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Positions available at Richmond & Midlothian

Virginia Veterinary Centers is growing again and we are looking for LVTs to join our ER team. We have 2 wonderful locations If you are excited to be in a multi-specialty practice then our Richmond location is what you are looking for.

  • Our current referral services include boarded specialist in: Critical Care, Surgery, Oncology, Internal Medicine, Dermatology, and Dentistry.
  • Our facilities offer CT, radioactive iodine therapy, digital radiographs, ultrasonography, and minimally invasive surgery.

We have positions available in our ER/ICU!

We are committed to the professional development of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement. Experience is always a plus, but we are also willing to train and mentor new graduates. We recognize the importance of work/life balance and strive to provide a schedule conducive to maintaining a healthy work/life balance for all our employees.

Benefits

Competitive wages, a significant overnight differential pay, Full-time benefits include health (we will pay your cobra for the 90 day wait period), dental, vision, and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), generous paid time off, uniforms, CE allowance, and personal pet discounts.

About Richmond

Did you know that Richmond, VA is officially one of the best places in the world?  Richmond has a wealth of history and has a growing slate of breweries. We were buying fresh and local before you were, our 17thstreet farmer’s market has been going strong since 1737 and is one of the oldest public markets in the nation! We are the Redskin’s stomping ground during the summer, our $2 movies are actually in theaters, Richmond’s wall art is taking over the world, and the mountains are practically right outside our doorstep and so are the beaches. We are known as the River City. The James River Park System covers over 550 acres of shorelines and islands offers much to do, including class IV rapids for an eighth of a mile. We have all the amenities of larger cities, for half the price. The weather is downright agreeable, we get all four seasons and the weather will rarely get in your way.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Virginia Veterinary Centers is seeking Full-Time Emergency Veterinarians for our growing Fredericksburg, VA location.  

With new leadership and a recent expansion, we look forward to welcoming you to our teamOur hospital expansion includes a brandnew ICU and a complete renovation of our ER You will join a collaborative team of veterinary professionals offering referral services in the fields of Critical Care, Emergency, Internal Medicine, Physical Rehabilitation, and Surgery (including four board-certified specialists) 

About the Role

  • Our veterinarians work 3 shifts per week (12 hours). 
  • Our hospitals are staffed with top talent and focused on improving patient outcomes through collaboration facilitated by the latest technology and passion for excellent patient care.  
  • We offer opportunities for teaching and provide credit towards continuing education hours. 
  • Our Full-Time positions include a competitive salary and excellent benefits. 

About our Emergency and Specialty Hospital

  • Brand new, 16-slice computed tomography (CT) 
  • Brand new C-Arm, which provides continuous x-ray imaging, and fluoroscopy and allows real time x-ray intra-operatively 
  • Brand new Critical Care Unit (ICU) 
  • New LOGIQ E9 Vet XDclear 2.0 Ultrasound System and Scoping Tower for advanced scoping procedures such as rhinoscopy, colonoscopy, and more 
  • Renovated Emergency Room 
  • …and much more! 

New Leadership and Hospital Expansion 

In early 2020, we welcomed new hospital leadership to our Fredericksburg hospital. Our leadership team is dedicated to advocating for our specialists, doctors, technical team, and support staff.  

VVC Fredericksburg has recently been expanded and completely renovated. We have expanded by adding approximately 3,000 square-feet, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and ample space to grow our specialty departments. We are committed to providing exceptional care to pets in our community, as well as support to the pet owners and primary veterinarians who put their trust in our team. To learn more about our expansion, click here.

About Fredericksburg 

Fredericksburg, VA is known for its historic heritage. In addition to its rich history, the city offers many activities and attractions. Nearby, you’ll find the Rappahannock River, the Blue Ridge Mountains, many craft breweries, wineries, and local restaurants. Fredericksburg is home to top-rated school districts as well as the University of Mary Washington. 

There is no shortage of activities to explore in your free time, and if you do wish to explore, Washington DC is just a short drive north.  

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We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Support Staff

Virginia Veterinary Centers is excited to welcome a new department to our team, Ophthalmology!  

  • We are seeking to fill a position for a Licensed Veterinary Technician within our newly developed Ophthalmology Department. If you are committed to practicing excellence in patient and client care and want to expand and grow in your skill set as an LVT, this could be the perfect position for you! 
  • As an LVT within the Ophthalmology Department, you will learn and practice advanced skills and knowledge in Ophthalmological Surgical procedures and treatments & maintenance of ocular disease processes.
    *Please note, this position requires a license* 

Benefits

$5000 sign-on bonus! Competitive wages and overnight differential pay if you choose to pick up overnight shifts. Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), generous paid time off, uniforms, CE allowance, and personal pet discounts. 

We are committed to the professional development of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement. Experience is always a plus, but we are also willing to train and mentor new graduates. We recognize the importance of work/life balance and strive to provide a schedule conducive to maintaining a healthy work/life balance for all our employees. 

APPLY

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

GENERAL PURPOSE

  • The Veterinary Assistant carries out assigned duties and is adaptable to changes in the work pattern. As a Veterinary Assistant, your job entails important aspects of our hospital: patient care and treatment, client service, and hospital cleanliness.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for conducting triages and physical assessments on incoming patients to prioritize their clinical condition to determine their state of stability for immediate vs. non-emergent care
  • Understanding common emergencies and appropriate action steps during the time of the patient’s initial presentation
  • Ability to recognize and facilitate critical patients to getting the care they need in a timely manner if assessed as a critical case during the time of triage; Communicating and obtaining approval for Critical Care forms
  • Responsible for communicating with clients to obtain adequate medical histories on a patient’s health and presenting complaints
  • Provide excellent client service and patient care at all times; maintain constant communication with owners throughout their visit to our hospital;
  • Understanding normal vs abnormal vital sign parameters and alerting appropriate team members to decompensating patients whether hospitalized or outpatient
  • In between triages, assist the licensed technician with outpatient procedures such as, but not limited to, diagnostics, subcutaneous fluid therapy, medication administration
  • Assisting in initial hospitalization of patients and their hourly treatments while following proper hospital protocol regarding documentation of treatment sheets and Practice Management Software
  • Restraining patients for diagnostic testing and physical examinations
  • Completing Client Service Representative training to assist in client service-related tasks such as checking clients in and out, obtaining payments, answering phones, etc.
  • Must adhere to guidance and delegation directed to them by their Licensed Staff (DVMs and LVTs)

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 6-months Kennel work or previous Veterinary Assisting Experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Speaking directly with clients and other hospital team members, excellent communication skills is valuable and important
  • Ability to work in a team environment by taking direction and assisting other medical team members
  • Exemplifies a strong work ethic, with a positive attitude
  • Able to multitask and work under pressure
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull above 50lbs and stand for prolonged periods of time

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Driver’s license and reliable transportation including inclement weather conditions
  • 6 months of veterinary experience is preferred (but not necessary)
  • Excellent communication skills (in person and over phones)
  • Strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • Able to multitask and work under pressure
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to new situations
  • Ability to act as a team player by engaging in teaching and learning from others
  • Maintain a constant level of honesty and integrity
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull above 50lbs and stand for prolonged periods of time

Based on employee interest, Veterinary Assistant Certification and/or Licensed Veterinary Technician Program Financial assistance may be available.

  • To be considered you must write a cover letter that details why you should be considered and how you could make a difference as a team member at VVC.

Virginia Veterinary Centers is growing again and adding an Urgent Care Team!  

PLEASE NOTE, THIS POSITION REQUIRES A LICENSE.

We are looking for one Urgent Care LVT to join our team. Our urgent care team offers convenient hours for companion animals needing to see a veterinarian but not requiring a visit to the emergency room.

Schedule is: 10am – 8pm, Rotating week of Thursday, Friday, Saturday then Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Benefits

$3000 sign-on bonus! Competitive wages and overnight differential pay if you choose to pick up overnight shifts. Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), generous paid time off, uniforms, CE allowance, and personal pet discounts.

We are committed to the professional development of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement. Experience is always a plus, but we are also willing to train and mentor new graduates. We recognize the importance of work/life balance and strive to provide a schedule conducive to maintaining a healthy work/life balance for all our employees.

 

About Richmond

Did you know that Richmond, VA is officially one of the best places in the world?  Richmond has a wealth of history and has a growing slate of breweries. We were buying fresh and local before you were, our 17thstreet farmer’s market has been going strong since 1737 and is one of the oldest public markets in the nation! We are the Redskin’s stomping ground during the summer, our $2 movies are actually in theaters, Richmond’s wall art is taking over the world, and the mountains are practically right outside our doorstep and so are the beaches. We are known as the River City. The James River Park System covers over 550 acres of shorelines and islands offers much to do, including class IV rapids for an eighth of a mile. We have all the amenities of larger cities, for half the price. The weather is downright agreeable, we get all four seasons and the weather will rarely get in your way.
Do you have the desire to be part of a great team and culture?  If a positive culture interests you, please forward your resume using the “Apply” button below.

APPLY

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Virginia Veterinary Centers is a rapidly growing and expanding hospital with 3 current locations in Virginia offering Emergency Services as well as Specialty Services like Surgery, Oncology, Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Dentistry, and Critical Care.   

 

If you have always found yourself wondering if Veterinary Medicine is the future for your career, but haven’t been quite sure where to begin, we have the perfect opportunity for you! We are currently seeking to fill a position for a Veterinary Kennel Attendant.

The Veterinary Kennel Attendant position here at Virginia Veterinary Centers is an introductory position into the world of Veterinary Emergency Medicine.  As a Veterinary Kennel Attendant, you will be working alongside other levels of assistants and Licensed Veterinary Technicians to oversee a patient’s well-being and provide exceptional patient care by feeding, walking, changing bedding, administering oral medications when directed, and following appropriate OSHA safety guidelines for PPE. Additionally, the Veterinary Kennel Attendant is responsible for maintaining a clean and orderly workplace by performing important housekeeping duties such as, but not limited to, trash disposal, laundry, disinfecting of high-touch surfaces, vacuuming, mopping, detail cleaning counters and cabinetry, and more.

Applicants must have open schedule availability and be able to work a range of shifts. You must be available for shifts on weekends and holidays.

No previous veterinary experience is required for applicants applying to this position.

Team members looking to continue a career in Veterinary Medicine are strongly encouraged to apply! We have many opportunities for skill development and professional growth!

Kennel Attendant Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Strong organizational and self-sufficient skills
  • Able to lift >50lb, be on feet for 10+ hours
  • Passionate for animal welfare
  • Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays with one weekend off a month
  • No minimal experience necessary for this position
  • This is for a part-time position; however, based on a 6-month performance review and open availability, full-time status may become available with an assistant level advancement

Pay Range: $10-$14/hour

Benefits: Employee Pet Discount, $100 scrub allowance after 90 days pending performance evaluation
Applicants must provide a cover letter to describe their interests in applying for this position.

APPLY

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Virginia Veterinary Centers is seeking Full and Part-Time LVTs to join our growing Emergency and Critical Care departments in Richmond.  

  • You will join a collaborative team of veterinary professionals offering referral services in the fields of Critical Care, Dentistry, Emergency, Internal Medicine, and Surgery.
  • We are committed to the professional development of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement. Experience is always a plus, but we are also willing to train and mentor new graduates. We recognize the importance of work/life balance and strive to provide a schedule conducive to maintaining a healthy work/life balance for all our employees.

Benefits

Competitive wages and overnight differential pay if you choose to pick up overnight shifts. Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), generous paid time off, uniforms, CE allowance, and personal pet discounts.

 

About Richmond

Did you know that Richmond, VA is officially one of the best places in the world?  Richmond has a wealth of history and has a growing slate of breweries. We were buying fresh and local before you were, our 17thstreet farmer’s market has been going strong since 1737 and is one of the oldest public markets in the nation! We are the Redskin’s stomping ground during the summer, our $2 movies are actually in theaters, Richmond’s wall art is taking over the world, and the mountains are practically right outside our doorstep and so are the beaches. We are known as the River City. The James River Park System covers over 550 acres of shorelines and islands offers much to do, including class IV rapids for an eighth of a mile. We have all the amenities of larger cities, for half the price. The weather is downright agreeable, we get all four seasons and the weather will rarely get in your way.
Do you have the desire to be part of a great team and culture?  If a positive culture interests you, please forward your resume using the “Apply” button below.

APPLY

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Virginia Veterinary Centers is seeking Full and Part-Time LVTs to join our growing Emergency and Critical Care departments in Fredericksburg.  

  • With new leadership and a recent expansion, we look forward to welcoming you to our teamOur hospital expansion includes a brandnew ICU and a complete renovation of our ER You will join a collaborative team of veterinary professionals offering referral services in the fields of Critical Care, Emergency, Internal Medicine, Physical Rehabilitation, and Surgery (including four board-certified specialists).
  • We are committed to the professional development of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement. Experience is always a plus, but we are also willing to train and mentor new graduates. We recognize the importance of work/life balance and strive to provide a schedule conducive to maintaining a healthy work/life balance for all our employees.

Benefits

Competitive wages and overnight differential pay if you choose to pick up overnight shifts. Full-time benefits include health, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), generous paid time off, uniforms, CE allowance, and personal pet discounts.

New Leadership and Hospital Expansion

In early 2020, we welcomed new hospital leadership to our Fredericksburg hospital. Our leadership team is dedicated to advocating for our specialists, doctors, technical team, and support staff.  

VVC Fredericksburg has recently been expanded and completely renovated. We have expanded by adding approximately 3,000 square-feet, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and ample space to grow our specialty departments. We are committed to providing exceptional care to pets in our community, as well as support to the pet owners and primary veterinarians who put their trust in our team.  To learn more about our expansion, click here.

About Fredericksburg 

Fredericksburg, VA is known for its historic heritage. In addition to its rich history, the city offers many activities and attractions. Nearby, you’ll find the Rappahannock River, the Blue Ridge Mountains, many craft breweries, wineries, and local restaurants. Fredericksburg is home to top-rated school districts as well as the University of Mary Washington. 

There is no shortage of activities to explore in your free time, and if you do wish to explore, Washington DC is just a short drive north.  

Do you have the desire to be part of a great team and culture?  If a positive culture interests you, please forward your resume using the “Apply” button below.

APPLY

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Client Services

Positions Available at VVC Fredericksburg

Are you an experienced receptionist looking for a new and energized work environment that appreciates the top-notch service and experience you deliver to clients? Then we want to talk to you!

We are seeking to fill a full time Client Service Representative position for our specialty and emergency departments. As a Client Care Representative, responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering the phone, making patient appointments, filing, keyboard/data entry, fax, email, cashiering, keeping lobby area tidy and offering a compassionate and client and patient focused office environment. Open availability is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified candidates should be friendly, poised and have a client focused approach.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proficient typing skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to quickly learn how to use internal company software systems.
  • Must be well organized.
  • Ability to handle high pressure and stressful situations and events in a calm supportive manner.
  • Ability to review estimates, discuss financial options, and process payments.

Required Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Candidates are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent, with a vocational certificate/diploma in business or office administration preferred.
  • Experience in the veterinary or medical field is a plus.
  • Must be willing and able to days/evenings and weekends.
  • Benefits-Medical/Vision/Life/401k
  • Pet Discount

How to apply

  • Use the button below to send your application email.

New Leadership and Hospital Expansion 

In early 2020, we welcomed new hospital leadership to our Fredericksburg hospital. Our leadership team is dedicated to advocating for our specialists, doctors, technical team, and support staff.  

VVC Fredericksburg has recently been expanded and completely renovated. We have expanded by adding approximately 3,000 square-feet, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and ample space to grow our specialty departments. We are committed to providing exceptional care to pets in our community, as well as support to the pet owners and primary veterinarians who put their trust in our team. To learn more about our expansion, click here.

About Fredericksburg 

Fredericksburg, VA is known for its historic heritage. In addition to its rich history, the city offers many activities and attractions. Nearby, you’ll find the Rappahannock River, the Blue Ridge Mountains, many craft breweries, wineries, and local restaurants. Fredericksburg is home to top-rated school districts as well as the University of Mary Washington. 

There is no shortage of activities to explore in your free time, and if you do wish to explore, Washington DC is just a short drive north.  

APPLY

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Positions Available at VVC Richmond & VVC Midlothian

Are you an experienced receptionist looking for a new and energized work environment that appreciates the top-notch service and experience you deliver to clients? Then we want to talk to you!

We are seeking to fill a full-time Client Service Representative position for our specialty and emergency departments. As a Client Care Representative, responsibilities include, but are not limited to, answering the phone, making patient appointments, filing, keyboard/data entry, fax, email, cashiering, keeping lobby area tidy and offering a compassionate and client and patient-focused office environment. Open availability is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified candidates should be friendly, poised, and have a client-focused approach.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Proficient typing skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to quickly learn how to use internal company software systems.
  • Must be well organized.
  • Ability to handle high pressure and stressful situations and events in a calm supportive manner.
  • Ability to review estimates, discuss financial options, and process payments.

Required Qualifications, Education, and Experience

  • Candidates are required to have a high school diploma or equivalent, with a vocational certificate/diploma in business or office administration preferred.
  • Experience in the veterinary or medical field is a plus.
  • Must be willing and able to work days/evenings and weekends.
  • Benefits-Medical/Vision/Life/401k
  • Pet Discount

How to apply

  • Use the button below to send your application email.

APPLY

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.