VCA Certified Veterinary Technician in Littleton, Colorado
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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Since 1984, Deer Creek Animal Hospital has been accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. That means our hospital meets AAHA’s strict standards of excellence in diagnostic capabilities, anesthesia, surgery, pharmacy, nursing, and emergency care.
Our veterinary doctors work as a team and consult on challenging cases. Many of our veterinarians have special interest areas and advanced skills. This access to a wide range of expertise provides quantifiable benefits to your pet’s care.
The entire Deer Creek team of skilled veterinary professionals care deeply about your pet’s wellbeing. Our compassion is evident from the moment you step in the door and throughout all your encounters—whether it is with our client care staff, our certified veterinary technicians, our boarding care staff, or our highly trained veterinarians. We pride ourselves in being at the forefront of the use of new technology and routinely employ the latest tools and methods in our practice.
As neighbors and as a Littleton small business, we value our place in the community. Whether through animal rescue and welfare or philanthropy for the Children’s Hospital Colorado and Littleton Adventist Hospital, we give back to the local community.
Are you looking for your second family? Come join our team! We emphasize a positive, supportive workplace culture that encourages growth. Our technicians are utilized to their fullest potential in our state-of-the-art 16 doctor practice. Our services include wellness, 24 hour emergency and critical care, advanced surgical and dental techniques, oncology, dermatology, and behavior among others. We believe that mutual respect and compassion for clients, patients and coworkers are the foundations of good medicine. Providing exceptional client experiences and top-notch patient care are the keys to our success. Our Deer Creek family is seeking experienced technicians to be part of our team, who have strong communication skills, who thrive in a fast paced environment and who have a desire to make a difference! Visit our website at dcahvca.com.
Prefer credentialed technician (current CVT, LVT or RVT); however will consider non-credentialed technicians based on experience. Must have graduated from an accredited veterinary technician program.
To ensure we’re competitive within the industry, our benefits package includes:
-medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401K opportunity
-paid vacation & holidays
-professional CE reimbursement, licensure, uniform allowance, internal CE
-transfer opportunities, and a very generous employee pet discount.
-$1000 Sign-on bonus (for F/T) after successful completion of introductory period!!!
Why We Need 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 they will partner with us for the lifelong care of their companion animals.
You’ve worked hard for your credentialing 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
Why You Should Consider Us
At VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.
• You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload, employ the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools, and tap into the expertise of more than 4,500+ doctors, including 600+ boarded specialists.
• You will sharpen your skills—and even learn some new techniques—and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, transfer, specialization, and leadership opportunities.
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 employees 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 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! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!