Job Summary
Years Experience
Less than 1 year
$17 - $22 Hourly
Job Description

Full-time or Part-time Veterinary Technician or Assistant (Southwest Chicago)

Abbot Animal Hospital is seeking a full-time or part-time veterinary technician or assistant for a 1-doctor, but rapidly growing, canine and feline practice on the southwest side of Chicago, west of Midway Airport. We are open to either experienced candidates or inexperienced candidates who are enthusiastic, hard-working, and eager to learn.

Qualities that we are looking for include dedication to excellent patient and client care, dependability, punctuality, commitment to continual professional growth, and desire to pursue a long-term career in the veterinary field. Job skills that candidates should have or be ready to learn: 

-Monitoring and medical care of hospitalized patients 
-Anesthetic/surgical monitoring 
-IV catheter placement and fluid administration 
-Obtaining diagnostic general and dental radiographs 
-Proper restraint of dogs and cats 
-Dental scaling, polishing, probing, and charting 
-Dental radiology
-Cleaning and maintenance of medical equipment -
-Ability to learn and use computerized medical records (our system is very user-friendly).

We are committed to offering a rewarding, challenging, collaborative, and enjoyable work environment with good compensation and benefits. We welcome the opportunity to mentor.  We are a small, close-knit team, and our clients love us and appreciate the service that we provide to the Garfield Ridge community.

Compensation: $17-18/hour to start for non-credentialed technician (depending on experience); $22/hour to start for experienced, credentialed technician.

Signing bonus:  $250 after 30 days of employment with consistent on-time attendance and additional $250 after 90 days of employment with positive review and consistent on-time attendance.

Please send your resume along with a statement indicating your reason for applying for this position. 

Thank you for your interest!

Job ID: 331529024

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