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Overnight Emergency - Veterinary Technician

VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital Cheshire, CT

  • Salary $18 to $26 Hourly
  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital is a 24-hour emergency, hybrid, specialty and general practice hospital, located in Cheshire, Connecticut.

VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital is actively seeking full-time veterinary technicians and Certified Veterinary Technicians to join our well established hybrid practice. We feature a newly-built, state-of-the-art facility, a talented team of board certified specialists providing the most comprehensive veterinary medicine available in the region, along with four full-time emergency veterinarians providing 24/7/365 emergency care with a strong management team dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care. Our specialties include Internal Medicine, Surgery, Emergency and Critical Care and much more. We offer a wide range of diagnostics including in-house CT Scan, ultrasound and endoscopy, digital radiography, minimally invasive surgery, ICU with telemetry and oxygen therapy.

VCA Cheshire is located in Cheshire CT, ranked among the top small towns in Money Magazine and Connecticut Magazine. Cheshire's school system, including both public and private schools, is ranked among the state's best. We are 90 miles from New York City, 15 miles from New Haven and Yale University, and approximately 120 miles from Boston.

Duties for Overnight Emergency Veterinary Technicians include:

  • Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Technician: Provide emergency and critical care nursing to small animal patients and technical support to our doctors and staff. Essential skills for the ICU veterinary technician include: Compassionate nursing, emergency triage, monitor vitals, proficiency in venipuncture; IV catheter placement, drug calculations, administration IV drugs, client communication and education.

Candidates for this position must be organized, flexible, ability to work independently in addition to being a team player. We manage high caseloads in a fast-paced environment so it is also important that the candidate be able to work efficiently in times of stress.

Must have a flexible schedule and be available to work weekends and some holidays.

Experience in a veterinary hospital required. Credentialed Technician a plus.

We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including, medical/dental/visionand paid vacation (for F/T employees only), 401(k), generous personal pet care discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

To learn more about VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital, please visit

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

VCA Cheshire Animal Hospital

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1572 South Main Street, Cheshire, CT 06410
Cheshire, CT
Posted: over a month ago