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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Technician Emergency in West Palm Beach, Florida

VCA Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists is seeking an experienced Certified Veterinary Technician / CVT to join our 24-hour Emergency & Critical Care service for daytime ER.

About Us

VCA Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists was established in West Palm Beach in 1998 and has flourished from a single-specialty practice into a full-service, multi-disciplinary, specialty-only practice.

We reside within a new 32,000 sq. ft. facility, operating 24/7/365, which includes an in-house national reference laboratory, blood bank, and Education Center with a 125-seat auditorium, conference room and meeting hall used to provide continuing education programs. Our Advanced Imaging department offers on-site MRI, CT, C-Arm and Linear Accelerator (Halcyon).

Our staff of specialists includes three Surgeons, a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, an Internist, an Emergency and Critical Care Service, Neurosurgeon, and Radiation Oncologist. Our doctors work closely with our nurses and technical staff to provide optimal patient care, careful client service and open dialogue with referring veterinarians.

We are a very integrated practice that uses a team approach to case consultation and management. You will enjoy a diverse and stimulating caseload while employing the most advanced imaging and monitoring tools.

West Palm Beach is located on the southeast coast of Florida, blessed with year-round pleasant weather and beautiful white sandy beaches. Urban, suburban and rural living all can be enjoyed within close driving distance to the hospital. Come live where people vacation!

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About the Role

As an experienced Veterinary Technician/CVT, we want you to use your skills and knowledge to the fullest. Skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • Compassionate patient care

  • Patient assessment and triage

  • Client education and care

  • Hospitalization/ICU care

  • Anesthesia induction and monitoring

  • Surgical preparation and assisting

  • Radiology

  • Laboratory sample collection and diagnostic testing

  • Venipuncture, catheterization

  • Pharmacy

  • Medical record keeping

We are seeking veterinary technicians with experience in emergency or specialty medicine, or several years of experience in general practice. Flexible schedule will include some weekends and holidays. Pay is competitive, based on level of skill, experience, relevant education and credentials.


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 home town care. Together we are taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.

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.

Some of the many benefits we offer:

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

  • Opportunities for learning, growth and advancement

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Access to free mental health care, life assistance program, resources like Headspace, etc.

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

  • Paid vacation, paid sick time, holiday pay

  • Paid parental leave

  • Continuing Education allowance for full time credentialed veterinary technicians

  • Tuition support and sponsorships including Veterinary Technology AAS, BAS completion and more

  • Veterinary Technician license reimbursement (CVT, RVT, LVT, LVMT)

  • Generous hospital discounts for your pets, a variety of other discounts

  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match

  • Referral bonus opportunities

  • Opportunities to give back through VCA Charities and community partnerships

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

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