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VCA Animal Hospitals Registered Veterinary Technician in Albuquerque, New Mexico

VCA West Mesa in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is seeking to hire a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT).

VCA West Mesa Animal hospital has been serving pets and clients of Albuquerque since 1993! We are a growing 5 doctor practice open 6 days per week, and we offer a blend of primary and urgent care to the pets in our community. We are located at 2611 Coors Blvd, NW, conveniently located off Coors near the I-40 overpass on the Westside of town.

We are proud to provide high quality medicine to our patients and excellent client service all while encouraging our associates to learn and grow. VCA West Mesa commonly hosts students in programs to become certified Veterinary Assistants, Licensed Veterinary Technicians and Veterinarians.

At VCA West Mesa Animal Hospital, we are looking to add full-time team members to our hospital! With the recent addition of Urgent Care, we would love your dedication and experience to better serve our patients! We have a unique culture in our hospital that values each person’s individual skill and personality. There is something special about you and we are excited to learn more! Suggested specific, departmental, practice skills and/or type of environment or character of the practice

Why Join the VCA West Mesa Team!

  • We are passionate about supporting veterinary technicians and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a veterinary technician career has to offer.We are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity, and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. We support a 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 the VCA team!• 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• Continuing education allowance• Tuition support and sponsorships• Veterinary Technician license reimbursement• Free mental health and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)• Referral bonuses• Competitive wage• Medical, dental & vision insurance• Generous pet care discounts• Life, long and short-term disability insurance• Paid parental leave• Paid vacation (2 weeks to start) and sick time• 401(k)• Full-time and Part-time positions available Why We Want You! As a member of the VCA West Mesa , you will support technician and doctor teams by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. 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 have worked hard for your credentials RVT, and we want you to use the knowledge that you have invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:• Physical examinations and patient assessment• Anesthesia monitoring• Surgical preparation and assisting• Dentistry• Radiology• Laboratory work• Venipuncture• Catheter placement

-Urgent and Critical Patient Care

-Medical Record transcription and documentation

• Pharmacy

• Patient recovery

• Compassionate care of our hospitalized animals

The salary range for this position is $18-$24 per hour based on experience.

Apply today!

We value your time, and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. Apply today on our mobile-friendly application. We look forward to speaking with you!

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs.

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)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at