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VCA Animal Hospitals Certified Veterinary Technician in Westmont, Illinois

VCA West Suburban Veterinary Hospital located in Westmont, Illinois is seeking to add a Certified Veterinary Technician to our incredible team!

VCA West Suburban Veterinary Hospital has been a pioneer in the veterinary community for over 70 years. In our award winning, state-of-the-art facility, we strive for veterinary excellence in a kind, compassionate environment

Who We Are:

We are a full service medical facility offering general wellness, hospitalization, advanced surgical services including orthopedics, laparoscopy, dentistry, surgical laser, ultrasound, cold laser therapy, stem cell therapy as well as Exotic and Avian care.

By joining our team of excellent Veterinarians, stellar Veterinary Technicians and an amazing support team, you’ll experience interesting, diverse and challenging cases that will afford you the opportunity to practice veterinary medicine in a safe, supportive environment.

We Care For:

We care for dogs, cats, small mammals, reptiles, birds, and other exotic pets.

Snapshot of the Role:

Our RCVTs provide compassionate veterinary care to our patients. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist doctors with exams, treatments and procedures.

  • Venipuncture and IVC placement

  • Administer SQ fluids, medications, etc.

  • Work in conjunction with all technical staff across the hospital to ensure hospitalized patients are receiving the best possible care and communicating frequently with the team.

  • Recognize subtle change in clinical status.

  • Discharge instructions with clients when they are able to bring their furry family member back home with them.

  • Complete estimates, basic record keeping.

  • Surgical preparation and assisting.

  • Anesthesia monitoring.

  • Dentistry

What We Value:

We take our mission statement: pet health is our top priority- very seriously. We believe in a team approach to medicine and focus on high-quality patient care. Our team is committed to continuously improve the standard of care and veterinary medicine as a whole. We work hard to ensure that our love of animals translates into compassionate care and respect for our patients.

Why join the VCA West Suburban Family?

Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA 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 and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Competitive wage

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Generous petcare discounts

  • Life, long and short term disability insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • 401(k)

  • Pet care discount

Apply Today!

Become a part of our incredible team at VCA West suburban Veterinary Hospital where we are proud to “Provide Specialty Care in a General Practice”.

VCA West Suburban Caring For Unique Pets:

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