Veterinary Technician: Radiation Oncology

Veterinary Technician: Radiation Oncology

VCA Antech, Inc. | Aurora, IL, 60503, US
Salary Range:$33,000 – $41,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 5 days ago

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Job Description:

VCA Aurora Animal Hospital is expanding its Pet CancerCare Center and is seeking a Veterinary Technician for our Radiation Oncology Services!

Who We Are:

VCA Aurora is open 24/7, 365 days a year, and provides a wide range of specialty, critical care, emergency service, and primary care. We offer a team approach to veterinary medicine where specialists work together to provide the most advanced care possible for every patient utilizing the newest diagnostic equipment and therapeutic techniques.

Our Radiation Oncology Service:

At VCA Aurora's Pet CancerCare Center, our multidisciplinary oncology team designs an individualized treatment plan for each pet patient using the most advanced and effective treatments available-much like those used in human medicine.

With Varian Halcyon™ technology now at VCA Aurora Animal Hospital, we are committed to the future of radiation therapy for our patients. We provide definitive intent and palliative intent radiation treatments as well as quality of life monitoring.

Skills that our Technicians utilize, but are not limited to:

* Anesthesia monitoring

* Creating individualized anesthetic protocols in collaboration with Radiation Oncologist

* Collecting patient histories

* Physical examinations and patient assessment

* Venipuncture/IVC placement

* Performing laboratory work and diagnostic imaging

* Pharmacy

* Patient recovery

* Work collaboratively with team members of all hospital services

Schedule: Full-Time opportunities available , five 8-hour shifts, weekdays (Monday-Friday). No scheduled weekends!


* 2 + years of Anesthesia experience
* 3+ years of Veterinary Technician experience

Interested in becoming a Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) in Oncology?

Our Oncologists and Leadership Team are invested in providing the supporting you to apply for, obtain, and maintain your VTS (Oncology) including mentorship, available caseload, skills development opportunities, and CE allowance.

Benefits of joining the VCA Aurora team!

* Access to the people and financial resources of a large veterinary community

* Leadership opportunities

* Career development programs

* Opportunities to give back through strong Shelter partnerships and VCA Charities

* Onsite HR representative to promote a positive work environment

* Onsite Social Worker to support clients and employees

* CE allowance of $750 per year

* Tuition support and sponsorships

* Vet Tech license reimbursement

* Free mental wellness subscriptions (Head Space)

* Referral bonuses

* Competitive wage

* Medical, dental & vision insurance

* Life, long and short term disability insurance included

* Paid parental leave

* Pet Care Discounts

* Paid vacation and sick time

* 401(k) with corporate match

Apply today! We look forward to speaking with you!