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Certified Veterinary Technician

  • Animal Wellness Center of Maple Grove
  • 11/18/19
  • Osseo, MN
  • 55311
  • NA / Yearly
  • Full-Time
We are seeking a Credentialed Veterinary Technician to join our team. Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference, build a career and create long-term client, patient and staff relationships? Come work with an outstanding team of CVTs and support staff, excellent veterinarians and committed management in a professionally challenging, supportive and team-oriented environment! VCA Animal Wellness Center is AAHA accredited and is the first practice in the Twin Cities area to be certified Fear Free! We are committed to providing Fear Free veterinary visits using low-stress handling techniques. Come grow your fear free and low stress veterinary skills with us!

Certification in or interest in Animal Behavior Specialty a plus!

Job Description

Technician duties include a wide variety of tasks including but not limited to:

Client communication and education
Patient assessment and triage
Animal handling and restraint
Surgical assisting, anesthesia administration and monitoring
Laboratory sample collection and processing
General record keeping
So much more!

Job Requirements

Certification as a veterinary technician in MN
Ability and willingness to follow low stress handling techniques
Excellent technical skills
Ability to stand for long periods of time and able to lift up to 40lbs independently
Upbeat personality with ability to work with a variety of people
Outstanding communication and teamwork skills
Attention to detail
Able to work in a fast paced environment and multi-task
Flexible schedule including Saturday, evening and holiday hours
What We Offer

VCA Animal Wellness Center has fun and challenging opportunities in an upscale full-service veterinary clinic that offers luxury boarding, daycare, training, grooming and veterinary medical services. As a member of the VCA family you will have the ability to explore career options that only VCA can offer such as continuing education, transfer options, specialization and leadership opportunities. Employees receive competitive compensation with a comprehensive benefits package including:

Competitive pay with consideration for experience
PTO in addition to paid sick days and holidays
Health and Dental Insurance
Supplemental insurance options available (e.g. - disability, hospitalization, vision, dental)
401k option
CE and Uniform allowance
Individual Low-Stress Handling Certification
Generous pet care discounts for your own pet
Very family-friendly with high consideration for work-life balance
For more information about our facility please visit our website at!

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