Veterinary Technician - Southwest Vet

  • 8731 TX-71, Austin, TX 78735, USA
  • Full-time
  • Location: Austin, TX
  • Job Family: Hospital

Company Description

Southwest Vet ( is a quickly growing start-up in a beautifully designed, environmentally friendly building in Southwest Austin. We are seeking a candidate with at least one year of experience as a technician or tech assistant to join our fun and progressive team!

We pride ourselves on our low stress, compassionate, patient care and are seeking a candidate that values decreasing patient and client stress levels while at the vet. #lowstressvet. Check out what people are saying about us on Facebook ( and Yelp (!

Our mission is to provide quality, compassionate patient care and five-star service to our clients, team members, and community. If you are a motivated, team player who is passionate about this meaningful work, this may be the job for you!

We are seeking a team member who is dependable, loves to delight clients, and works well in a fast-paced, fun, team environment. This position requires a positive and friendly attitude, great client service skills, and a desire to compassionately care for animals.

Job Description

Responsibilities and Duties

Candidate must be able to safely restrain patients using low-stress measures, perform x-rays, prep for and assist with surgeries, perform venipuncture, place IV catheters, maintain accurate electronic records, obtain patient history, and educate clients about common pet health concerns. The position also requires cleaning enclosures, feeding, and walking pets, and receptionist related responsibilities.

COVID-19 considerations

We are currently operating "curbside" and requiring face coverings to ensure the health and safety of our team.


At least one year of veterinary technician/assistant experience is preferred. We have a small, team-oriented, and client service focused hospital in which all team members backup phones and team members must work together to perform all hospital duties including daily cleaning and kennel duties. Must cross-train to perform front desk operations. Experience with Idexx/Cornerstone is a plus. Will be required to lift approximately 50 lbs and work on your feet most of the day.

Must be available to work full-time; weekdays until 6:30 pm and Saturdays 8 am – 12:30 pm.

Additional Information

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

Our hospital's minimum wage is $15 per hour. Non-licensed, experienced/skilled technicians will earn ~ $16-17 per hour in starting pay. LVT/RVT pay is higher DOE.

As an employee, you will have access to a wide range of benefits, training, and career growth opportunities. Need to move? Don't change employers; move with us.

Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Competitive pay
  • Health Insurance
  • Generous pet benefits
  • 401K (after 1 year)
  • Paid time off
  • Bereavement pay
  • Pay for volunteering
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • $800 CE allowance, paid fear-free certification and more!

About the Employer: This hospital is owned and operated by PetWell Partners, a NVA company. At our hospitals, our Veterinarians make decisions about medicine and treatment choices. We are a fast-growing and the first AAHA accredited network of veterinary hospitals. We currently operate over 50 hospitals across eight states with over 725 employees.

PetWell Partners is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. PetWell Partners is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

Privacy Policy