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Veterinary Technician (CVT preferred)

Veterinary Technician (CVT preferred)

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Job Description

Love pets?  Enjoy people who love their pets?  Take pride in becoming part of our excellent veterinary team.  Pinnacle Peak Animal Hospital in north Scottsdale is looking to hire an upbeat, detail-oriented, skilled individual to expand our veterinary health care team!


Pinnacle Peak Animal Hospital was founded in 1993 and is located in North Scottsdale, Arizona.  The doctors and staff of Pinnacle Peak Animal Hospital take pride in our dedication to the highest possible standards of veterinary medicine, patient care, and client service.  Our full service hospital offers state of the art medical technology, comfortable boarding facilities, and superior client service in a clean and attentive environment.  We take an individualized approach to the long term care of each patient.  We place a high priority on client education and help our clients learn about their pets' health care so we can work together toward ensuring a long and healthy life for each one.  Our clients leave our hospital confident that each pet has received the best possible medical service, provided with caring and compassion.  Please visit our website at to learn more about our dedicated veterinarians along with our front office reception staff and technicians.

We are currently setting up interviews for a full-time qualified Veterinary Technician (CVT preferred) to join our exceptional staff!  Candidates should have at least 1 year hands-on experience in all aspects of Veterinary Technician responsibilities and be willing to work various shifts including closing shifts and Saturday mornings.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick & Holiday Pay
  • Employee Pet Discount Program
  • Uniforms
  • Continuing Education Stipend
  • 401K and Company Match
  • Staff Bonus Program

Veterinary Technician Responsibilities include:

    •Taking care of all aspects in the exam room (obtaining history, TPR, client communication)

    •Providing exceptional client service

    •Completing in-hospital diagnostic testing including but not limited to - venipuncture, fecal analysis,   
     ear cytology, radiographs, skin scraping, cytology, CBC, Chemistries, and SNAP tests.

    •Competency in routine nursing care & treatments including IV fluid administration, IV and oral 
     medication administration, wound management, and routine nursing care.

    •Appropriately setting up and monitoring patients under general anesthesia and assisting with       
     various soft tissue surgeries.

    •Preparing medication and client instructions

    •Perform toe nail trims and anal gland expressions

    •Facility maintenance (kennels, floors, trash, restrooms, laundry, etc.)

Job Requirements

Education & Experience:

     Required:  Previous technician experience

     Preferred:  High School graduate or equivalent

     Preferred:  Technician Certification (CVT)

Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements:

     • Flexible work schedule – Current practice hours are M-F 7am-7pm Sat 8:30-12pm

     • Basic computer skills –Idexx CornerStone veterinary system

     • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

     • Effective interpersonal communication skills

     • Effective in multitasking and handling stressful situations

     • Maintain a positive attitude and great teamwork skills

     • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to           50 pounds

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Veterinary Services, Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others No
Relocation No
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel None
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Veterinary Technician (CVT preferred)

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