocols used for ophthalmology patients-including use of the ventilator
  • Knowledge of running in house lab machines and sending lab samples out
  • Knowledge of positioning and taking radiographs
  • Knowledge of triage for new consults and rechecks, and the ability to discuss estimates for diagnostics, procedures, and/or treatments with the clients
  • Sound knowledge of the services procedures and processes
  • Cleaning, stocking and helping to maintain proper care of the hospitals equipment
  • Excellent communication skills with the clients and the ability to provide nursing care for medicine patients

If Ophthalmology is your passion, look no further. Come join our team of talented and compassionate individuals.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!!!

Ideal Candidate

  • Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) or Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a veterinary hospital
  • A passion for providing exceptional medical care to pets and their families
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills


We support your health and wellness by encouraging your professional development. Our highly competitive compensation package includes:

• Medical, dental and vision plans

• Paid time off

• Paid holidays

• Uniform and CE allowance.

• 401k retirement plan with employer match

• Pet discounts

• Tuition reimbursement

• Room for growth!