Veterinary Technician

Veterinary Technician Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Position at Sherwood South Animal Hospital

At Sherwood South Animal Emergency and Critical Care we are forward thinkers from all walks of life who join together through laughter, empathy and commitment.  We strive to promote a positive working environment where your wellbeing, including mental and emotional health, is of the utmost importance to us. We believe in mentoring and growing talent at all levels. Whether it’s a formal program, or just a caring team member, you’ll have someone there to coach, guide, and cheer you on. We work hard to care for animals and have plenty of fun along the way, supporting each other as one collaborative family.

Sherwood South Animal Emergency and Critical Care is looking to add full-time, experienced Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants to their critical care/ICU inpatient care team!  We are a 24-hour emergency clinic looking to fill Overnight weekend shifts!

This position entails:

  • This position is located in Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Shift Differentials added to base pay when working overnights and weekends!!
  • Staying active, to include moving and lifting our patients and packages of varying weight

It would be Paw-esome if you have the following skills:  

  • High school diploma or GED (required).
  • 3-5 years of continuous emergency veterinary technician/assistant experience (direct animal/patient care required)
  • LVT, RVT, CVT, VTS (ECC) or Pre-Vet is a plus! 
  • Experienced in veterinary critical care is a plus!
  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays
  • Desire to practice empathetic, gold standard medicine benefiting our patients
  • Team oriented with an ability to collaborate and support each other
  • Are paw-sitive, kind and provide trustworthy communication to the patients, team members and clients.
  • Have the desire to constantly grow and advance as a veterinary technician! 

Why Work For Sherwood South Animal Emergency and Critical Care?

At Sherwood South Animal Emergency and Critical Care, we promote an emotionally intelligent work environment.  We strive to promote a positive work/life balance and invest heavily in our employees.  Our dedication to our patients, the pet parents, and our team are what make us pillars in our community.  We believe in providing the best veterinary care with compassion! 

Sherwood South Animal Emergency and Critical Care is a Thrive Pet Healthcare Partner 💚. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or genetics.


If you are passionate about pets and providing exceptional veterinary care, we want to welcome you to our pack!