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Veterinary Technician - 001953

Job ID: R-77420

21019 US Hwy 281 N, San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78258

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Overview

Our Veterinary Technicians are instrumental in helping us do what we do. Everyone, from doctors to managers — and, of course, our pets — look to them for competent, thoughtful care. That’s why we commit to giving vet techs the best careers and experiences we can inside all of our locations.

When you share your training and talents with our community, we have so much to give you in return. Our resources can help you develop a future in our network. And through it all, you’ll never lose sight of the reason you started — a real love for pets.

  • Full time and part time
  • Mid level
  • Location based
    sign-on bonus

Success Profile

Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Adaptable
  • Communicator
  • Compassionate
  • Multi-tasker
  • Leadership
  • Team player

How we care. How we work.

We do it for the same reasons you do. To live our love for pets and pet owners. To continually create better models of treatment. That’s what brought us into our hospitals. Now, see how you can put it into practice with each and every visit, whether you’re interacting with pets or supporting our network of care.

Career Path

We encourage you to follow your passions, no matter how that looks to you.
Whether progressing into hospital leadership or pursuing a path at our headquarters — we'll have your back.

  • Shift Lead

  • Credentialed Shift Lead

  • Practice Manager

  • Field Director

More than a career

Here, marketing get a helping hand in crafting the future they dream of.

  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • Banfield Pet Hospital
  • I choose Banfield because I truly believe I’m given the tools to provide the best possible medicine and given endless opportunities to learn and grow as a veterinary technician. — Ava Bartley, LVT

Benefits

Responsibilities

Veterinary Technician - 001953

Job ID: R-77420

21019 US Hwy 281 N, San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78258

Apply now

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 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 clients
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 eligible dependents
Automatic enrollment in 401(k) Savings Plan after 60 days of employment
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 providing:

Performance Development Plans (PDP) designed to help you define and achieve your career goals
Practice-paid continuing education opportuni

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