Department: Clinical Education

Clinical Educator

Clinical Educator

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, the world’s largest non profit animal hospital, is seeking a full time licensed veterinary technician educator who will provide teaching support to the clinical education team.

SHIFT: TBD per departmental needs

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively teach a variety of clinical skills necessary for patient care
  • Teach, mentor, and support LVT’s in the clinical application of academic knowledge
  • Train LVT’s in hospital protocols, treatments, and technical duties
  • Train veterinary support staff in requested areas as necessary (e.g. patient handling)
  • Demonstrate patience teaching in a fast paced environment
  • Adapt and cross train in specialty departments as needed
  • Devise rotation schedules for Veterinary Technician Interns and Externs (VTIs and VTEs)
  • Collaborate with Clinical Skills Specialist and Director of Clinical Education
  • Devise curriculum and lesson plans for lectures and labs
  • Provide onboarding for new hires
  • Ensure mandatory annual CE completed per AMC and American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) requirements
  • Maintain organized records
  • Provide routine assessment(s) of learning

Skills Required:

  • NYS Veterinary Technician License
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a specialty clinical environment
  • 2 years’ experience mentoring and training veterinary technicians and student externs and interns
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in teaching preferred
  • Veterinary Technician Specialty (VTS) preferred
  • Must be able to collaborate with all team members
  • Ability to remain composed in stressful and emergency situations
  • Must be flexible about working additional hours when necessary
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and communication skills are essential
  • Must be able to follow detailed protocols
  • Must neatly and correctly fill out paperwork as necessary

Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous sign-on bonus
  • Generous paid time off
  • Tuition assistance
  • 50% discount on veterinary care
  • Mentorship through the VTS process
  • Continuing education funds with rollover options
  • NYS Licensing fee reimbursement
  • Relocation reimbursement for qualified candidates who live outside the NYC metropolitan area
  • Free housing for 1 year for qualified candidates who live outside of the NYC metropolitan area (*2-year employment commitment required)
  • 403b matching
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • You may be eligible for The Public Loan Service Forgiveness Program as we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit employer

AMC’s Commitment to Lifelong Learning

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center is located in Manhattan, near a multitude of leading research and teaching hospitals. AMC’s commitment to compassionate and pioneering veterinary care dates to 1910 when it was founded as a clinic to help animals whose owners could not afford treatment. We continue this legacy today as the world’s largest non-profit animal hospital, with 130+ veterinarians working collaboratively across 20 specialties and services. Our team prides itself on delivering world class veterinary care to help keep pet families together.

When you join the team at AMC, you join a renowned team of veterinary professionals dedicated to innovative care, research, and education. Our prestigious postgraduate education programs attract future leaders in veterinary medicine, and the clinical research conducted at AMC has led to breakthroughs that change the way veterinary care is delivered industry wide. This shared commitment to learning, teaching, and innovative care creates a collegial, collaborative environment with rewarding opportunities for advancement and growth.

We’re building the future of veterinary medicine at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, thanks to our transformative Gift of Love campaign to expand and enhance our clinical, educational, and research capacities. Construction is currently underway to fully renovate the hospital, ensuring AMC is at the forefront of veterinary medicine for generations to come.

Salary: $70k – $85k


Interested and qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to