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Cornell University Licensed Veterinary Technician I - Theriogenology in Ithaca, New York

Licensed Veterinary Technician I - Theriogenology


Theriogenology Service LVT Advertisement Summer 2024

Looking for a new opportunity to grow with Cornell University Hospital for Animals?

Our licensed veterinary technicians enjoy a modern hospital environment where their superb skills are appreciated and utilized each day. Alongside a vibrant team of board-certified clinicians and veterinary students, you will contribute to a highly individualized and cultivated patient and client experience.

We are seeking a licensed veterinary technician (LVT) to join our Reproductive Service. This unique position provides opportunity to work with both companion and farm animals, including a developed equine breeding program. This program services client-owned and Cornell-owned animal that you will follow from conception to neonatal care. This motivated individual will assist with clinical service, teaching, and reproductive laboratory analysis. The position is for daytime Monday-Friday.

As part of this highly knowledgeable and adaptable group, you will have the opportunity to

  • Exercise an independent and self-motivated spirit.
  • Enjoy working in a state-of-the art veterinary teaching hospital and a brand-new facility at the Equine Park (EP), a 165-acre horse farm with lush green pastures that are home to over 60 horses for teaching and research.
  • Participate in a team-based approach to excellent patient care.
  • Always be challenged with our diverse caseload of many different species.
  • Opportunities to assist in small animal reproductive procedures and care.
  • Contribute meaningfully to the education of veterinary students, interns, and residents.
  • Perform diagnostic evaluations and reproductive procedures using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques: breeding soundness evaluations, semen analysis, ultrasound, endoscopy, advanced reproductive techniques.

Are you ready for your large animal career to start? Cornell University Hospital for Animals is here to help you get there.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in veterinary technology from an AVMA accredited institution, plus NYS Licensure or eligible to be licensed required within 3 months of joining.
  • One to two years of experience as a licensed veterinary technician with either small or large animal.
  • Desire to further develop stallion handling skills.
  • Experience in and/or demonstrate commitment to supporting diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and wellbeing.
  • Ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to learn the patient tracking software.
  • Must be able to work independently in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple tasks simultaneously while under pressure and paying close attention to details.
  • Candidate must have the ability to meet the physical demands of the position, which includes, but are not limited to, stressful situations, prolonged standing and kneeling, as well as lifting and restraining patients.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with equine and farm animals strongly desired, with stallion and foal handling a plus.

What We Offer:

Great benefits! Cornell receives national recognition, as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives.

  • A career ladder focused on career development and specialty advancement, with financial and mentorship support at every step
  • 3 weeks of paid vacation
  • Generous shift pay if applicable
  • 13 additional holiday days with generous holiday pay if you work on those days
  • An award-winning employer provided benefits program
    • Comprehensive health care options
    • Access to wellness programs
    • Employee discounts with local and national retail brands
    • Generous retirement contributions
    • Impressive educational benefits include tuition-free Extramural Study and Employee Degree Program, Tuition Aid for external education, and Cornell Children's Tuition Assistance program
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University Job Title:

Licensed Veterinary Technician I

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$21.72 - $24.01

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