Veterinary Technician - Ophthalmology

Waukesha, WI
Full Time
Mid Level
The Wisconsin Veterinary Referral Center in Waukesha, WI is hiring a full- time Veterinary Technician to join our Ophthalmology team!
Offering a $3,000 Sign- On Bonus!

A skilled Veterinary Ophthalmic Technician is a crucial component to the success of any ophthalmology practice, as they directly affect the ophthalmologist's ability to diagnose and treat ocular disease.

Shift Details = Full- time, 1st shift position. 4/ 10 hour shifts each week, no scheduled weekend shifts.

About WVRC:  WVRC, Waukesha is recognized as a certified Level 1 Emergency and Critical Care Facility by the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society (VECCS).

We have three hospital locations: Waukesha, Racine and Grafton all dedicated to providing patients, clients, and referring veterinarians with the highest quality emergency and specialty veterinary medical care. WVRC offers a warm, friendly atmosphere where our main goal is to provide compassionate care to our patients and clients as well as offering outstanding customer service.

Benefits of Working at WVRC:

  • Competitive compensation which is based on skill level. Starting at $21/ hr & up! 
  • Generous benefit packages which include: - Multiple Benefit Plan Options - Medical - Dental - Vision - HSA & Flexible Spending Plan Options - Paid Time Off - 401k Match - Retirement Savings Plan - Uniform Allowance - Discounted Veterinary Service Benefits - CE Allowance - Life Insurance - Short & Long- Term Disability Options - Wellness Programs - and more!
  • Onsite Veterinary Social Worker available to employees & clients
  • Extensive training to all new (and existing) employees with our Learning & Development Trainers to advance their skills and career   
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Being a part of a team of elite professionals who prioritize the needs of their patients

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years of technical experience
  • Technical skill set such as restraint, phlebotomy, catheter placement and general nursing care experience is needed
  • Preference given to applicants with advanced skill sets which include Schirmer tear tests, tonometry, ocular ultrasounds, electroretinograms, and the use of paralytics
  • Anesthesia monitoring, perform sterile scrub, assist doctors throughout a variety of surgical procedures
  • Ability to lift and restrain patients up to 50lbs
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment
  • Commitment to develop long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Advocate for patient care
  • Self-motivated with a passion for veterinary medicine
  • Ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast- paced environment
  • Availability for on- call rotation is needed
  • CVT required

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, Ethos Veterinary Health 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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