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Certified Veterinary Technician

Gainesville, Florida
USD20.00 to USD26.00 Per Hour
Job Type
19 May 2023
About This Location:

Shores Animal Hospital is seeking an energetic professional to be a part of our fast-paced team. We are a small animal practice with a beautiful, 7000+ square foot, state of the art hospital. We strive to offer the gold standard of care to every client and patient that we see. Our hospital has a fully-equipped surgical suite, digital radiology suite, digital dental radiology, cold laser therapy, an ultrasound suite, and a complete in-house diagnostic laboratory. By offering private suites for many of our services our patients can relax, not be distracted by others around them and have a less stressful visit.

Our hospital is located just outside the heart of Gainesville, home to the University of Florida. While we are close to the University, we are nestled in an area surrounded by family communities. If you would be interested in joining our team and have a fulfilling role in providing the best medical care possible to our patients, we would love for you to consider a position with Shores Animal Hospital!


We are seeking a Credentialed Veterinary Technician (or an individual currently enrolled in a Vet Tech program!) to join our growing team and help ensure we are providing those great experiences. When you join our organization as a Veterinary Technician, you gain access to a peer network of over 5000 individuals, CE allowance, and Learning & Development programs to help you meet your career goals.

Responsibilities / Qualifications:
Professional client communication and education obtaining medical histories and symptoms
Laboratory procedures including but not limited to: hematology, cytology, urinalysis, microbiology, blood chemistry, and fecals
Diagnostic imaging and implementing safety protocols of fellow staff members
Nursing skills including: restraining patients, administering medications PO/IV/SUBQ/IM, applying and maintaining bandages, proficient IV catheter placement and venipuncture, surgery prep, anaesthesia monitoring
Proficient in dental prophylaxis

Position Requirements:

Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure (CVT, RVT, LVT, or LVMT) or the ability to transfer credentials from state to state.
Associates degree in Veterinary Technology

Ready to help us WAG?

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We live out our WAG Values on a daily basis, but don't just take our word for it. Check out the video below to hear directly from some of our teammates on what our WAG Values mean to them.



Our team members enjoy an extensive, comprehensive benefits package. When you're on our team, we've got you covered.


Pay range of $20-$26.00/hr based upon experience
Sign-on Bonuses
Teammate Referral Program - Refer a friend and make !
Annual CE Allowance to maintain Veterinary Technician Credentials
Scrub Allowance
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
Budgeting and Financial Guidance
Discounted Veterinary Care
Retirement Planning
Will and Testament Planning
Tax Issues
Identify Theft Recovery
Legal Counseling


Health Insurance, Dental, & Vision Insurance
Paid Time Off
Critical Illness Insurance
Mental Health Counseling
Hospital Indemnity Insurance
Life & Accident Insurance
Long & Short-term Disability Insurance
Teledoc- FREE doctor access 24/7


Caring for Elderly Family
Returning to Work After a Baby
Moving to a New Community
Grieving for a Lost Loved One
Military Family Matters
Job Relocation
Buying or Selling a Home

About Southern Veterinary Partners

SVP pursues partnerships with like-minded veterinarians to build this growing network of compassionate, service-oriented animal hospitals. We're based in Birmingham, AL, but the heartbeat of our organization is in our 300+ local animal hospitals across the country.

Our team's continuous dedication has rewarded us with remarkable growth, and Southern Veterinary Partners now employs more than 5,000 employees nationwide. The organization's success has not gone unnoticed, landing us recognition among Inc. 5000's List of "Fastest Growing Companies in America" (2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021), Birmingham Business Journal's "FastTrack 30" of the Fastest Growing Companies in Birmingham (2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021), and Birmingham Business Journal's "Best Places to Work" (2021).

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  • Job Reference: 1010172135-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Shores Animal Hospital
  • Location: Gainesville, Florida
  • Salary: USD20.00 to USD26.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent