Are you looking for a fun and exciting place to work? Coastal Veterinary Hospital and Pet Resort is just the place for you! We offer full-service veterinary care as well as luxury boarding, grooming and a state-of-the-art dog daycare. Our campus is truly a one-stop for all of our clients' pet care needs. We are currently seeking an outstanding, hard-working, compassionate, detail-oriented individual to fill our Head Technician position. We offer a great location, beautiful city to live in, amazing comradery, competitive salary and benefits package with continuing education opportunities.
If you're looking for a place that will fully utilize and appreciate your skills please submit your resume' and any letters of recommendation that you may have. We look forward to meeting you!
EDUCATION AND LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
AA Degree in Veterinary Technology
Veterinary Technician Certification (CVT).
Completion and passing grade on Veterinary Technician National Exam
CVT’s must provide copy of State Certification, and are required to maintain their certification by continuing education as required by the State of Florida.
Minimum two years experience as veterinary technician.
Minimum 5 years experience managing a team of technicians
Minimum of 25 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.
Must have excellent communication skills.
Able to think freely, provides ideas for improvements where possible.
Must be organized, able to work efficiently and effectively.
Ability to lead others and influence change.
Project a positive attitude of respect and collaboration.
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.
Computer Knowledge: Must have basic knowledge of computers, and know basic keyboarding.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits include paid half of health insurance, paid CE and housing, annual membership dues to NAVTA
Coastal Veterinary Hospital is a full service veterinary medical facility, pet resort, and state of the art dog daycare facility located in Jacksonville, FL. Included within our Pet Resort is luxury boarding, grooming, pet supplies and a gift shop. We employ a full staff of caring and compassionate people including four wonderful veterinarians, 4 certified veterinary technicians, and 75 other well-trained staff.