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  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care League is seeking a CVT to assist our veterinarians with duties in the Chatka Ruggerio Spay/Neuter Clinic as well as in the shelter. Responsibilities would include: assisting in diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures, administering vaccines, providing medical treatment to animals in our care, creating and maintaining computerized medical records, anesthetic induction, intubation, and assisting with high-volume surgeries and recovery, providing client education, cleaning of surgical instruments, equipment, and kennels. The ideal candidate would have experience and a comfort level working in a fast-paced environment in combination with exceptional organizational and inter-personal skills.

    Closing Date: September 30, 2014 Posted: July 15, 2014
  • Veterinary Technician

    Montclair Township Animal Shelter

    Seeking a self-motivated individual to work with the vet of record and shelter management to create and enforce disease control protocol and general treatment guidelines for common shelter illness. Recommend products for in house testing, vaccinating routines, de-worming schedules, flea/tick products, as well as general antibiotics to have in shelter stock. Develop and ensure vaccination, de-worming schedules are followed. Collect specimens and perform laboratory procedures. Provide specialized nursing care, medication, care of animals. Prepare animals, instruments and equipment for surgery. Assist in diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures. Manage inventory, stock and maintain medicines and supplies, prescriptions, food supplements. Also, cleaning, feeding, and general upkeep of facility. Adoption counseling, customer service, intake, phones, and record keeping. For requirements please visit: http://montclairanimalshelter.blogspot.com/

    Closing Date: July 31, 2014 Posted: July 12, 2014
  • Certified Veterinary Technician (Part-Time)

    PAWS Chicago

    The Certified Veterinary Technician will work at PAWS Chicago Rescue & Recovery Center (3516 West 26th Street, Chicago). The individual will work closely with veterinarians providing daily care, treatment, and support of the shelter animals. Education: Associate degree or Bachelor’s degree from an AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology program or equivalent experience. Experience: 2+ years’ work experience in a veterinary practice or shelter preferred. The candidate must be credential-eligible in Illinois. Ability to be flexible, work independently, demonstrate sound judgment, understand the importance of deadlines and work in a dynamic collaborative team environment necessary. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Please forward resume and interest to kjahnke@pawschicago.org or fax to 773 521-1142.

    Closing Date: September 8, 2014 Posted: July 9, 2014
  • Licensed Vet Technician

    Animal Care & Control of NYC

    Assist in the medical and surgical care of animals in the shelter as directed by the veterinarian. Administer and monitor anesthesia, administer medications, assist with surgery, perform basic laboratory tests, perform euthanasia, assist in necropsy, develop radiographs. Keep record of all DEA logs and statistics abiding by the law and AC&C policy. Cleaning of medical equipment and kennels as needed. Must be 21 years or older and have NYS driver’s license. Associates or Bachelor’s degree in veterinary technology, or foreign equivalent recognized by NYS. Licensure to practice in NYS. To apply, visit www.nycacc.org.

    Closing Date: December 31, 2014 Posted: July 3, 2014
  • Animal Shelter Attendant

    Ellen M. Gifford Sheltering Home

    Performs animal care, manages kennel operations required to maintain and operate the shelter in a sanitary, humane, and efficient manner in accordance with industry standards, policies/procedures. Perform spot inspections. Maintains safe, sanitary, and pleasant working conditions for employees, volunteers, and animals at the shelter. Assist public with adoption choices, and interacts with volunteers regularly. Oversees transport of animals to vets. Provide information to the public; promote good animal care and responsible pet ownership. Identifies problems with animals and notifies shelter director. Performs record keeping, administers vaccines, intake exam and adoption paperwork. Maintains proper inventory levels of various supplies. Oversees the shelter’s volunteer program. Knowledge of basic animal care, identification and handles animals safely and effectively. Communicate effectively with staff, and volunteers in a professional,pleasant, respectful, and tactful manner.

    Closing Date: August 9, 2014 Posted: July 2, 2014
  • Shelter Vet Assistant

    Ellen M. Gifford Sheltering Home

    Performs technical and routine animal care and related duties at the shelter. The work involves giving shots, conducting intake exams, adoptions, cleaning, maintaining kennel areas, and performing related shelter duties. Administers medicines, conducts health exams and administers first-aid and other treatment as necessary. Handles animals and makes determinations regarding their disposition. Relays information to shelter staff/volunteers. Conducts health rounds and assists in the execution and creation of shelter policies. Cleans kennels, feeds animals and performs related housekeeping duties. Prepares adoption paperwork, pet listings, and transports animals to veterinarians. Participates in shelter’s outreach program when applicable. Maintains proper inventory levels of cleaning and other supplies. Informs supervisor when reordering is necessary. Two years of related experience that includes at least one year as Animal Shelter Attendant or experience in a veterinary environment.

    Closing Date: July 31, 2014 Posted: July 2, 2014
  • Registered RVT (Part-Time)

    Fix Our Ferals

    Fix Our Ferals, a non-profit East Bay organization, seeks a certified Registered Veterinary Technician for a part-time (4-5 hours per day) position. Our state-of-the-art, low-cost, spay-neuter clinic for ALL cats is located in Richmond, CA. We are open Tuesday through Saturday. RVTs begin work at 9:00 AM. Duties include handling tame and feral cats/kittens, anesthesia, intubation, bladder expression, iv catheterization, patient prep, sterile surgery protocols, and patient recovery. If you have a current rabies series (or are willing to be vaccinated) and are a team player,please reply with your cover letter and resume IN THE BODY OF YOUR EMAIL (as attachments will not be opened/read). We are especially interested in your experience with feral cats, so please supply relevant details. We will contact all interested and qualified applicants regarding participating in interviews and supplying references from past RVT positions.

    Closing Date: August 1, 2014 Posted: June 30, 2014
  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Cat Adoption Team

    Cat Adoption Team is looking for a part-time certified veterinary technician to join our hospital team! We are a full-service clinic with a large OR and labwork/radiographic capabilities, and we pride ourselves on providing high-quality medicine and surgery. Duties include providing medical treatment to cats in our care; creating and maintaining computerized medical records; anesthetic induction, intubation, and assisting with high-volume surgeries and recovery; providing client education; performing physical exams; cleaning of surgical instruments, equipment, and kennels; and other duties to help further our mission of adopting healthy, happy cats and kittens into new homes! Applicants must have current Oregon veterinary technician certification. Previous shelter or veterinary experience is required. This is a fast-paced environment, so good time management skills are essential! For more information, visit http://catadoptionteam.org/about-us/employment/.

    Closing Date: August 31, 2014 Posted: June 28, 2014
  • Assistant Manager- Cat Shelter

    Gifford Cat Shelter

    The Assistant Manager is responsible for the operations of the Cat Shelter in conjunction with the shelter director focusing on the daily behavioral and medical needs of cats/kittens. 5+ years experience; preference given to candidates with management experience working with animals in a kennel, shelter, veterinary hospital or equivalent Training or instruction in the care of neonate kittens preferred

    Closing Date: July 30, 2014 Posted: June 26, 2014
  • Lead Veterinary Technician

    Animal Rescue, Inc.

    Animal Rescue, Inc. is seeking an enthusiastic, compassionate, and motivated individual for full-time lead veterinary technician (licensed/certified or 3+ years of experience). Must be hard-working, flexible, and adapt easily in a fast-paced environment. Must have good oral/written communication skills, basic computer knowledge, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, keen attention to detail, exceptional memory, and the abilities to multi-task and prioritize. Responsibilities (include but are not limited to): cat and dog shelter admission, administer vaccines and medication, draw blood, perform general examinations on shelter residents, perform IV, IM, & SC injections, sedate and intubate animals for procedures, work closely with staff and veterinarians to ensure the health of our resident population. Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time and be able to lift at least 50 pounds. Long shifts ranging from 8-12 hours, nights, and weekends.

    Closing Date: August 17, 2014 Posted: June 21, 2014
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