Veterinary Technician - ICU & Specialty

Veterinary Healthcare Associates - Winter Haven, FL (30+ days ago)

"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated."
~ Mahatma Gandhi

At Veterinary Healthcare Associates we believe that our pets are a special gift that allow us to experience the joy of unconditional love in an imperfect world. This belief drives us each day to live our mantra of "Helping people by helping their pets" and striving for our goal of "The love of a pet in every person's life."

This unified vision defines our culture, attitude and behavior and attracts the kind of dedicated and passionate team members who embody our core values of compassion, excellence, integrity, teamwork, communication and empowerment. Fostering and building trust is the foundation of our VHA family and we strive to create an environment that allows each team member to achieve their potential and contribute to the synergy of the practice.

Are you the type of individual who embraces the human-animal bond with true heart felt compassion for people and their pets?
Do you live by code of unwavering ethics, honesty and integrity ?
Do you believe that clear, open communication is the foundation for success?
Does the pursuit of excellence fuel your passion for learning and development?
Are you the kind of team member that knows ‘ teamwork makes the dream work’ through collaboration, respect and fun?
Do you know there is endless potential within each of us? We do! And we empower our team member for individual and collective success.

Veterinary Healthcare Associates is a veterinarian owned small animal practice that encourages a self-directed and entrepreneurial work environment. For over 30 years, VHA has proudly served the Central Florida community by delivering outstanding patient care and unmatched client service. Our practice offers a diverse and challenging case load and the tools and equipment to manage them. Our incredible facility, coupled with our exceptional team is the dream of every technician.

Full-time positions on our ICU team consists of a 3 day work week, rotating weekends, with a total of 36 hours. Applicants must be available to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
Our compensation package for a full-time position includes Medical and Dental insurance, Retirement Plan, Short term/Long term disability, Life Insurance, Continued Education Allowance, Uniform Provided, Paid Leave, and discounted medical care for your pets. Hourly wage for this position depends on experience. Shift Differential is available for overnight shifts.
Applicants are required to have at least 2 years experience as an emergency or critical care technician. CVT preferred, but not required. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

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High school diploma or equivalent Veterinary Technician Certification (CVT) desirable but not required. Previous On-The-Job Training desirable when not a CVT.
Minimum two years experience as veterinary technician.
Minimum of 18 years old. Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain. Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis. Is well-spoken and approaches his/her job duties in a mature nature. Is experienced in the teamwork approach and works well with all levels of hospital team members. Has excellent client communication skills. Physical Effort: Work requires lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs). Walks or stands for extended periods or time; frequently works in a bent position. Working conditions: May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


  • Veterinary Technician: 2 years (Required)