Veterinary Technician

Our mission is to support and nurture the human-animal bond by providing excellence in patient and client care. Our team of veterinary professionals will embody our mission through a combination of core values. We expect our employees to conduct themselves with honesty and integrity and retain a sense of compassion and sensitivity for clients, patients, and fellow coworkers at all times. Our team asks each other for help, offers help, and accepts help, knowing we are all working towards the good of our clients and patients. In addition to possessing competent technical skills and knowledge, our employees uphold a high standard of professionalism and are able to work effectively as a team.

We have one full-time opening for a Certified Veterinary Technician or Highly Experienced Veterinary Assistant. Technicians are vital members of the medical team and at Irving Pet Hospital; your skills will be fully utilized. Primary responsibilities include providing a high standard of nursing care to patients through compliance with the attending DVM’s instructions, maintaining a clean and sterile work environment, inducing and monitoring anesthesia, assisting in surgery, performing in-house lab work, calculating dosages and administering medications, assisting during euthanasia and providing aftercare for deceased patients, ensuring the hospital is stocked appropriately, and providing excellent customer service to clients and visitors.

What we need from you

  • A minimum of 5 years previous veterinary technician or assisting experience
  • 3 years of surgical experience
  • Strong client service skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • The ability to assist in training new employees

What we offer in exchange

  • A very competitive compensation package that includes an alternative work week (Four 10 hour shifts per week)
  • Medical benefits
  • Paid time off
  • 401K program
  • Generous pet care discounts
  • A rewarding work atmosphere, and more.
  • We also host quarterly staff outings, previously including Giant’s games, House of Air, picnics in the park, and much more! We like to have fun and grow as a team!

Signing bonus to qualified applicants, along with a competitive salary and benefits. Irving Pet Hospital is a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen may be required.

Interested? Great, so are we! To apply, please send us your resume and a cover letter to Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@irvingpethospital.com that answers these questions:

  • What single quality do you admire most in a supervisor?
  • What are your goals over the next 3 years?

Thanks for considering us for the next step in your career! We look forward to meeting you