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VCA Animal Hospitals Experienced Credentialed (RVT) Surgery Technician in Charlotte, North Carolina

We are seeking an Experienced, RVT Surgical Technician to join our team!

Why Join the VCA Stoney Creek Animal Hospital?

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 offers.

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.

VCA Animal Hospitals offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, pet care discounts, paid vacation, holidays and sick days, and health and well-being programs that provide resources and training. Compensation is negotiable based on education, experience, and other relevant credentials.

Why We Want You!

As a member of the VCA Stoney Creek Animal Hospital, 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 (CVT, RVT, LVT) 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:

  • Anesthesia monitoring

  • Surgical preparation and assisting

  • Dentistry

  • Physical examinations and patient assessment

  • Radiology

  • Laboratory work

  • Venipuncture

  • Catheter placement

  • Pharmacy

  • Patient recovery

  • Compassionate care of our hospitalized animals


We are looking for a highly skilled surgery technician who is comfortable with anesthetic cases including soft tissue, dental trophy, and critical. This position is for someone who has already worked in a general practice or specialty surgery department and has managed anesthetic cases. This position is not meant for new RVTs and will require experience.

Essential Job Functions

Anesthesiology monitoring includes blood pressure, CO2, SpO2, invasive blood pressure monitoring, ventilator setup and management. Performing hands-free radiographs. Surgical preparation for soft tissue and dental procedures. Drawing blood, placing IV catheters, sedation, and intubation. Other duties as assigned by Supervisors, Management team, and or Doctors.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Basic anesthetic physiology. Surgical preparation for both soft tissue and orthopedic procedures. Basic computer skills. Works well under pressure. Able to multi-task. Able to stand on feet much of the day. Able to lift up to 40 lbs.


Maintain a positive, upbeat attitude with doctors and team members. Team Player maintains confidentiality, i.e., patient and staff member information. Able to communicate in a clear, courteous, and professional manner with doctors, staff members, and clients courteously and professionally. Willingness and ability to learn new skills. Punctual, reliable, and flexible

Education and Experience:

Certification as a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) is required.

At least two years or more of surgical experience.

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