Surgery Veterinary Technician

Malvern, PA
Full Time


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.

Veterinary Referral Center located in Malvern, PA is searching for a veterinary technician for our Surgery Department.

About Us:
We have very talented surgeons whose medical excellence is only superseded by their patient care. Mainly our patients are dogs and cats, but we have the opportunity to do surgery/anesthesia on all kinds of patients!

Our goal here at VRC is to assemble a surgery department team committed to providing exceptional client services to our clients and high-quality veterinary health care to our patients.

Anticipated Schedule:

  • Flexible schedule to fit YOUR life!
  • 8-hour, 10-hour or 12-hour shifts available
  • Monday-Friday
  • Rotating on-call schedule -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!
  • At VRC we believe that every team member should be compensated considering their experience, knowledge, and skillset. Our pay ranges are primarily determined by role, level, and location. The range provided for each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for the position. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training.
  • 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! 

About You:

  • We encourage experienced Veterinary Assistants to apply!
  • Credentialed veterinary technician with strong technical skills is preferred (to include placing IV catheters, venipuncture, administering premedication, anesthesia induction & monitoring, patient preparation, surgical nursing, and perioperative nursing care, dental prophylactics, radiographs, etc.)
  • Anesthesia/Surgery experience is required!
  • You understand the importance of maintaining a positive, respectful, uplifting hospital culture and genuinely love working with people that share that same value.
  • You’re not afraid to jump in and get your feet wet! A hard worker who takes the initiative and contributes to the operation of the entire department!
For more information about our hospital, please visit

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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