Licensed Veterinary Technician

Technicians | Glen Allen, VA

Seeking an independent, compassionate Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our growing team!

This position comes with a sign-on bonus!

Why Short Pump Animal Hospital in Glen Allen?
We’re focused on making sure our hospital has the right tools to allow our doctor and medical staff the ability to provide excellent service and care. Our mission is to offer the best health care options for our patients in a compassionate, friendly, and caring environment. With appropriate client education we empower you to make informed decisions about your companion’s health care.
 
Our Commitment to Diversity:
We are dedicated to establishing a culture that celebrates all forms of diversity and allows us to be an inclusive service provider in this    
community.
 
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 skill set, and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients. A Veterinary Technician's License is required, but experience is not - we welcome new grads and are willing to train!
 
Schedule: 4-10 hour shifts M, T, TH & F. No weekends!
 
Salary: $22-25/hr based on experience
 
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
Benefits:
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 for licensed technicians
  • Guardian voluntary benefits

Short Pump Animal Hospital prides itself in serving the Glen Allen area in everything pet related for over 20 years. Our dedicated and knowledgeable team is driven to the provide the highest quality of veterinary medicine. Our hospital is equipped with digital x-rays, laser therapy, full in-house diagnostic labs, dental radiography, baer testing as well as diagnostic and preventive services. We also offer exotic care and grooming.

The Richmond area has something to offer everyone! From beautiful views of the James River, an abundance of culture and creativity, 30 craft breweries, unique shopping and eateries, amazing events, and festivals (think annual Watermelon Festival in Carytown) as well as a short car ride to Virginia Beach, Washington DC or hiking the Blue Ridge mountains…it is hard to beat the amenities, adventures and friendliness RVA has to offer.