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VCA Animal Hospitals Credentialed Vet Tech in Fort Collins, Colorado

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VCA Fort Collins Animal Hospital located in Fort Collins Colorado is looking for a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician who enjoys practicing advanced medicine with a cohesive, tenured team.

VCA Fort Collins Animal Hospital is a member of VCA IdeaPark , a group of hospitals working to rethink the future of veterinary medicine. If you are curious about different ways to solve existing problems in veterinary medicine and enjoy being on the leading edge, VCA Fort Collins Animal Hospital is the hospital for you! You will be joining a network of like-minded associates, supported by an all-star team and have access to our latest digital tools.

Our GP small animal hospital is AAHA accredited and practices gold-standard medicine. We offer routine and medical concern exams, general vaccinations, in-house laboratories (CBC, chemistry, HWT, FeLV/FIV tests, UA, etc.), advanced and routine send-out diagnostics through Antech, domestic and international health certification, onsite ultrasound, digital radiographs, and PennHIP certification. We also work with two board-certified radiologists for more advanced ultrasound diagnostics/procedures. Our hospital offers surgical procedures such OHE, neuter, gastropexy, splenectomy, and more. Our dental services are always performed under gas anesthesia and include: ultrasonic cleaning/polishing, full-mouth digital radiographs, complete dental charting, bonding, and extractions. For more advanced dental procedures, we partner with a board-certified small animal dentists to complete these cases in hospital.

This position is full-time with approximately four 10 hour shifts a week and the compensation is $16-20/hour, depending on experience. VCA Fort Collins Animal Hospital is open Monday through Friday 8 AM–6 PM and Saturday 8 AM–4 PM. On procedure days, the surgical team opens at 7:30 AM and works until approximately 5:30 PM. Lastly our hospital operates on a bi-weekly rotating schedule. The candidate for this position must be efficient in blood draws, capable of monitoring anesthesia, able to perform dental prophylaxis, has some experience capturing full-body and dental radiographs, excellent at documenting medical records/histories, a team player, good at communicating, willing to advance their skills through offered learning opportunities, and capable of placing a patent IVC.

Fort Collins, Colorado offers the best of both worlds with city amenities and nature just around the corner. Explore life on the water at Horsetooth Reservoir or Boyd Lake State Park; where standup paddle boards, jet skis, kayaks, and boats are available to rent on warm summer days. Visit the Poudre Canyon for local camping and river rafting. Or simply explore our numerous bike paths and hiking trails. Looking for non-outdoor based activities? Fort Collins has you covered. Walk through historic Old Town and sample a variety of delicious cuisine or browse the local boutiques. With a short drive to the Mile High City of Denver, you can expand your options for food, drinks, museums, activates, and travel through Denver International Airport.

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As a member of the VCA family, eligible full-time employees will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Health & Wellness

  • Innovative associate health and wellbeing department (Headspace app subscriptions, Vault financial wellness tool, and access to additional mental health resources)

  • 401k retirement savings plan with company match

  • Health/dental/vision insurance, infertility benefits, gender affirmation services

  • Paid parental, vacation and sick leave

Professional Development

  • Continuing Education Allowance and paid Continuing Education Days

  • WOOF University – offering abundant CE for Doctors and Staff

  • VCA Academy’s Mentorship Program – participate as a mentee or mentor in a GP or ER setting

  • Opportunities to participate in a robust Clinical Studies program

Additional Benefits

  • Up to 100% Pet Care Discount for your own pets

  • 100% paid professional liability coverage

  • 100% paid life insurance

  • 100% paid short-term disability insurance

  • Access to a network of 5,000 doctors, including more than 600 specialists

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