Anderson Humane

Non-Certified Veterinary Technician
Responsibilities Include: Patient assessment and physical examinations Phlebotomy and catheter placement Proper animal handling procedure experience Routine dental prophylaxis experience  Anesthesia monitoring proficiency Pre- and post-operative surgical nursing skills Knowledge […]
Responsibilities Include:
  • Patient assessment and physical examinations
  • Phlebotomy and catheter placement
  • Proper animal handling procedure experience
  • Routine dental prophylaxis experience
  •  Anesthesia monitoring proficiency
  • Pre- and post-operative surgical nursing skills
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Outstanding customer service skills and provide excellent patient care
  • Demonstrate clear and concise, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Support and understand the benefits of low-stress, fear-free handling and positive reinforcement training in a veterinary clinic environment.
  • Multi-task successfully and adapt swiftly to changes in the environment, protocol and priorities without being overwhelmed.
  • Support Anderson’s mission and vision; desires to help advance the organization.
  • Remains calm and professional in potentially stressful and emotional situations.
  • Is mature, self-motivated, reliable, and honest with an outgoing, participatory work style.
  • Maintains focus during frequent interruptions; works independently with confidence.
  • Have at least two years of Veterinary Technician experience

Compensation:

  • $17-22 per hour
  • 401(k) program with up to 4% matching
  • Employee Adoption Discount
  • May enroll in BCBS Health and Dental Insurance following 60 days of employment (Full-time only)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) to promote a healthy work/life balance (Full-time only)

  • COVID-19 considerations:
    All employees, staff, interns and volunteers are required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or provide a valid exemption.
  • Work Environment:
    Willingness and able to work with domestic animals of all temperaments and species. Exposure to high noise levels; potential exposure to zoonotic diseases, animal bites and scratches.
  • Physical Activities:
    Ability to drive, stand, bend at the waist, squat, walk, and talk for up to eight hours a day; lift at least fifty pounds with assistance. Work a flexible schedule with regular weekend and evening shifts; weeknight and some holiday shifts will be required. 
  • All volunteers and staff of Anderson Humane must understand and accept that, even though all reasonable accommodations are made to support our shelter animals’ physical and emotional health, there are situations in which animals must be euthanized.

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Job Category: Animal Welfare
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: S. Elgin Veterinary Clinic

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1000 S La Fox Street
South Elgin, IL 60177
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309 S Randall Rd
South Elgin, IL 60177
(847) 697-2880 ext 49

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Anderson Humane

1000 S. La Fox Street
South Elgin, IL 60177
(847) 697-2880

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