Veterinary Technician

Job Description

Job Description


Are you passionate about animals and patient care? Do you strive for top notch veterinary medicine? Yes? Then you’ve come to the right place! We are a multi-hospital practice group located in Downtown Manhattan that is looking to hire a licensed or licensed eligible Veterinary Technician. We believe in fear free methods, providing high quality care and medicine for general practice in preventative medicine, maintenance for acute and chronic diseases, surgery, dentistry, as well as some alternatives such as cold laser therapy, acupuncture and homeopathy. Our practices work as a network with shared medical records and the capability of offering proper in house hospitalization and medical boarding care for our patients. We also believe in taking care of different stages in a pet’s life and offer puppy and kitten socialization as well as pet loss support for our patients and clients. Join our team and we can work together to help care for our furry friends.

Interested in joining our team? Please forward your resume and cover letter in the body of an e-mail for review. Attachments will not be opened.

Licensed Veterinary Technicians MUST have:
– Great people skills
– Great communication skills in person, on the phone and over e-mail (speak clearly and write legibly)
– Good computer skills
– Multi-tasking abilities and be detail oriented
– Compassion for patients and for what you do
– Desire to want to help
– Good work ethic
– Ability to educate clients

Technical Abilities MUST include the following, but are not limited to:
—Catheter Placement
—Administration of Medications PO, SQ, IM, IV
—Accurate Calculations of Medications
—Current Knowledge of Medications
—Ability to Capture and Position for Radiograph Views
—Dental Prophylaxis, Probing and Charting (and dental digital radiographs a plus)
—Proper Monitoring of patients under Anesthesia for HR, RR, BP, ECG, SpO2, CO2

—Handling and Knowledge of Calculations for IV fluids

—Use of Oxygen Cages

—Proper Use of Laboratory Tools for internal and external testing, such as PCV, BG, Snap Tests, PT/PTT, In-hospital CBC and Chemistries, Microscopic evaluations.
—Proper Sterilization Methods for Contagious Diseases and Surgery

We are looking for a reliable, detail-oriented person that can work well independently and with a team. We consistently strive for great customer service as well as a good working environment.

Depending on hours worked, we offer great benefits with options for medical, dental, 401k, accrued paid time off, holiday, pet care discount, life insurance, pre-taxed transitchek, pre-taxed dependent care deductions and have a great team that you can work with. For qualified individuals, we also offer continuing education after a period of employment.

If you would like to know more about us, you can also check out our website at

Salary will commensurate based on your experience. You must be able to provide us with working references and you may be required to work one weekend day.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Vet Nurse / Technician
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NEW YORK, New York, United States

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West Village Veterinary Hospital