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VCA Animal Hospitals Licensed Veterinary Technician - Woodford Animal Hospital in Versailles, Kentucky

Location: VCA Woodford Animal Hospital

1325 Lexington Rd, Versailles, KY 40383

VCA Woodford Animal Hospital is hiring a full time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team!

About Us

We are an AAHA-accredited, state of the art veterinary hospital outside Lexington, KY. We provide our patients and clients with excellent service from start to finish. Our 5-doctor practice has a wide range of medical and surgical options available for patients. Species we see include dogs, cats, and rabbits.

We are currently working with team members to become Fear Free certified in order to help patients receive the best care with less stress.

We are open weekdays 7am - 6pm, Saturdays 7:30am - 1pm, closed Sundays.

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About the Role

We are seeking an LVT that believes in high quality medicine and excellent patient care. In this position, you will be working with our veterinary team to provide top notch medical care. This team member must be a clear communicator, team player and have the passion for serving patients. Based on experience, we offer top tier compensation for this area.

Duties include:

  • Act as the extra eyes, ears, and hands for our veterinary staff to ensure the best quality patient care.

  • Obtain relevant information and maintain proper and complete medical records.

  • Provide compassionate patient care

  • Venipuncture

  • Catheter placement

  • Obtaining radiographs

  • Monitoring anesthesia

  • Completed physical exam and patient assessments

  • Surgical preparation and assisting

  • Dentistry and dental x-rays

  • Abaxis lab equipment

  • Pharmacy duties

  • Participate in continuing education and actively work to increase skills

  • Assist in restocking hospital supplies

  • Appropriate disinfection protocol used when cleaning various areas of the hospital

  • Mentoring team members as they are on their journey in becoming licensed veterinary technicians


  • Current Kentucky Veterinary Technician license (LVT) in good standing

  • Proficient in veterinary technical skills including job duties listed

  • Animal handling skills and at least a basic understanding of animal behavior and low stress handling techniques

  • Available to work a five day work week Monday through Saturday including evenings (hospital hours are weekdays 7am-6pm, Saturday 7:30am-1pm)

  • Able to be on your feet for extended periods of time which often requires bending, crouching, squatting, and leaning over, twisting, reaching, upper body strength, hand strength, sitting on the floor, and other physical demands

  • Strong enough to withstand pulling of a large strong dog on a leash

  • Able to lift 40 lb unassisted

  • Able to remain calm and multi-task in a stressful environment

  • Can work positively as a team player

  • Ability to learn, apply new skills and follow through with directions and task

  • Effectively problem solve and make decisions as needed

  • Knowledge of medications and veterinary terminology

  • Able to handle conflict with maturity and emotional intelligence


VCA Animal Hospitals is a community of over 800 hospitals across the US, including primary care, emergency, and specialty medicine. We offer world class medicine with hometown care. Together we are taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.

This means taking care of our people. We are passionate about supporting our technicians and assistants and are committed to your personal career development. At VCA, you will enjoy an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your career, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Benefits include:

Career Support

  • Access to the people and resources of a large veterinary community

  • Advancement and leadership opportunities

  • Continuing Education allowance for full time credentialed veterinary technicians ($750/yr, $1000/yr for VTSs)

  • Internal CE and development opportunities

  • Free NAVTA membership, access to VetFolio, Plumbs App, and more

  • Tuition assistance including Veterinary Technology Associates, Bachelors completion and more

  • Veterinary Technician license reimbursement

Health & Well Being

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance, a variety of additional coverage options

  • Free mental health care through Lyra Health (up to 12 sessions a year)

  • Access to free counseling through Cigna Life Assistance program

  • Access to Headspace app

  • Fully employer-paid life, long-term and short-term disability insurance

  • Paid vacation, paid sick time, holiday pay

  • Paid parental leave

  • Fertility coverage, gender affirmation services

  • Growing network of onsite social workers

Other Perks

  • Generous hospital discounts for your pets, a variety of other discounts including cellular service, apparel, computer equipment, etc.

  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match

  • Referral bonus opportunities

  • Practice management software with digital innovations for streamlined practice flow and client communication

  • Opportunities to give back through VCA Charities and community partnerships

Interested? Apply! We look forward to hearing from you.

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