Registered Veterinary Technician - Neurology

San Marcos, CA
Full Time
Registered Veterinary Technician - Neurology- VSH North County

Are you a passionate and dedicated Veterinary Technician ready to take your career to new heights? Join our Neurology Department at Veterinary Specialty Hospital North County and be a crucial part of our dynamic team!

With a team of two Board Certified Neurologists and skilled veterinary professionals, we pride ourselves on delivering exceptional patient care and building strong client relationships.

About Us: 
At Veterinary Specialty Hospital North County, we are more than just a 24-hour emergency/critical care and specialty veterinary hospital – we're a compassionate community dedicated to providing exceptional medical care for pets and their owners. Our team is committed to excellence, and you could be a vital part of our mission!

About the Role:

  • Solid technical skills and anesthesia knowledge base, sound judgment, and the ability to function both independently and with a team are required
  • Venipuncture; IV catheter placement; medication calculations and administration; digital radiography; patient prep and recovery; epidural administration; anesthesia monitoring for a variety of anesthetized procedures including, but not limited to, CT and MRI
  • Assisting doctors during patient appointments, providing outstanding client communication and education
  • Performing sterile scrub and assisting doctors throughout surgical procedures
  • Advocating for the patient, providing exceptional comfort, diagnostic, surgical, and nursing care to all patients
  • Knowledge of the equipment and materials used and their availability and applications
  • Ability to work on calls, holidays/weekends, and OT as needed


  • Tuesday – Friday, 8am – 6pm 
  • Rotating on-call schedule: 1-2/week, with the opportunity to earn a $250 bonus per procedure
    • Example: MRI + Surgery on one patient = $500 call-in bonus


  • Credentialed Technician (RVT) or equivalent experience range: $24—$34/hr.
  • Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) range: $35—$42/hr.

Ideal candidate:

  • Active license in the state of CA, RVT- required
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in the veterinary field with anesthesia experience a must
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written; organizational skills; proactive thinking and a positive attitude are also a must
  • Accuracy in calculating and delivering anesthetic agents, fluids, and CRIs
  • Proficiency in record keeping related to medical procedures including daily treatments administered, patient status, procedures completed, supplies used, and anesthetic records
  • Review and understanding of all medical records pertinent to patient care
  • Comprehensive understanding and experience with anesthetic monitoring is required
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and a commitment to developing long-term relationships with colleagues, clients, and community is required
  • Maintain a positive outlook and ability to work well in stressful situations
  • The ability to deliver exceptional client service is a priority.

Why Join Us?

  • Comprehensive Benefits: Enjoy a full range of benefits, including health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, 401(k), PTO, uniform allowance, substantial employee pet discount, and more!
  • Professional Development: Grow your career with a generous CE allowance and opportunities for advancement within the hospital.
  • Team Collaboration: Work in a collaborative and supportive team environment, fostering camaraderie between departments in our open treatment area.

If you are ready to make a difference in the field of veterinary medicine, join us and be a part of our mission to advance the veterinary profession through leadership in medicine, education, and the promotion of the human-animal bond. 
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 based on qualifications, competence, merit, and business need


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