Licensed Veterinary Technician

Latham, NY
Full Time
Emergency
Mid Level

LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN - Full Time/ Overnights

Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital is working to re-imagine our Veterinary Care teams by investing in our people with updated compensation, evolving our schedules to help support our care teams and our communities and building robust development paths to help our team members grow their careers. Join us in re-imagining veterinary care. Our new pay ranges are designed to support our employees professionally and personally with a goal of allowing them to build a career in the industry. This role pays between $25 – 28/ hour.

ABOUT THE JOB:  As a Licensed Veterinary Technician in the Emergency and Critical Care department you will be responsible for:

  • Triaging incoming patients and managing clients throughout their visit
  • Partnering with DVM’s in patient assessment, diagnostics, treatments, and procedures
  • Obtaining and processing laboratory samples such as blood, urine, free fluid, and fine needle aspirates
  • Utilize different modalities of imaging for patient assessment.
  • Executing, monitoring, and recovering all assigned sedation and anesthetic events

SHIFT, HOURS, & COMPENSATION:

  • Our technicians typically work 3, 12 hour shifts per week. However, we try to be flexible and accommodate the needs of our staff.
  • We ask that you are available one overnight shift per week.
  • Compensation is based on skills and experience.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Must be licensed in the state of New York. New Graduates are welcome to apply.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enable them to develop and foster long term positive working relationships with colleagues, clients, and the community. 
  • Work well independently and in a team environment where colleagues lead by example and hold themselves accountable for quality medicine and customer service.
  • Strong computer skills to work with a paperless information system.
  • Flexible, cooperative, dependable, responsible, and good time-management skills to work in a fast-paced environment where you can utilize high level skills and be an integral part of the medical team.

ABOUT CAPITAL DISTRICT VETERINARY REFERRAL HOSPITAL:  

Capital District's mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership in medicine, education, business, and promotion of the human-animal bond. We encourage and empower our technicians to utilize their skills, have input into case management and patient care, think critically, work autonomously, further their knowledge and education, and pursue specialty certification if so desired.

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT CAPITAL DISTRICT VETERINARY REFERRAL HOSPITAL:

Compensation is based on experience and skill level. Full-time benefits include health with an optional 100% employer paid plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, uniforms, and a generous continuing education allowance.

  • 15% Shift differential for hours worked from 12am to 7am
  • Holidays paid Double Time

Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital: Growth & Learning Opportunities: https://youtu.be/2FN3jXFm1J8

Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital: Take a Hike, Meet the Team: https://youtu.be/RWwdHed01DI


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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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