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Arizona Regional Intensive Care, Specialty & Emergency Veterinary Center
Queen Creek, AZ, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Arizona Regional Intensive Care, Specialty & Emergency Veterinary Center
Queen Creek, Arizona, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago



A new 36,000 square foot multi-specialty hospital opening in the beautiful Queen Creek Arizona, situated at the base of the San Tan Mountain. Our ECC has a team of 6 Board Certified Critical Care DVMs and 16 staff DVMs. Our sister hospitals currently house 10 interns and 4 ECC residents. Our Gilbert location is VECCS Level 1 certified and this new location is beginning the process for that certification as well. We currently have a radiology department and an internal medicine department with potential to open with additional specialties. 


Job Purpose: The purpose of the Veterinary Technician is to provide high quality medical support and nursing care to critical care patients. The Veterinary Technicians assist our board certified doctors in our state of the art facility to provide constant care to critical care patients. All teams are under the direction of the doctor on staff. The doctor is the lead, and will be prioritizing patients, directing the team and is the ultimate decision maker for all medical treatments, while Shift Leads are the leads for managing the floor and its flow. 

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Technical Duties 

  • Identify sudden or minor changes in a patient’s medical condition 
  • Performs and documents ongoing assessments including observation, physical examination, laboratory/test results, and patient response to procedural intervention
  • Participates in the identification and clarification of patient needs, as evidenced by participation in multidisciplinary care planning, to achieve optimal patient outcomes
  • Demonstration of sound decision-making in emergency scenarios based on patient conditions such as vital signs, patient presentation, and assessments.
  • Ability to think critically in order to learn and maintain a high level of patient care
  • Proficient IV catheter placement; Use and maintain IV pumps
  • Understands and carries out written and oral directions
  • Proficient and accurate drug calculations and administration
  • Quality nursing and husbandry care of patients
  • Strong working knowledge of veterinary procedures and pharmacology
  • Perform in hospital lab testing and prepare specimens for outside labs, as needed when lab tech is not available. Report diagnostic testing results to veterinarians
  • Perform and/or participate in all other diagnostics such as radiology, ultrasound, ECG, BP, and glucose monitoring
  • Provide nursing care for in hospital patients including all DVM requested treatments, diagnostics, and medications
  • Accurately and completely record all treatments
  • Perform client callbacks as necessary
  • Maintain legally defensible medical records in cooperation with veterinarians
  • Actively engages in Rounds
  • Rounds delivered/received at shift changes, anytime a staff member comes on shift or leaves a shift
  • Rounds will be complete, detailed, and relative to patient & client care
  • Ability to monitor anesthesia utilizing equipment such as pulse oximeter and electrocardiogram
  • Keep accurate anesthesia/surgical medical records
  • Maintain cleanliness of ICU, working an patient areas. Ability to delegate cleaning tasks to Technician Assistants and Kennel Assistants as necessary 

Administrative Duties 

  • Log controlled drugs 
  • Know how to use the inventory module in our veterinary practice management software 
  • Restock shelves and drawers in exam rooms and treatment area 
  • Follow OSHA requirements
  • Follow practice’s health and safety protocols
  • Be proficient in using our veterinary practice management software (EzyVet, SmartFlow, Timeless)
  • Assist Client Administrators as necessary
  • Attending staff and individual meetings as scheduled 

Supervisor & Department Head Duties

  • Training including teaching classes and on the floor training
  • Assisting employees in growth
  • Develop standard operating procedures
  • Complete annual reviews, and check-ins during onboarding process
  • Lead by example
  • Provide excellent coaching for employee success
  • Lead weekly, bi-weekly and monthly meetings


  • Participates in a positive manner in all group sizes. 
  • Refrains from participating in gossip leads by example. 
  • Supports team members by assisting other areas, is receptive to feedback and suggestions. 
  • Engages in active problem solving vs. Problem identifying. 
  • Makes suggestions related to client/patient service improvements and hospital efficiency.
  • Willing to help teammates grow by teaching processes and techniques used in the ICU 


  • Experience equivalent to job duties and responsibilities 
  • Excellent veterinary nursing and technical skills 
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong ability to multi task, delegate and oversee daily workflow
  • Strong working knowledge of emergency veterinary medicine
  • Strong work ethic and professionalism 


  • Able to properly restrain dog and cat patients for veterinary care and procedures 
  • Able to stand, sit, bend, restrain, squat for extended periods of time 
  • Able to function within a busy, stressful work environment in a mature, professional manner 
  • Able to lift 60 lbs. in a safe manner 
  • Able to type, write and verbally converse
  • Able to work the posted schedule 

Anticipated Schedule 

Technicians will work three 12-hour shifts weekly, either a day or night shift but not a mixture. Will be a rotating schedule with rotating weekends and holidays. Staff will start training prior to our opening at our AVECCC Gilbert location. 


Veterinary Technician Assistants - $16-$18

Veterinary Technicians - $19-$26

Technician Supervisors (Charge Nurse) Required ECC Experience - $29-$36

ER Department Head (Required ECC Experience) - $60,000-$70,000

VTS - $35-45


  • Potential Relocation Assistance for Qualified Candidates
  • VTS Support
  • CE Allowance
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Paid License Renewal Fees
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Pet Discount
  • Shift/Weekend Pay Differential
  • Opportunity for VTNE Reimbursement
  • 401k
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance 

Equal Employment Opportunity 
ARISE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship. Hiring is contingent on candidate verifying their eligibility to work in the United States and passing a complete background check and drug screen. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 65291019
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Queen Creek, Arizona, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Arizona Regional Intensive Care, Specialty & Emergency Veterinary Center
  • Position Title: NEW MULTI-SPECIATLY HOSPITAL - Veterinary Technicians and Leaders
  • Job Function: Vet Tech/Assistant
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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