About the Opportunity
Animal Humane New Mexico has an opportunity for an energetic person to join our Veterinary Clinic team as an Experienced Veterinary Technician. Our Clinic saves more than 6000 lives annually and is a full service hospital serving the public in addition to meeting all of the needs of our shelter pets. We boast an enjoyable working environment with skilled leadership. Our well-trained team creates a positive experience for customers, pets, and staff alike.
Ideal candidates will be Registered Veterinary Technicians and possess a minimum of 3 years of veterinary clinic experience (2 years high volume experience preferred). Applicants should possess strong nursing, leadership, training and technical skills; placing IV catheters, blood draws, and administering medical treatments. Additionally, applicants should be familiar with digital radiography, in-house laboratory, anesthesia and surgical assisting, intake, triage, pharmacy, and discharge. Candidates must be physically capable of safely lifting 50 pounds.
It’s really people that make Animal Humane an amazing shelter that saves and impacts thousands of lives each year. We hire people who are empathetically compassionate and share the common goal of improving the lives of New Mexico’s cats and dogs. Although we share common goals, visions and values for our work, we come from all walks of life. We are a diverse, highly-motivated team. When not at work, we pursue interests ranging from competitive sports, to music, from hiking and backpacking to dance.
We work diligently to maintain an open culture where egos are checked at the door and collaboration and positivity run wild. Everyone is a hands-on contributor and is comfortable sharing ideas with departments organization-wide. We are gracious not only to each other, but to the many, many donors and volunteers that make our mission a reality each day. Honesty, transparency, and the desire to do what’s right drive our decisions.