Department: Oncology

LVT Manager for The Cancer Institute, Diagnostic Imaging, and Dermatology

LVT Manager for The Cancer Institute, Diagnostic Imaging, and Dermatology

The LVT Manager is part of the hospital clinical services team and assists with the organization direction, management, and evaluation of patient care services for The Cancer Institute, Diagnostic Imaging, and Dermatology Services. The LVT Manager supports the mission of the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center by providing the very best in patient and customer care.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Director of Oncology, Diagnostic Imaging, and Dermatology departments to evaluate the effectiveness of training programs, staff development, and career ladder to ensure compliance with national standards and state regulatory requirements
  • Plan, coordinate, and manage day-to-day activities of the veterinary clinical staff, including LVTs and Assistants
  • Collaborate with the team leaders and staff to develop, continually improve, and promote quality standards for veterinary clinical care
  • Act as a working supervisor, including in an LVT capacity approximately 40% of the time
  • Operate specialized MRI and CT imaging equipment to produce clinical diagnostic images, as directed by Radiologists
  • Operate Linear Accelerator and support the Radiation Oncology Service
  • Assist the Director with daily operations, supervising patient care to ensure patient safety, and be responsible for learning departmental skillsets, chemotherapy preparation, and delivery
  • Assist in meeting patient care requirements in accordance with physician instructions, hospital policies, and approved patient care standards
  • Inform supervisor and/or appropriate personnel of needed repairs for equipment or unsafe conditions
  • Implement and assess disciplinary action and progress improvement as needed
  • Must have strong knowledge and/or willing to learn all aspects of oncology, diagnostic imaging, and dermatology
  • Perform responsibilities in accordance with hospital goals, objectives, policies, and procedures
  • Demonstrate core value of care through positive behavior and act as an ambassador for AMC
  • All other related projects and duties as assigned

Qualifications Desired

  • Current NYS Veterinary Technician Licensure required, VTS preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of LVT experience in a specialty veterinary hospital
  • Proven ability to lead veterinary clinical and technical staff in a healthcare environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Reports to: Director of Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Diagnostic Imaging, and Dermatology


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous sign-on bonus
  • Four-day work week
  • Comprehensive benefits including health insurance with medical, dental, and vision benefits, very generous paid time off, paid continuing education time-off and stipend, and 403-b retirement plan with employer contribution.
  • Possibility of housing in an AMC apartment building or assistance to find housing
  • School loan debt forgiveness opportunity as a non-profit hospital
  • Non-corporate practice with no pressure for percentage pay
  • Collegial work with colleagues in a non-competitive structure with strong teaching and mentoring opportunities as well as opportunities for research

 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 Range: $80,000-$95,000


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