Animal Care Centers of NYC
Licensed Veterinary TechnicianMust be Licensed-_ If you are not licensed we encourage you to apply to our Veterinary Assistant position._
Assist in the provision of medical and surgical care of animals in the shelter. Manages treatment plan of hospitalized patients, performs diagnostics (x-ray, in-house laboratory) and obtains sampling (blood, swabbing), administers medications via all routes, and leads the surgery team. Must be a self-starter with the ability to think critically in order to be a stakeholder in the patients’ treatment plans. Works well independently but as part of a team to ensure timely, quality medical care for all animals in the shelter. This position is based within the medical department at a specific ACC location but flexibility to work at other locations may occasionally be required.
Top 3 reasons our LVT’s like working at ACC:
Our mission of helping homeless animals who otherwise would not have the care they need and deserve. We get to care for animals that have no one, and with our services we help get them someone.
- Coworkers are the best! It’s a great environment to work in despite how busy it can get.
- Interesting and multiplex cases that are rare to see anywhere else, and the array of different types of animals that walk through the door. We see cases and animals that you never wake up and think you’re going to experience.
Salary and *Benefits-
$27-$30/hour based on experience and qualifications.
ACC values work/life balance and offers a generous paid-time-off (PTO) package that includes vacation time, birthdays off, personal days and sick pay. We also value physical and mental health by offering a great open access Cigna medical, dental and vision insurance at a low premium to our employees as well as 401K and Pension, Life Insurance. We also have on-the-job training for 2-4 weeks, periodic all staff trainings to include safety, DEI, cross training, and other growth opportunities.
Because ACC is a nonprofit, employees may be eligible for loan forgiveness, cancellation, and/or consolidation under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF). Created under the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, PSLF allows borrowers who work full time for nonprofits and government agencies to have their outstanding debt forgiven tax-free on Federal Direct Loans, after making 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan.
Please see the attached Job Description and Benefits Flyer for more details.*
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $27.00 – $30.00 per hour
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