Veterinary Technician

Banfield Pet Hospital Aurora, CO
Veterinary Technician

Banfield aspires to be a practice where as a team, we make a positive impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities, and the field of veterinary medicine. And, we believe hiring people with diverse perspectives, ideas, and cultures, permits us to deliver to the highest quality of preventive care.

As a Banfield veterinary technician, you will work alongside pet health care industry experts to make a difference in the lives of the pets and clients we serve. With the chance to utilize your veterinary knowledge, communication skills, and love for pets, this role will afford you the opportunity to define a clear career path for continued growth and learning.

Responsibilities:

* Support veterinarians to ensure quality veterinary care, advocate for pets, and educate clients.

* With each hospital function, assist veterinarians and the medical team to maximize productivity and maintain positive patient flow.

* Assist with surgeries and procedures in accordance with your state's Veterinary Practice Act outlined for credentialed veterinary technicians.

* Communicate with clients about individualized pet health concerns and offer guidance on Optimum Wellness Plan® options, medications, and additional treatments.

* Assist in maintaining relevant, comprehensive medical records with the support of practice systems, including Banfield's database, PetWare, designed to obtain data for population research.

* Obtain relevant health history and information from clients and maintain medical charts.

* Use safe restraining techniques, follow standard protocols, and sustain clean, sterile, organized treatment areas, exam rooms, and labs.

* Be willing to guide, mentor, and support fellow team members.

Requirements:

Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT)

Commitment beyond qualifications

Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMAcertified credentials. It means bringing your talents, skills, dedication, anda desire for developing alongside your peers. But, most importantly, it meansshowing up each day with a passion for pets and working with others who believepreventive care is the key to helping pets achieve long and healthy lives.

As we do with all our associates, we look to our vet techs toadopt our FivePrinciples — Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom.And, while your on-paper qualifications are of course important, we activelyseek out vet techs who thrive on delivering outstanding client and petexperiences.

Your wellbeing matters.

We know that your real passion for pet well-being is why you chosethis profession. At Banfield, we believe it is just as important to support thewell-being of those who devote their lives to this cause. Through our extensivenetwork and support structure, Banfield offers a wide array of benefits andprograms, empowering you to focus on yourself and your family, as you care forpets and clients

As a Banfield vet tech, we want you to take full advantage of workand play through:

* Competitive salary with paid time off

* Medical, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits for you andeligible dependents

* Automatic enrollment in 401(k) Savings Plan after 60 days ofemployment

* Health Savings Account with annual practice-paid funding of $750to supplement health care expenses

* Automatic enrollment in 100% practice paid short- and long-termdisability after 60 days of employment – includes maternity leave

* Optimum Wellness Plans (OWPs) for up to three pets

* A variety of discounts including Mars, PetSmart, Royal Canin,fitness, cellular, and so much more

Potential as Big as Your Passion

Whether you are a newly certified or an experienced vet tech, ajob at Banfield opens the door to exploring the next best move in your career.We are committed to helping you grow as a vet tech by providing:

* Performance Development Plans (PDP) designed to help you defineand achieve your career goals

* Practice-paid continuing education opportunities along with theopportunity to attend partner conferences

* Free membership to NAVTA, practice-paid subscription to VetFolio,and a 50% discount for VetGirl

* Opportunities to lend your skills to the local communitieswhere you live and serve

* Ability to grow into leadership roles at the field and practicelevel

Support that helps you thrive

We've created a structure that includes leadership and support atthe hospital level, in the field, and at our headquarters, all with one goal inmind: helping you deliver quality care for all pets.

Commitment to communitywellness

Through volunteering efforts, and our programs designed to benefitlocal shelters and rescues, we strengthen the pet-human connections in ourcommunities. Discover how we supportthe wellbeing of our people and profession through the MarsVolunteer Program (MVP).

So,what are you waiting for?

Make your move and apply today!

Banfield Pet Hospital® strongly supports and values the uniquenessof all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced.Banfield Pet Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. All qualifiedapplicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,age, genetic information, or protected veteran status. If you have a disabilityor special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. Banfield PetHospital follows all applicable federal, state and local laws governingnondiscrimination in employment in every Banfield location.