Veterinary Technician

Job Description

Job Description

River Forest Animal Hospital is looking for an exceptional Veterinary Nurse to join our team. Someone with experience is preferred, but we are willing to train the right person. We are searching for someone who is capable of working in a high-volume, fast-paced, team-oriented environment. We are looking for outgoing and enthusiastic learners who can adapt to ever-changing situations. If you are interested in working in an environment where your education and talents are greatly valued, and you have excellent teachers dedicated to the development of your skills as a professional Veterinary Nurse, then this is the place for you. Here at Animalife, we place a large emphasis on continued education and on-going training. If you are ready to learn and grow, then we would love to meet you.

Other requirements include:

  • Flexible availability: About 30-38 (full-time) or 20-29 hours (part-time) hours per week give or take. Must be able to work Saturdays and evenings.
  • Positive attitude
  • Enthusiasm
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Kindness, care, and compassion with our valued clients and patients
  • Comfortable around animals (dogs, cats, rodents, reptiles, birds)
  • Ability to handle stressful or uncomfortable situations with care and professionalism

Pay: Commensurate with experience


  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Medical benefits

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

COVID-19 considerations:
We are currently limiting the number of clients in the building by utilizing curbside service. If clients enter the building, they are asked to wear a mask and there is a limit of one client per Doctor’s visit.

Work Location:

  • One location, but may be asked to work at sister location if needed

Work Remotely:

  • No

Job Details

Employment Type:
Position Type:
Vet Nurse / Technician
Earliest Start Date:

Job Location

River Forest, Illinois, United States

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