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VCA Animal Hospitals Certified Veterinary Technician in Springfield, Oregon

VCA McKenzie Animal Hospital is expanding its team and hiring a Certified Veterinary Technician or recent Veterinary Technician Graduate to join their team!

Schedule: Full-time opportunity, 4 x 10-hour shifts, with no scheduled weekends and closed on all major holidays.

Compensation: $23 - 30/hr. The starting range is determined by skill set and years of experience in the field.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking a Certified Veterinary Technician to join our talented team. As a key player in our hospital, you will have the chance to work in a supportive environment that values both professional excellence and a positive work culture.

  • Assist veterinarians in diagnosing and treating animals for various medical conditions.

  • Perform various medical procedures such as vaccinations, dental cleanings, and surgical assistance.

  • Administer medications and treatments as prescribed by the veterinarian.

  • Conduct laboratory tests and analyze results to aid in the diagnosis of illnesses.

  • Monitor anesthesia during surgeries and assist in recovery procedures.

  • Educate pet owners on proper animal care, nutrition, and medication administration.

  • Maintain accurate and detailed medical records for all patients.

  • Provide compassionate and gentle handling of animals to minimize stress and ensure their well-being.

  • Assist in the maintenance of veterinary equipment and supplies.

  • Collaborate with the veterinary team to ensure the highest standards of patient care and customer service.

  • Participate in continuing education and training to stay updated on the latest advancements in veterinary medicine.

  • Plus more!

VCA McKenzie Animal Hospital is a Great Place to Work:

Technician Utilization:

  • Play a pivotal role in the veterinary care process, utilizing your skills to their fullest potential.

  • Contribute to a positive and efficient workflow that enhances the overall quality of patient care.

On-the-Job Training:

  • New team members receive comprehensive on-the-job training to familiarize themselves with our hospital's protocols, equipment, and procedures. This hands-on experience is crucial for building confidence and competence.

Continuing Education Support:

  • We encourage and support our Veterinary Technicians in pursuing continuing education opportunities. Whether it's attending workshops, conferences, or enrolling in specialized courses, we believe in providing the resources necessary for our team to expand their knowledge and skills.

Access to Latest Technologies:

  • We invest in state-of-the-art technologies and equipment. Training sessions are regularly organized to familiarize our team with the latest advancements, ensuring that they can confidently and competently utilize these tools in their daily responsibilities.

Benefits of Joining:

Below are some of the many benefits of joining our 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 (company-paid)

· Paid parental leave

· Paid vacation (2 weeks in 1st year), sick time, and holiday pay

· 401(k) (company match)

Location: 5303 Main Street Springfield, OR 97478

By prioritizing education and training, we aim to empower our Veterinary Technicians to provide the highest standard of care to our patients. We believe that a well-educated and skilled team not only benefits individual career growth but also contributes to the overall success and reputation of VCA McKenzie Animal Hospital.

Join us and embark on a journey of continuous learning and professional excellence. Apply Today!

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find 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