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COMPLETE Veterinary Technician: Internal Medicine - Aurora, IL

7 days ago


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VCA Aurora Animal Hospital | 393, Illinois, United States   [ View map ]

Are you a Veterinary Technician who likes to puzzle solve? Internal Medicine would be the perfect place for you!  


VCA Aurora Animal Hospital is looking to expand its Internal Medicine service and is hiring Veterinary Technicians to join their team!  


Internal Medicine specialists are often considered the puzzle solvers of Veterinary Medicine. VCA Aurora’s Internal Medicine service is equipped to deal with whatever problem a patient brings—no matter how common or rare, or how simple or complex. Our Internal Medicine service diagnoses and treats the many serious diseases that can affect our patients' internal body systems. 


Being an Internal Medicine Technician: 

 Our IM Technicians better understand body systems and the disease process, learn advanced diagnostic testing, provide excellent patient care, and treat patients with cutting-edge techniques. The responsibilities of the Technicians and Veterinary Assistants are to provide support to the Internists and to be part of a collaborative environment to provide thorough patient care. Our Technicians are a vital reason we can help patients feel better and why pet parents feel a little more at ease because their family members are being cared for with great medicine and warm hearts. 


Duties will include: 

  • Anesthesia monitoring.

  • Collecting patient histories. 

  • Performing physical exams. 

  • Venipuncture/IVC placement. 

  • Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging. 

  • Assisting in diagnostic procedures such as endoscopy, rhinoscopy, and fluoroscopy. 

  • Working collaboratively with team members of all hospital services. 


Schedule: Full-time (four 10-hour weekdays) 


What makes VCA Aurora Animal Hospital Unique 


It is essential to our hospital that every Technician and Assistant feel supported in their professional development and growth. Our hospital has a Technician Training and Development Coordinator, who works closely with all Technicians and Assistants to provide aid in development, help set goals, and push our team to greatness. Whether it's learning new skills, understanding aspects of medicine, developing leadership/management skills, or education skills, our associates are supported and have the opportunity to build their desired professional pathway. 


As the Veterinary industry navigates this new normal of increasing need for patient care, we are proud to have an on-site social worker for our associates and our clients. Our Leaderships top priority is protecting our team's health and well-being. 



Benefits of joining the VCA Aurora 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 

  • Onsite Social Worker to support clients and employees 

  • CE allowance of $750 per year 

  • Tuition support and sponsorships 

  • Vet Tech license reimbursement 

  • Free mental wellness subscriptions (Head Space and Lyra Health) 

  • Referral bonuses 

  • Competitive wage 

  • Medical, dental & vision insurance 

  • Life, long and short term disability insurance included 

  • Paid parental leave 

  • Paid vacation and sick time 

  • 401(k) with corporate match  




Whether you are a highly experienced technician or a newcomer to specialty veterinary medicine, apply today! We look forward to meeting you! 


Internal Medicine doesn’t seem like the right fit? We have other openings available and are taking applications,. We look forward to speaking with 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.

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.

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