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Emergency Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Emergency Group

Last Updated: 5/23/23

Job Description


  • Triaging
  • Knowledge and ability to recognize medical emergencies and illnesses
  • Assessing patients
  • Recording vitals and assisting doctors with diagnostics,
  • Completing all treatments as instructed by the doctor
  • Basic husbandry and nursing care
  • Monitoring all changes in patients and giving them all the compassionate care they deserve
  • Taking blood
  • Placing catheters
  • Assisting in and facilitating radiography capture
  • Preparing samples for outside reference labs
  • Running in-house lab work
  • Preparing medications
  • Administering medications
  • Any other field related tasks



  • Be available for any shift, days, swing and overnights
  • Be able to follow verbal written and electronic instructions
  • Have a minimum of 2 years experience
  • Be able to work well in a fast-paced environment with all personality types
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.



Because emergency is all we do, so we do it best! We also offer:

  • Industry-leading compensation
  • Health Insurance
  • 401K w/ company match
  • Paid parental leave - 10 weeks of paid leave at 100% of regular salary
  • Unlimited CE
  • Flexible work schedules for a true work-life balance
  • Growth potential
  • Groceries sent weekly, monthly and quarterly contests, quarterly hospital outings, annual company-wide retreat, etc!

See a virtual tour of the South Loop location here!

VEG celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. You've found the equal opportunity employer you are looking for. We can't wait to meet you!

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Company Details

Chicago, Illinois, United States