Veterinary Technician Caregiver

Monroeville, PA
Full Time
Mid Level

Allegheny Veterinary Emergency Trauma and Specialty is hiring a full- time Veterinary Technician Caregiver to join our Avian and Exotics Medicine and Surgery department!  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.

Every day in the exotics department at Avets is different, so adaptability and flexibility are key traits that we are looking for in a candidate. The exotics team sees routine appointments, sick visits, emergency visits, and performs sedated procedures and surgeries regularly.

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 a full-time, hourly position, working 4 ten-hour shifts per week.

We are happy to provide our team members with:

· Managers will provide an individualized training plan based on experience.

· Hands on learning as well as opportunities for credentialing.

· Reimbursement for licensing renewals

· 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 choose something that suits your needs best, including plans that offer $0 copays for mental and behavioral health.

· 401k with company-match.

· Double-time rate on the 6 major holidays plus Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. (Our holiday pay 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 be willing to work with fellow team members to maintain a productive, positive and respectful environment. 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 (10-12 hours), and lift a minimum of twenty-five pounds.

Candidates must be credentialed veterinary technicians or eligible for licensure. Previous experience working in the field of veterinary medicine is required. Previous experience working with exotic species is preferred, but not 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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