Licensed Veterinary Technician - Emergency

Richmond, VA
Full Time

Virginia Veterinary Centers is looking for LVTs to join our Richmond Emergency Department. We are currently urgently hiring overnight LVTs but open to a conversation about scheduling.

Why choose VVC? VVC recognizes the struggles of veterinary professionals. We have an onsite Veterinary Wellbeing Specialist to help guide our team members to a better and healthier professional career. The culture of our hospital is one of our top priorities, we spend a lot of time training new employees, and our management is present. Work life balance is a key component to our team members. Most team members are off 2 weekends a month.

We are committed to the professional development of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement. Experience is always a plus, but we are also willing to train and mentor new graduates. We recognize the importance of work/life balance and strive to provide a schedule conducive to maintaining a healthy work/life balance for all our employees. Students in their 3rd semester are welcome to apply (some scheduling limitations apply when working as a student LVT)

Benefits of working in an ER:
  • One of the first to see and treat a patient 
  • Opportunity to use your technical skills in more advanced ways 
  • Variety of cases – its never the same day twice and you’re always learning 
  • You’re equipped to stay calm and know how to react quickly during life-threatening circumstances 
  • From $30.00 per hour
  • Shift Differential of $5 available

  • Three 12-hour shift
  • Rotating weekend schedule

  • Sign-on Bonus
  • Generous paid time off
  • CE allowance
  • Yearly scrub allowance
  • Personal pet discount
  • Paid License Renewals
  • Quarterly Bonus Opportunity
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance
  • 401(k)
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Referral program
  • Relocation assistance

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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