We are hiring a Veterinary Technician as part of our growing team at the Animal Hospital of Chester County in West Chester! We are a small but established practice serving the West Chester area for over 20 years. We see dogs and cats primarily but have a few experienced doctors and technicians who will handle exotic pets as well. We are proud to say that we are still veterinarian owned and operated!
Our team at AHCC includes 3 full time doctors and 6+ support staff. We offer digital radiographs, ultrasound, digital dental radiographs, in-house CBC and Chemistry machines, therapeutic laser, and full surgical facilities. Our hospital has recently been updated and renovated! Visit our website at www.ahccvet.com to learn more.
Hours would be a set, revolving schedule.
Includes working two Saturdays per month (we are open 9-12 every other Saturday).
Competitive hourly rate based on technician experience.
Veterinary Technician certification is also preferred, but not required.
Employer-paid health insurance - partial or full based on certification, experience, and employment status.
Simple IRA offered with 3% employer match.
60 hours paid time off per year.
16 hours CE time per year.
Employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance.
Generous employee discount.
Employer-paid Employee Assistance Program - confidential resources to combat stress, fatigue, burnout, life changes, legal issues etc.
Paid Rabies titers and boosters.
Quarterly bonuses based on hospital performance.
7 paid holidays.
Occasional shifts as a receptionist as well.
Job requirements include but are not limited to:
A minimum of 1 year experience as a Veterinary Technician or eligibility to sit for the NVTE. Please do not submit an application if your experience does not match this requirement.
Running canine and feline anesthesia.
Placing IV catheters, understanding and administering medications.
Restraining animals safely, communicating well with clients and team members, being self-motivated.
Operating in house lab equipment, and being proficient in computer operating systems.
Proficiency with computers and veterinary specific software.
Ability to function as a front desk receptionist as needed.
Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills:
Commitment to excellence in veterinary care.
Experience as a technician in a dynamic environment.
Attention to detail.
Outstanding customer service skills.
Strong work ethic.
We are excited to add to our already amazing group of veterinary professionals! Please submit your resume and cover letter and we will contact you upon review. Please do not submit an application for this position if you do not possess the minimum required experience or certification. Thank you!
About Animal Hospital of Chester County
The Animal Hospital of Chester County has provided high quality veterinary care to patients in the West Chester, Exton, and Downingtown are for over 20 years, treating dogs, cats, and exotic pets.