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Looking for a Certified or Experienced Veterinary Technician

Pets First Veterinary Clinic Chicago, IL
  • Expired: 23 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Pets First Veterinary Clinic is offering a full time, certified or non-certified, technician position. We are looking for individuals who will exhibit the passion for our mission of providing exceptional medical care to our patients and excellent customer service to our clients. Your daily responsibilities will include patient handling and care, client communication and education, surgical monitoring and procedures, laboratory and in-house diagnostic procedures, and hospital cleanliness. We ensure each member of our support team is equipped with the tools and training that they need to operate effectively in every area of the hospital. We are a small but very busy full-service, integrative practice in the Lakeview neighborhood looking for a detail and team-oriented technician to join our team. We offer preventative medicine, dentistry, soft-tissue and oral surgery, and some alternative treatments, such as acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and therapeutic cold laser. Our optimistic and friendly environment is made up of a compassionate and enthusiastic team consisting of four doctors and 12 support staff including Customer Service Representatives, Veterinary Assistants, and Veterinary Technicians. Our seasoned veterinary team works together to be the solution for our clients and ourselves. Our technicians are relied upon by our entire team for their knowledge, client education, and skill set. You will enjoy your working environment while we provide you with the resources necessary to achieve your career goals. Mandatory Requirements: At least one year experience working as a veterinary technician in a veterinary setting. (Certification preferred but not required, resources to help you get to that next level are available.) Proficient in surgical preparation and monitoring utilizing SurgiVet monitors, intravenous catheter placement, venipuncture, digital radiology and emergency procedures. Interest in acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, and alternative treatment options. Able to prepare, read, and interpret laboratory results including urinalysis, blood smears, intestinal parasite screenings, and skin/ear cytology. Accomplished communicator with interpersonal and client-service skills. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends. Thrive in a fast paced and busy environment. Competent computer skills including both Microsoft and Apple system software. Compassion and positive can-do attitude. Desired Qualifications: Certification as a Veterinary Technician or Associates in Veterinary Technology with a plan to take the VTNE. Two or more years of experience working as a technician in a small-animal veterinary hospital or clinic. Experience working with Clientrax Veterinary Software (preferred but not required.) We are hiring for one full-time position of 38-40 hours weekly. We offer a fantastic benefits package, including healthcare, 401k and profit sharing, paid vacation, sick days, paid holidays, uniform allowance, and discounts for pet care. If interested, please send over an email including a cover letter outlining your experience and interest in the position, resume, and three professional references. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years

Pets First Veterinary Clinic


Chicago, IL
60657 USA