Veterinary Technician - Emergency

Bowie, MD
Full Time
Mid Level
The Dogs and Cats Emergency & Specialty in Bowie, MD is hiring a full- time Emergency Veterinary Technician to join our outstanding team!
About us 
Step into an exceptional career at Dogs and Cats Emergency Specialists (DCES), a 24/7 state-of-the-art veterinary hospital like no other. At DCES, we're committed to fostering a culture built on Compassion, Collaboration, Education, and Integrity. Our status as a teaching hospital with seven specialist departments offers unparalleled opportunities for continuous growth and career advancement. 

Our work environment includes: 
  • Cutting-edge technology, including a fully integrated in-house laboratory, digital radiography, ultrasound, on-site CT and MRI, video endoscopy, cystoscopy, laparoscopy, fluoroscopy, climate-controlled oxygen therapy, and a telemetric ECG system. 
  • Wellness Program and the support of a full-time, on-site veterinary social worker who understands and addresses the unique mental health challenges faced by veterinary professionals. 
  • Professional Growth and Skill Enhancement Program designed to empower individuals with the tools and resources they need to achieve their career aspirations and continually develop their skills. 
Job Requirements: 
  • Shares our commitment to our mission, vision, and values.  
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in emergency and critical care setting 
  • Demonstrated excellence in nursing care and critical thinking skills 
  • Availability for nights, weekends, holidays, and limited on-call duties 
  • Strong desire to learn and grow in the role. 
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced, high-intensity environment. 
Required Skills: 
  • Proficient in calculating doses and administering intravenous drugs and fluids 
  • Ninja-like reflexes to handle surprise tail wags and unexpected bodily fluid encounters 
  • Skilled in obtaining and analyzing laboratory samples (blood, urine, and stool) 
  • Expertise in interpreting meows, barks, and chirps—telepathic skills are a plus! 
  • Experience in catheter placement 
  • Possesses the stamina of an athlete to keep up with lively kitties and energetic puppies 
  • Capable of monitoring patients under anesthesia (ventilator experience is a plus!) 
  • Strong time management, initiative, and task prioritization skills 
  • 10-Hour Shift 
  • 12-Hour Shift 
  • Overnight Shift – Differential Pay Offered 
  • Night Shift 
  • Swing Shift 
  • Weekends as Needed 
  • On Call 
  • Holidays 
Pay Range: 
  • Compensation is based on experience and skill level. $23.00 - $29.00/ hour
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance 
  • Paid Time Off & Wellness Time Off 
  • Wellness Program 
  • Life Insurance 
  • 401(K) Matching 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Employee Discount

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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