Surgery Veterinary Technician (Appointments)

Portsmouth, NH
Full Time
Entry Level

Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital, located in Portsmouth, NH is looking for a full time Appointment Technician for our busy surgery department.

About PCVRH:

Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital is a 24-hour emergency/critical care and specialty veterinary hospital dedicated to providing compassionate medical care for pets and their owners. 

The Appointment Tech will be under the general supervision of the Hospital Services Manager and Clinical supervisor.  This role will work directly with our surgeons by providing excellent customer experience and outstanding patient care. Responsibilities include greeting clients, obtaining histories, documenting in our hospital information system, educating clients, assisting with imaging (radiographs, ultrasounds, and CT scans), venipuncture and assisting the surgical team where needed. 

An ideal candidate must have a positive attitude, work well in a team dynamic and possess the ability to multitask. In this position you will be relied upon for client education, safe and effective restraint.

About You:

  • Proficient in, venipuncture, restraint, performing lab work, taking radiographs, maintaining thorough and accurate patient records, and administering first aid and medications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and able to develop and maintain positive working relationships with others.
  • Fundamental knowledge of windows-based computer programs.
  • Ability to recognize and seek guidance in all client-related cases where protocol does not apply.
  •  High School Diploma or equivalent required


  • Monday-Thursday 8a-6pm, subject to change with advanced notice 
  • If you are a flexible, energetic, positive, personable individual looking for an opportunity, please apply today!

What you will get: We invest heavily in our employees with many opportunities for growth and development! We offer outstanding benefits (no waiting period!) including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, paid time off, competitive continuing education allowance for each Technician, generous pet discounts, and much more!

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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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