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Position Open – New York State Licensed Veterinary Technician

Fur and Feathers Veterinary Care is seeking a special full time LVT for our hospital on Upper Front Street in Binghamton.  Our hospital cares for dogs, cats, small mammals and birds.  We do routine practice as well as offering Veterinary Acupuncture, physical rehabilitation, Hospice and palliative care.  Candidates must currently be NYS licensed as an LVT.  The ideal candidate will believe in preventative care to achieve a long and healthy life for each pet and thrive on providing exceptional client and pet experience in our low stress atmosphere.  The candidate will need very good computer skills.  Hours must be flexible (day, evening, weekend) when assigned.  The candidate must be comfortable working in a noisy and occasionally smelly environment and be able to perform all required skills of AVMA accredited veterinary technology programs at a level to increase the efficiency of the practice and provide support to the veterinarians.  The candidate must be physically able to interact with animals of all sizes from a few hundred grams to 150 pounds and carry loads up to 50 pounds.  The candidate must be at least 18 years of age to perform radiology tasks.  At least one year of LVT experience is preferred including some client services history.  The LVT candidate will assist in keeping medical records, administering vaccinations and medications.  They will also prepare animals for examinations and surgery, collect and test lab samples, provide nursing care, take radiographs, monitor all anesthesias, assist with surgery, obtain medical history from clients, and educate clients.  The candidate will ensure the safety of clients, patients, and assistants by utilizing safe restraint techniques.  The candidate must be able to perform veterinary dentistry along with and under the supervision of a veterinarian.  The candidate will also mentor paraprofessional team members.  Personal and professional development is supported and encouraged.

 

We are seeking that special person who wants to thrive in a supportive team environment.  Our team is very special and we want a person who shows initiative and works well with others as a team.

 

All candidates need to visit Fur and Feathers Veterinary Care, obtain and complete an employment application and drop off a resume.  If you have any questions, please call–607-238-1246.