Millerton Veterinary Practice is always looking for passionate veterinary professionals to join our team.

Job Application

We are accepting applicants for the following positions:

Veterinary Technician

We are looking for a Veterinary Technician for our three-doctor animal practice in beautiful Hudson Valley, NY, adjacent to Berkshire County (MA) and Litchfield County (NY). We are open Monday – Friday and closed on the weekends and 6 major holidays during the year. Our typical work schedule consists of 30–40-hour work weeks, 10.5-hour days (8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m., 3-4 days per week). Our mission at MVP is to educate families to promote and effect the best quality of life possible for their pets. This can be accomplished through a holistic perspective with consideration of each pet’s physical, mental and emotional well-being.

The role of a Veterinary Technician is the primary support person to the veterinarian. They assist the veterinarian throughout the examination, diagnosis, and treatment phases. As support staff, they aide the veterinarian in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work and administrative detail. They have a deep compassion for animals and strive to provide the best service to pets and their people. They effectively leverage our veterinarians to provide Gold-Standard Medical Care to our patients. Along with the understanding and solid skills in veterinary technology, our veterinary technicians bring compassion and a positive attitude to work to enhance our current practice culture.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • The team member’s skills include (but are not limited to): patient care including diagnostic procedures and treatments
  • Triage and effectively obtaining patient history
  • Laboratory, surgical, radiology, and dental procedures
  • Anesthesia monitoring
  • Prescription preparation
  • Practice of proper practice of safety protocols and aseptic techniques
  • Understanding and ability to operate veterinary equipment, instruments
  • Familiar with pharmacy procedures
  • Strong ability to communicate medical knowledge and instruction.

Characteristics required for success in this role:

  • Above-average bedside manner that creates and contributes to a successful visit for both animal and human clients alike
  • Attention to detail in a busy work environment
  • Superior active listening skills and non-verbal active listening skills
  • Effective communication skills including verbal and written communication skills to interact clearly with customers, doctors, support staff, and vendors
  • Patience and listening skills to respond appropriately and interact positively with all customers
  • Time management skills to prioritize and complete a wide variety of tasks throughout the day
  • Friendly, polite, sociable, and empathetic
  • Ability to have control over emotions

Education/Licensing Requirements:

Requirements for Licensed Veterinary Technician:

2-year degree from AVMA accredited Veterinary Technology program, and New York State license (or eligibility for licensing in NY). New grads encouraged or candidates currently enrolled in a VT program or are considering matriculation in a VT program may be considered and are encouraged to apply.

  • Full-Time position
  • Paid Vacation/Sick/Personal days
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Dental and Vision
  • 401K with match
  • Required continuing education allotment
  • State licensing paid (for Full Time employees)
  • Veterinary discounts

Resumes, cover letters, and applications can be submitted through our website or hard copies may be requested by emailing:

Job Type: Full-time or Part-time
Pay (full time): $22.00 – $27.00 per hour

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