Veterinary Technician and Veterinary Assistants

Full Time SpayToday Healthy Pet Center
  • Lakewood, colorado View on Map
  • Post Date: September 9, 2022
  • Salary: $16.00 - $26.00 / Hourly
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  • Position Assistant
  • Experience Less Than 1 Year
  • Practice Shelter/Non-profit
  • Qualifications Other

Job Description

Join the Spay Today Team!

Are you looking for a job where you get to make a real difference in the lives of pets and families in need? Do you have a minimum of six months experience? Preferred Certified Vet Tech or Certified Vet Assistant – but on the job training counts too!

SpayToday Healthy Pet Center is a nonprofit veterinary clinic specializing in spay, neuter and basic pet wellness. We treat dogs, cats and rabbits and have performed over 80,000 spay and neuter surgeries since 2009! Our veterinary technicians are essential to our mission, helping us keep pets safe, healthy and happily at home with their families who love them!

Veterinary Technicians will perform a variety of duties including the weighing and intake of animals, conducting physical examinations under the supervision of the veterinarian, gathering and preparing drugs for surgery, setting up surgical room and instruments, induction and intubation, surgical prep of patients, assisting the veterinarian during surgical procedures, recovery of animals and other general duties. Technicians and assistants must be able to lift up to 50 pounds by themselves and restrain animals safely and effectively.

Technicians and assistants also interact regularly with pet owners, providing excellent customer service, providing pet care education, communicating about pre or post- surgical concerns and appropriate surgery aftercare the direction of the veterinarian.

An ideal candidate for this position is someone who shares our passion for reducing pet overpopulation through spay and neuter and is willing to serve as an ambassador for the organization in every client interaction and at special events.

Candidates need to demonstrate proficiency/experience in a veterinary setting or animal-related field and a willingness to learn and be a part of an amazing team. Our company culture is inclusive, supportive and drama free!

Work Schedule & Benefits:

Full-time Technicians and Assistants work 4-10 hours shifts per week and may include Saturday. The clinic is closed on Sunday and Monday.

Pay Rate: $16.00 – $26.00 an hour depending on experience.

Benefits include:

  • Health and dental insurance options after 90 days of employment. Company pays 80% of health insurance, 50% of Dental and 100% Vision!
  • Earned PTO, plus Bonus PTO!
  • Discounts on veterinary care for employee’s personal pets, including vaccinations, surgical procedures and prescriptions.
  • Continuing education opportunities

If you think you would make a good fit for our team, please apply today!

We look forward to meeting you!!

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