Neurology Veterinary Technician

Location
West Hartford, Connecticut
Salary
Signing Bonus, Competitive Salary, Student Loan Repayment, Paid Parental Leave, PTO, and more!
Posted
Jan 12, 2022
Closes
Jan 17, 2022
Ref
R-57896
Practice Area
Neurology
Position Type
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Private Practice
Job Description:

Join The VCA Veterinary Specialist of CT Team!

VCA Veterinary Specialist of CT is seeking a full time Experienced Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join the Neurology team at our 24-7 general, emergency and specialty hospital in West Hartford, CT. We have a unique culture in our hospital that values each person's individual skill and personality. We truly are a family and our team has a shared devotion to providing progressive medicine with compassion as a driving force. We are eager to welcome a like-minded individual!

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

Why We Want You!

As a member of the VCA team, you will support Technician and Doctor teams by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent-by delivering an outstanding client experience-so we can provide exceptional care to every patient. You've worked hard for your credentials (CVT, RVT, LVT) and we want you to use the knowledge that you've invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

Job Description
  • Manage appointments: obtain histories, medical record keeping, invoicing, patient discharges, etc.
  • Assist in patient procedures: preparation of patients, instruments, equipment and medications
  • Multitask and be a highly functional team member
  • Ensure documentation is accurate and complete

Skills and Qualifications -The successful Registered Veterinary Technician candidate will share VCA's commitment to delivering the highest quality patient care with exceptional client service. We seek a positive attitude and high energy along with:
  • Minimum 5 years veterinary experience
  • Advanced anesthesia experience
  • Proficient in calculations (drugs, constant rate infusions, unit conversions, etc.)
  • Flexibility with work hours and able to work additional hours when necessary to include after hours on-call shifts
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills.
  • Compassion for pets and people-as well as awareness and understanding of others' reactions.
  • Proven decision-making skills to choose the most appropriate course of action.
  • The ability to integrate new information into problem-solving.
  • The ability to lift up to 50 lbs. and be exposed to hazards associated with pets such as allergies, contagious diseases, noises, odors, bites, scratches, and animal waste.

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.