Mars Petcare Career Pathways

Job Information

VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Technician - Dental Department in Tucson, Arizona

Job Description

VCA Valley Animal Hospital & Emergency Center is seeking experienced a Credentialed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant to support one of our DVMs whose practice is focused primarily on advanced dentistry and maxillofacial surgery.

The successful candidate will be a believer in the possibilities of high quality veterinary medicine and patient care—with the expertise and technical know-how to make them happen.

In addition to standard technical skills, the Dental Department values:

  • A genuine interest and excitement in the area of Veterinary Dentistry & Surgery

  • Knowledge and competence in the area of Anesthesia induction, maintenance, monitoring, and recovery

  • Competency performing dental prophylaxis & full mouth dental radiographs

  • Assisting with root canals, dental implants, various jaw surgeries, complex oral mass removals, and a variety of other surgeries

  • Excellent attention to detail, computer skills, and record keeping.

You’ve worked hard with your training and for your credentialing and we want you to use the knowledge that you’ve invested your time and talent in. We are committed to supporting your professional growth, whatever that looks like to you!

Compensation varies based on education, experience, and current AZ CVT license: $15 - 22/hour (includes scale for licensed and unlicensed Veterinary Technicians). VTS compensation negotiable.

CE allowance CVT $750/year, VTS $1000/year.

For this department the normal working hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 7a - 5:30p, however flexible availability and the ability to work occasional weekends and holidays is a must.

Full time only.

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