Department: Clinical Education

Licensed Veterinary Technician Clinical Skills Specialist

Licensed Veterinary Technician Clinical Skills Specialist

Orient, train and guide veterinary technician interns (VTIs) & other LVTs during rotations on the clinical floor. Provide practical, side by side training in the application of their academic knowledge in a clinical setting. Teach & train exemplary nursing and technical skills in multiple departments including surgery, ICU, Internal medicine and other clinical areas within the hospital


  • Must have NYS Veterinary Technician’s license, VTS preferred
  • Minimum of 3-5 years nursing experience as an LVT in clinical environment performing, basic & advance nursing skills
  • Ability to lift and restrain animals weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective, respectful working relationships
  • Must be able to work successfully as part of a team
  • Ability to remain composed in stressful and emergency situations
  • Ability to communicate clearly with clients, technicians and vets
  • Flexibility to accommodate shift work in a unit that is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Coordination of the nursing and technical care of patients from admission to discharge
  • Assist with CE
  • Address and support quality and service issues
  • Participate in committees and other projects as assigned


  • Effectively teach a variety of clinical of skills necessary for patient care
  • Teach, mentor and support LVT’s in the clinical application of academic knowledge
  • Works side by side with VTIs providing one on one insights, guidance, coaching and mentoring
  • Train LVTs in hospital protocols, treatments and technical duties


  • Sunday-Wednesday 10am-6pm or Wednesday-Saturday 10am-6pm