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VCA Animal Hospitals Emergency Veterinary Technician Supervisor in Aurora, Illinois

VCA Aurora Animal Hospital seeks a   Credentialed Veterinary Technician to oversee and supervise our Swing/Overnight Emergency and Critical Care Service .

About VCA Aurora Animal Hospital:

We offer a full range of specialty services in Critical Care, Dermatology, Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology, Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Surgery. We're a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to providing the best care, ensuring that every patient receives the highest quality veterinary care available anywhere. We strive to create positive working environments to help you reach your personal and professional goals.

You will work alongside our Medical Director , Hospital Manager , Day Emergency Technician Supervisor , and Department Supervisors to provide mentorship, ensure the hospital runs efficiently and fosters a winning environment.

In the Emergency Veterinary Technician Supervisor Role your responsibilities will include but are not limited to: 

· Directing work flow on the floor 

· Cultivate an inclusive work environment and strong hospital culture

· Work cohesively with hospital management and supervisory teams to aid in the progression of the hospital

· Help with the interview process for potential new hires and onboard all new associates

· Assists in the educational development of technicians and their skills 

· Conduct staff meetings

· Provide opportunities for staff to gain more firsthand experience 

· Mentoring technicians within the department 

· Resolve conflicts in a professional and humble manner

· Refining and implementing protocols

· Ensure that VCA polices, guidelines, and recommendations are implemented by all members of the technical staff.


· Licensed Veterinary Technician - CVT, LVT, RVT

· 5+ years of emergency experience

· Team leadership experience

· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Compensation: Starting range is determined by skill set and years of experience in the field.

Schedule: Full-time opportunity, we can offer 3 x 13s or 4 x 10s. If you choose 3 x13s, 4 pm- 5am. If you choose 4 x 10s 10pm - 8 am.

Location: 2600 West Galena Blvd. Aurora, IL 60506


What makes VCA Aurora Animal Hospital Unique?

It is essential to our hospital that every Technician and Assistant feel supported in their professional development and growth. Our hospital has a Technician Training and Development Coordinator, who works closely with all Technicians and Assistants to provide aid in development, help set goals, and push our team to greatness. Whether it's learning new skills, understanding aspects of medicine, developing leadership/management skills, or education skills, our associates are supported and have the opportunity to build their desired professional pathway.

As the Veterinary industry navigates this new normal of increasing need for patient care, we are proud to have an on-site social worker for our associates and our clients. Our Leaderships top priority is protecting our team's health and well-being.

Benefits of joining the VCA Aurora Animal Hospital 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

· CE allowance

· Tuition support and sponsorships

· Vet Tech license reimbursement

· Free mental wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

· Referral bonuses

· Competitive wage

· Medical, dental & vision insurance

· Life, long and short-term disability insurance included

· Paid parental leave

· Paid vacation and sick time

· 401(k) with corporate match

· Pet care discounts

Ready to join our leadership team? Apply today! We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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