Welcome to the Career Board!

Here our graduates can find opportunities for employment. Requirements and benefits will vary based upon each individual employer's position listing. If you are interested in the positions below, please contact the employer directly. The TAMUK Veterinary Technology Program is not affiliated with any of the below employers and will not be able to answer questions regarding the positions.

If you are interested in the positions below, please contact the employer directly.  The TAMUK Veterinary Technology Program is not affiliated with any of the below employers and will not be able to answer questions regarding the positions.

If you are an employer and would like a position posted to our Career Board, please send position and contact information to vetnursing@tamuk.edu.

Full or Part-time Veterinary Technicians and Assistants

Animal Medical Corpus Christi - Corpus Christi, TX

 

  • Animal Medical Corpus Christi is an AAHA accredited hospital with a newly built 9500 square foot facility.
  • Home to the latest Idexx diagnostic equipment, our hospital treats diverse cases such as preventative care, soft tissue and orthopedic surgeries, dermatology and otic cases, and internal medicine cases.
  • Our hospital fosters an environment based on collaboration, mentorship, and teamwork.
  • We understand the importance of a healthy work-life balance, which is why we offer a 4-day week rotating schedule and no on-call hours!
  • We enjoy each other’s company in and outside of the hospital, laughter and helping one another.

Benefits:

  • Competitive hourly rate with overtime
  • No on-call or emergency hours
  • 401k with 5% match
  • Paid time off
  • CE opportunities
  • Mentorship programs
  • Bonus- Join a team dedicated to your success! Live where you can enjoy you days off fishing or relaxing by the beach!

Contact: Terri Palmer
Contact Email: terri@ccanimalmedical.com
Website: https://ccanimalmedical.com/
Phone: 361-993-6752

Posted October 21, 2022

Veterinary Technician

Violet Veterinary Clinic - Corpus Christi, TX

Violet Veterinary Clinic is a full service veterinary clinic that services both small and large animal. At our clinic we see everything from routine wellness visits, vaccinations, radiographs, dental procedures and surgeries. We are open Monday through Friday 8 A.M to 5 P.M

Qualifications

  • Veterinary Industry Experience Required- basic knowledge of the veterinary industry (terms/process/client procedures)
  • Excellent Communication & Listening Skills - listens to instruction and delivers the instructions to the clients
  • Strong Organizational Skills - accurately track and document lab specimens and medications for each patient
  • Flexible schedule including some weekend and holiday shifts for kenneling
  • Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations
  • Must have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environment
  • Excellent communication skills, a sense of urgency, and working harmoniously with teammates is required
  • Must be dependable, demonstrate strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent or squatting position 
  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain
  • Associate is routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch, and on occasion, exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards and medication/controlled substances/possible exposure to zoonotic diseases
  • Starting pay will commensurate with experience and skill set

Responsibilities

  • Assist Veterinarians - prep patient for surgery (administer anesthesia/take x-rays/gather lab specimen), monitor patients post op & restrain animals during exams
  • Obtain Samples - gather stool, blood and other samples for testing
  • Testing - test the samples gather and help to interpret the results
  • Administer Medications - give patients accurate dosage of prescribed medications, anesthesia, vaccines or other medications indicated by the DVM
  • Client Communication - obtain medical information from the clients and provide the client proper instruction on how to care for the animal under the veterinarians plan of care
  • Check clients in/out
  • Answer phones
  • Help keep facility clean

To apply, please email resume to violetvetclinic@gmail.com or deliver in-person.

Contact: Dr. Summer Quirsfeld (Owner) or Staci Moore (Hiring Manager)
Website: https://violetveterinaryclinic.com/
Phone: 361-241-2522

Posted October 7, 2022

Full-Time Veterinary Technician

The Animal Clinic - Galveston, TX

WHO WE ARE:                                                                                   

2022 marks the 86th birthday of The Animal Clinic (TAC) of Galveston! We are the oldest and still privately owned practice on the island and still growing. Founded in 1936, this small animal practice has garnered a reputation in Galveston as the place to bring your animals for the best care available. We are compassionate caretakers of dogs, cats, exotics, small farm animals, reptiles, birds and local wildlife. We are passionate about what we do here, the care of our patients is key! We are the only clinic on the island that offer emergency services during open hours.

Our team’s mission is to provide personalized, compassionate, and high-quality care to our clients and patients. Recognizing that feline patients often need a calmer setting, The Cat Clinic, a “Cat Friendly Practice” is located right next door in a separate building with a soothing atmosphere dedicated to keeping the visit as stress free as possible. In addition, The Animal Clinic is an integral partner that works hand in hand with the Galveston Island Humane Society for the health and well-being of Galveston animals in need.

THE CULTURE AT TAC:

At TAC, we want people and their pets to feel safe, secure, and valued. We aim for our employees to feel the same way. We lead with our values of togetherness, openness, heroic helping, and meaningful moments. We are actively evolving to ensure that TAC is not only the best and brightest place to come work today, but also a leader in how we think about talent and development so that our employees grow along with us. For our customers and their pets, we find a way to say, "Yes". We do the same for our employees.

We are seeking Veterinary Technicians. The ideal candidate for this Full-time position needs to be a self-starter, dependable, punctual, detail oriented, have strong communication skills with both clients and co-workers. Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments; as well as be a team player. Most days run at a very fast pace. We do not have after-hour emergency on call but do require rotational weekend and holiday shifts.

Being Veterinary Technician at our clinic would include:

  • Receive, handle and treat patients with skill, compassion and care.
  • Collection and accurately perform laboratory tests.
  • Radiology, care for hospitalized patients, surgical preparation and assistance, anesthetic dental cleaning and anesthesia monitoring.
  • Observe animal appearance and activity for general physical condition, obvious signs of illness, disease and discontent.
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications including MS Office. AVImark knowledge a plus
  • Perform general physical activities that require bending, standing, stooping, moving from room to room, sit, talk, and listen; may be required to walk or stand for long periods of time; will use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel; will reach with hands and arms. Frequently lift, carry dogs weighing 50 lbs. Walk and handle dogs weighing up to 150 lbs.

WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE US:

We have a benefit package for full-time team members that include medical benefits, paid time-off, employer matching Simple IRA retirement plan, other supplemental insurance options and employee discounts for your pets.

TAC celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Do you love providing exceptional, detail-oriented service for your organization? Do you have prior clinical experience? Interested? Please apply! We’d love to talk with you.

BENEFITS:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount for veterinary services
  • Paid vacation and PTO

To apply, please visit https://form.jotform.com/82106249063149

Contact: Bonnie Stark, Practice Manager
Clinic Phone: 409-763-6484
Website: https://animalclinic.com/

Posted September 23, 2022

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Tier 1 Veterinary Medical Center - Palmer, AK

Tier 1 Veterinary Medical Center is one of the largest, privately owned veterinary hospitals in the Pacific Northwest, serving more than 700,000 people.  Our 20,000-square-foot facility is open seven days a week and offers multiple modalities and emergency care.

We are currently in need of some superstar Licensed Veterinary Technicians to join the team.

Our exceptional doctors and technicians are leaders in this field and will ensure that each member of the team feels appreciated and fulfilled.  Through continuing education, profit-sharing opportunities, outstanding benefits, and competitive salaries, we can provide you with the resources you need to succeed.

As a teaching hospital with multiple modalities, technicians can earn career opportunities to advance into areas of preferred study like endodontics, surgery, radiation, etc.

We are looking for a self-motivated team player who thrives in an emergency hospital setting.

Technicians must have a broad knowledge of animal science, medicine, and husbandry, including the basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses.

They must be able to successfully restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory tests, and use multiple radiology techniques.  Technicians must deliver compassionate care and exhibit excellent communication skills with teammates and clients in a well-equipped, fast-paced veterinary hospital.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including 401k, paid time off, health reimbursement benefits, CE and uniform allotments, employee pet discounts, and more!

For more information about the position, minimum requirements, and to apply please visit https://tier1vet.com/jobs/veterinary-technician/


Clinic Phone: 907-745-8437
Website: https://tier1vet.com/

Posted September 16, 2022

Veterinary Technician Intern

Black Beauty Ranch - Murchison, TX

Start date:  8/27/22 (some flexibility on start date)

Pay: $12.63/hr working 40 hours a week

Black Beauty Ranch is offering a three-month internship program in zoo and large domestic hoof stock. Black Beauty Ranch is a sanctuary that is a subsidiary of the Humane Society. We work with a wide range of exotic and domestic species including large and small carnivores, exotic hoof stock, macropods, primates, cervids, reptiles, and birds as well as horses, exotic and domestic swine, and exotic and domestic bovids. Black Beauty Ranch is located in beautiful East Texas with access to hiking and lakes as well as close to the cities of Tyler and Dallas.

The intern will assist in all aspects of veterinary tech medicine under the supervision of the Director of Veterinary Medicine including:

  • providing clinical treatments
  • assisting in monitoring anesthesia
  • performing laboratory diagnostics with supervision
  • assisting with procedures and medical rechecks
  • performing laboratory diagnostics with supervision
  • filling prescriptions
  • completing medical paperwork
  • assisting with necropsies
  • making sure instruments, equipment and supplies are maintained and stocked
  • picking up packages, unboxing, and assisting with logging inventory
  • completing general housekeeping tasks and follow opening and closing checklists
  • assist in setting up and breaking down for procedures
  • daily care and husbandry of animals in the hospital

The intern will be part of the team which consists of one full time veterinarian, one full time administrative assistant and one part-time licensed veterinary technician. FREE Furnished housing including utilities and Wi-Fi is provided.   The intern will be willing to work a flexible schedule as needed. The intern must have great attention to detail and commitment to excellence as demonstrated by the delivery of quality and timely work. Excellent organizational skills, work ethic, and communication are required for the position. The intern must have an active driver’s license, participate in staff rabies and TB testing, and a strong interest in zoological medicine and large animal medicine.  The intern will learn through exposure to different species, their species-specific procedures, diseases and testing.  The intern will also learn the medical care and husbandry challenges of the animals in our care.  The intern will also strengthen their networking and time management skills including how to prioritize assignments and multi-task with good attention to detail. 

Please follow the link for additional requirements and to apply for this position: https://us62e2.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/humanesociety/Posting/View/2470


Website: https://www.humanesociety.org/blackbeautyranch

Posted August 16, 2022

Veterinary Anesthesia Technician II, Veterinary Anesthesia Technician III

TAMU Global Health Research Complex - College Station, TX

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are

The Global Health Research Complex (GHRC) at Texas A&M University is a brand new state-of-the-art biocontainment research facility that will improve animal and human health within the State of Texas, across the United States, and around the globe. The GHRC supports and advances multi-disciplinary large animal and insect vector research, education, and training opportunities for faculty at Texas A&M and their partners from other academic institutions and industry.

What we want - Technician II

The Global Health Research Complex is seeking an Veterinary Anesthesia Technician II, who will provide clinical support to veterinarians in the delivery and instruction of primary patient care and anesthesia services. The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology, biomedical science, animal science, or a related area. Specialty training in anesthesia or related area. Successful completion of a veterinary technology program accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).  Active specialization through Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Anesthesia and Analgesia (AVTAA) and/or Certificate Course in Principle Techniques of Small Animal Anesthesia, Perioperative Analgesia & Critical Care or attendance of advanced anesthesia courses via Texas A& M Veterinary Teaching Hospital. They will also at least four years of technical experience in veterinary medicine, anesthesia, or related field.  We seek to hire a team player who will promote collaboration and cooperation while working within a team. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

For more information about the position, requirements and to apply, visit the position listing on Workday.

What we want - Technician III

The Global Health Research Complex is seeking a Veterinary Anesthesia Technician III, who will assist in the provision of clinical support to veterinarians in the delivery and instruction of primary patient care and anesthesia services; oversee maintenance of the physical area with the anesthesia service; and developments and implements record keeping and evaluation of quality care to patients. The successful candidate will hold a Bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology, biomedical science, animal science, or a related area. Specialty training in anesthesia or related area. Successful completion of a veterinary technology program accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).  Active specialization through Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Anesthesia and Analgesia (AVTAA) and/or Certificate Course in Principle Techniques of Small Animal Anesthesia, Perioperative Analgesia & Critical Care or attendance of advanced anesthesia courses via Texas A& M Veterinary Teaching Hospital. They will also at least six years of technical experience in veterinary medicine, anesthesia, or related field.  We seek to hire a team player who will promote collaboration and cooperation while working within a team. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

For more information about the position, requirements and to apply, visit the position listing on Workday.


Website: https://ghrc.tamu.edu/

Posted August 8, 2022

Veterinary Technician II

TAMU CVMBS Veterinary Education, Research, and Outreach (VERO) program - Canyon, TX

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are

This position will be with the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) Veterinary Education, Research, and Outreach (VERO) program in Canyon, Texas on the campus of West Texas A&M University. The Texas A&M CVMBS is an institution that represents 100 years of growth from a small school of veterinary medicine in 1916 to its present role as a major veterinary educational, medical, and research center. The VERO program aggressively pursues impactful research which addresses the sustainability of animal agriculture and rural communities. The teaching programs aim to recruit and train highly qualified, highly motivated students in the skills needed to serve the Texas Panhandle.

What we want

We are looking for an Veterinary Technician II, to join our dynamic Professional and Clinical Skills team, within the office of the Dean of Veterinary Medicine, at VERO located on the West Texas A&M campus! Duties for this role include provide support to veterinarians in the instruction of clinical skills which include, primary patient care, basic surgery, diagnostic techniques and anesthesia with an emphasis on clinical techniques, specifically anesthesia and surgery related techniques. Oversees the maintenance of the physical area within the clinical skills and gross anatomy laboratories. This position requires an Associate degree in veterinary technology, biomedical science, animal science or a related area, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience. It also requires two years of technical experience in veterinary medicine. This individual will interact with veterinary teaching and research faculty, staff, and veterinary and graduate students. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability. If this description appeals to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Pay Rate: The hourly starts at $18.00/hour and may be higher depending on education and experience.

Work Location: This job is in Canyon, Texas on the WTAMU Campus.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree in veterinary technology, biomedical science, animal science or a related area, or any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience
  • Two years technical experience in veterinary medicine

For more information about the position and to apply, visit the position listing on Workday.


Website: https://vetmed.tamu.edu/vero/

Posted July 21, 2022

Full Time Veterinary Technician

Hill Country Veterinary Hospital - Bandera, TX

Seeking two full time veterinary technicians for private mixed practice located in the beautiful Texas hill country.

We care for small, equine and some ruminant animals from all over the hill country. Our technicians will move with the veterinarian through out the day performing tasks such as vitals, drawing blood, placing IV catheter or collecting samples and processing them through our in-house laboratory, entering prescriptions and services performed by doctors, filling prescriptions, administering medications appropriately, anesthesia monitoring and recovery, educating clients with our protocols and care our doctors verse for our hospital for outpatient services and prescriptions.

Continuing education, companion laser certification, vacation and competitive compensation.

Please visit our website to learn more about our hospital and our staffs longevity. 

Please inquire by email or phone for more information or to apply.


Contact Email: hillcountryvethosp@yahoo.com
Clinic Phone: 830-796-3787
Website: https://hillcountryvet.com/

Posted July 21, 2022

Senior Veterinary Technician

Black Beauty Ranch - Murchison, TX

$26.00+ per hour / 40 hours per week + full benefits

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), the nation’s most effective animal protection organization, is seeking a Senior Veterinary Technician for our Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch (CABBR) in Murchison, Texas. The sanctuary provides a permanent home to more than 800 domestic and exotic animals, with over 40 species. In this position you will perform clinical treatments, anesthesia, diagnostic procedures, radiology, prescribing and administering pharmacy items, chemical capture, and surgical assistance under the supervision of the Director of Veterinary Medicine at CABBR. You will supervise and implement the veterinary technician internship/externship program.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing all aspects of veterinary care for animals under the supervision of the Director of Veterinary Medicine at Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch;
  • Conducting diagnostics including fecal analysis, blood film evaluation, cytology, urinalysis and diagnostic equipment usage. Procuring and shipping samples, preparing other testing procedures and maintaining diagnostic equipment;
  • Maintaining medical records and logs for patient data, radiology, diagnostics, case dispositions, admissions, euthanasia, and controlled substances in accordance with regulations;
  • Overseeing medical supply inventory. Ordering supplies and medications and logging controlled substances;
  • Performing chemical capture activities and supporting veterinary staff with chemical capture operations. Maintaining anesthetic equipment and keeping up-to-date skills and knowledge on the protocol for capture operations;
  • Implementing the internship/externship program including teaching and mentorship, development of procedures, work assignments, and performance evaluations;
  • Cleaning, organizing, and maintaining veterinary hospital, mobile units, supplies, equipment, and chemical immobilization devices including purchasing and upkeep of inventory within budget;
  • Administering, filling, and dispensing prescriptions as directed and instructing caregivers in the administration of prescriptions;
  • Assisting with euthanasia and necropsy procedures and arranging necropsy/disposal;
  • Ensuring hospital meets regulatory standards in accordance with DEA and OSHA;
  • Attending and obtaining the necessary continuing education via conferences to maintain veterinary technician license;
  • Participating in the emergency preparedness program and assisting in preparing operating procedures for disaster response, completing required FEMA training as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Associate's degree in Veterinary Technology or another animal related field, or equivalent work experience required;
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in veterinary technology required;
  • Experience in zoo animal or equine medicine, preferred;
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a License as a Veterinary Technician within 6 months;
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a Texas state Veterinary Technician license within 6 months;
  • Ability to work and train with the Animal Care Director and Director of Veterinary Medicine on euthanasia procedures and protocols required;
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain up-to-date rabies prophylaxis and titer and TB testing;
  • Must be skilled in a variety of laboratory testing and techniques;
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook);
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Attention to detail and commitment to excellence demonstrated by the delivery of quality and timely outcomes;
  • Strong interpersonal skills are necessary;
  • Strong interest in animal protection issues preferred.    

To apply, visit the position listing and complete the application; submit your resume and cover letter as one document.


Website: https://www.humanesociety.org/blackbeautyranch

Posted July 21, 2022

Veterinary Technician

Gulf Coast Humane Society - Corpus Christi, TX

We're looking for two candidates to join our veterinary clinic staff!  You'll help care for the animals under the supervision of our Clinic Manager and Veterinarian, as well as working as a team with other vet techs to assist with outreach events.

Position Responsibilities:

Determines animal requirements by conducting examinations and intake of new animals. Reviewing care plans and records; completing laboratory tests (Snap Test, Fecal Floats, etc), and X-rays. Cares for animals by taking vital signs; collecting samples; administering medications, drugs, and vaccines; bandaging and wrapping wounds; performing hydrotherapy, physical and inhalation therapies. Supports animal examinations by assembling required supplies and instruments; securing and bringing animals to examination room; restraining animals; providing assistance as directed; explaining animal's status to owner. Supports operations by assembling required supplies and instruments; setting-up surgery table instruments; restraining animals; completing local/regional anesthesia; operating and monitoring anesthetic machines; hooking-up ECG monitors; preparing surgical site; cleaning-up post-surgical site; maintaining sterile conditions; obtaining and verifying medications. Maintains animals by feeding and watering animals; cleaning animals' rooms, cages, and equipment; changing cages; observing for clinical signs of disease. Maintains safe, secure, healthy and humane environment by sterilizing and wrapping instruments; sanitizing and disinfecting holding and operating areas; storing sterile supplies; verifying shelf life; following standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations. Maintains animal records by documenting animal conditions, reactions, and changes; updating database. Maintains equipment by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining equipment supplies; performing preventive maintenance. Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock. Enhances service reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

For more information including requirements and benefits, please visit the position listing on Indeed.

To apply for this position, visit the position listing on Indeed.

Contact: Alisa Mills, Executive Director
Contact Email: amills@gchscc.org

Website: https://www.gchscc.org/

Posted July 21, 2022

Certified Veterinary Technician/Technologist

Nashville Animal Hospital - Nashville, AR

We are seeking a highly skilled Certified Veterinary Technician or Technologist that is looking to have their technical skills fully utilized at our busy 4 doctor mixed animal practice located in Nashville, AR. Nashville is a quaint, rural community located 1 hour north of Texarkana TX/AR and 2 hours southwest of Little Rock, AR. Candidate must be licensed in the state of Arkansas as a CVT, possess professionalism, confidence and be willing to work in a fast-paced environment. Candidates must have the desire to expand their knowledge and be capable of managing a variety of tasks unsupervised as outlined below. Must be able to lift 50lbs. have reliable means of transportation and pass a background check. Prefer candidates to have a minimum of 1 year experience in practice.

Base Pay $20 + per hour depending on experience, degree & certification. One week a month after-hours emergency on-call option after a probationary period for those interested in more earning potential.  Benefits Package: 3 weeks of PTO & 48 hours of sick/personal time after 90 days. The first year is pro-rated. Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, available after 60 days. The employer covers fifty percent of the employee’s monthly premium. Simple IRA retirement package with Edward Jones, after 30 days, and employer will match employee contributions up to 3%. Employer offers uniforms and continuing education reimbursement, after 30 days. 4-day work week, closed from 11-12 pm for lunch daily and weekly pay. We offer a positive team atmosphere and a great work/life balance. CVT duties will include but are not limited to, assisting the veterinarians in surgery, in-patient and out-patient care, performing technician examinations, and maintaining your appointments and client base for routine visits, laboratory duties, treatments, drug dispensing, dentistry, medical record notation, housekeeping, maintaining your designated exam room and the rest of the facility, animal husbandry, inventory, client education and customer service.

CVT duties with levels of supervision as determined by the state of Arkansas: Under immediate supervision of one of our DVM’s, CVT will be a surgical assistant and perform simple dental extractions.

Under direct supervision of one of our DVM’s (in the vicinity of our practice) CVT will induce, maintain, and monitor anesthesia, perform suturing of skin incisions made by our DVM’s, perform small animal and equine dental prophylaxis/floats, collect, prepare, and administer blood transfusions.

Under indirect supervision of one of our DVM’s (written protocol/ text or phone call away) CVT will obtain and perform physical examinations during small and large animal patient visits, perform tests, administer vaccines (except rabies & brucellosis), treatments, and prepare medications for dispensing to clients on the order of one of our DVM’s after CVT consults over the phone with one of our DVM’s or refers to the DVM’s written protocol. CVT will perform a variety of procedures like cystocentesis, urinary catheterization, abdominocentesis, thoracocentesis, collect samples for diagnostics (excluding Coggins, trichomoniasis, brucellosis, tuberculosis, and pseudorabies) prepare tissue and cellular samples, skin scrapings, and impressions. CVT will have the ability to perform a variety of diagnostics like ocular tonometry, schirmer tear tests, fluorescein staining and routine in house tests like heartworm and pregnancy testing. CVT will have the ability to utilize ultrasonography, endoscopy, radiology, and microscopy as part of their toolbox. CVT will apply splints/bandages and be responsible for IV catheterization and administration of fluid therapy, Additionally, CVT will perform a variety of production animal management procedures like pregnancy checking via ultrasonography or palpation, artificial insemination, correct prolapses, manage uncomplicated dystocia’s, breeding soundness examinations, castration, dehorning, hoof trimming, tail docking, and ear notching. 

Please contact the clinic for more information or to apply.

Contact: Meg Harrington
Contact Phone: 870-941-3542
Contact Email: mharrington@nashvilleanimalhospital.net
Clinic Phone: 870-845-1122
Website: https://www.facebook.com/nashvilleanimalhospital

Posted June 20, 2022

Full-Time Veterinary Technician

T.L.C. Animal Hospital - Houston, TX

T.L.C. Animal Hospital is a fast paced, multiple DVM, privately owned, small animal practice located in Clear Lake seeking a full-time veterinary technician to join our team. We strive to improve the quality of pet’s lives through compassionate medical care. Our techs are provided with a variety of opportunities for hands-on experiences which include but are not limited to building relationships with clients, obtaining patient history, educating clients, safe and fear-free animal handling, administering injectable and oral medications, inserting IV catheters, filling prescriptions, anesthetic monitoring, obtaining digital radiographs, performing various diagnostic testing, and caring for hospitalized animals. Our techs are expected to be team players with willingness to train and help in all areas of our clinic.

Benefits include paid time off for illness and vacation, a simple retirement plan, insurance (health, dental, and vision), and continuing education opportunities. A competitive salary will be offered and negotiated based on previous experience within the veterinary field.

Our team members are expected to be committed to our core values of compassion, professionalism, reliability, ethics, teamwork, and pursuit of medical excellence.

If you are interested in joining our team, please contact T.L.C. Animal Hospital at 281-282-9944. Resumes can be emailed to mail@tlcah.com.

Email: mail@tlcah.com
Phone: 281-282-9944
Website: https://www.tlcah.com/

Posted May 17, 2022

Full-Time Veterinary Technicians

Tejas Veterinary Clinic - Corpus Christi, TX

Tejas Veterinary Clinic is a 4-doctor veterinary clinic located in Corpus Christi, TX.

Our commitment is to provide quality veterinary care throughout the life of your pets. 

We see a variety of interesting cases and have a beautiful new facility equipped with in house laboratory equipment, digital radiology, and a surgical suite. We are seeking full-time veterinary technicians to join our team. Candidates must possess strong communication skills, be dependable, team-oriented, and demonstrate a strong work ethic.

Duties include, but are not limited to: taking vitals and initially evaluating animals, restraint of animals in a safe and compassionate manner, inpatient nursing care, venipuncture & IV catheter placement, client education, filling prescriptions, administering medications appropriately, and anesthesia monitoring/recovery.

This position is a great opportunity for a new graduate to work with great veterinarians and a great team.

Please contact the clinic for more information or to apply.

Email: tejasvetclinic@gmail.com or deann.tejas@yahoo.com
Phone: 361-387-9999

Website: https://www.tejasvetclinic.com/

Posted May 6, 2022

Full-Time or Part-Time Veterinary Technician

County Line Veterinary Clinic - New Braunfels, TX

County Line Veterinary Clinic a 4-doctor veterinary clinic located in New Braunfels, TX (Between Austin and San Antonio). We are looking for experienced veterinary technicians to join our progressive team. We have the most amazing, positive, team-oriented staff. We see a variety of complicated medical cases and have a beautiful facility equipped with a full in-house lab, therapeutic laser, surgical laser, diagnostic ultrasound, digital x-ray and dental x-ray to name a few.

Attached to County Line Veterinary Clinic is our canine rehab clinic, Infinite PawsAbilities. We offer a wide variety of therapies, including an underwater treadmill, shockwave therapy, gait training, acupuncture, chiropractic therapy and herbal therapy.

This practice is a great fit for someone interested in practicing quality medicine with great clients and a great team beside you. Full-time or part-time will be considered. We are open 7:30-5 M-F and S 8:30 -10 (for non-doctor services). 

To apply, please email your resume to Cassandra or apply through Indeed.

Contact: Cassandra Berriman
Email: cassandra@mycountylinevet.com
Phone: 830-626-2582

Website: https://www.mycountylinevet.com/

Posted April 6, 2022

Certified Veterinary Technician

Denver Zoo - Denver, CO

Denver Zoo is a leader in animal care, wildlife conservation and education.  We are passionate about our commitment to excellence in support of our mission of Inspiring Communities to Save Wildlife for Future Generations.

Denver Zoo honors our animals, staff, and guests by conducting ourselves at the highest level of integrity through our Core Actions -- Inspire Awe: Safety, Care, Connect and by embracing our Core Values of: Welcoming, United, Curious, Courageous and Transformative in all that we do.

The Veterinary Technician will support Denver Zoo's mission by providing veterinary care for animals at the Zoo. This position provides support for medical and surgical management of cases, administration of a preventive health program, diagnostic laboratory capabilities, basic animal husbandry, training, and other technical support.   

Our staff is a dedicated and diverse group of individuals committed to providing quality care to our animals while creating moments of awe for guests.  If you are a like-minded individual and thrive in a dynamic, fast paced and innovative culture, Denver Zoo is the place for you!  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Administer preventive, routine, emergency medical and surgical care and treatment to animals in the zoo's collection, both in the hospital and on grounds. 
  • Assist in the restraint and immobilization of animals, including capture, physical restraint, administration of sedatives and anesthetics, intubation, monitoring of anesthesia, and facilitating recovery. 
  • Assist with grounds checks, treatments, and vaccinations. 
  • Ensure complete electronic and hard-copy medical records, including anesthesia records, controlled drug logs, treatment sheets, diagnostic laboratory results, and animal care sheets. 
  • Prepare for veterinary procedures in-hospital and on-grounds.  Post procedure: restore the order, cleanliness, and functionality of supplies and equipment. 
  • Order and acquire veterinary equipment and supplies as needed. 
  • Perform diagnostic tests in the hospital laboratory; additionally, research, prepare and coordinate submission of samples to outside diagnostic laboratories. 
  • Maintain the hospital and associated animal enclosures to ensure veterinary standards of sanitation and welfare. 
  • Maintain the cleanliness, order, and functionality of the laboratory, biobanked materials, necropsy area, pathology cooler, and incinerator; help ensure proper waste disposal 
  • Work with all veterinary staff to support smooth, efficient, high-quality operation of Denver Zoo hospital. 
  • Assist with mentorship of veterinary students, veterinary technician interns, volunteers and new hospital employees. 
  • Provide positive professional interactions and accurate information regarding animals in care to zoo staff, visitors, vendors and volunteers. 
  • Assist with the success of the guest experience component of the hospital  
  • Must be available to work additional hours for medical and surgical care of animals and be on-call, if needed. 
  • Maintain hospital security by performing end-of-day checks on hospital doors, pharmacy and security system. 
  • Maintain hospital equipment in good working order and troubleshoot as needed. 
  • Must be available to work weekends and holidays. 
  • Provide care for animals that are hospitalized and in quarantine, including behavioral monitoring and training in conjunction with the animal care department. 
  • Attend and actively participates in daily organizational meetings, hospital staff meetings and other meetings as needed. 
  • Fill prescriptions and order routine and special-order pharmacy items. 
  • Assist in keeping track of hospital inventory and supplies  
  • Help develop veterinary related modules in Tracks. 
  • Participate in other Denver Zoo programs, such as conservation and community outreach, when possible and applicable.
  • Provide support for biomaterials collection, banking, and send outs.  
  • Set priorities in alignment with Inspire Awe: 
    • Safety first, always 
    • Care demonstrated through exceptional guest service 
    • Connect with each guest utilizing ROADMAP’s guest engagement strategies and program development process  
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Denver Zoo’s Sustainability Policies by adhering to all environmental, safety, & health regulations, procedures, and goals. 
  • Act in accordance with Denver Zoo’s Core Values of: Welcoming, United, Curious, Courageous and Transformative in all interactions with staff, guests, volunteers, and vendors.  

Other Responsibilities and Duties

  • Excellent communication abilities.  
  • Team player.  
  • Ability to receive assignments and complete within appropriate time period with substantial independence.
  • Ability to interact with zoo employees and public in professional and informative manner. 
  • Competency in computer skills:  word processor, spread sheets, Internet, and networks 

Technical / Professional Requirements & Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in veterinary technology from an AVMA accredited institution. 
  • Baccalaureate Degree in veterinary technology, biology, or other animal or life science related field highly desired. 
  • Currently certified or registered veterinary technician and ability to receive certification by Colorado Association of Certified Veterinary Technicians (CACVT) within 3 months.   
  • Must complete bi-annual CE requirements to maintain an active status with the Colorado Association of Certified Veterinary Technicians (CACVT).  
  • At least 1-year experience in a zoo setting or in a specialty practice.  Experience working with exotics is highly desired.  

Position Conditions

  • Ability to pass a physical examination, background check and pre-employment drug and alcohol screen.
  • Clear driving record
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Current negative TB test, rabies and tetanus vaccination.    

Compensation

Range for the Veterinarian Technician position is $24.26 -$29.71 (hourly).

Benefits

This is a full-time position Denver Zoological Foundation position with excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision benefits; life insurance; short term and long-term disability; 403(b) retirement plan; and vacation and sick leave. 

 

If interested in this position, please visit the Position Listing to apply.

Website: https://denverzoo.org/

Posted May 5, 2022

Full Time Veterinary Technician

Dominion Crossing Veterinary Hospital - San Antonio, TX

We’re pleased to provide a wide variety of veterinary services for animals in San Antonio and surrounding areas. Our team is dedicated to providing the best care possible for your pets. Our medical team has years of experience caring for companion animals at our sister practices in Boerne, Texas. Our facility is equipped with a full surgical suite, in-house laboratory equipment, digital radiology, and ultrasound.

We're looking to hire 1 to 2 veterinary technicians to help care for canine and feline patients. This is a great opportunity for a new graduate to get started with a great team. Please contact the clinic for more information.

Website: https://dominioncrossingvet.com/
Email: reception@dominioncrossingvet.com
Phone: 210-963-6117

Posted March 15, 2022

Veterinary Pathology Technician

Tennessee Department of Agriculture; C.E. Kord Animal Health Diagnostic Lab - Nashville, TN

Qualifications

Education and Experience: 
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, microbiology, medical technology, or related biological, physical or agricultural science.
Substitution of Experience for Education:  Qualifying full-time technical experience in one or a combination of the following: veterinary technician or assistant, meat processing, stockyard, diagnostic laboratory assistant, or other relevant medical field may be substituted for the required education, on a year-for-year basis, to a maximum of four years (e.g., experience equivalent to one year of full-time work in a combination of the above listed fields may substitute for one year of the required education).
OR 
Licensed as a Veterinary Technician.
Other Requirements
Necessary Special Qualifications: A valid driver's license may be required. 
Examination Method: Education and Experience, 100%, for Preferred Service positions.

Job Overview

Under general supervision, is responsible for assisting veterinary pathologists during necropsy, processing tissue samples for testing, distributing and storing, removing carcass remains for incineration, and cleaning the lab following completion of the necropsy. An employee in this class performs a variety of tasks of average difficulty including but not limited to dissecting animals, disposing of animal tissue, sample collection and sample processing.  This class differs from that of Microbiologist 2, in that the incumbent of the latter functions at the working level performing technical microscopic analysis and identification of micro-organisms in their relation to disease.

For more information about the position, position requirements, and application procedures:

  1. Click on this link to the State of Tennessee Careers Page
  2. Sign in or create a new user account
  3. Type the job title (Veterinary Pathology Technician) into the search bar and click the Search button.  This posting is #03312022-29369
  4. The position will display in the search results.  Select the position and click "Apply for Job".

Facility Website: https://www.tn.gov/agriculture/consumers/pets/animal-health-diagnostic-lab0.html

Posted April 6, 2022

Full Time Veterinary Technician

Ridglea West Animal Hospital - Fort Worth, TX

Ridglea West animal hospital is a single veterinarian, privately held practice that cares for dogs and cats, as well as exotic pets (small mammals, reptiles, birds, and pockets pets). We are a nose to tail practice and strive to consider and meet the needs of our patients for the entirety of their life. We believe healthy pets make happy pet parents!

General Job Description

Full time position starting at $17/hr Ridglea West Animal Hospital is a small, growing private general and exotics practice looking for a full time Licensed Veterinary Technician/Technologist or recent graduate from an accredited program. You will be joining a team whose goal is to provide quality nose to tail care for the life of the pet. Healthy pets make happy pet parents! Job duties include but are not limited to General nursing care and medication administration, anesthesia administration and monitoring, post-surgical care, use of in-house laboratory, radiography, dentistry, patient sample collection, and client education. Applicants will assist and work alongside our veterinarians and veterinary staff. The ideal candidate must be passionate about client education, flexible, have a high-quality work ethic, and be able to be mindful of the general hospital as well as their specific tasks.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

Will be responsible for:

  • Taking vitals and examining animals, both hospitalized and outpatients, in preparation for the veterinarian
  • General nursing care
  • Assisting the veterinarian in surgery
  • Administering and monitoring anesthesia
  • Post-surgical patient recovery
  • Calculating medication dosages
  • Collecting samples for laboratory testing and be able to interpret results
  • Direct and administer basic emergency care
  • Managing consistency of care for sick and hospitalized patients

Qualifications

Education:

  • 2 or 4 year degree in Veterinary Technology from an accredited program
  • Preparing to or has taken the VTNE
  • Preferred: Fear free and OSHA certified

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a veterinary facility
  • Preferred: Experience handling exotic pets, monitoring anesthesia and assisting in surgery preparation and procedure.

Key Competencies:

  • Familiarity with AVIMARK
  • Client education skills
  • Keyboard skills

Physical requirements:

  • Must be able to lift at least 30lbs
  • Must be able to restrain patients safely

Interested parties please send a resume to Debbie@RWAH.vet

Website: https://www.rwah.vet/
Phone: 817-763-0261

Posted February 2, 2022

Full Time and Part Time Veterinary Technician

Safety Call International - Remote Positions

Work From Home as a Veterinary Technician!

Job Description: Are you looking to gain experience in a new and exciting area of veterinary medicine? Then, SafetyCall International (SCI), the parent company of Pet Poison Helpline (PPH) may have just what you are looking for! Our veterinary team members, depending on their position, could be responsible for responding to incoming cases on Pet Poison Helpline, SafetyCall’s industry side, and our Veterinary Helpline via phone, email, and chat applications regarding potential toxic exposures, poisonings, and other adverse events from pet owners and veterinarians.

Schedule: We are looking to add full-time (40 hours/week) and part-time (varied hours) Veterinary Technicians to our remote team. Shift times and days vary depending on position applied to, and often include 2-3 full weekends per month, as well as some holidays.

Required Experience: Active CVT/LVT/RVT License and 1+years of work experience in a veterinary clinic/hospital OR a minimum of 5 years of work experience as a Non-Credentialed Veterinary Support Staff performing technician responsibilities in a fast-paced veterinary clinic/hospital.

Remote Agent Requirements: Candidates who work remotely must have or be willing to obtain and maintain at their expense certain IT requirements (details available on our website). Candidates must also have a designated home office area that meets certain requirements and cannot have any other responsibilities during their shift, including caring for dependents.

To learn more about the current open positions, job requirements, and schedules as well as to begin your application, please visit our website; https://safetycall.com/about/careers/ .

Posted February 22, 2022

Veterinary Technician - Surgery

Riverside Veterinary Clinic - Corpus Christi, TX

Located 15 minutes from downtown Corpus Christi, our well-established practice focuses on patient care and client experience.  We have two facilities onsite: one dedicated to general practice, and one used for surgery, imaging, and hospitalization.  We have ultrasound capability, digital radiography, a well-stocked surgical facility, and in-house laboratory diagnostic equipment.  We have a focused interest in surgery, chemotherapy, referral orthopedic surgery, referral ultrasonography, and preventive dentistry. We also have externship onsite housing available, with no requirement for emergency duty.

Currently looking to hire a surgical technician.

Position Benefits:

  • Starting hourly rate $14+
  • Health benefits
  • Paid time off
  • Paid major holidays
  • 401k
  • Life assistance program

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist veterinarian during surgical procedures
  • Prepare operating room
  • Sterilize equipment
  • Administer pre-op and post-op fluids and medications
  • Record maintenance and care of all hospitalized patients

Text Joye Posey at 361-726-9984 for additional position details.

Contact: Joye Posey, Hospital Manager
Phone: 361-387-2427

Updated December 13, 2021

Full Time Veterinary Technician

Companion Animal Hospital - Brownsville, TX

Companion Animal Hospital is seeking a full-time veterinary technician or assistant. Applicant must have at least one year experience or be a graduate of a credentialed veterinary technician program. Candidate must be customer service oriented, flexible, team-oriented and possess a strong work ethic. Duties include but are not limited to doctor support, inpatient care, venipuncture, IV catheter placement, client education, filling prescriptions, anesthesia monitoring and recovery, surgical admissions, and discharges, in house lab work, fluid therapy, dental prophylaxis, charting, and radiography. Weekend and holiday rotations required.

A veterinary technician is the primary support of our doctors. The duties of a technician require practical knowledge of hospital procedures, policies and services, patient treatment protocols, hospital computer systems, and the standard procedures, records, and terminology used in a veterinary hospital.

We offer benefits such as paid vacation, health, and dental insurance, disability insurance, and pet discounts.  A stipend to cover the cost of gas, food, and housing for a working interview is available for graduating seniors or recent graduates interested in the position.

To apply, please complete the application and attach a resume here.

Contact: Collette Maza, Practice Manager
Website: https://cahrgv.com/
Phone: 956-544-5868

Posted December 21, 2021

Veterinary Technician Externship

Brittmoore Animal Hospital - Houston, TX

Your future looks bright!  If you want to learn from a veterinary clinic where you will flourish under the guidance of a caring and knowledgeable team, Brittmoore Animal Hospital has a place for you!

Sign up for an externship with us and gain access to:

  • A fun and interactive learning environment
  • The opportunity to improve and grow your skills
  • A multifaceted small animal practice (Wellness Exams, Surgical & Dental Procedures, and More)
  • Dedicated mentors with unique skill sets
  • A variety of procedures with hands-on instruction and application

Contact: Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM
Website: https://www.brittmooreanimalhospital.com/ 
Phone: 713-468-8253
Email: jsinger.bah@gmail.com

Posted December 7, 2021

Veterinary Technician Preceptorship

Oregon Zoo - Portland, OR

The purpose of the veterinary technician student program is to provide a recent graduate (<1 year) or current student of an AVMA-accredited program with hands-on training as a veterinary technician in the field of zoological medicine.  A full-time, 40 hour, 12-week commitment will help to ensure that successful applicants can get the most benefit from this opportunity.

Goals for the veterinary technician student:

  • Assist veterinary staff in all aspects of technical duties including, but not limited to: laboratory specimen testing and handling, general hospital upkeep, surgical preparation, nursing care, anesthesia and monitoring, health records maintenance, observation and medical treatment of animals, and daily care of hospitalized and quarantined animals. Students will be under continuous supervision by the staff veterinarians and technicians while completing these duties. There will also be opportunities for the student to observe husbandry from veterinary staff and seasoned professional zoo keepers.
  • Complete a research project and present findings to interested zoo staff. The subject and presentation is dependent on the student’s interest and may pertain to current cases, larger medical management subjects, or other relevant topics

Application Requirements:

If you are interested in this opportunity, please email the following information/documents to recruitment@oregonmetro.gov

  • One-page letter of intent explaining your long-term career goals and interest in zoological medicine
  • Curriculum vitae or resume
  • Two letters of reference
  • Unofficial college academic transcript

Experience Offerings:

  • Spring
    • Application deadline: January 1
    • Experience runs March - May
  • Summer
    • Application deadline: March 1
    • Experience runs June - August
  • Fall
    • Application deadline: June 1
    • Experience runs September - November
  • Winter
    • Application deadline: September 1
    • Experience runs December - February

Contact: Lamarkus Gilliard, Internship Coordinator
Website: https://www.oregonzoo.org/
Email: Lamarkus.gilliard@oregonmetro.gov
Phone: 971-867-0226

Posted December 7, 2021

Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Internship

North Carolina Zoo - Asheboro, NC

Summary: Wildlife rehabilitation is the care of sick, injured, or orphaned native wildlife for return back into the wild, in a condition that will optimize their chances of survival. The Valerie H. Schindler Wildlife Rehabilitation Center believes that compassion, civic responsibility & environmental stewardship are lessons best learned in the company of leaders who embody & practice these values. The center is a teaching facility, scientific in their approach, compassionate in their care, and is involved in rehabilitation, research & education.

Primary Role: Interns assist with the routine daily care of wildlife patients, as well as caring for the resident animal collection. Interns' duties include preparation of diets, cleaning cages, admitting patients, feeding animals, answering phones, and record keeping. Interns will also have the opportunity to assist with medical tasks, as ordered by Veterinary staff, such as administering treatments, helping with radiographs and assisting with surgeries. In addition, interns participate in special projects, tours, training, cage building/maintenance and animal rescues. The paid intern provides supervision and guidance to volunteers and unpaid interns and acts as liaison to the veterinary staff.

Requirements: Prospective interns must be in an undergraduate, associates program, or recently graduated (within one year) from a relevant field of study, be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs., bend, stoop, stand for periods of at least 30 minute intervals, walk on variable substrate, work in all climatic conditions, be able to read & follow instructions, communicate clearly, perform simple calculations and have dependable transportation. Interns must be rabies vaccinated to care for adult self/feeding and education mammals. Unvaccinated interns may assist with the hand-rearing of orphaned mammals, care for birds and reptiles, and perform all other responsibilities. This position may not be suitable for individuals who are immune suppressed and/or pregnant. Persons who are hearing, sight, or speech impaired should bring this to the attention of the supervisor so reasonable accommodations can be made.

This internship is part of the International Wildlife Rehabilitation Councils’ Practicum Accreditation Program; interns will receive a certificate upon successful completion of the program. 

Applicants: Preference will be given to candidates pursuing a career in animal care (i.e. wildlife rehabilitation, pre-vet, veterinary technician, zoo and/or aquarium and animal science students, etc.). 

Availability and Application Deadlines

Summer Session 
(Mid May - Aug.) - March 5 deadline

Fall Session 
(Aug. - Mid Oct.) - June 5 deadline

Spring Session
(Mar. - Mid May) - January 5 deadline

Internships available:

10 Week Unpaid Internships:

  • This internship is a minimum of 10 weeks, 200 hours, 3 6-hour shifts per week, plus 2-hour trainings every Wednesday.
  • Must be available to work a set schedule alternating between opening and closing shifts, weekends including holidays.
  • Housing available for ~$300/month; must have own transportation.
  • Spring -3 positions available, Summer - 7 positions available, Fall - 3 positions available.

12 Week Unpaid Internships:

  • This internship is a minimum of 12 weeks, 360 hours, five 6-hour shifts per week plus 2-hour trainings every Wednesday.
  • Must be available to work a set schedule alternating between opening and closing shifts, weekends including holidays.
  • Housing is provided, no fee; must have own transportation.
  • Spring -1 position available, Summer - 1 position available, Fall - 1 position available. 

To Apply: Please mail an application to Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, North Carolina Zoo, 4401 Zoo Parkway, Asheboro, NC  27205 or email with questions.

Website: https://www.nczoo.org/wildlife/native-wildlife-rehabilitation
Internship Link: https://www.nczoo.org/interns
Email: nczoo.wildliferehab@nczoo.org
Phone: 336-879-7644

Posted November 17, 2021

Full Time Veterinary Technician

Karnes City Veterinary Hospital - Karnes City, TX

Karnes City Veterinary Hospital (KCVH) is a two doctor, mixed animal practice located in Karnes City, TX. Karnes City is a rural town located about 1.5 hours south of San Antonio, TX. We are looking for a full-time technician to primarily work in the small animal hospital but occasional farm animal/large animal handling will be required. We invite Licensed Veterinary Technicians and non-licensed assistants to apply.

The ideal candidate will be energetic, dependable, willing to be a team player, and have a “go getter” mentality. Because we are a small practice, it is an expectation that all employees are willing to help with duties that may be considered outside of their typical job responsibilities (i.e. help with phones, scheduling, billing, etc.) Office hours are from Monday thru Friday, 7:30AM-5:30PM. We are closed Saturday and Sunday. While we close at 5:30, staff must stay until all day duties/cleaning are completed and we are prepared for the next work day. We take a team approach to end of day duties to help get everyone out the door as close to 5:30 as possible. Technicians will be on a rotating weekend work schedule to care for boarding and hospitalized patients. The weekend rotation is no more than every 3rd weekend and may be longer depending on number of employees. All employees will be scheduled to have a full day off during the work week.

If you think this position would be a great fit for you, and you are looking for a clinic that has a team player atmosphere, then please fill out the attached application and email the application and an updated resume to: KCVHospital@gmail.com

Application: Click Here for PDF
Website: https://www.facebook.com/KarnesCityVeterinaryHospital/
Phone: 830-780-2170

Renewed December 7, 2021

Veterinary Technician

Southwest Texas Veterinary Medical Center - Uvalde, TX

The veterinary technician is the veterinarian’s primary medical support. They begin the examination procedure and continue to assist the doctor throughout the examination, diagnosis and treatment phases. They aid the veterinarians in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work and administrative detail. They have a very significant role in communicating with and educating clients about their pets.

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Veterinary Technician License (LVT) desirable but not required.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Previous animal care background is desirable, but not required

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 18 years old.
  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill, in pain, or have an undesirable odor.
  • Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis.
  • Is well-spoken and approaches his/her job duties in a mature nature.
  • Can support and be a part of teamwork; works well with all levels of hospital team members.
  • Has excellent client communication skills, work ethic.
  • Physical Effort: Work requires lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs).  Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position.
  • Working conditions:  May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.

The applicant should firmly adhere to the values and ethics of Southwest Texas Veterinary Medical Center, exhibit honesty, discretion and sound judgment.

To apply, please submit an application in-person.

Contact: Mary Verstuyft, Clinic Coordinator
Contact Email: mary@swtvmc.com
Website: https://swtvmc.com/
Phone: 830-278-4441

Renewed December 7, 2021

Veterinary Technician Internship (Post-graduate)

White Oak Conservation - Yulee, Florida

White Oak conserves and sustains some of the earth's rarest species through innovative training, research, education, breeding and field programs that contribute to the survival of wildlife in nature. White Oak Conservation is a progressive private AZA certified facility with approximately 500 individual animals representing 30 unique and imperiled exotic species. The conservation programs span 700 acres along the St. Mary's River in northeast Florida, surrounded by 17,000 acres of mixed forest and wetlands that make up the beautiful White Oak Conservation property.

The Veterinary Technician Internship provides a continuing education opportunity for certified veterinary technicians intending to work in the zoo and wildlife field. The internship will provide extensive hands-on experience working clinically with a wide variety of exotic species, alongside highly respected veterinary staff. The internship program is designed to provide the technical skills and knowledge for participants to qualify for zoo and wildlife veterinary technician positions at the conclusion of the internship.

Skills, Experiences, and Duties:

  • Under the supervision and direction of the veterinary staff Veterinary Technician Interns will participate in all aspects of the veterinary department including but not limited to-
  • Acting as a functioning field technician and laboratory technician
  • Assisting in surgical and preventative procedures- Including set up and take down, immobilizations, exams, anesthetic monitoring, and surgical assistance
  • Diagnostics - Including in house blood work, outside lab submission preparation, fecal examinations, radiology, cytology, urinalysis, & post mortem exams
  • Neonatal care
  • Hospital maintenance - Including equipment servicing and maintenance, stocking, and inventory, and general cleaning
  • Records-medical records, filing, data entry and organizing

Internship Sessions:

  • SPRING Session runs from Mid-January to Mid-July
  • FALL Session runs from Mid-July to Mid-January

Details:

The Veterinary Technician Internship is a six-month paid internship. The selected candidate will receive a $1,466 monthly stipend, before taxes, and free housing at White Oak for the duration of the internship. Interns are scheduled to work 40 hours a week and rotating on-call weekends but may be asked to assist with afterhours emergencies. Interns have access to select White Oak amenities including a fitness center and swimming pool. Housing for pets and/or spouses is not available. White Oak reserves the right to terminate internships at any time.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Candidates must be graduates of an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology program, with preference given to Certified, Licensed and Registered Veterinary Technicians (CVT’s, LVT’s, and RVT’s).
  2. Applicants must have at least 1 year of experience as a licensed technician in a veterinary practice and a working knowledge of veterinary principles; anatomy, pharmacology, parasitology, hematology, radiology, anesthesiology, urinalysis, clinical and surgical techniques. Experience prior to licensing will be considered.
  3. Candidates should be self-motivated, able to work well alone and with others, and willing to learn new skills and make the most of the internship experience.
  4. Candidates must be able to lift 50 lbs., climb in and out of truck beds, remain bending/standing/ stooping for long periods of time, and work in adverse weather conditions.
  5. Candidates must pass a drug test upon starting the internship.
  6. Candidates must have proof of a valid driver’s license and proof of valid health insurance.
  7. Candidates must be legally able to work in the United States (US Citizen, Permanent Resident, or hold an Employment Authorization Document)

How to Apply

All candidates will submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and 3 letters of recommendation. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Only electronic submissions will be accepted (.doc, .docx, or .pdf only). Please send application materials to training@white-oak.org with the subject line: Veterinary Technician Internship. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

Website: https://www.whiteoakwildlife.org
Internship Link: https://www.whiteoakwildlife.org/education/training/
Email: info@white-oak.org
Phone: 904-225-3200

Renewed December 7, 2021

Veterinary Technicians

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists - Houston, TX

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists is a referral-only veterinary specialty practice that provides the highest quality, most comprehensive specialized care for companion animals using technologically advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment along with a group of dedicated veterinary specialists and staff. We offer services in cardiology, critical care, dermatology, diagnostic imaging, emergency, internal medicine, ophthalmology, dentistry, surgery, interventional radiology, radiation and medical oncology, surgery, and exotics.

Position descriptions, responsibilities, and requirements for application are unique to each position and can be found on each position's listing on the Careers page.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the GCVS Careers page!

Are you interested in joining the GCVS team but unsure which position is right for you?  Please send your resume, credentials, and interests to hrdepartment@gcvs.com or consideration.

Website: https://www.gcvs.com/
Email: info@gcvs.com
Phone: 713-693-1111

Renewed December 7, 2021

Graduate Veterinary Technician Internship

University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine - Knoxville, TN

We are excited to let you know that we are accepting applications for our veterinary technician internship program in the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Hospital. The program offers a one year rotating internship for graduate veterinary technicians.  The detailed information and application is available on our website; https://vetmed.tennessee.edu/sac-internships/
Summary:
The veterinary technician internship program is a rotating internship for graduate veterinary technicians through the Small Animal Teaching Hospital.  It is designed to offer the technician the opportunity to increase knowledge and gain practical experience in an educational environment.
Eligible candidates:
Only graduates of AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology programs will be considered.  The internship is aimed at new graduates, but other technicians may be considered.
Application Process:
Candidates are required to submit an application with letter of interest, a minimum of two letters of reference, and college transcripts through the last semester completed.  Application packets from candidates should be received by the University of Tennessee by the deadline indicated on the website. USPS, FAX, or electronic submission is acceptable.
Numbers:
A maximum of 4 candidates per year will be selected.
Salary and Benefits:
The veterinary technician interns will be paid at an hourly rate ($7.25/hour or minimum wage, whichever is greater), including overtime pay.  Medical insurance is provided.  Interns may choose to live in the dormitory area in the College of Veterinary Medicine for less than the cost of outside living accommodations ($100/mos which includes utilities).
Acceptance:
Upon acceptance into the veterinary technician internship program, the technician will receive a letter confirming the acceptance.  The candidate should send a letter accepting the offer. The period of the internship will be approximately one year.  Start and end dates have some flexibility.
Rotations:
There will be core, as well as elective rotations.  The veterinary technician interns will be scheduled on overnight rotations, as well as weekends and holidays.  Rotations will last from 1-4 weeks.
Vacations:

The veterinary technician interns may take up to two weeks of scheduled, unpaid vacation time during the year. This may include a week during December, but not necessarily the week of Christmas.  There is flexibility in other scheduled time off.​

Core rotations will include:
  • Afterhours Emergency/ICU
  • Anesthesia
  • Community Practice
  • Day ICU
  • Day Emergency/Outpatient
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Radiology
Elective rotations:
  • Core rotations
  • Avian/Exotics
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Nutrition
  • Ophthalmology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Surgery
  • Large Animal

Contact: Janet Jones
Phone: 865-974-8387
Email: jjones19@utk.edu
UTCVM Website: University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine

Renewed December 7, 2021

Veterinary Technicians

Pathway Vet Alliance

With over 390+ general, emergency, and specialty practices nationwide, we have a growing network of veterinary professionals who are supported by local teams who drive success.

Since 2003, Pathway has been committed to creating opportunities for veterinarians and veterinary professionals to pursue their passion. We provide practices with operational support, tools and resources and take an active role in fueling their success.

Open positions across the U.S. can be found on the Careers page: https://pathwayvets.com/careers/clinical-positions/

Positions may include a sign-on bonus and/or relocation assistance.

If you are interested in a position, please the position reference number and your resume to Shelley Scott.

Contact: Shelley Scott, Recruiting Partner
Email: shelley.scott@pathwayvets.com

Renewed December 7, 2021

Veterinary Technicians

TAMU Veterinary Teaching Hospital - College Station, TX

Texas A&M University is committed to promoting a culture that embraces, expands, and celebrates inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability that enriches the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff. Diverse perspectives, talents and experiences are invaluable to our mission and support our core values.

The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) includes the Small Animal Hospital and the Large Animal Hospital, both of which are dedicated to A Better Life Through Compassion, Innovation, and Discovery. We work with great people, great clinicians, and great educators with a passion for animals and educating others that allows us to provide total care for animal patients while helping to train the next generation of veterinarians at the only veterinary teaching hospital in the state of Texas!

Requirements for Application, Proposed Minimum Salary, and Position Responsibilities are unique to each position and can be found on each position's Workday listing.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the TAMU Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Staff Employment page!

Hospital Website: TAMU Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Renewed December 7, 2021

Veterinary Technicians

National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) Career Center

The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) was formed in East Lansing, Michigan in 1981 with the goal of allowing veterinary technicians to give input on national issues involving the veterinary profession.

Requirements for Application, Proposed Minimum Salary, and Position Responsibilities are unique to each position and can be found on each position's listing.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the NAVTA Career Center page!

Association Website: National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America

Renewed December 7, 2021

Licensed Veterinary Technician and Veterinary Assistant Positions

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine - Auburn, AL

Whether you're an experienced veterinary assistant, technician, or specialist looking for the next step in your career or just beginning your journey into veterinary medicine, Auburn University is the place for you. We offer a healthy, safe, compassionate environment for employees, patients, and clients. We are passionate about supporting veterinary professionals and are committed to your personal career development. We create and support a safe work environment where you can focus on your career and wellbeing, while providing the best care for our patients and experience for our clients. Some of the many benefits of joining Auburn's team of veterinary professionals include:

  • Full and part-time employment
  • Highly competitive compensation with shift differential pay for overnight hours
  • Comprehensive benefits package: Alabama state retirement, educational benefits, a variety of insurance options such as health, dental and vision
  • Career development opportunities
  • Continuing Education allowance
  • Paid vacation and sick leave
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine has multiple employment opportunities available for licensed veterinary technician and veterinary assistant positions throughout various departments.  Job summaries, position qualifications, salary, and benefit information can be found by clicking on each position link.

Applicants please apply through the Auburn University Employment Website at the link below.

Application Website: https://www.auemployment.com/ Search for the positions using their ID numbers below:

Apply for these positions:

  • Veterinary Technician - Anesthesia (Gulf Shores, Alabama location) ID: S895P
  • Veterinary Technician (Gulf Shores, Alabama location) ID: S1471P
  • Diagnostic Imaging Technician ID: S1444P
  • Veterinary Assistant/Technician - Inpatient (Day Shift) ID: S1369P
  • Specialist, Food Animal ID: S1303P
  • Veterinary Technician - Overnight (Gulf Shores, Alabama location) ID: S1294P
  • Veterinary Assistant/Technician - Inpatient (IMC/ICU Swing Shift) ID: S1288P
  • Veterinary Assistant/Technician - Inpatient (ER Swing Shift) ID: S1290P
  • Veterinary Assistant/Technician - Inpatient (ER) ID: S1289P
  • Veterinary Assistant/Technician - Inpatient (ER/CCS Swing Shift) ID: S1230P
  • Veterinary Assistant/Technician/Specialist - Inpatient IMC/ICU Overnight ID: S1215P
  • Veterinary Assistant/Technician/Specialist - Overnight ID: S1135P
  • Veterinary Assistant/Technician - Inpatient (IMC/ICU Swing Shift) ID: S982P

Website: Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

Updated March 15, 2022

Veterinary Technicians

Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory - College Station, TX

TVMDL is a full service veterinary diagnostic lab headquartered in College Station, Texas, on the campus of Texas A&M University.  Our agency annually performs an average of 925,000 tests from clients in Texas, neighboring states, and around the world.  Samples are submitted from veterinarians, animal owners, producers, researchers, and regulatory officials. Our efforts protect the health of livestock, poultry, companion animals, exotics and zoo animals, equine and greyhound racing animals, and wildlife.

TVMDL professionals work with specimens from almost all mammalian and avian species.  Staff work alongside some of the foremost veterinary diagnostic specialists in the world and have the opportunity to perform advanced diagnostic techniques as well as the tried and true classical test methods.

While our mission is focused on diagnostic testing, research and development is ongoing to ensure we are meeting industry demands. Other professionals publish journal articles, present their work at national meetings, and teach the next generation of veterinarians and diagnosticians. Opportunities for continuing education, career advancement, and professional development are offered to all employees.

Full time employees are eligible for a generous benefits package, paid leave, generous retirement plans, a wellness program, and several other employee initiatives.

TVMDL is a great place to start or continue your professional career in veterinary medicine, life sciences, or animal health. Our professionals make a tangible difference in the lives of animal owners and livestock producers each day. We can’t wait for you to join our team!

Requirements for Application, Proposed Minimum Salary, and Position Responsibilities are unique to each position and can be found on each position's Workday listing.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the TVMDL Employment page!

Website: Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

Renewed December 7, 2021

Veterinary Technicians

Texas Biomedical Research Institute - San Antonio, TX

Saving Lives With the Power of Scientific Discovery

Texas Biomedical Research Institute aims to unravel the mysteries of infectious diseases through innovative thinking, creative problem solving and cutting edge technologies.

We Make Today’s Discoveries Possible of Becoming Tomorrow’s Cures.

Since its founding in 1941 by Thomas B. Slick Jr., the Texas Biomedical Research Institute has gained worldwide recognition in scientific and academic communities for the quality of its basic research.

Our scientists work each and every day to improve human health by being a world leader in lifestyle and infectious disease research. Each year, our scientists are engaged in more than 200 research projects and publish well over 100 articles in the international scientific literature.

Campus

Located on a 200-acre campus on the northwest side of San Antonio, Texas, Texas Biomed partners with hundreds of researchers and institutions around the world, targeting advances in the fight against infectious diseases impacting our communities around the world, including AIDS, TB, hepatitis, malaria, hemorrhagic fever viruses, parasitic infections and many other infectious diseases. We also study co-morbidities of infection and vulnerable populations, such as the very young and the elderly and those suffering from cardiovascular diseases and metabolic disorders.

To view more about employment at Texas Biomedical Research Institute click here: Employment

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the Careers with Purpose page!

Website: Texas Biomedical Research Institute

Renewed December 7, 2021

Veterinary Technicians

Texas Veterinary Medical Association Career Portal

The Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) was organized in 1903 and continues to operate as a nonprofit organization under the laws of the state of Texas. The purpose of TVMA is to support veterinarians as they practice the art and science of veterinary medicine in Texas.

Requirements for Application, Proposed Minimum Salary, and Position Responsibilities are unique to each position and can be found on each position's listing.

To view and apply for current positions, please visit the TVMA Career Portal page!

Association Website: Texas Veterinary Medical Association

Renewed December 7, 2021