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VCA Animal Hospitals Registered Veterinary Technician - Internal Medicine -$2000 Sign on Bonus! in Loveland, Colorado

VCA Veterinary Specialists of Northern Colorado is seeking an experienced, licensed, Registered Veterinary Technician to join the Internal Medicine Team at our AAHA-accredited, 24-hour emergency/specialty referral practice located in Loveland, Colorado. We are a well-established and growing specialty referral hospital serving communities in Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, and Kansas since 2000. We pride ourselves in offering the highest quality medicine, meticulous patient care, and compassionate, client-centered customer service at all times – day and night. VSNC is fully equipped to receive any small animal veterinary patient needing emergency care.

As a hospital, we believe in supporting everyone on our staff and recognize that without each team member’s participation in our vision, we cannot succeed. Our E/CC technicians play a vital role in our hospital as they are often the first hands on our emergency patients. At VSNC you will be caring for a variety of cases ranging from those needing basic nursing care to those requiring advanced/critical care. This includes but is not limited to:

· Compassionate care of our patients

· Performing general anesthesia and monitoring (SpO2, CO2, non-invasive and invasive blood pressure monitoring, EKG monitoring); Patient recovery from anesthetized procedures

· Venipuncture

· Intravenous and arterial catheter placement

· Urinary catheter placement and care

· Management of patients on oxygen supplementation (oxygen chamber, flow-by or nasal cannula)

· Familiarity with best practices in veterinary CPR

· Obtaining digital radiographs

· Patient assessment and monitoring of vital parameters

· Reconstitution and administration of intravenously or subcutaneously delivered medications

· Incision, wound, and bandage care/management

· Accurate and efficient prescription preparation

· Clear, effective, and compassionate communication with clients and referring veterinarians

At VSNC we believe in supporting life-long learners and career advancement. As such, VCA offers a VTS program and Penn Foster scholarships to those interested in seeking advanced certifications in their technical area of expertise. We are also committed to developing our team with dedicated, professional, and positive people. We believe in a positive and healthy culture and that is what we strive for each day.

In addition to joining an incredible team at VCA VSNC, our location at the foot of the Rocky Mountains is ideal. Camping, skiing, hiking, snow-shoeing, mountain biking, boating, and almost every outdoor activity you can think of is available close to your doorstep. Outdoor activities not your forte? We still have you covered! Denver is less than an hour away with world-class museums, nationally known sports venues, and easy access to the Denver International Airport. Whatever your interests are outside of work, you can find and enjoy them in Northern Colorado!

We offer competitive benefits and salary based on industry standards as well shift differentials. We evaluate each applicant on an individual basis. If interested in this opportunity, please click the “Apply” link below. If you think this would be an ideal opportunity for someone you know, click “Share.” We do have other CVT positions available at VSNC and are accepting applications -so please apply to discuss!

At VCA we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and want to be a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work.

The compensation for this position will be between $22 - $25 per hour and dependent on 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