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Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (CUVS) is a specialty and emergency veterinary center located in Stamford CT. CUVS is a mission-driven hospital that redefines the delivery of specialty and emergency care by bringing together the best of private practice with the best of academia to benefit pets, owners, and the profession. Our ethos is simple: you cannot have the best medicine without the best people. We are dedicated to helping our team members develop to their fullest potential. and are proactive in assisting each individual to achieve their professional goals. At CUVS, practice the way you dream - practice with passion.

We are looking for full time Credentialed Veterinary Technicians to join our team.

The primary mission of our technicians is to provide optimal patient care, educate clients and peers, and offer premier customer service to CUVS clients. As a core member of the veterinary medical team, technicians will work closely with the assistants, doctors and other staff members to carry out the care and treatment of all patients in the hospital wards and outpatient service areas while being responsible for all aspects of patient care, as directed by the doctors. Technicians are also responsible for cleanliness, hygiene and stocking of the ECC department and all clinical areas, and any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor/s, Clinical Services Manager, or CMO.

Technicians are expected to maintain the standards of care and adhere to protocols established within the hospital and will be expected to uphold the culture of learning and core values of CUVS through training and professional enhancement of skills and knowledge.



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•  Patient Assessment
•  Patient Care/Nursing

•  Management
•  Patient Monitoring
•  Treatments
•  Client Service

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Experience as a credentialed veterinary technician (LVT, CVT, RVT) working in a specialty practice

  • Animal handling experience and ability to lift and restrain animals weighing up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to remain composed in stressful and emergency situations and work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

  • Excellent communication and people skills

  • Ability to complete all necessary technical procedures and treatments, while following department and hospital protocols

Physical Demands and Risks

  • Ability to lift patients up to 50 pounds without assistance

  • Walking, standing for long periods of time, bending, kneeling

  • Stress associated with patient illness, death, and compassion-fatigue

  • Ability to restrain patients for examination or procedures

  • Ability to recognize and appropriately handle fractious patients

  • Exposure to zoonotic diseases

​Individuals with a passion for their work, a strong sense of collaboration and teamwork, and an appreciation for diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.


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