Veterinary Technician - Internal Medicine

San Diego, CA
Full Time
Entry Level

Veterinary Specialty Hospital (VSH) is looking full-time Veterinary Technician to join our Internal Medicine team.

About Veterinary Specialty Hospital: At VSH our mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership in medicine, education, business and promotion of the human-animal bond. We strive to bring together caring, warm and intelligent people who love to serve and help and are among the best in their field.

About the Job: As a Vet Tech in the Internal Medicine department you will be responsible to:
* Perform anesthetic monitoring including intubation/extubation of patients, monitoring vitals, and troubleshooting of machines
* Obtain and prepare various blood samples for diagnostic testing
* Accurately take and process multiple types of radiographs
* Participate in endoscopic procedures, including obtaining biopsy specimens and maintaining equipment
* Assist during ultrasound procedures
* Provide client education on common internal medicine diseases (i.e. immune mediated diseases, kidney disease and failure, diabetes, and cushings).

The pay range for this position is $18.00-31.00 per hour. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials.

About You:
* Minimum 2-3 years of experience working in a progressive veterinary hospital setting required
* Comprehensive understanding and experience with anesthetic monitoring is required
* Proficiency in processing basic laboratory specimens and working knowledge of radiographic techniques is required
* RVT or VTS preferred
* Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and commitment to develop long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community is required.
* Positive outlook and ability to work well in a collaborative environment.
* Excellent communication and organizational skills are required, and the ability to deliver exceptional client service is expected.

* Highly competitive and comparable wages based on experience and skill set
* Partnership with Purdue VT program/scholarships
* Competitive Vet Assistant and RVT CE allowance annually
* VetBloom access: Race approved continuing education, training and curriculum library
* License application and renewal reimbursement for RVT’s
* Financial support and onsite mentorship toward pursuit of VTS
* Health and wellness programs including access to League wellness app
* Opportunities for growth and advancement
* 75% Employee Pet discount

* Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, 3 weeks accrued paid time off, and uniforms
* Benefits available 1st of the month following 30 days.

Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.


NVA Compassion-First is now Ethos Veterinary Health

We are excited to announce Ethos Veterinary Health as our new name. Ethos is the new, industry-leading community of legacy Ethos Veterinary Health, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, SAGE Veterinary Centers, and legacy NVA Specialty and Emergency hospitals. This powerful new community brings together a dynamic network of ~145 hospitals, an unmatched team of experts, cutting-edge technology, and an unwavering commitment to the advancement of the animal health profession and better patient outcomes.

Our commitments to the industry, the profession, our teammates, and our patients, will not change, and in fact will be stronger than ever, as we forge new ground as this new dynamic community.

Ethos Veterinary Health offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, and paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees. The team can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the process. For positions based in Colorado, EVH provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.

Ethos Veterinary Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.


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