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Licensed Veterinary Technician

Company: VCA
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

VCA East Anchorage Animal Hospital is seeking a full or part-time, experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our practice.

A competitive wage DOE, 2 weeks paid vacation, CE benefits, and professional development is offered. Must have a current veterinary technician license in the state of Alaska or be eligible to transfer/obtain a license in Alaska. Prefer at least 1 year of experience in a veterinary hospital.

Compensation: $19-25 / hour. Pay dependent on experience and licensure.

Schedule: 5/8's or 4/10's with some Saturdays. Closed Sundays and Holidays. Full-time and Part-time available.

Location: 2639 Boniface Pkwy, Anchorage, AK 99504

What makes VCA East Anchorage Unique?

VCA East Anchorage is made up of a team of experienced, tenured doctors and technicians' staff that work well together. We are focused on high-quality patient care, exceptional client service, and ongoing associate development. Our doctors are great about teaching and sharing their knowledge with all team members. This is a place where you can learn and grow!

Anchorage, AK is Alaska's largest city with much to offer. There are hundreds of trails to ski, bike, and hike. We are a breathtaking 3-hour drive from the Kenai Peninsula, home of world-renowned salmon fishing. Anchorage offers the perks of urban life such as restaurants, art, live music, and museums alongside unique outdoor adventures, surreal views, and wildlife.

Benefits of joining the VCA East Anchorage Team!

We are passionate about supporting Veterinary Technicians and are committed to your continuing education and personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a Veterinary Technician career has to offer. At VCA, we are committed to equity, inclusion, and diversity and strive to be a place where a talented mix of people want to come, stay, and do their best work. In addition, we support a work environment where you can focus on your career, happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA team!

Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community
Leadership opportunities
Career development programs
Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities
Continuing education allowance
Tuition support and sponsorships
Veterinary Technician license reimbursement
Free mental health sessions and wellness subscriptions (Head Space)
Referral bonuses
Competitive wage
Medical, dental & vision insurance
Generous pet care discounts
Life, long, and short-term disability insurance
Paid parental leave
Paid vacation (2 weeks in 1st year), sick time, and holiday pay
401(k) (company match)

Why We Want You!

As a member of the VCA East Anchorage team, you will support Doctor teams by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent-by delivering an outstanding client experience-so we can provide exceptional care to every patient. You've worked hard for your credentials (CVT, RVT, LVT) and we want you to use the knowledge that you've invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilized include, but are not limited to:

Physical examinations and patient assessment
Anesthesia monitoring
Surgical preparation and assisting
Laboratory work
Catheter placement
Patient recovery
Compassionate care of our hospitalized animals

Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now! We look forward to getting to know you!"

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at

If you are a current associate, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs.

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at %%veterinary%%

Keywords: VCA, Anchorage , Licensed Veterinary Technician, Professions , Anchorage, Alaska

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