VCA Credentialed Vet Tech in Chicago, Illinois
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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VCA City Pet Animal Hospital is growing and looking for a Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team!
At VCA City Pet, we are a two doctor practice in the always growing heart of the River North neighborhood in Chicago, IL. We are proudly a Fear Free Certified Practice and a Cat Friendly Practice- Silver. Our mission is to guide and give service to pet owners by providing sound medical diagnostics, treatment and care for the companion animal, with emphasis on quality of life and the reciprocal emotional bond.
Work side by side with an outstanding team of CVTs, support staff, excellent veterinarians, and committed management in a professionally challenging, supportive, and team-oriented environment! After providing the finest veterinary care to clients and patients, you can find our team celebrating at the many local restaurants and bars that are located within a few blocks of our office.
Whether you are an experienced Veterinary Technician looking for the next step in your career or a new graduate seeking mentorship, our team is ready to partner with you.
Why Join The VCA City Pet Family?
We are passionate about supporting Technicians and are committed to your personal career development. We create and support an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining our team!
Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community
Career development programs
Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities
Tuition support and sponsorships
Vet Tech license reimbursement
Free wellness subscriptions (Head Space)
Medical, dental & vision insurance
Life, long and short term disability insurance
Paid parental leave
Paid vacation and sick time
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:
Physical examinations and patient assessment
Surgical preparation and assisting
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!
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 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!