Job ID: 204580168

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
3 - 5 years
Job Description

Our hospital needs a new Head Veterinary Technician (Team Leader).  This employee would operate as a veterinary technician while also overseeing our team of four RVT’s and five assistants.  The position reports to the practice manager.

Applicants must be a Registered Veterinary Nurse or equivalent (LVT / RVT / CVT / RVN).

When you join Michigan City Animal Hospital, you’re joining a team that is committed to providing the tools, training and support our employees want to build their confidence and reach their goals. We offer uncompromised high quality medical services, digital medical records, and the latest tools and techniques.  Our focus is on client education for preventative care and we are known for compassion and great client service.  Besides small animals, we treat exotic pets and all the animals at the local zoo, including otters, monkeys, wolves, lions, tigers, and bears.

The applicant should possess both strong client service skills and strong technical skills. We are looking for positive, friendly team players.  The ideal candidate would be personable, self-motivated, possess strong customer service skills and be team focused.  We offer a supportive work environment to further develop your skills and expand your experience, providing plenty of C.E. and mentoring.

We have a friendly, drama-free staff and are looking for the right individual to complement our team and hold us to our high standards. We want to allow you to use and grow your technical and managerial skills to the fullest!

We are AAHA accredited, Cat-Friendly certified, and nearing Fear Free Practice certification.


Pay ranges based on experience.  We also offer health care, pet care discounts, retirement plan, sick leave, paid time off, and paid holidays as well as license fees and C.E. allowance.


This position is full-time 40h/wk M-Sat. This will be a mix of single shifts (7+ hrs), and double shifts (12+ hr) per day.  On average technicians are scheduled 4 days a week with two to three days as double shifts.


  • Licensed in Indiana or able to get license by start date
  • Experience leading a team
  • Highly organized
  • Must be skilled in the following areas:
    • Interpersonal and communication skills
    • Excellent recordkeeping
    • Able to have tough conversations with employee when necessary
    • Proper patient restraint
    • Venipuncture
    • Sterile IV catheter placement
    • Radiology and Lab procedures
    • Assisting doctor in surgery and with anesthetic monitoring
    • Dental prophylaxis and dental radiography
    • Familiar with vaccines and medications
    • Maintain proper logs of drugs, radiographs, laboratory test, etc

If you have any questions contact our office at click to view and ask for Kelsen.  More information about us can be found on our website.  We look forward to meeting you!

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Michigan City Animal Hospital

We are a progressive AAHA small animal hospital that prides ourselves on providing high quality medicine with a reputation for compassionate care. We currently have three doctors, three technicians and a support staff of eighteen including a full-time practice manager. We use the most up-to-date techniques in diagnosing and treating small...
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