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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Technician - Emergency Nights in Rohnert Park, California


$3000 Sign-On Bonus for qualified RVT candidates.

Are you ready for the next step of your career? We are seeking an experienced Registered Veterinary Technician ( RVT ) or Veterinary Assistant to join our evening medical team! Expand you critical care skills, work with a wide variety of presenting emergency and hospitalized patients. The ideal technician will have excellent critical thinking and decision making abilities.

Located near Santa Rosa, at VCA Animal Care Center of Sonoma County , you will be joining a 24-hour emergency and specialty hospital that has been caring for the pets of our community for over 40 years . We value a culture of teamwork with a positive and fun work environment. We are committed to excellence and exemplary care of pets and their human companions. We can only achieve this commitment through our passionate and dedicated team. Our leadership team is devoted to maintaining a supportive and compassionate work environment.

Here is what we will offer you:

  • Educational support to reach your career goals

  • Encouragement of professional growth and advancement - VTS support

  • Supportive learning environment

  • $3/hour additional for weekend shifts

  • $7/hour overnight differential and $4/hour for late night swing

  • 4-10 hour shifts and 3 - 12 hour shifts (overnight only)

  • Opportunities for overtime

  • Competitive compensation - $26 to $30/hr

  • Increased compensation for leadership roles and emergency surgical and anesthesia skills

Our hospital is fully equipped with advanced diagnostic and therapeutic equipment that includes MRI, CT, ultrasound, endoscopy and fluoroscopy. With access to a wide variety of equipment and resources, you will be able to provide the highest quality care to our patients.

Why Join The VCA Animal Care Center family?

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 has to offer. At VCA 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. Below are some of the many benefits of joining our team:

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Health & wellbeing resources

  • 401K with company match

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance

  • $750 annual Continuing Education allowancefor licensed technicians

  • Substantial employee pet discounts

  • Scrub allowance

  • Provide daily snacks and drinks

  • 3-12 hour shifts

Why We Want You!

As a member of the VCA team, you will support Technician and Doctor teams by creating a positive, welcoming atmosphere for our clients and patients. Our mission is to earn the trust of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so we can provide exceptional care to every patient. You’ve worked hard for your credentials and we will give you the freedom to use the knowledge that you’ve invested your time and talent in. Some of the skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • Triage examinations and critical patient assessment

  • Anesthesia monitoring for emergency surgeries and procedures

  • Radiology - Hands Free for all patients

  • Advanced venipuncture and venous access

  • Critical patient husbandry and treatments

  • Variety of diagnostics

Are you ready to be a part of a hospital team that feels like family, while having the support and resources to push your career forward? If so, we would love to connect with you! Apply 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