Job duties include, but are not limited to:
Animal restraint, triage of incoming patients, collection and analysis of lab samples, diagnostic imaging, management and nursing care of medical and hospitalized cases with varying degrees of stability, administration of medications, effective communication of treatment plans with clients, surgical preparation and assistance, and anesthetic management.
Must be able to withstand unpleasant odors and noises. May be exposed to bites, scratches, animal waste and potentially contagious diseases.
Whether you’re looking to just be a master of your role or trying to grow into that next career move, you’ll have opportunities through a variety of virtual and hands on, interactive training and continuing development.
We’re looking for:
A high work ethic and positive attitude team member
Ability to arrive on-time and ready to work
A minimum of 1-year experience preferred, CVT/RVT/LVT required
Exceptional customer service skills and ability to communicate precisely
Interpret medical records and record client history accurately
Knowledge in preventative care, surgical procedures, and hospital flow
Ability to restrain pets in a low-stress and safe manner
Proficient in sample collection to include blood samples, urine, fecal, and skin
Ability to properly set-up and process laboratory samples and tests
Proficient in positioning and capturing radiographs, positioning for dental radiographs are a plus
Proficient in anesthesia and surgical monitoring
A self-starter with the desire to continue to advance one’s knowledge and skillset
Ability to receive in a professional manner constructive feedback to maintain hospital efficiency
We offer our staff:
Comprehensive Benefits (health, dental, vision, liability, 401k & 401K matching program, life & supplemental insurance, HSA, & FSA)
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Vacation and Sick Time for ALL Employees
Paid Bereavement Program
Paid Parental Leave Program
Continuing Education Allowance (applies to licensed/registered/certified roles)
Tuition Assistance Program
Access to a CVA/CVT/CVPM Partnership through Penn Foster
Career Development Opportunities
Referral Bonus Program for most positions!
Additional Benefits May Also Be Available (i.e. Personal Pet Discounts, Holiday Pay, Uniform Allowance, Bonuses etc)
*Note – some benefits may only be available to or vary slightly for full time employment status vs part time status.
Licensed Veterinary Technician
About McCurdy Animal Hospital
McCurdy Animal Hospital is a well-established veterinary practice in Huntsville, Alabama. We pride ourselves on caring for all pets like our own family members. Our team is very involved in the community and the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medicine to advocate for medical practices that promote health and longevity in animals. We proudly partner with the Greater Huntsville Humane Society and Friends of Rescue to provide surgeries and vaccines to shelter animals.
Our hospital is well-equipped with the latest advancements in technology and offers innovative medical techniques to deliver the best possible results. McCurdy Animal Hospital provides state-of-the-art services to give patients the best possible care, including wellness care, dentistry, and surgery. Our team routinely performs surgeries including but not limited to spays, neuter, and mass removals. These are typically performed with our CO2 laser to minimize pain and recovery time. We also offer digital full-body radiology, digital dental radiographs, and digital ultrasound to help assist with providing top notch diagnostics for our patients. We also offer grooming and overnight boarding in a beautiful, comfortable facility.
Huntsville, Alabama, is one of the south’s fastest growing cities. Rooted in innovative tech, history, and art, Huntsville merges the latest technology with southern hospitality. Located in the Tennessee Valley, tranquil gardens, hiking trails, picturesque lakes, and mountains are at your fingertips. Enjoy a multitude of dining experiences from local southern cafes to urban breweries and eateries. Home to the “Father of Rocket Science” Wernher von Braun, look no further than the U.S. Space and Rocket Center to catch up-close views of the cosmos. The downtown strip features outdoor concert series, festivals, and food trucks year-round. If you desire a well-balanced lifestyle in an up-and-coming city, Huntsville is the place to be!