TLC First Animal Hospital is seeking a full-time Veterinary Technician or CVT to join our growing team. We are a busy, one doctor small animal and exotic practice that integrates holistic modalities and approaches with Western medicine to provide our patients the best options and care.
The ideal candidate will have experience in the field, ideally two years, but a combination of work experience and education may qualify the right candidate (CVT is a PLUS!). Qualified candidates will be seeking long-term employment with a desire to build long-lasting relationships with our staff, clients, and their pets. Applicant must be compassionate, self-motivated, and dependable with an eye for attention to detail. Must be able to lift and carry 40 pounds.
anesthesia induction along with monitoring and recovery
surgical prep and assistance
performing dental prophylaxis
general housekeeping of the hospital.
Although this is a permanent, full-time position, we are currently on a modified work schedule (doing curbside drop off appointments) due to COVID-19. Hours should be expected to increase in the future as the pandemic threat recedes. Our current schedule is Monday, Thursday and Friday from 8am - 6pm (although we're always here later until notes and work is completed) and Tuesdays from 8:30am - 5pm (candidates should expect to work between 32 to 35 hours per week). Compensation is based on experience.
Benefits include -
Simple IRA with employer match,
Generous pet discount on veterinary care.
TLC First Animal Hospital is an equal opportunity employer than does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age or other legally protected status.
TLC First is a growing small animal/exotics hospital. We are 100% Family Owned with no corporate ties. We practice conventional medicine, but we supplement care with a variety of herbal, nutritional, homeopathic, alternative therapies and refer for chiropractic care and acupuncture.
We are located on the Northwest side of Chicago. Our practice was established in 2008 and has experienced rapid growth. We have newer equipment, including updated digital radiography, new in-house IDEXX lab equipment, Class IV 25W therapy laser, endoscope, underwater treadmill, therapy pool, digital thermal imaging and more.
We are looking for staff who embrace the culture of our clinic while delivering the best in customer care. Come work at a hospital with great people, where we work hard, and we have fun doing it.