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*** This is a 1-year Term position, with possibility of reappointment contingent upon performance, funding and departmental need.
The best care starts with the best caregivers!
What will you do?
Work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment where YOU are the one working with and helping critically and noncritically ill animals, providing them the best care 24/7!
Work with an array of species including horses, cows, sheep, goats, pigs, llamas, alpacas, reindeer and occasional exotic species! From neonates to geriatrics.
Join our team of LVTs who work closely with board-certified specialized veterinarians in Internal Medicine, Surgery, Dentistry, Emergency & Critical Care, Theriogenology (reproductive medicine), Anesthesiology and Ophthalmology.
Be a part of a world-renowned specialty and emergency team in a state-of-the art facility
Shape the future of veterinary medicine through collaboration with faculty, residents, and interns and instruction of our diverse and talented DVM students.
Give back to your technician group by participating in our LVT preceptorship program, a summer program to provide experiential learning for Technicians in the middle of their degree program
The Cornell University Hospital for Animals provides 24-hour care for animals and our LVTs provide exceptional patient experiences during:
Nights (includes shift differential pay)
Holidays (includes generous holiday pay)
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 do work on those days.
An award-winning employer with a 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.
***This is a one-year term position, with possibility of reappointment contingent upon performance, funding and departmental need.
Who we are and what we do:
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. The Cornell Veterinary teaching hospital has 23 services led by internationally renowned board-certified veterinary specialists, 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 and research.
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 best veterinary colleges in the world by US News & World Reports, 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.
We encourage you to apply!
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