Veterinary Technician Per Diem

San Diego, CA
Part Time
Mid Level

Are you an experienced veterinary technician interested in expanding your clinical knowledge & skills at a state of the art ECC/specialty teaching hospital with a schedule you chose? VSH-Sorrento Valley is looking to add to our current roster of fabulous per diem veterinary technicians.

About Veterinary Specialty Hospital: At VSH, our mission is to advance the veterinary profession through our leadership in medicine, education, business and promotion of the human-animal bond. We strive to bring together caring, warm and intelligent people who love to serve and help and are among the best in their field.

Per Diem- An employee who is available to work as needed for coverage above and beyond the full time staff members in times of need for efficient patient care. Availability requirements are established by department according to hospital necessity and will include the number and types of shifts, weekends and holidays.

Per Diem employees are eligible for limited benefits, including pet discounts, uniform allowance, and access to the Vetbloom learning platform. Pay range for this position is $21.00-30.00 per hour, including an additional differential for overnight shifts. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and credentialing.

This position offers the opportunity for growth within our emergency and specialty services, with the flexibility of you being able to decide your schedule based on shift availability using our online scheduling program.

Job Duties may include:
* 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.
* Utilizing different modalities of imaging for patient assessment
* Hourly management of treatments for hospitalized patients
* Executing, monitoring, and recovering assigned sedation and anesthetic events
* Phlebotomy and IV catheter placement in canine and feline patients that are stable or compromised

About You:
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills a must
* The ability to prioritize and adapt to a fast paced, fluid environment.
* Possess a good overall knowledge of disease processes, medical math, anesthesia, and pharmacology
* Minimum of 3 years clinical experience working in a progressive veterinary hospital setting with at least 1 year of specialty/ECC preferred
* Current CA RVT license or VACSP required
* Must be able to work a MINIMUM of 20 hours per month
* Must be available to work at least 1-2 holidays or company events per year

We look forward to receiving your application and introducing you to Veterinary Specialty Hospital-Sorrento Valley!!

Ethos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Ethos does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, merit, and business need.

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, EVH 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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