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Veterinary Technician or Assistant

Urban Tails Veterinary Hospital Durham, NC

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Do you love people as much as you love pets? We are in search of a veterinary technician or skilled veterinary assistant to join our Urban Tails Team as a full time employee!

Urban Tails Veterinary Hospital is a state of the art brand new hospital located in the heart of Durham’s Golden Belt historic district. We practice fear-free, community based medicine and it is important to us that our clients feel we are part of their families. We are a small team that works well together and enjoys each other.

Skills required to apply:

  • Providing general nursing care

  • Obtaining accurate patient history and patient vitals

  • Knowledge of proper vaccine protocol

  • Ability to read fecal samples and ear cytologies

  • Radiology training

  • Administering medication and treatments; oral, injectable, ophthalmic, and aural medication

  • Drawing blood samples on canines and felines for diagnostic testing

  • Intravenous catheter placement

  • Monitoring animals under anesthesia and the ability to alert the doctor when a problem arises.

  • Maintenance of laboratory and anesthetic equipment

  • Excellent organizational skills


As we are a new hospital with a small staff everyone pitches in with reception and cleaning duties so we are looking for a team player! We value open and honest communication and a person that is well rounded will fit in great with our small team. Being a fear-free certified professional is a plus.

If you think you might be a good fit we would love to look over your CV. Please e-mail Rachel at

Urban Tails Veterinary Hospital


800 Taylor Street Suite 9-155 Durham NC 27701

Durham, NC
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