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

Job Description

VCA Valley Animal Hospital & Emergency Center is seeking experienced Veterinary Technicians to join our Emergency Department.

Currently hiring for night shifts: shifts stagger 5p - 8a, 12 or 10 hour shift options available. Full time only.

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 CVT skills, the Emergency Department values:

  • Excellent Client & Patient Handling while working in a fast paced environment

  • Advanced tube placement including NG tubes, central lines, and PICC lines

  • Confidence in applying BLS/ALS CPR techniques

  • Anesthesia induction, maintenance, monitoring, and recovery of critical patients

  • Hands Free Radiology Technique for critical patients

You’ve worked hard for your training and credentialing; we want you to use the knowledge & skills 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 - 24/hour (includes scale for licensed and unlicensed Veterinary Technicians). Additional $3/hour stipend for all hours 8pm - 7am.

CE allowance: CVT $750/year; VTS $1000/year

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