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The best care starts with the best caregivers.
What you will do:
• Join our team of board-certified anesthesiologists and LVTs in our world-
renowned teaching hospital.
• Focus on providing optimal anesthesia care to our comprehensive patient
population, including emergency, specialty and general practice.
• Shape the future of veterinary care through collaboration and instruction of
our diverse DVM students.
• Work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment.
• Collaborate and cross-train with additional specialty services to ensure
leading edge patient care.
The Cornell University Hospital for Animals provides 24-hour care for pets 365
days of the year.
This position is mostly days and evenings.
We have staggered 8 hr shifts that cover 7:30am to 7pm or later if
M-F with on-call shifts on the weekends.
Currently, we schedule about 1 weekend every 10 weeks.
For the first 3-6 months, you'd work 8:30am to 5pm. Then you may shift
cases are still going.
Generous holiday and shift differential pay for night shifts.
to a 9:30am to 6pm or 10:30am to 7pm position or alternate between shifts.
What are the qualifications?
Associates degree in Veterinary Technology.
New York State licensure or eligibility to become licensed in NYS.
New graduates welcome to apply!
Interest in on-going career growth and advanced skill development.
What's in it for you?
Our LVT career ladder is focused on career and specialty advancement, with
financial and mentorship support.
3 weeks of vacation and 13 holidays with generous holiday pay if you work
on those days.
Rabies pre-exposure vaccination and titer costs covered by Cornell.
An award-winning employer of choice benefits program.
Comprehensive health care options.
Access to wellness programs.
Employee discounts with local and national retail brands.
Generous retirement contributions.
Impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, Tuition Aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance program.
We invite you to follow this link to get more information:
https: // hr.cornell.edu/summaries-benefits.
Who we are and what we do:
Cornell University, located at the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region
of New York State, is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and
service. The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is recognized
internationally as a leader in animal medicine, public health, biomedical
research, and veterinary medical education. Ranked as one of the top
veterinary colleges in the nation by US News & World Report, the CVM excels in
providing education and advanced training that prepare veterinarians and
scientists to serve society in critical roles in clinical and diagnostic
veterinary medicine, public health, scientific inquiry, and public policy.
Cornell University Hospital for Animals is our core clinical training, patient
care and research unit within the CVM, composed of six diverse world-class
veterinary clinical units providing primary and specialty care. Our core
teaching hospital has 23 services led by board-certified veterinary
specialists that are nationally and internationally renowned, providing
advanced diagnostic and therapeutic care of animals including 24/7 emergency
care. We strive to provide a diverse, inclusive and fulfilling work
environment for our family of employees who are committed to outstanding
patient care, client service and veterinary training.
We encourage you to apply! Navigate to Workday, complete your profile
information, and make sure to attach your cover letter and resume, preferably
as one document! We welcome questions! Contact Carolyn Chow,
No visa sponsorship available for this position.
University Job Title:
Licensed Veterinary Technician I
Pay Rate Type:
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