Hudson Road Animal Hospital in Woodbury, MN is looking for a full-time Certified Veterinary Technician to join our astounding team! We are an exclusive small animal practice nestled in the suburbs of the Twin Cities. We are an AAHA certified practice with over 55 years in the community.
We are progressive hospital offering modern therapies such as acupuncture and laser therapy. The perfect candidate will be a self-motivated, responsible, reliable team player. They must be experienced in preventative care, radiology, laboratory, surgical/dental processes, client education, animal handling, and humane restraint techniques. They should demonstrate a strong work ethic and possess the ability to work with animals of all behaviors and temperaments safely with patience and kindness.
We hope you can help us further our mission in creating a truly great animal hospital. Hudson Road Animal Hospital is located near both I-94 and I-694 providing easy access to both St. Paul and Minneapolis. Minneapolis was voted one of the healthiest places to live with an abundance of bike trails and great restaurants. The city also has the 3rd largest theater in the country as well as a wide array of sports teams for all to enjoy. Woodbury was voted #12 for one of best places to live in the country (2014); over the past several years our hospital has been nominated "Best Veterinarian" by the community.
Veterinary Technicians are essential in helping to maintain the human animal bond within the practice. Veterinary Technicians must have a broad knowledge of animal science, medicine, and husbandry, including a basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses. They must be able to successfully restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory tests, use multiple radiology techniques, administer and monitor animals under anesthesia, assist in surgery, and perform dental procedures. Veterinary Technicians must also have a compassion for animals and their owners and understand the stress that patients and clients endure. Veterinary Technicians should expect nearly all of their workday to be on their feet and working directly with clients and animal.
Additional Salary Information: Hourly rate of pay based on experience. Medical insurance, 401k and profit sharing, holiday pay, paid time off, pet care discounts
Job Type: Full-time
Availability to work during practice hours: - Monday: 7am-8pm - Tuesday: 7am-8pm - Wednesday: 7am-8pm - Thursday: 7am-8pm - Friday: 7am-6pm - Saturday: 7am-2pm • 35-40 hours per week. • 3-4 Outpatient shifts per week. 1-2 Surgical shifts per week. • Required traits: Self-motivated, responsible, reliable, team player. Must fit into our team culture and match core values. Experienced in preventative care, radiology, laboratory, surgical/dental processes, client education, animal handling and humane restraint technique, able to work in group setting and independently. Demonstrate strong work ethic, flexibility of shift, ability to work with animals of all behaviors and temperaments safely, with patience and kindness.
Additional Salary Information: Starting rate of pay based on experience. Opportunity to increase rate within 3 months of hire.
About Hudson Road Animal Hospital
Hudson Road Animal Hospital is a progressive medical facility, providing compassionate, state of the art veterinary care to all pets. We treat our client's pets as if they were our own.We offer wellness care, preventative medicine, surgical services, dental care, ultrasound, geriatric care, nutritional counseling, acupuncture therapy, professional pet grooming and boarding services. We are involved in the Woodbury Community, partnering with other small business for the benefit of Woodbury.We strive to give our employees a pleasant place to work, opportunities for growth and development.