Mar 15, 2023

Certified Veterinary Technician

  • PetSmart Veterinary Services
  • United States
Full time, Part time, Relief Veterinary Technician

Job Description

Certified Veterinary Technician
Various locations throughout the US

About the job:
PetSmart Veterinary Services is seeking experienced veterinary technicians for a privately owned practices within the PetSmart stores .  We are looking for positive, compassionate, and personable individuals who are eager to serve customers and our four-legged patients. As a Veterinary Technician, you play a vital role supporting doctors and working directly with pets and their parents. Your role is a critical component of our medical and surgical team.  This is a fast-paced, team-oriented environment that requires quick thinking, a collaborative spirit, and the ability to perform under pressure. A successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional communication skills. Empathy is paramount.



·       Registered and licensed technicians are tasked with providing a high-level of patient care and supervising other technical staff.



About you:

●       Active, non-restricted veterinary technician license or certification

●       Understanding of veterinary medicine, practices, and procedures (surgery and clinical)

o    Skill: induce and intubate patient for anesthetic procedures

o    Skill: Manage anesthetic procedures and patient recovery

o    Skill: Administer medications and vaccinations

o    Skill: Place IV catheters and perform venipuncture

●       Expert communicator (written and verbal)

●       First-in-Class customer service

●       Flexible, willing to perform many job duties within the hospital

●       Friendly, positive, team-oriented attitude

●       The desire to learn more and take the initiative

●       2+ years of experience as a licensed technician in a veterinary hospital preferred


What makes us different:

At PetSmart Veterinary Services, our in-store hospitals are independent, veterinarian-owned practices supported by the PetSmart brand. We offer efficient facilities, cutting-edge technologies, and back-office support so veterinarians can focus on quality care and provide the best possible service to pets and their parents. No boarding or over-nights. All PVS hospitals will be AAHA accredited and will maintain a gold standard of operations and care.

EOE/ADA Statement

DISCLAIMER: This job posting is for a position with an independent franchise entity. Each franchise location is individually owned and operated. Wages and benefits may vary from franchise-to-franchise. The independent franchisee, and not PetSmart Veterinary Services, LLC, is alone responsible for all employment related matters in this veterinary hospital, including but not limited to hiring, firing, disciplinary action, supervisions, staffing, and scheduling. PetSmart Veterinary Services, LLC is not responsible for the employment policies and practices of independent franchisees and does not employ independent franchisees' employees. If you are hired for this job posting, the independent franchisee, and not PetSmart Veterinary Services, LLC, will be your employer. 



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