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VCA Animal Hospitals Veterinary Technician in Buffalo, New York

Are you seeking a team that values your ability to make personal connections? Are you ready to provide a friendly and attentive impression to pet parents in need? Do you want to utilize your talents and learn new skills in a supportive environment? VCA Sheridan Animal Hospital is seeking an Experienced Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team full-time. We are located in Buffalo, NY and have proudly serviced the Greater Buffalo area with our general practice and specialty services for over 70 years. The Sheridan team is a diverse group of professionals dedicated to providing the highest of standards in all aspects of Veterinary Medicine. We are eager to welcome like-minded individuals to our team, furthering our devotion to excellence!

The successful candidate will be a believer in high quality veterinary medicine and patient care, with the expertise and technical know-how to make them happen. Must be self-motivated and possess the ability to work both independently and in a team setting. Our Technicians work directly with our Doctors and Veterinary team by creating a positive, low-stress atmosphere for our clients and patients. Our Technicians are “The Heart” in everything that helps to keep our hospital running smoothly and efficiently.

As a member of the VCA team, your mission will be to win the confidence of every pet parent—by delivering an outstanding client experience—so they will partner with us for the lifelong care of their companion animals. This position pays $18-$23 an hour.

You’ve worked hard for your license and we want you to use the knowledge that you’ve invested your time and talent in. The skills that you will be utilizing include, but are not limited to:

• Venipuncture

• Catheter placement

• Radiology

• Anesthesia monitoring

• Physical examinations and patient assessment

• Surgical recovery and post-operative care

• Laboratory work/pharmacy

• Packaging and sterilization of surgical instruments

• Assisting to maintain an optimal work environment

• Compassionate care for our hospitalized patients

Why Join The VCA Sheridan Animal Hospital Family?

We are passionate about supporting Veterinary Assistants and are committed to your personal career development. VCA is a community of dedicated professionals that will encourage you to explore everything a career veterinary medicine has to offer. We create and support an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your growth, your happiness, and the patients you serve. Below are some of the many benefits of joining the VCA 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

  • Tuition support and sponsorships

  • Free wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

  • WOOF University, offering an abundance of training on a variety of topics

VCA adds value to your compensation package with the following:

  • Competitive wage and Referral bonuses

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Life, long and short term disability insurance

  • Paid vacation, parental leave and sick time

  • 401(k)

  • Employee pet care discounts

Why You Should Consider Us

At VCA, your passion for medicine and compassion for pets and people is matched with a commitment to your professional growth.

You will sharpen your skills—and even learn some new techniques—and explore career options that only VCA can offer, such as continuing education, specialization, transfer, and leadership opportunities.

If you are a current associate, you will need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Jobs Hub app or search for Browse Jobs.

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)

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at vcacareers.com