Internal Medicine Veterinary Technician

Shelton, Connecticut
Signing Bonus, Competitive Salary, Student Loan Repayment, Paid Parental Leave, PTO, and more!
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 17, 2022
Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Contract Type
Organization Type
Private Practice
Job Description:

VCA Shoreline Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center is seeking a full-time Veterinary Technician to work in our Internal Medicine department at our 24-hour emergency/multi-specialty practice in Shelton, CT.

If you are looking for a career with an organization that is forward thinking and advanced in medical treatment and care for patients, then look no further! We are looking for an outstanding veterinary technician to work on our team. The candidate should value teamwork and collaboration. Technicians here are utilized to their fullest potential and have many opportunities growth and development.

About Us:

VCA Shoreline is an Emergency and Specialty hospital located in Shelton, CT. We offer 6 specialties including: Emergency & Critical Care, Surgery, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Cardiology, and Dermatology. Board-certified doctors lead every department, and we offer multiple advanced diagnostic and treatment modalities such as MRI and hemodialysis.

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Why Join the VCA Family?

We are passionate about supporting Veterinary Technicians and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Veterinary Technician career has to offer. At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We support a work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA team!
  • Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Career development programs
  • Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Tuition support and sponsorships
  • Veterinary Technician license reimbursement
  • Free mental health and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)
  • Referral bonuses
  • Competitive wage
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Generous petcare discounts
  • Life, long and short term disability insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • 401(k)
  • Full-time and Part-time positions available

Summary of Job Description and Function:
  • Assist with diagnostic testing including sample collection, venipuncture, radiography, submitting and running lab work
  • Perform sedation and anesthesia for endoscopes, bronchoscopes, and other procedures
  • Assist in patient procedures: preparation of patients, instruments, equipment
  • Fill medications
  • Plan, organize, and manage the daily flow of services
  • Maintenance of equipment used in Internal Medicine service
  • Ensure documentation is accurate and complete
  • General nursing care
  • Additional duties as assigned

  • 2+ years of experience, CVT Preferred
  • Proficient in calculations (drugs, constant rate infusions, unit conversions, etc.)
  • Flexibility with work hours and able to work additional hours when necessary
  • Availability to be on-call and work some weekends/holidays
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now! We look forward to getting to know you!

At VCA we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and want to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work.