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 purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.
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Join the VCA North Idaho Animal Hospital Team!
Location: 320 South Ella Ave, Sandpoint Idaho
At VCA North Idaho Animal Hospital we empower our technicians to develop their skills and support the specialties’ you want to pursue. Our 6 doctor practice is looking for a Certified Veterinary Technician to join our team. We are open 6 days a week with extended hours on Thursday. We see a variety of species; all small animals including avian, pocket pets, reptiles and of course pet chickens. In addition we are also available to the local wildlife for veterinary care. We offer our clients acupuncture, therapeutic laser treatments, behavior training, advanced ultrasound imaging, echocardiogram services and much more.
We are the original Fear Free hospital where it all started and proud to be AAHA accredited. Our hospital has some amazing longevity, rarely found in veterinary medicine. Our Medical Director is the original practice owner of 25 years, and the Hospital Manager has been here 17 years. VCA North Idaho is where you can find a home!
We are located in the most amazing all season resort town in the Pacific Northwest. Sandpoint is calling you; with all the beauty, none of the traffic and nature at your fingertips. The average commute is 5 minutes in any direction. It is all about quality of life for our patients and our associates and we provide that balance, a happy practice makes happy pets.
Why Join The VCA Family?
- Competitive wage
- Medical, dental & vision insurance
- Life, long and short term disability insurance
- Paid parental leave
- Paid vacation and sick time
- Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community
- 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
Why We Want You!
As a member of the VCA team, your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so we can provide exceptional care to every patient. You’ve worked hard for your credentials (CVT, RVT, LVT) and we want you to use the knowledge that you’ve invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:
- Catheter placement
- Anesthesia monitoring
- Physical examinations and patient assessment
- Surgical preparation and assisting
- Laboratory work
- Patient recovery
- Compassionate care for our hospitalized patients
Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now! We look forward to getting to know you! Relocation assistance available for the right candidate.
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).