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Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) FT/PT - West Allis, WI


  • Wisconsin Humane Society
  • 01/18/22
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • 53208
  • $17.84 / Hourly
  • Full-Time
If you are a Certified Veterinary Technician looking for the perfect opportunity to hone your surgical skills and you want to positively impact the lives of pets and the people that love them, look no further! The Wisconsin Humane Society Spay/Neuter Clinic is a fast-paced, high-quality, high-volume clinic dedicated to making spay/neuter services affordable and accessible to all pet owners. Our team of veterinarians and support staff are committed, passionate and fun.

The schedule for this position is first-shift and requires weekday availability until 530pm. WHS offers a competitive starting wage of $17.84/hour, financial support for continuing education and license renewal, plus were currently offering a signing bonus!

Position Summary
Job Responsibilities

-Surgical prep of patients and post-operative care
-Anesthetize, intubate, and extubate patients
-Monitor vitals under anesthesia and trouble-shoot anesthetic equipment as needed
-Calculate drug dosages; handle and track controlled substances
-Clean and maintain equipment, surgical quarters and animal areas as needed
-Ensure prompt and accurate paperwork procedures are followed
-Effectively communicate in a friendly and professional manner with co-workers and the public
-Provide excellent customer service

Qualifications & Requirements

-Veterinary Technician certification required
-Experience in a veterinary clinic and/or animal shelter or control facility preferred
-Able to lift and carry up to 50lbs repeatedly throughout the day
-Candidates must be committed to treating animals with kindness and respect
-Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply

Benefits/Compensation

Signing Bonus

WHS is currently offering a signing bonus of up to $1,000. Eligible hires can earn $500 after 90 days of employment and additional $500 after 6 months for a total of $1,000!

Compensation & Benefits: WHS offers full-time CVTs a very competitive starting salary of $17.84/hour and provides financial support for continuing education and license renewal. Full-time staff are eligible for up to 2 weeks of Vacation, 1 week Paid Time Off, and 6 paid Holidays after 45 days of employment as well as the following benefits on the first of the month following 60 days of consecutive employment after their full-time hire date:

-Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
-Group Term Life Insurance and Voluntary Life Insurance
-Short Term and Long Term Disability
-Flexible Spending Plans
-Health Savings Account (HSA)
-403(b) Retirement Plan
-Aflac Supplemental Benefit

All staff are eligible for the following benefits:

-30% off Adoption Fees
-10% off discount in our Animal Antics Store
-Limited wellness care veterinary services for companion animals

Available on the first of the month following 60 days of consecutive employment after the hire date.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please visit wihumane.org/employment to begin your online employment application. Only applications submitted through our online application system may be considered. Please know that it is our policy to reply to each and every application received once we have a status update.

Come see why over 200 staff call one of WHSs 6 locations home! Youll be happy you did!

Equal Opportunity Employer

About Us

The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is the oldest and largest shelter in Wisconsin. It was founded in 1879 and operates shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Door, and Brown Counties, as well as a Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis. The organization offers adoption services, educational programming, and veterinary resources for animals from low-income households, retail stores, volunteer programs, and dog training classes. The Milwaukee shelter also houses the states busiest Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. WHS is an independent nonprofit and receives no general government funding and is not part of any national umbrella group.

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