Credentialed Veterinary Technician within the Emergency & Critical Care Service

In person

Full time and part Time positions are available at this time.

Bend Animal Emergency and Specialty Center has been serving the Central Oregon community and beyond for over 20 years. This growing hospital is privately owned by two local emergency veterinarians who are dedicated to be change we want to see in the veterinary field. Here at Bend Animal Emergency (BAE), we take pride in cultivating a community of veterinary professionals who prioritize diversity and inclusion. We are BIPOC and LGBTQIA+ allies.

As our hospital expands, we continue to offer a wide range of specialty services including 24-hour emergency and critical care, surgery, internal medicine, ophthalmology, and cardiology.

We work hard to foster a clinic culture that encourages accountability, honest communication, teamwork and mutual respect. In this fast paced environment, we advocate for self care and a healthy work life balance. We offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation/sick time, 100% paid health care, 401k matching and more. As employers, we want to take care of you, so in return you can take care of our patients.

About the position: We are seeking full time and part time Certified Veterinary Technicians to join our Emergency and Critical Care Department.

Never worked in ER before? DON'T worry. We provide training, your skills will transfer over.

  • Proficient with patient triage, procedure workups, admitting & rounding patients, and discharges
  • Bedside nursing care for patients admitted to the hospital
  • Has knowledge of common disease processes and pharmacology
  • Proficient with medical calculations
  • Comfortable with administering, monitoring, and recovering patients under anesthesia and sedation (training provided for unstable patient anesthesia)
  • Assists with providing general husbandry and inventory for ECC patients and service
  • Training available to place central lines, nasogastric tubes, and urinary catheters.

Shift: Full-time (36-40 hr/week) Part-time (20-32hr/week)

Currently Hiring for: swing shift 10/12hr shifts (2pm-2am) or (2pm-12am) and overnight (7pm-7am) or (9pm-7am)

Personal Requirements:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • Minimum 1 year working as a veterinary technician. Preferred experience in an emergency and/or specialty hospital
  • Graduate from an accredited AVMA program. Preferred CVT, LVT, RVT, and/or VTS (additional compensation provided for VTS)
  • Is detail oriented and able to multitask in a fast-paced working environment
  • Has a high commitment to providing exceptional patient care
  • Has excellent client communication skills
  • Must be well-spoken, professional, approachable and maintain an optimistic outlook
  • Must have the ability to support and foster an environment of diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and empathy
  • Must have good interpersonal relationship and communication skills

Physical Effort: Work requires lifting (up to 40 lbs), carrying and restraining animals, walking or standing for extended periods of time and frequently working on the floor.

Compensation: $25 - $30/hr based on experience, overnight differential provided. Additional compensation for those with advanced licensing such as a VTS.

Benefits: Full-time (averaging 32hr/week and above) employee benefits include 100% paid health, available dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K w/ 3% match, paid vacation/sick time, bonus program, generous employee pet discount, referral bonus, continuing education and uniform stipend.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $26.00 - $34.00 per hour

Expected hours: 36 – 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Healthcare setting:

  • Hospital


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 4 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Bend, OR 97702: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Veterinary technician: 1 year (Required)


  • Veterinary Technician Certification (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Night Shift (Preferred)
  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)
  • Day Shift (Preferred)
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Hospital hours:

Cardiology Hours:
By Appointment Only
Specialty Surgery Hours:
By Appointment Only on Fridays
Ultrasound Hours:
By Appointment Only on Tuesday and Wednesday
Emergency Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 5 PM – 8AM (overnight)
Friday – Sunday: 24 Hours
Open All Major Holidays

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