Veterinary Technician, Internal Medicine

Monroeville, PA
Full Time
Internal Medicine
Mid Level

Allegheny Veterinary Emergency Trauma & Specialty is hiring a full time Veterinary Technician Caregiver to support our Internal Medicine department!

Our 24-hour emergency and specialty hospital is seeking full-time veterinary technician caregivers to join our amazing team. If you’re looking to advance your skill set and work in a fast-paced environment where every day looks different, we want to work with you!

Opened in the summer of 2021, our new 19,000 sq. ft. facility has been purposefully designed with state-of-the-art equipment to assist us in fulfilling our goal of practicing quality medicine and compassionate care for patients, families, and referring veterinarians in our community.

Education is a daily focus at Avets. Our commitment to education is demonstrated by hospital-wide support of our residency and internship programs, and a team of VTS(ECC) lead training for our support staff.

This is an hourly, full-time hourly position, working 4 ten hour shifts per week inclusive of an equal share of the on-call shifts required by the department.

We are happy to provide our team members with:

  • Onsite continuing education events as well as virtual learning platforms.
  • Paid time off and uniforms.
  • Employee pet benefit discount program.
  • Multiple health plan options so that you can chose something that suits your needs best.
  • Double-time rate on the 6 major holidays, inclusive of Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. (Our holiday pay also runs for the entire overnight shift on the holidays)
  • Breakroom stocked with snacks!
  • Shift differentials during our non-traditional hours - additional $2/hour after 6pm on weekdays and during the day on weekends, $3.50 after 6pm on Fri, Sat and Sunday.

Successful applicants will:

  • Have prior experience in veterinary specialty medicine, I-131 experience, managing appointments, endoscopic experience and monitoring anesthesia.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of appropriate terminology used to describe veterinary infections, immune-mediated or inflammatory diseases.
  • Remain calm and efficient in a high stress environment.
  • Provide excellent customer service and interact with clients in a manner that supports Avets' mission to provide state of the art medicine and compassionate care for pets and the people who love them.
  • Work with team members to maintain a productive, positive and respectful environment.


  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 401(k) with a company match!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance 
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
All technical staff, regardless of the level of experience, must be able to stand, bend, lift, and/or kneel for the duration of a shift (10 hours), and lift a minimum of twenty-five pounds.

Certified Veterinary Technicians or license eligible candidates will be given the highest consideration.

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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