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Emergency Veterinary Technician

Company: VCA
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:

Are you a Certified Veterinary Technician looking to advance your career while working alongside a board-certified criticalist?! If you are, VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital has opportunities available for you to join our fast-paced, AAHA-accredited, primary care, 24-hour emergency, and specialty referral practice in Downers Grove, Illinois!Who We Are:We offer a full range of specialty services in Critical Care, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology, Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Surgery. We're a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to providing the best care, ensuring that every patient receives the highest quality veterinary care available anywhere.We strive to create positive working environments to help you reach your personal and professional goals. Our leadership team is passionate on growing your knowledge and skillsets as you become an essential part of our team.Our Emergency and Critical Care Technicians:Our Certified Technicians have the opportunity to sharpen and advance their technical skills every day. Our Emergency and Critical Care Technicians thrive in a fast-paced service, handle critical case, and enjoy the stimulating caseload.Snapshot of the Role:Triage patientsPerforming laboratory work and diagnostic imagingAssist with all aspects of patient care from admission through discharge, including departmental roundsMonitoring hospitalized patients, treatments and nursing careCommunicate with clientsPhysical examinations and patient assessmentsVenipuncture/IVC placement, cystocentesis, urinary catheter placement and NG tube placement.Anesthesia and sedation proceduresBlood transfusion therapy including collection, administration, and transfusion reactionsPlus more!Schedule: The Emergency and Critical Care position(s) is a full time position during our 2nd shift hours 4 days a week, including some weekend days and holidays.Compensation:Starting range is determined by skill set and years of experience in the field. Financial growth opportunities available.Shift Differential: We offer a shift differential to all hourly associates who work within a specific timeframe.Why Join VCA Arboretum View:We are passionate about supporting Technicians and are committed to your personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Technician career has to offer. Leadership opportunities Career development programs Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities CE allowance Tuition support and sponsorships Vet Tech license reimbursement Free wellness subscriptions (Head Space) Referral bonuses Competitive wage Medical, dental & vision insurance Life, long and short term disability insurance Paid parental leave Paid vacation and sick time 401(k)Location: 2551 Warrenville RoadDowners Grove, IL 60515Website: We welcome you to apply to become an essential member of our VCA Arboretum View Family!If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet 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 associates 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)We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at

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