Certified Veterinary Technician Job Opening

Certified Veterinary Technician

SportsVet Animal Medical Center

Savoy, Illinois
$14.00 - $20.00 an hour

Have you been searching for a new and exciting career opportunity? Are you interested in providing outstanding care and compassion for pets and the people that love them? Are you seeking to join a team of highly motivated and supportive individuals? If you answered yes to any of these, SportsVet is looking for you!

SportsVet Animal Medical Center is seeking a Certified/Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our team!

We are a busy full-service and emergency, AAHA accredited animal hospital located in Savoy, Illinois. We provide a wide range of services for our patients including routine veterinary wellness care, 24/7 emergency medicine, and advanced orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation. We have cultivated an outstanding team to maintain efficient and quality patient care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our staff's dedication to the profession is reflected in the compassionate care they give to every patient and pet owner. Our team philosophy is to treat each pet as if it were our own, providing quality medical care at any time of the day or night. The candidate we are seeking should be professional, willing to work as part of our extraordinary team, and enjoy providing exceptional service to our clients and our canine and feline patients.

In this role you will:

  • Work closely with the entire SportsVet team
  • Provide outstanding patient care and dedicated client education. Our goal in all interactions is to strengthen the human-animal bond
  • Be a well utilized certified veterinary technician able to perform a variety of technical tasks daily including: blood draws, placing intravenous catheters, monitoring surgical anesthesia, administering injections
  • Be expected to perform a variety of diagnostic procedures including: taking diagnostic digital x-rays and demonstrating proficiency with routine laboratory tests like fecals, urinalyses, hematology, and ear cytologies
  • Be an integral part of the record keeping process. Assuring patient information and updates are accurately observed and documented in the medical record

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Enjoy working individually and as a team and possess a strong work ethic
  • Excel at communication skills including active listening
  • Have a strong commitment to excellent customer service
  • Possess strong organizational skills
  • Have a dedication to providing the same care to all pets as if they were one of your own

Job Requirements

  • Applicants must have a valid Certified Veterinary Technician License in the state of Illinois in order to be considered for this position

*Working experience in the veterinary field of 1-2 years preferred but not required*

Hours: Full Time

Benefits Package

  • A competitive salary. Hourly rate is determined by prior experience.
  • Paid Time Off
  • 6 Paid Floating Holidays
  • Veterinary services at a reduced rate for employee owned pets
  • Simple IRA Retirement Plan
  • An annual uniform allowance
  • An annual allowance for continuing education
  • CVT License renewal reimbursement

If you meet our eligibility requirements and are ready to pursue this exciting career opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume. All qualified candidates will be given equal consideration. ** SportsVet Animal Medical Center is a drug-free workplace

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $20.00 /hour


  • veterinary: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Certified Veterinary Technician (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Employee discounts
  • Others