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VCA Registered Veterinary Techician in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

VCA Edgewood Animal Hospital is looking to expand its team with a Registered Veterinary Technician! Whether you're an experienced Veterinary Technician looking for the next step in your career or a new grad seeking mentorship, our team is ready to partner with you.

VCA Edgewood Animal Hospital is located in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been a pioneer in the veterinary community for over 50 years! We are proud to be AAHA accredited and practice Low-Stress Handling and several of our associates our Fear Free Certified . VCA Edgewood Animal Hospital is a full-service facility offering Preventative/Routine medical care and hospitalization. In addition to our general Veterinary services, we offer advanced services such as dentistry including digital dental radiology, cold laser therapy, surgical laser, ultrasound, digital radiology, endoscopy, advanced soft tissue surgeries, and exotic care including birds!

Our mission at VCA Edgewood is to build lasting relationships with our patients and clients. We strive daily to achieve this mission by advocating for animal wellness, and we pledge to provide compassionate veterinary care for every client, every patient, every time.

What makes VCA Edgewood Animal Hospital different?

By joining our team of 9 excellent Veterinarians, 9 stellar Registered Veterinary Technicians and an amazing support team, you’ll experience interesting, diverse and challenging cases. From canines, felines, and exotics we provide care for them all! We strive for a culture that is not only fun, team orientated, and full of energy but a great environment for advancing your technical skills. Which is why we make sure to provide our new team members with a 90 day training program.

Schedule: Full-time opportunities available

Why Join The Edgewood Family?

We are passionate about supporting Technicians and are committed to your personal career development. We create and support an inclusive work environment where you can focus on your career, 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

  • CE allowance

  • Tuition support and sponsorships

  • Vet Tech license reimbursement

  • Free wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

  • Referral bonuses

  • Competitive wage

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance

  • Life, long and short term disability insurance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid vacation and sick time

  • 401(k)

Why We Want You!

You’ve worked hard for your credentials (CVT, RVT, LVT) 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 preparation and assisting

  • Dentistry

  • Laboratory work

  • Pharmacy

  • Patient recovery

  • Compassionate care for our hospitalized patients

Ready to grow with a collaborative and supportive team? Apply now! We look forward to getting to know 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$169603.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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