Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (CUVS) is a specialty and emergency veterinary center located in easily accessible Harbor Point, Stamford CT. CUVS is a mission-driven hospital that redefines the delivery of specialty and emergency care by bringing together the best of private practice with the best of academia to benefit pets, owners, and the profession. Our ethos is simple: we cannot have the best medicine without the best people. So, at CUVS, we take a very different approach to hiring, training and empowering our people. And we promote a culture that brings out the best in everyone. For more information about Cornell University Veterinary Specialists, please visit our website at www.cuvs.org. What’s stopping you?
JOB SUMMARY Veterinary Technician (Full-Time) The Veterinary Technician is an integral part of the Nursing Team at our nationally-renowned world-class institution, where we have board-certified specialists in Emergency-Critical Care, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Dentistry & Oral Surgery, Cardiology, and Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. This role reports to the Nursing Director.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Do you want to do this? •Patient care and advocacy: passionate about excellent care and committed to educating our clients •Setting the standard for the high level of service that can be expected with every patient, every time •Seeker of depth and breadth: chance to learn in both specialty and general medicine
TEAM AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Do you want to be part of this?: •Our culture prioritizes and values the veterinary technician and their essential role in the clinical team. Our doctors and technicians are a cohesive team of professionals who strongly believe in collaboration, communication, respect, and lifelong learning •Collaborative, not competitive •Continuous developer of self and others •Strong dedication and commitment to each other
SKILLS AND CHARACTERISTICS FOR SUCCESS: Does this describe you? •Required -Driven to excel in the delivery of the best possible care to dogs and cats -Commitment to excellence and continuous learning -Open to feedback, coaching, and career development -Highly organized and good attention to detail -Personal and team accountability; good judgment and ability to work both independently and on a high-performing team -Resourceful and collaborative problem resolution skills -Strong and respectful written and verbal communication skills •Preferred -Specialty veterinary practice experience
EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND WORK EXPERIENCE: •Associates or Bachelors Degree in Veterinary Technology or equivalent •Certified/Licensed/Registered Veterinary Technician (CVT/LVT/RVT) •2 years+ of veterinary technician experience
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Compensation for this role is extremely competitive and commensurate with experience. We have developed a Nursing organizational structure with leadership positions, VTS mentorship, and trainings. Additionally, CUVS offers an unparalleled comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, and vision coverage, a continuing education allotment, 401k with employer match, and pet insurance subsidy.
TO APPLY: Please send a resume (cover letter is optional) to: Alexandra Ocampo Carr, HR Manager, [email protected]
Cornell University Veterinary Specialists is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity. People from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. To learn more about our Core Values, please visit www.cuvs.org/about_us/mission_values
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About Cornell University Veterinary Specialists
As the largest university-affiliated veterinary referral center in the country, Cornell University Veterinary Specialists redefines the delivery of veterinary specialty and emergency medicine by bringing together the best of specialty private practice with the best of academia to benefit pets, owners, and the profession. We provide exceptional medical care by integrating the latest medical and scientific advances with personalized, collaborative and efficient service. We are purely a referral and emergency center and do not offer general practice. We are here to assist our referring veterinarians, not to compete with them.Our mission is to provide the most sophisticated and compassionate patient care to our clients, to contribute to the advancement of companion animal medicine and to contribute to our community.We are affiliated with one of the world’s leading academic institutions, and are committed to a culture of lifelong learning and teaching. We have an active Career Development Program to help each of our team members reach their maximum potential. We are also actively engaged in the continuing education of veterinarians, technicians, and the pet-owning public.