Large Animal LVT- Cornell University

  • Cornell University Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital would like to share our environment of growth and opportunity with you.

    Our licensed veterinary technicians enjoy a climate-controlled 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 with an interest in large animal medicine to join our valued Nursing Care Team.


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

    • Exercise an independent and self-motivated spirit.
    • Participate in a team-based approach to excellent patient care.
    • Triage emergencies plus initiate stabilization and treatments.
    • Manage nursing care of all patients, including those who are critically ill.
    • Always be challenged with our diverse caseload from horses and cows to sheep, goats, alpacas, llamas, pigs and sometimes reindeer and camels.
    • Contribute meaningfully to the education of veterinary students, interns and residents.
    • Perform diagnostic evaluations and medical procedures using state-of-the-art equipment and techniques: bloodwork, ultrasound, endoscopy, radiographs, critical care monitoring and more.


    The CUHA provides 24-hour care for pets 365 days of the year. The schedule for this position requires flexibility to ensure that adequate patient care and service needs are provided without interruption or exception. This position will have some after-hours and weekend work expected. Hours are subject to change depending on the business needs of the office and will require some holidays. The exact schedule will be discussed during the interview process.


    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
    • New Grads are encouraged to apply.
    • Experience in and/or demonstrated 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.



    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
    • Competitive additional alternate schedule (shift differential) pay of up to $4/hr.
    • 13 additional holiday days with generous holiday pay if you work on those days
    • An award-winning employer-provided benefits program
    • Comprehensive healthcare 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




    Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week





    We encourage questions!: [email protected]

    **We are unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position

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Job Details

  • Ithaca, New York
  • 0-1 Years Experience
  • Full-Time
  • $10 - $20
  • Date Posted: January 26, 2024
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