Licensed Veterinary Technician-up to $1,000 sign-on available!
Company: Banfield Pet Hospital
Posted on: November 22, 2021
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.
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
Assist with surgeries and procedures in accordance with your
state's Veterinary Practice Act outlined for credentialed
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 Banfields 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
Be willing to guide, mentor, and support fellow team members.
Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or
Commitment beyond qualifications
Being a veterinary technician requires much more than AVMA
certified credentials. It means bringing your talents, skills,
dedication, and a desire for developing alongside your peers. But,
most importantly, it means showing up each day with a passion for
pets and working with others who believe preventive 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 to adopt
our Five Principles Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency
and Freedom. And, while your on-paper qualifications are of course
important, we actively seek out vet techs who thrive on delivering
outstanding client and pet experiences.
Your wellbeing matters.
We know that your real passion for pet well-being is why you chose
this profession. At Banfield, we believe it is just as important to
support the well-being of those who devote their lives to this
cause. Through our extensive network and support structure,
Banfield offers a wide array of benefits and programs, empowering
you to focus on yourself and your family, as you care for pets and
As a Banfield vet tech, we want you to take full advantage of work
and play through:
Competitive salary with paid time off
Medical, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits for you and
Automatic enrollment in 401(k) Savings Plan after 60 days of
Health Savings Account with annual practice-paid funding of $750 to
supplement health care expenses
Automatic enrollment in 100% practice paid short- and long-term
disability 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, a job
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
Performance Development Plans (PDP) designed to help you define and
achieve your career goals
Practice-paid continuing education opportunities along with the
opportunity 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 communities where
you live and serve
Ability to grow into leadership roles at the field and practice
Support that helps you thrive
Weve created a structure that includes leadership and support at
the hospital level, in the field, and at our headquarters, all with
one goal in mind: helping you deliver quality care for all
Commitment to community wellness
Through volunteering efforts, and our programs designed to benefit
local shelters and rescues, we strengthen the pet-human connections
in our communities. Discover how we support the wellbeing of our
people and profession through the Mars Volunteer Program (MVP).
So, what are you waiting for?
Make your move and apply today!
Banfield Pet Hospital strongly supports and values the uniqueness
of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity
is embraced. Banfield Pet Hospital is an equal opportunity
employer. All qualified applicants 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 disability
or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
Banfield Pet Hospital follows all applicable federal, state and
local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every
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