Veterinary Technician

National Veterinary Associates Thornton , CO 80229

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

Are you a veterinary technician who is ready to join a growing health care team with proven results and longevity in the community? Are you seeking a team that provides high quality patient care and values your skillset? If so, the growing team at Huron Animal Hospital in Thornton, Colorado wants to see your resume! We have full-time opportunities available for:

  1. Certified Veterinary Technicians


  1. Experienced Veterinary Assistants


About Us:

Welcome to Huron Animal Hospital, where "we treat your pet as if it were our own." We have been serving the North Metro area since 1972, offering BOTH walk-ins and appointments to accommodate our client's busy schedules. Due to the uniqueness of being one of the only clinics in the area still offering walk-ins, we have become extremely popular and are growing fast! We offer outstanding client service, comprehensive wellness healthcare, in-house bloodwork, routine surgery as well as working with a specialist who comes in for cruciate repairs, ultrasound, advanced dental suite, and acupuncture.

What to Expect:

  • Patient Care is our priority . We are advocates for our patients and ensure that we can give them the outstanding care that the deserve.

  • A positive and supportive team atmosphere, we value open communication, cross-train in all departments and will always lend a helping hand.

  • We provide opportunities to utilize your skill set to the highest level and perform a wide range of procedures while encouraging your professional development - come GROW with us!

About You:

  • You are a Veterinary Technician (Experienced and/or Credentialed) with outstanding client service skills and excellent patient care .

  • Quick on your feet, you are a dynamic and efficient worker who contributes to the operation of the entire hospital , helping to get all the day's duties done!

  • Motivated and compassionate , you have a strong work ethic and value team cohesion and efficiency.

  • You understand the challenges we may face working in veterinary medicine and are able to respond with a sense of humor, positivity, and grace.

  • You have a strong foundational understanding and can perform the basic responsibilities of a veterinary technician including (but not limited to):

o Patient assessment and physical examinations

o Phlebotomy and catheter placement

o Knowledge of radiology safety and proper technique

o Anesthesia monitoring proficiency

o Perioperative surgical nursing skills

o Routine dental prophylaxis experience

o Knowledge of basic laboratory procedures

Anticipated Schedule (TBD):

  • No Emergency Duty!

  • Full-time, four 10-hour shifts/week

  • Our hospital is open:

o Mon

  • Fri (8:00am

  • 6:00pm)

Compensation :

Dependent on experience:

  • Credentialed Technicians - $18 - $21/hr

  • Non-credentialed - $15 - $18/hr


  • Sign on Bonus for CVT's

  • CE Allowance

  • Uniform Allowance

  • Quarterly Bonus Opportunities

  • PTO

  • Generous Employee Pet Discount

  • 401k

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Short/Long Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

For more Information about our hospital, please visit

NVA is a growing community of general practice clinics, emergency hospitals, equine practices, specialty hospitals, and pet resorts across five countries. Our doctors and animal care teams share best practices, medical knowledge, innovation, and insights. This collaborative approach allows each individual practice and pet resort to do what they do best: service their local community with compassionate, best-in-class care and medicine, to enhance the lives of the animals they love while backed by the support, stability, and leadership of NVA.

NVA offers a comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental, vision, a 401k with employer match, and paid time off (including sick time) for all eligible employees. The team can provide more information about compensation and benefits for your specific location during the process. For positions based in Colorado, NVA provides eligible employees with paid sick and safe leave and public health emergency leave in accordance with the requirements of Colorado's Healthy Families and Workplaces Act.

NVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

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