Licensed Veterinary Technician

Technicians | Pine Plains, NY

Seeking an independent, compassionate full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team!

Why Pine Plains Veterinary Hospital in Pine Plains, NY?
Pine Plains Veterinary Associates was founded by Dr. Edward Sadler, who opened the practice on Farview Avenue in Pine Plains in 1932. As the reputation of Pine Plains Veterinary Associates continued to grow, so has the clinic itself. Our more recent improvements include the addition of digital radiographic equipment, blood analyzing laboratory tools, an advanced surgical monitoring system, IV pumps, and much more. We're proud of our detailed attention to veterinary care. We know that our clients expect and deserve our very best!
Who are we looking for?
Applicants must have a strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, have the ability to work in harmony with a team, possess a well-rounded technical skillset and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients. A New York State Veterinary Technician's License is required.
Salary: Compensation for this position is $22-27/hr depending on experience.
Requirements & Responsibilities:
  • Assist the veterinarian in exam rooms and use veterinary software for documenting medical notes
  • Perform venipuncture for phlebotomy and catheter placement
  • Obtain laboratory sample collection, process and possibly interpret results (fecal/parasite analysis, ear cytology, skin cytology, urinalysis, blood smears)
  • Perform diagnostic imaging
  • Perform anesthesia
  • Prep patients for and assist in surgery
  • Perform dental prophies
  • Administer vaccines and medications (oral, topical, injectable)
  • Fill prescriptions and review directions with clients
  • Communicate with and educate clients
  • Provide compassionate patient care
We’re dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents
  • Paid time off for full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Guardian voluntary benefits