Oncology Veterinary Technician

Malvern, PA
Full Time
Entry Level

Veterinary Referral Center (VRC) is a comprehensive, referral specialty & emergency critical care veterinary hospital in Malvern, Pennsylvania. We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for appointments, advanced imaging, surgery and emergency/critical care services. At our hospital, you'll be working alongside a large team of experienced & board-certified veterinarians with advanced specialized training who utilize the latest innovations in medicine and technology to treat companion animals. Our veterinary services include trauma treatment and critical care, medical oncology, radiation therapy oncology, cardiology, internal medicine, ophthalmology, orthopedic surgery, soft tissue surgery, dentistry/oral surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, MRI and CT, endoscopy, rehabilitation, and emergency services.

We are looking for a full time veterinary assistant to compliment our medical oncology service. This is a controlled but quick paced environment that requires multitasking and organizational skill in addition to a broad nursing knowledge base and technical skills. We routinely have a large number of in-hospital patients, plus growing numbers of triages which come in 24/7. We depend on each member of the team to pull their weight and although we are a teaching hospital we do hope that this candidate would be able to hit the ground running.

This is a hands on position and is entry level. Animal handling experience is required.

  • Day Shift 8a-6p (Tuesday through Friday).
  • Holidays, weekends as needed. 
  • One on call shift per month is required - our nurses get to decide if they work in anesthesia or treatment on call! 
  • Baseline pay is $18-34 per hour dependent on qualifications. 
  • Credentialed Veterinary Technicians receive an additional $2/hr
  • Veterinary Technician Specialists receive an additional $4/hr
  • $350 on call fee for Anesthesia on call on top of hourly pay!
  • $300 on call fee for Treatment on call on top of hourly pay!
Required Skills:
  • Be proficient in organizational skills have an understanding of animal behavior have experience.
  • Have the ability to multitask.
  • Have exceptional communication skills.
  • Have broad knowledge of small animal veterinary medicine.
  • Be comfortable with blood/deceased animals, etc.
  • Be flexible, adaptable, self-motivated, and a team player.
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 401(k) with a company match!
  • Employee assistance program
  • Generous employee pet care discount at 80%!!
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance 
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Uniform allowance for full time and part time employees 
  • Paid holidays/paid time and a half for working holidays
  • CE allowance up to $2500 per year, based on licensure! 
If you are qualified and interested in applying for this position, please submit your application and resume. Feel free to email your resume along with your question(s) to [email protected] with any questions and I will be happy to help!

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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