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Veterinary Technician, ER - Regional Institute for Vet Emergencies & Referrals

Company: VCA
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Location: 2132 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37406
Sign-On Bonus Available!
VCA RIVER is seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVMT) or license-eligible technician to join the Emergency & Critical Care team at our AAHA-accredited emergency and referral hospital in Chattanooga, TN.
We are home to a wonderful team of specialists, technicians, and support staff, with services including Internal Medicine, Surgery, Rehabilitation, Diagnostic Imaging, Ophthalmology, and 24/7 Emergency & Critical Care. We have opportunities available in emergency and specialty!
Check out our website here:
Why Join VCA
We are passionate about supporting our veterinary technicians and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development.
We are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We support a work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve.
Some of the many benefits we offer:
Access to the people and resources of a large veterinary community

Advancement and leadership opportunities

Career development programs

Medical, dental & vision insurance

Access to free mental health care, life assistance program, resources like Headspace, etc.

Fully employer-paid life, long-term and short-term disability insurance

Paid vacation, paid sick time, holiday pay

Paid parental leave

Continuing Education allowance for full time credentialed veterinary technicians

CE and learning opportunities for all associates

Tuition support and sponsorships including Veterinary Technology AAS, BAS completion and more

Veterinary Technician license reimbursement

Generous hospital discounts for your pets, a variety of other discounts

401(k) retirement plan

Referral bonus opportunities

Opportunities to give back through VCA Charities and local animal shelter partnerships

Why We Want You:
Whether you are a licensed veterinary technician (LVMT, LVT, RVT, CVT) or a technician in training, we want you to fully utilize your skills and knowledge. Skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:
Compassionate patient care

Client care and education

Triage and patient assessment

Surgery assisting & anesthesia

Diagnostic imaging

Laboratory procedures


Catheter placement, venipuncture, etc.

Medical recordkeeping

Interested in this opportunity? Apply! We look forward to hearing from 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. You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site:$9925/9925$252389.htmld
Company Info: VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purposeA BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.
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).
VCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, genetic characteristics, physical disability, mental disability, perceived disability, medical condition, age, family care status, veteran or military status, parental status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, or any other protected status as required by law. At VCA we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. VCA will engage in the interactive process with disabled individuals who request reasonable accommodations in the workplace.
VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! Were always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!

Keywords: VCA, Chattanooga , Veterinary Technician, ER - Regional Institute for Vet Emergencies & Referrals, Professions , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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