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Veterinary Emergency Group Emergency Veterinary Technician - Commack in Commack, New York

Emergency Veterinary Technician


Veterinary Emergency Group (VEG) is a rapidly growing, venture-backed veterinary emergency company with hospital locations across the USA. We are profitable, doubling our size every year and supported by a multi-billion dollar investor. Our mission is helping people and their pets when they need it most. We are changing the face of emergency veterinary medicine with a ‘customer first’ mentality.


  • Triaging

  • Knowledge and ability to recognize medical emergencies and illnesses

  • Assessing patients, recording vitals, and assisting doctors with diagnostics

  • Completing all treatments as instructed by the doctor

  • Basic husbandry and nursing care

  • Monitoring all changes in patients, and alerting the doctor as necessary

  • Providing TLC to both our patients and their people

  • Taking blood

  • Placing catheters

  • Obtaining urine samples via cysto

  • Clipping/cleaning wounds

  • Bandaging wounds

  • Assisting in, and facilitating, radiography capture

  • Preparing samples for outside reference labs

  • Running in-house lab work

  • Preparing medications

  • Administering medications, both oral, IV, and IM

  • Monitoring anesthesia and assisting in surgery

  • Performing CPR

  • Any other field related tasks



  • Be available for any shift, days, swing, overnights, and some holidays

  • Be able to follow verbal written and electronic instructions

  • Proficient in calculating medication dosages

  • Minimum of 2 years experience is preferred

  • Be able to work well in a fast-paced environment with all personality types

  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs

  • Those with an “Is it what it is, but it becomes what you make it” attitude

  • Be able to prioritize patient care during multiple triages

  • Must have a fantastic attitude and a true passion for animals….and yes, even the occasional snake!

  • The‌ ‌ability‌ ‌to‌ ‌learn‌ ‌veterinary‌ ‌software‌ ‌programs‌

  • Lead by example. We’re looking for candidates who are easily approachable, remain calm under pressure, and enjoy teaching others

  • Team players - no one should be above cleaning cages and picking up poop


Why you should choose us: Because emergency is all we do, so we do it best! We also offer:

  • Industry-leading‌ ‌compensation‌ ‌

  • Something new every day - you’ll never be bored in emergency medicine

  • We build our hospitals from scratch. You’ll be using all of the latest equipment and technology.

  • Generous employee pet discount

  • Referral rewards - tell your friends why they should come work for VEG too!

  • Health‌, Vision, and Dental ‌Insurance‌ ‌ ‌

  • 401K‌ ‌w/‌ ‌company‌ ‌match‌ ‌ ‌

  • Paid‌ ‌parental‌ ‌leave‌ ‌-‌ ‌10‌ ‌weeks‌ ‌of‌ ‌paid‌ ‌leave‌ ‌at‌ ‌100%‌ ‌of‌ ‌regular‌ ‌salary‌ ‌

  • Unlimited‌ ‌Continuing Education opportunities - we want to help you grow in your career!

  • Flexible‌ ‌work‌ ‌schedules‌ ‌for‌ ‌a‌ ‌true‌ ‌work-life‌ ‌balance‌ ‌ ‌

  • Growth‌ and relocation ‌potential‌ ‌ ‌

  • Groceries‌ ‌sent‌ ‌to the hospitals weekly for the staff to enjoy,‌ ‌monthly‌ ‌and‌ ‌quarterly‌ ‌contests,‌ ‌quarterly‌ ‌hospital‌ ‌outings,‌ ‌annual‌ ‌company-wide‌ ‌retreat,‌ ‌etc!‌ ‌

  • Lastly, because while our work is serious, we believe that it should also be fun!