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Licensed Veterinary Technician- Oncology

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, New York
$23.57 - $27.40+sign on bonus
Closing date
Mar 7, 2023

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The Cornell University Hospital for Animals provides an environment that supports you in providing outstanding patient care through technology, mentorship, continuing education and, most importantly, peers who are just as passionate about providing the best care possible as you are.

The Companion Animal Hospital Oncology service at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA) have an immediate opening for a dedicated Licensed Veterinary Technician.


In this position, you will be part of an international team of board-certified oncology faculty, and will work with residents, students, and licensed veterinary technicians (LVT) that provide high quality care for small animals.

You will provide technical assistance for routine and complex appointments, case workups, and procedures. Examples include:

  • Liaison with other hospital services for efficient patient care and oversee diagnostic work-up of each patient, to include handling and monitoring of equipment

  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date inventory of interventional and other equipment, ordering equipment as needed

  • Collaborate with multiple specialty services to ensure excellent care of patients

  • Shape the future of veterinary care through practical instruction of diverse DVM students

  • Participate in cutting-edge veterinary research and clinical trials

  • Administer chemotherapy agents to patients with cancer.


What qualifications are required?

  • Associate degrees from an AVMA accredited institution plus NYS
    licensure and up to 2 years relevant experience or equivalent combination.

  • Interest in on-going career growth and advanced skill development.

  • VTS in Oncology will be considered a plus, but not required.

  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to work in a busy, team-oriented clinical environment


The Cornell University Hospital for Animals provides 24-hour care for pets 365 days of the year.

The majority of our teaching and routine care for this role occurs Monday through Friday, day shifts. Other hours, as determined by caseload and need, to include weekends and holidays (includes generous holiday pay) may be required.


What’s in it for you?

  • An award-winning employer of choice benefits program. 

    • Comprehensive health care options.

    • Access to wellness programs.

    • Employee discounts with local and national retail brands.

    • Generous retirement contributions.

    • Impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, Tuition Aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance program. 

  • Our LVT career ladder is focused on career and specialty advancement, with financial and mentorship support.

  • 3 weeks of vacation and 13 holidays with generous holiday pay if you do work on those days. 


Who we are and what we do:

Cornell University Hospital for Animals is our core clinical training, patient care and research unit within the CVM, composed of six diverse world-class veterinary clinical units providing primary and specialty care. The Cornell Veterinary teaching hospital has 23 services led by internationally renowned board-certified veterinary specialists, providing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic care of animals including 24/7 emergency care. We strive to provide a diverse, inclusive and fulfilling work environment for our family of employees who are committed to outstanding patient care, client service and veterinary training and research.


We encourage you to apply! Simply upload your cover letter and resume as one document at Workday (link).  We welcome questions! Contact Soubhagya Chattopadhyay (


No visa sponsorship available for this position.

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