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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Company: Vca Animal Hospitals
Location: Portsmouth
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Location: 615 Airline Blvd., Portsmouth, VA 23707VCA Airline Boulevard Animal Hospital is hiring a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team.We are currently offering $1000 signing bonus and $1000 longevity bonus for full time LVTs!About UsWe are an AAHA-accredited, 2-doctor veterinary practice in Portsmouth, VA, offering Primary Care, Surgery, and Dentistry services. We see canine and feline patients and are open weekdays 8am-6pm, Saturdays 8am-1pm, closed Sundays. We have a great team and work-life balance is a priority!Check out our website: https://vcahospitals.com/airline-boulevardAbout the RoleAs LVT, you will help create and maintain a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our patients and clients. Duties will include:Compassionate patient careClient education and careVenipuncture and catheter placementRadiology and diagnosticsLab sample collection and processingAnesthesiaSurgical assistanceDentistryMedication preparation and administrationSafe and effective patient handling and restraintMedical recordkeepingCompensation for this role is based on level of relevant skill, experience, education and credentials, up to $25/hr. This is in addition to a comprehensive benefits package. Virginia Veterinary Technician license required.Why VCAVCA Animal Hospitals is a community of over 800 hospitals across the US, including primary care, emergency, and specialty medicine. We offer world class medicine with hometown care. Together we are taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.This means taking care of our people. We are passionate about supporting our technicians and assistants and are committed to your personal career development. At VCA, you will enjoy an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Benefits include:Career SupportAccess to the people and resources of a large veterinary communityAdvancement and leadership opportunitiesInternal CE and development opportunitiesAnnual CE stipend for full time credentialed vet techs: $750/yr, or $1000/yr for those holding a VTS credential.Free NAVTA membership, access to VetFolio, Plumbs App, and moreTuition assistance including Veterinary Technology Associates, Bachelors completion and moreLicense renewal reimbursement for full time credentialed vet techsHealth & Well BeingMedical, dental & vision insurance, a variety of additional coverage optionsFree mental health care through Lyra Health (up to 12 sessions a year)Access to free counseling through Cigna Life Assistance programAccess to Headspace appFully employer-paid life, long-term and short-term disability insurancePaid vacation, paid sick time, holiday payPaid parental leaveFertility coverage, gender affirmation servicesGrowing network of onsite social workersOther PerksGenerous hospital discounts for your pets, a variety of other discounts including cellular service, apparel, computer equipment, etc.401(k) retirement plan with company matchReferral bonus opportunitiesPractice management software with digital innovations for streamlined practice flow and client communicationOpportunities to give back through VCA Charities and community partnershipsInterested? Apply! We look forward to hearing from you.If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs.Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.comby Jobble

Keywords: Vca Animal Hospitals, Portsmouth , Licensed Veterinary Technician, Healthcare , Portsmouth, Virginia

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