Veterinary Technician

Full-time Position, Available on: 2022-08-24

You can work anywhere. Why not have a career someplace you can make a difference? Humane Pennsylvania is an innovative animal and human welfare organization building the best communities anywhere to be an animal or an animal caretaker. You can be part of that mission!

Humane Pennsylvania thrives on a Culture of Care, offering competitive pay and benefits. Our benefits are designed to help staff lead healthy, productive, and rewarding lives, both at work and at home.

Staying Healthy

Medical plans for employees, with generous employer contribution, buy-up coverage available
Dental plans for employees, with generous employer contribution, buy-up coverage available
Vision included in medical benefits, buy-up coverage available
Free telemedicine options
Voluntary Insurance Products: Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity
Employee Assistance Program
Planning for Your Future

403(b) Retirement Plan available
Life Insurance: 100% employer-paid, buy-up coverage available
Long & Short Term Disability Insurance: 100% employer paid
Comprehensive hands-on training programs
Continuing education support
Legal Insurance Options
Taking Time Off

Paid Holidays
Paid Floating Holiday off
Paid Time Off (PTO) for full-time and part-time staff
Sick leave for full-time and part-time staff
Bereavement Time Off
Various Leave of Absence options
Extra Perks & Discounts

Waived pet adoption fees
Generous veterinary benefit (maximum allowed by law)
Additional veterinary discounts
Discounts at in-house retail pet stores
The benefit of knowing that you are doing more than just “working”
Some benefits are offered only to certain employment categories.
HPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

The Role
Love animals? Like people? Want to help both? There’s a place for you at Humane Pennsylvania! We are looking for a Veterinary Technician for our brand new Wellness Clinic.

As we continue expanding our services for pets and the people who love them, we want to hear from you – as long as you are either a Certified Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Technician with at least two years of Veterinary Hospital, Shelter Medicine, or High Volume Spay/ Neuter experience.

The key responsibilities of a Veterinary Technician include, but are not limited to:

Ensure a high level of animal welfare and work to improve their quality of life.
Administering medicines and monitoring animals under anesthesia and recovering from surgery.
Caring for pets while educating pet owners.
The Company
An expansion of Humane Pennsylvania, the mission statement is “building the best community anywhere to be an animal”. Our innovative approach to community support means that part of the new Wellness Clinic includes community outreach of going into the community to provide free exams and pay what you can vaccination and microchip services.

At Humane Pennsylvania, pets are our passion and keeping them healthy is our #1 priority. We strive to deliver excellent care for pets by providing high-quality and high-volume wellness care including sterilization surgery to Berks County’s dogs and cats.

Benefits include: medical, dental, and vision insurance, uniform allowance and a generous signing bonus.

The Person
The key skills and qualities of a Veterinary Technician:

Experience with animal restraint, venipuncture, medication administration is required.
Applicants must be able to work independently and as a team, have a friendly personality, and superior animal care skills.
A love of animals and the human animal bond.
CVT license in Pennsylvania, or at least two years of Veterinary Hospital, Shelter Medicine, or High Volume Spay/ Neuter experience is preferred.
Additional skills such as surgical prep, anesthesia induction, recovering and monitoring, dental prophy and dental radiography skills are preferred.
Spanish-speaking is a highly desired.
If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please forward your resume and cover letter to:

Lisa Malkin, Director of Veterinary Services
Humane Pennsylvania
1729 N. 11th Street
Reading, PA 19604

Company: Humane Pennsylvania/ Humane Veterinary Hospitals

1729 N 11th ST, Reading PA 19604

Contact: Lisa Malkin
(610) 921-8387