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Veterinary Technician - Emergency

Company: VCA
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Join The VCA Veterinary Specialist of CT Team!$5,000 Sign-on bonus!VCA Veterinary Specialist of CT is seeking a full time Emergency Veterinary Technician to join the team at our 24-7 general, emergency and specialty hospital in West Hartford, CT. We have a unique culture in our hospital that values each person's individual skill and personality. We truly are a family and our team has a shared devotion to providing progressive medicine with compassion as a driving force. We are eager to welcome a like-minded individual!Why Join the Vet Specs Family?We have an incredible leadership team and an onsite technician manager who is passionate about supporting our veterinary assistants and technicians. We are committed to your continuing education and personal career development and strive to create an environment where training advanced technician skills is our top priority. We support a work environment where you can focus on your career, happiness, and the patients you serve.(Please take a moment to view our brief video on veterinary technician utilization from a VCA technician's point of view)https://vimeo.Com/684755121/10c909cbf5Credentialed Technician duties:Anesthesia monitoringFull Technician Skill UtilizationCollecting patient histories & physical examsVenipuncture / IVC placementHands Free Radiology (Associate safety a top priority)Working collaboratively with team members of all hospital servicesProviding compassionate care for all patientsPotential Schedule: Full-time (Four 10 hr shifts), Swing, and Weekend availabilityCompensation: $20 35 / hour based on skill set, experience, and licensure statusWhat Makes Veterinary Specialists of CT Unique?Whether you are a seasoned Veterinary Assistant or a Technician in training, we welcome your experience and allow you to utilize your medical knowledge to the fullest extent. With a bustling General Practice wing, your daily dose of puppies and kittens will be met. In addition to our advanced procedures on the specialty side such as: Neurology and MRI, Internal Medicine and Endoscopy, Surgery and Stem Cell Therapy, as well as the option of a Holistic approach offering acupuncture and nutrition support.As a team we work hard, and we encourage self-care with team hikes and picnics (four legged friends welcome). Halloween best costume contests, Seasonal egg hunts with prizes, and of course bean bag chairs in the lounge. Feel free to take a break in our wellness nook, or take meditative breaths with our hospital cat Silver. Don't forget our annual family fun summer BBQ!At VCA Animal Hospitals, we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work.Some of the benefits we offer:Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary communityInfertility BenefitsFree NAVTA Membership & RECOVER TrainingDiscounts to Fear Free Certification & VetGirlGrowth & leadership opportunitiesMedical, Dental & VisionCareer development programsVeterinary Technician tuition education support and scholarships$750 continuing education funds for credentialed associatesVeterinary Technician license reimbursementGenerous hospital discounts and product discountsEmployer-paid life, long and short-term disability insuranceVTS Path financial, and mentorship supportPaid vacation and sick timePaid parental leave401(k)Free mental health resources and wellness subscriptions (Headspace)Referral bonusesCompetitive wageWhy You Should Consider UsThis role is suited for the experienced licensed tech, but we are also excited to provide developmental training to someone that is just getting started and wants to move forward in their career at a hospital that provides an array of opportunities to develop a multitude of skills.Candidates must be positive and motivated. The hospital team meets frequently, and your ideas and suggestions are encouraged to help us continue to grow. Our team takes pride in fostering an atmosphere of mutual respect and recognition while being adaptable, goal driven and engaged. We work hard to protect our culture and assure we hire associates that are going to have the determination to rise above obstacles, wear multiple hats and work as a team.* Hiring for second shift and overnights, differential pay available 11pm-7am.Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now We look forward to hearing from you!If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.Com

Keywords: VCA, East Hartford , Veterinary Technician - Emergency, Professions , East Hartford, Connecticut

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