Lead Certified Veterinary Technician

LVT/RVT Hoffman Estates, Illinois


Position at Thrive Pet Healthcare Specialists- Hoffman Estates

Thrive Pet Healthcare is now hiring a Lead Certified Veterinary technician for our Emergency/ICU and Surgical departments at our new Specialty and ECC clinic in Hoffman Estates, Illinois!

Opening September 2023!

Our newly constructed space will be home to seven specialties, starting September 2023! Our floor plan offers a modern and open concept feel including a large break area with all the amenities to relax and enjoy where you work. There is a thoughtfully planned patient care area and so much more. 
Take a sneak peek here! 

Hoffman Estates is part of Thrive Pet Healthcare and is proud to offer industry-leading support for our Staff: 

  • Competitive compensation 
  •  Health benefits (vision, dental, and life insurance too) 
  •  Annual CE Stipend 
  •  401k w/employer match 
  •  Annual Paid Time Off 
  •  Additional family & furry care support options, including veterinary care discounts. · Check out our INDUSTRY leading benefits!! 

Our wonderful and supportive Technicians enjoy: 

  •  Milestone Award Program- tenure award program 
  •  CE 
  •  Partnership with Penn Foster for Veterinary Technician Associates Degree 

Every Thrive Healthcare member receives: 

  •  SupportLinc- Our comprehensive employee assistance program 
  •  Paid Parental Leave- 8 weeks fully paid 
  •  Purr-ental Leave- A 3-day leave to acclimate a shelter-adopted pet  into your household 
  •  Pet Perks- Discounts for up to five of your pets 
  •  Carrot- Fertility and family forming benefit 
  •  Bright Horizons- backup childcare, elder care, personal care 
  •  Flexible work schedule 
  •  Advanced career path opportunities 

Our Ideal Candidate: 

  • CVT is required for this position. 
  • Previous leadership experience is a must.
  • Anesthesia experience is required. 
  • A strong knowledge base of medical treatments including but not limited to; CRI setup/maintenance, NG tubes, central line placement, glucose curves, post-surgical care, oxygen-dependent patients, blocked cats, etc. 
  • A strong knowledge base of infectious diseases and systemic disorders is key. 
  • Accurately performs routine, in-house laboratory procedures, including the collection, preparation, and handling of all specimens according to hospital protocols. 
  • An up-to-date knowledge base of laboratory testing and the necessary samples needed for submission. 
  • Ability to articulate professional veterinary verbiage while maintaining a medical record. 
  • Exercise a high level of communication with clients and referral partners. 
  • Provide compassionate patient care. 
  • Understands basic emergency care including CPR. 
  • Has motivation and takes initiative to help teammates in any situation. 

It is our commitment to provide more so you can be more! 
More about the area: 

Step outside the hospital doors and enjoy a scenic walk along Poplar Creek Trail located in Show Factory Road Prairie Nature Preserve. Play a few holes on the way to work at the Hilldale Golf Club, less than 2 miles away. Want to unwind after a shift? Catch a movie at the nearby AMC or visit one of several popular nearby eateries with coworkers and family. This area is full of nice neighborhoods and high-quality public schools. 

At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all of our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.