Animalia is a busy, full service, AAHA-accredited general veterinary practice that also provides integrative medicine services such as acupuncture and physical rehabilitation. We are looking for a licensed veterinary technician to join our high-performing team. The ideal candidate will be a team player who can juggle multiple tasks with ease and be prepared for anything. Successful candidates will share our commitment to delivering the highest quality patient care with exceptional client service and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills in addition to strong technical skills in all areas of small animal nursing.
We like resumes, as they give us an idea of where you’ve worked and some info about your education, but what we really like is a self description in a cover letter. Tell us about you, who you are, what you are about, and why you are interested in working with us. We also ask that you include references from at least one veterinary practice where you have worked previously.
If you have a genuine passion for animals, a commitment to building relationships with clients and coworkers, and love to be busy, this could be the job for you!
We offer a $1000 new hire bonus to candidates who successfully complete 90 days of employment, competitive salaries, paid time off, health benefits, 401k match program, uniform and CE allowances, and generous personal pet care discounts.
Key Job Responsibilities:
Nursing care for hospitalized patients
Running anesthesia and monitoring anesthetized patients
Building rapport with clients to obtain thorough histories and provide education
Collecting and running lab samples
Restraining patients using low-stress/fear free techniques
Helping to keep work areas clean and organized
Assisting with a wide variety of procedures for patient care
High school diploma or equivalent; Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Technology preferred
LVMT, LVT, CVT, or RVT credentials preferred
Minimum two years experience working in a fast paced veterinary hospital; five years or more preferred
Available to work in our Saturday rotation
Ability to sit, stand, bend, and squat for extended periods of time
Ability to carry up to 35 lbs up and down stairs unassisted
At Animalia, we work together to provide the very best customer service and medical care for the animals in our community. Our mission is to provide a safe and low stress environment for every patient that arrives on our beautiful 7-acre campus, and as a progressive, AAHA-accredited practice, we place a premium on continuous learning and following best-practices in all that we do.
Our seven veterinarians are supported by talented and knowledgeable teams of veterinary technicians, assistants, and client service representatives. We are proud to offer a wide variety of wellness services, advanced diagnostics, inpatient and surgical care, as well as a full slate of integrative medicine offerings including acupuncture, herbal medicine, and comprehensive physical rehabilitation services through our sister facility, Veterinary Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine of Tennessee.