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VCA Veterinary Technology- Neurology in Aurora, Illinois

VCA Aurora Animal Hospital is expanding its Neurology Service and is seeking Veterinary Technicians!

VCA Aurora is open 24/7, 365 days a year, and provides a wide range of specialty, critical care, emergency service, and primary care. We offer a team approach to veterinary medicine where specialists work together to provide the most advanced care possible for every patient utilizing the newest diagnostic equipment and therapeutic techniques.

Our Neurology Service:

VCA Aurora’s Neurology Service comprises of two board-certified neurologists, Licensed Technicians, and Veterinary Assistants. Our board-certified neurologist perform intricate examinations, diagnostic testing, and neurologic surgeries.

Day To Day Of Our Neurology Technicians:

Our Neurology Technicians are exposed to diverse and stimulating caseload. Our Neurology Technicians provide exceptional care to every patient. Technical skills are sharpened, and new techniques are learned every day. Skills that our Neurology Technicians utilize, but are not limited to:

  • Anesthesia monitoring

  • Collecting patient histories

  • Physical examinations and patient assessment

  • Venipuncture/IVC placement

  • Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging

  • Pharmacy

  • Creating individualized anesthetic protocols in collaboration with Neurologists

  • Surgical preparation

  • Patient recovery

  • Work collaboratively with team members of all hospital services

Schedule : Full-Time, four 10-hour weekdays.

What makes VCA Aurora Animal Hospital Unique:

It is essential to our hospital that every Technician and Assistant feel supported in their professional development and growth. Our hospital has a Technician Training and Development Coordinator, who works closely with all Technicians and Assistants to provide aid in development, help set goals, and push our team to greatness. Whether it's learning new skills, understanding aspects of medicine, developing leadership/management skills, or education skills, our associates are supported and have the opportunity to build their desired professional pathway.

As the Veterinary industry navigates this new normal of increasing need for patient care, we are proud to have an on-site social worker for our associates and our clients. Our Leaderships top priority is protecting our team's health and well-being.

Interested in becoming a Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) in Neurology?

Our Neurologist and Leadership Team are invested in providing the supporting you to apply for, obtain, and maintain your VTS (IM-Neurology) including mentorship, available caseload, skills development opportunities, and CE allowance.

Benefits of joining the VCA Aurora 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

  • Onsite HR representative to promote a positive work environment

  • Onsite Social Worker to support clients and employees

  • CE allowance ($750 per year for CVT, LVT, RVT)

  • Tuition support and sponsorships

  • Vet Tech license reimbursement

  • Free mental wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Competitive wage

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Life and short term disability insurance included

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • 401(k) with corporate match

Apply Today!

We value your time, and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. Apply today on our 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to speaking with you!

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. You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site:

https://www.myworkday.com/vca/d/inst/1$9925/9925$182164.htmld

Company Info: VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose—A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®.

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).

VCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, genetic characteristics, physical disability, mental disability, perceived disability, medical condition, age, family care status, veteran or military status, parental status, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, or any other protected status as required by law. 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. VCA will engage in the interactive process with disabled individuals who request reasonable accommodations in the workplace.

VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!

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