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The best care starts with the best caregivers.
Join our international team of board-certified surgeons, residents, students and licensed veterinary technicians (LVT) at Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA) in both the Soft Tissue and Orthopedic surgical services.
Be a part of world-renowned small animal primary, specialty and emergency facility.
Shape the future of veterinary care through instruction of our diverse DVM students.
Provide technical assistance for routine and complex surgical procedures, including surgical prep, room prep/monitoring and providing surgical scrub technician assistance
Work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment, including being involved in appointments and participating in the operating rooms
Collaborate and cross-train with multiple small animal specialty services to ensure excellent patient care of pre and post-operative patients, including discharging patients to clients
The Cornell University Hospital for Animals provides 24-hour care for pets 365 days of the year. Our LVTs provide exceptional patient experiences during:
Evenings (includes shift differential pay)
Weekends (This position includes Saturdays when you'll be the primary technician)
Holidays (includes generous holiday pay)
On-call (includes additional compensation)
What are the required qualifications?
Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology
New York State licensure or eligibility to become licensed in NYS
Interest in on-going career growth and advanced skill development.
What's in it for you?
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.
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.
Rabies pre-exposure vaccination and titer - costs covered by Cornell.
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.
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Licensed Veterinary Technician I
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