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VCA Animal Hospitals Certified Veterinary Technician in Medford, Oregon

VCA Jackson Animal Hospital in Medford, OR, is seeking a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) to join their expanding team!

Our Hospital:

We take great pride in offering top-notch medical, surgical, and dental care for our beloved patients in a professional, warm and welcoming setting like family. We're pleased to provide same-day and next-day appointments for new and existing clients in the Medford, OR area. Please note that our services go beyond standard preventative care visits. We are a full-service facility offering Preventative/Routine care, Surgery and Dental procedures, Urgent Care, and Hospitalization.

Our team excels in a compassionate, fast-paced environment that prioritizes patient care. We consist of dedicated team players who work together in a collaborative environment and are committed to the success of the entire team.

Why We Want You!

As a part of the VCA Jackson Animal Hospital team, your role is to create a positive and stress-free environment for our clients and patients while supporting the Doctor and Technician teams. Your hard-earned credentials (CVT, RVT, LVT) are valuable to us, and we encourage you to utilize your knowledge and skills. The skills you will be utilizing are diverse and include, but are not limited to:

  • Collect patient histories and perform physical exams

  • Place and maintain intravenous catheters

  • Working knowledge of radiation safety

  • Perform radiographs and other diagnostic imaging as ordered.

  • Obtain laboratory samples via venipuncture, cystocentesis, and fecal collection.

  • Perform in-hospital laboratory diagnostics including fecals, urinalysis, differentials, and cytologies.

  • Process lab samples utilizing in-hospital laboratory equipment

  • Surgical preparation and assisting.

  • Anesthesia monitoring.

  • Dentistry.

  • Ability to calculate drug dosages accurately.

  • Maintain accurate and complete medical records.

  • Maintain a clean work environment to include following any infectious disease protocols, and handle medical/biomedical, and infectious waste appropriately.

Required qualification: Certified Veterinary Technician in Oregon or eligible to transfer/obtain a license in Oregon.

Compensation: $23 / hour Schedule: Full-time opportunity, 4/10 hour shifts

Location : 902 East Jackson Medford, OR 97504

Medford is nestled in the beautiful part of Southern Oregon, where access to everything is within easy reach. Just a short drive to all manner of outdoor activities while also being close to an unending variety of culture and entertainment. Surrounding communities include Central Point, Eagle Point, White City, Talent, Phoenix, Ashland, and Grants Pass.

Why Join the VCA Jackson Animal Hospital Team?

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 Jackson Animal 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 sessions and wellness subscriptions (Head Space and Lyra Health)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Competitive wage

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Generous pet care discounts

  • Life, long and short-term disability insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • 401(k)

  • Pet care discount

  • Full-time and Part-time positions available

We value your time and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this role, please fill out our mobile-friendly application today.

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