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Emergency Veterinary Technician - LVT

Kingston, New York
Job Type
27 Jul 2022

This position is eligible for our quarterly profit-sharing bonuses and additional sign-on bonus!

Excellent opportunity to live and work in the scenic Hudson River Valley region, midway between the core of the New York metropolitan area and the state capital of Albany, with a friendly, close and collaborative team and well-equipped facility. Animal Emergency Clinic of the Hudson Valley is hiring Licensed Veterinary Technicians for locations in Poughkeepsie and Kingston, New York!

Key responsibilities:

  • Provides compassionate care to patients and clients
  • Keeps accurate medical records in accordance with hospital policy
  • Prepares and maintains the exam rooms and treatment areas
  • Performs physical assessments and records observations
  • Restrains pets
  • Prepares estimates for procedures and discusses financial commitments with clients
  • Explains needed follow up and home care instructions
  • Stocks clinic treatment area and exams rooms
  • Assists the Veterinarian in medical, surgical procedures; prepares patients for surgery; administers anesthesia; monitors patients during surgery and recovery; administers fluids
  • Cares for all surgical materials; keeping the operating room properly stocked and prepared for surgery


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Veterinary Technician Certification (CVT) or License (LVT) in the state of New York (or eligible for transfer) required for this role
  • Must have a positive attitude and be a team player

About us:

Animal Emergency Clinic of the Hudson Valley (AECHV) was founded in 1989 and is comprised of two, state-of-the-art equipped, and staffed hospitals located in Kingston and Poughkeepsie, New York. The hospitals are community founded and supported by the local general practice community. They are an exclusively emergency clinic and are equipped with ventilators, cardiac monitoring, in house laboratory and ultrasound and dedicated support staff.

AECHV is comprised of two hospital locations, located in Poughkeepsie, NY and Kingston, NY. Both are in the scenic Hudson River Valley, which sits midway between the metropolis of New York City and the regal capital of Albany. Designated as a National Heritage Area, the valley is steeped in history, natural beauty, culture, and a burgeoning food and farmers market scene. Among many attributes, its the oldest wine-producing area in the country, and the magnificent scenery inspired artists whose works became the Hudson River School of Painters.

A common purpose with an uncommon passionthis is Rarebreed Veterinary Partners. We are a purpose-driven team placing talent first by supporting professionals to thrive in our industry and empowering hospital teams to provide exceptional care for pets and their owners. We pride ourselves on going the extra mile to create exceptional work experiences for all our employees. Afterall, work should be your happy place! We focus on providing the best culture, tools, and support to our hospitals to allow the staff to focus on what they love most, caring for our animals.

We dont want to offer you a job, we want to offer you a career! Supporting our employees' career goals is one of the many ways we're committed to employee happiness. This is why we have partnered with Penn Foster to offer our employees access to career-focused programs through the Penn Foster Veterinary Academy Program at a Rarebreed discounted rate!

What else do we have to offer?

At Rarebreed, we provide employees in the veterinary profession the best work experience by creating and fostering a great culture where you can thrive. We value you and offer a one-of-a-kind, flexible total compensation package that consists of the following:

  • Competitive base compensation plus bonus incentive
  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage (or opt-out incentive)
  • Company-paid 3% 401(k) contribution
  • Generous paid time off to ensure work/life integration
  • Employee Referral Award Program
  • Company-paid life insurance, short term, and long-term disability
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programs
  • Continuing education time off and reimbursement
  • Pet Care discounts for your family pets at our clinics
  • Free monthly wellness meetings focusing on stress & anxiety reduction and mindfulness
  • Free online group exercise classes, such as yoga and HIIT (High Energy Interval Training), twice a week, taught by certified trainers
  • Free quarterly financial wellness classes to provide guidance in areas such as student loan debt, budgeting, improving credit scores, mortgages, and refinancing.

Employment will require successful completion of references and background check.

Rarebreed Veterinary Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

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  • Job Reference: 669001726-2
  • Date Posted: 27 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Rarebreed Veterinary Partners
  • Location: Kingston, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent