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At Northeast Animal Hospital, we are known for serving our patients and clients with compassion, empathy and integrity. We are always looking for dedicated and enthusiastic individuals who are eager to help us continue providing the best care and service to our patients and clients.

If you believe your values match those of our practice and you would like to be part of an outstanding team, we would like to hear from you. Please contact Marisha Shevenell, Hospital Manager.

Veterinary Technician

Northeast Animal Hospital

About the Role

Experienced Veterinary Technician for Veterinary Practice

* Opportunity to learn, grow, and develop in a career you truly love.

* Outstanding team of dedicated coworkers who want to see each other succeed.

* We are Devoted to Pets and Their People—and OUR people. We believe happy employees make happy workplaces.

Ignite your excitement in providing exceptional care for pets and their owners. We would love to have you join our multi-doctor team at Northeast Animal Hospital and Downtown St. Pete Vet Clinic, sister practices in two of the most sought after locations in St. Pete. We strive for a fun, friendly atmosphere where everyone, including the pets, feels relaxed. Our team is the heart of our practice and is the reason we are able to offer the highest level of service to our clients. Our growth has allowed us to offer state of the art technology while still maintaining the local business feel that makes St. Pete so great.

About us

For over 40 years, Northeast Animal Hospital has been Devoted to Pets and Their People. It's more than a tagline- our mission and client experience have allowed us to attract the highest quality, skilled veterinarians, nurse technicians, and support staff. Between the two practices, we offer routine vet care, advanced diagnostics for sick pets, surgical and dental care, and overnight boarding, so a diverse, interesting day at the office is guaranteed!

How you can best fill this position

Along with everything being a veterinary technician entails, we are looking for some key skills that will help you thrive in this new position:

The ability to go over and beyond being a "people" person. A positive, upbeat personality that can understand a client's fears and respond with compassion is vital.

A social media-minded outlook is a huge plus! Someone who can see the potential for a funny or inspiring post, snap a photo, and forward it to the appropriate staff member would be a great asset.

The ability to handle the physically demanding job of lifting and holding animals securely, as well as being resolved that you will be getting your hands (and scrubs) dirty. But rest assured that you'll be rewarded with puppy kisses, tail wags, purrs, and much, much more.

The ability to multi-task with grace and compassion during busy and stressful conditions.

The willingness to work weekends on an alternating schedule with other techs on a four-day workweek schedule.

Why you should choose the Northeast Animal Hospital team

Along with the competitive pay, comprehensive benefits, and a generous employee pet discount, you will gain a wealth of knowledge as you work alongside amazing coworkers. Our office locations mean you have great choices for coffee or lunch nearby as St. Pete offers some of the best local restaurants and cafes around. Our unique environment encourages you to have fun at work, to work together with teammates for a unified and safe atmosphere where your strengths will be recognized and rewarded. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

What's In It For You


Financial Benefits: 

  • A flexible approach to compensation that will reflect your skillset and future performance
  • 401(k) matching & Roth Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 529 Savings Plan
  • Tuition Support Program
  • Referral bonus program 

Wellness Benefits: 

  • Health Insurance, including medical, dental, and vision
  • Supplemental insurance, including accident, critical illness, hospital, short and long-term disability, legal plan, and employee, spouse, and child-dependent life insurance
  • Sick Time / Paid Time Off
  • Free/discounted lab work for all employee pets
  • Pet discounts on services and products
  • Pet food discount program 

Workplace Benefits: 

  • Quarterly Team Rewards Bonus Program
  • Professional development opportunities 
  • State license reimbursement
  • VTNE exam fee reimbursement
  • Continuing education allowance
  • Uniform allowance 
  • Access to our VetCor Techlife Facebook group, including thousands of veterinary technicians company-wide

Lifestyle Benefits:

  • Six paid holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discount program

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Northeast Animal Hospital and Downtown St. Pete Vet Clinic and Vetcor. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for all employees. Every team member enriches our diversity by exposing us to various ways to understand and engage with the world. That's why we're committed to a workplace culture where employees are comfortable being their authentic selves, feel a complete sense of belonging, and are empowered to reach their highest potential.


Northeast Animal Hospital