Veterinary Technician & Assistant Jobs in Plainview, NY

Long Island Veterinary Specialists is hiring full-time New York State Licensed Veterinary Technicians (LVTs) and Veterinary Assistants to join our team!

You will join a collaborative team of veterinary professionals offering referral services in the fields of Cardiology, Dermatology, Emergency, Integrative Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Radioiodine Therapy (I-131), Physical Rehabilitation, and Surgery. Apply for one of our veterinary technician jobs today!

You’ll Love Your Life at LIVS

Our veterinary technicians and assistants provide top-notch, compassionate care to our patients and clients. We train and cross-train new staff members, so the sky is the limit! We’re happy to welcome recent graduates to our team.

Full Time Benefits 

  • Medical & Dental Coverage
  • 401(k)
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Employee Pet Discounts

Competitive Compensation 

  • $30-40 per hour, based on experience
  • $5,000 signing bonus available for qualified applicants (technicians only)

Professional Development 

  • Formal Education & Training
  • Tuition Support
  • Licensing Fees & CE Coverage
  • Veterinary Nursing Development Programs and Resources

The Veterinary Technician Job Role at LIVS

Veterinary technician job duties include general nursing care and medication administration, anesthesia administration and monitoring, post-surgical care, use of in-house laboratory, radiography, IV catheterization, and collection of blood and urine samples. We will train and cross-train new staff members, so the sky is the limit! Recent graduates are welcome. If you are interested in providing unparalleled patient care, join our knowledgeable and talented team of professionals.

The Veterinary Assistant Job Role at LIVS

The desired applicant will have strong communication skills and compassion in dealing with clients and patients. Duties include basic husbandry for patients such as feeding, walking, cleaning, and bathing, as well as assisting veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Although prior experience is a plus, we are happy to train eager applicants. If you are interested in providing unparalleled care while gaining valuable experience for a career in veterinary medicine, come join our knowledgeable and talented team of professionals.

Professional development creates opportunities for advancement, which is why LIVS is committed to offering formal education, tuition support, in-house development tools, and resources to help you deliver the highest level of patient care. We will help cover licensing fees and provide an annual Continuing Education allowance so you can focus on expanding your skills and expertise.

Our Commitment to Professional Development

The Veterinary Nursing Development (VND) programs at Long Island Veterinary Specialists provide a variety of continuing education benefits, including:

  • Fear Free Training
  • Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) Mentorship Program
  • RECOVER Veterinary CPR Rescuer Certification Support and Training
  • In-House Development Resources
  • Veterinary Technician Veterinary Assistant Development Programs in partnership with Penn Foster College

Other positions currently open at Long Island Veterinary Specialists include:

  • Client Service Representatives
  • Veterinary Assistants
  • Emergency Veterinarians
  • Specialist Positions

…and more! Click here to view all open positions at LIVS.