Veterinary Jobs in Traverse City

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Veterinary Technician

Our practice is excited to add another Veterinary Technician to our team. We are looking for an individual who is good at communicating, organization, and multi-tasking, and who is ready to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate would have at least 1-2 years’ previous experience in veterinary medicine and have knowledge of monitoring anesthesia, performing dentals, dental radiographs, IV Catheter placement, Intubating, Prepping patients for surgery and medical math calculations.

Come join our dedicated and compassionate team at Companion Animal Hospital! We strive to provide a high standard of veterinary care to our patients, which include dogs, cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hedgehogs and more.

Operating Hours: No Weekends!

Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

Compensation: $15 – $20 (non-credentialed) DOE; $20 – $24 (credentialed) DOE

We are proud to offer our teammates comprehensive benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) with match
  • Personal pet care discount
  • Scrub allowance

Essential Functions:

  • Able to perform basic animal handling and restraint
  • Be able to accurately position for radiographs
  • Assist veterinarians in the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery
  • Perform in-hospital lab testing and prepare specimens for outside labs
  • Assist veterinarians in outpatient exams by taking histories, vital signs, and weights as well as providing client education
  • Collect and prepare diagnostic samples
  • Anesthesia monitoring
  • Assist in maintaining practice equipment
  • Assist veterinarian performing surgery
  • Assist veterinarians in any other assigned tasks
  • Maintain cleanliness of surgery suite, treatment area, and exams rooms for all surfaces
  • Support DEA compliance as it relates to the role
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-2 years’ prior experience in veterinary medicine
  • Ability to lift patients and carry equipment up to 40 pounds; ability to lift patients or carry equipment over 40 pounds with assistance
  • Practice OSHA safety techniques including proper PPE
  • Computer skills, MS office applications, etc.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 – $24.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Traverse City, MI 49696: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Veterinary: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Veterinary Technician Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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