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Licensed Veterinary Technician | Full-Time | Buffalo, NY

Technicians | Buffalo, NY

Seeking an independent, compassionate Licensed Vet Tech to join our team at West Side Pet Clinic, or our sister hospitals Ellicott Street Animal Hospital, and North Buffalo Animal Hospital!

This position comes with a generous sign-on bonus!

Why West Side Pet Clinic in Buffalo, New York?
Opened in 2014, West Side Pet Clinic provides a new kind of quality, low-cost pet wellness care. Our goal is to be a sustainable, community-oriented, small animal clinic helping pet owners care for their pets. We are committed to help in the revival of our surrounding neighborhood. It is important to us to educate pet owners on proper care and training, as well as to become a resource for people in the area.
We are currently looking to hire a Full Time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our amazing team! The ideal candidate will be a dependable, detail-oriented, team player who loves pets and being part of a fun, supportive team.
Our Commitment to Diversity:
We are dedicated to establishing a culture that celebrates all forms of diversity and allows us to be an inclusive service provider in this community.
Who are we looking for?
Applicants must have a strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, have the ability to work in harmony with a team, possess a well-rounded technical skill set, and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients. A license is required for this position, but no further experience is necessary - new grads are welcome!
  • Assist the veterinarian in exam rooms and use veterinary software for documenting medical notes
  • Perform venipuncture for phlebotomy and catheter placement
  • Obtain laboratory sample collection, process and possibly interpret results (fecal/parasite analysis, ear cytology, skin cytology, urinalysis, blood smears)
  • Perform diagnostic imaging
  • Perform anesthesia
  • Prep patients for and assist in surgery
  • Perform dental prophies
  • Administer vaccines and medications (oral, topical, injectable)
  • Fill prescriptions and review directions with clients
  • Communicate with and educate clients
  • Provide compassionate patient care
We’re dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents
  • Paid time off for full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan
  • Continuing education allowance for licensed technicians
  • Guardian voluntary benefits
  • Pet benefits