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VCA Animal Hospitals Certified Veterinary Technician in Chicago, Illinois

VCA Cat Hospital of Chicago is seeking a Certified Veterinary Technician or Recent Technician Graduate to join our Purrfect team!

Our Hospital and Team:

At VCA Cat Hospital of Chicago, we are a cat-only hospital in the always-growing heart of Irving Park . We are proudly AAHA accredited , providing compassionate, low-stress, feline-friendly veterinary care. We have been designated as a Gold Standard Cat-Friendly Practice by the American Association of Feline Practitioners, and our doctors are all active members of the AAFP.

We are a full-service facility offering Emergency care, Hospitalization, Preventative/Routine medical care. In addition to our general Veterinary services, we offer advanced services such as laser therapy, feline radioactive thyroid I-131 treatment, ultrasound, advanced soft tissue surgeries, advanced dental procedures, and echocardiogram.

Our team is dependable, adaptable, fun, detail oriented and great multitaskers. Our CVTs provide compassionate veterinary care to our patients.

  • Assist doctors with exams, treatments and procedures.

  • Venipuncture and IVC placement

  • Administer SQ fluids, medications, etc.

  • Work in conjunction with all technical staff across the hospital to ensure hospitalized patients are receiving the best possible care and communicating frequently with the team.

  • Recognize subtle change in clinical status.

  • Discharge instructions with clients when they are able to bring their furry family member back home with them.

  • Complete estimates, basic record keeping.

  • Surgical preparation and assisting.

  • Anesthesia monitoring.

  • Dentistry.

  • I-131 treatment.

Schedule: Full-time opportunity with flexible scheduling. We utilize a 4 x 10 hour work week.

Location: We are located in the Irving Park neighborhood of Chicago, IL. Our hospital is walking distance to many artisan shops, restaurants, a cider house, breweries and caf├ęs. Our animal hospital has easy access to public transportation.

If you are interested in providing compassionate veterinary care with an easy-to-love team, apply today! We look forward to speaking with you.

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 vcacareers.com

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