Department: Special Care Unit

Licensed Veterinary Technician, Special Care Unit

Licensed Veterinary Technician, Special Care Unit


  • Must be able to interpret and execute treatment directives given by veterinarian
  • Will be required to operate and/or monitor Heska and syringe pumps, Cardell blood pressure monitors, Doppler monitors and blood gas machines
  • Must be able to place jelco and sampling catheters, collect blood samples
  • Required to update patient records and monitor patient activity using Cornerstone
  • Maintain stock and order supplies
  • Assist with cleaning and maintaining cleanliness of ward and would be required to participate in the training of new employees and volunteers


  • Must have a New York State Veterinary Technician’s license or permit
  • Must have animal handling experience and ability to lift and restrain animals weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work successfully as part of a team
  • Must have ability to remain composed in stressful and emergency situations
  • Must have flexibility necessary to work additional hours when workload requires

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


  • Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm

Salary Range

$30.00 – $40.00 per hour


Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to fax to (212) 758-8157. The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center offers excellent benefits, including sign-on bonuses for LVTs and VTS, medical/dental insurance, tuition assistance, retirement plans, pet care discounts, continuing education benefits, and more!