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Veterinary Technician in Chicago North

Company: Banfield Pet Hospital
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Job Description:


Veterinary Technician Careers at Banfield Pet Hospital

Our Vet Techs work alongside pet health care industry experts with the chance to make a difference in the lives of pets and the clients we serve through skilled veterinary knowledge and effective communications. As a Banfield Vet Tech, you will have the opportunity to put your love of pets to work in a career with a growing company that offers a clear career path if continued growth and learning is your goal.


Our hospital locations in North Chicago\:

0421 - Bloomingdale IL0476 - Brickyard (Chicago) IL

0477 - Crystal Lake IL

0427 - Evanston IL

0429 - Geneva IL

0436 - Gurnee IL

1372 - Hoffman Estates IL

1373 - Kildeer IL1136 - Lombard (Downers Grove) IL

2044 - Mt. Prospect (Arlington Heights) IL

1262 - Niles North IL

0431 - Northbrook IL

1181 - Schaumburg IL

1139 - Skokie (Niles) IL

1371 - South Elgin IL

2147 - Vernon Hills IL


Employment Type\: Full-Time / Part-Time

Required Education/Licenses\:  Veterinary Technician Certification or Licensure


A Day in the Life of a Banfield Veterinary Technician

Vet Techs may have just a single job title, but in fact they fill many important roles as they move throughout their day in the hospital. They are an integral part of an effective team and support our hospitals by\: 

  • Acting as the extra eyes, ears and hands for the veterinarian to ensure the best quality pet care and to maximize the veterinarianâ??s productivity.

  • Assisting veterinarians and veterinary medical teams through the day-to-day function of the hospital and communicating with the team to maintain the flow of patients.

  • Assisting with surgery and using your technical skills to the fullest, within state practice acts regarding duties of credentialed veterinary technicians.

  • Communicating with clients about unique pet health concerns and offering guidance on Optimum Wellness Plan



    preventive care, medications, and other treatments.

  • Obtaining relevant information and history from clients and maintaining proper and complete medical charts to benefit individual clients and the

    pet owner community as a whole


  • Using safe restraining techniques, following standard protocols and maintaining clean, sterile and organized treatment areas, exam rooms and labs.

  • Mentoring other team members.


Commitment Beyond Qualifications Being a Vet Tech requires AVMA certified credentials, skill, dedication and a desire for continuing education, but most importantly, a passion for animals and caring for them. We aim to hire and develop Vet Techs who believe

preventive care

is the key to achieving a long and healthy life for each pet.


Like all associates, we look to our Vet Techs to embrace our

Five Principles

â?? Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom. As much as we value on-paper qualifications, we actively seek out Vet Techs who thrive on delivering outstanding client and pet experiences. At Banfield, we take pride in hiring passionate Vet Techs who\:

  • Utilize high quality medical skills

  • Educate clients on all aspects of pet health

  • Advocate for the

    wellness of pets

  • Contribute to an engaging hospital environment and positive team dynamic


Caring for Those Who Care\: Benefits for Banfield Veterinary Technicians

Our approach to rewarding our vet techs includes programs for both personal wellness and professional development. As the nationâ??s largest pet health care provider, Banfield is uniquely positioned to offer a wide array of benefits and programs that help you take care of yourself and your family, as well as care for pets. 


Personal Health, Savings, and Wellness Benefits

All Vet Techs receive competitive salaries in addition to a number of savings, health, and insurance benefits, ranging from 401(k) participation to Optimum Wellness Plans


for your pets. In addition, medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance is offered to associates based on eligibility. Because pet health care can be stressful at times, we also offer a number of work-life balance benefits and programs including paid vacation that help you balance your life in the hospital and your life at home.


Potential as Big as Your Passion Whether you are a newly certified or an experienced Vet Tech, a job at Banfield opens the door to exploring the next best move in your career. We are committed to helping Vet Techs grow by providing\: 

  • Performance development plans designed to help you define and achieve your career goals

  • Practice-paid continuing education opportunities

  • Vet Tech networking opportunities

  • Opportunities to lend your skills to the communities you serve and live in


A Support Structure That Helps You ThriveWeâ??ve created a structure that includes leadership and support at the hospital level, in the field and at our Corporate headquarters, all with one goal in mind\: to help you focus on delivering quality care for all pets. 


Together we are a team, making a real impact on pet health care in hospitals, communities and the field of veterinary medicine.


Start your Banfield Career as a Veterinary TechnicianLearn more about the impact you can make as part of a Banfield hospital team and see how we support the

wellness of our people and profession



Or, if youâ??re ready to make your move, view the full job description.


Banfield Pet Hospital®

is committed to a diverse work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. It is our mission to provide equal employment opportunities to all candidates and to ensure that access to jobs is strictly based on job-related criteria.

Keywords: Banfield Pet Hospital, Schaumburg , Veterinary Technician in Chicago North, Other , Schaumburg, Illinois

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