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730 Hibbard Rd., Wilmette IL 60091

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Certified Veterinary Technician

Requires an IL CVT License

We are seeking a professional to join our team as a Certified Veterinary Technician. Both full and part time positions can be accommodated. The full-time position would offer 35-40+ hours per week and part time will depend on candidate’s schedule and hospital needs.  We are currently abiding by social-distancing standards. We can start with an online interview or move directly to an observational interview, our candidate’s choice. We have a fantastic team of friendly dedicated professionals who are all about excellent patient care, continuing education, client education, and above all, supporting one another.

Christensen Animal Hospital is a 2-doctor practice, locally owned, and operated for more than 85 years. For us, locally owned means we have the flexibility to make changes quickly and appropriately for our doctors, staff members, clients, and patients. We also have a responsibility to our community to represent them well and support them as best as we are able. Our team culture is assistance, respect, care, and having a little fun while we’re serving our community pets. We love pets and do our very best for them and their families.

We specialize in providing high-quality, compassionate, and convenient care for our patients. We “get” the human and animal bond and are committed to strengthening that bond through client education, teamwork, and thoughtful care. We are an innovative general practice and advanced surgical facility. We pride ourselves on being able to offer our patients and clients the convenience of specialty level care, whenever appropriate, right here, without additional travel and expense. Please continue to read about our offerings for patients and the role we’re hoping to fill.

Our Certified Veterinary Technicians assist with:

  • Specialty-level procedures
  • Emergencies
  • Physical examinations
  • Dental procedures
  • Oral surgery
  • Routine and advanced surgical procedures
  • Immunizations
  • Euthanasia
  • Client education
  • Marketing
  • Client Service and satisfaction
  • Inventory maintenance.

Our Certified Veterinary Technicians are proficient with:

  • Venipuncture
  • IV catheter placement
  • Laboratory procedures
  • Radiology
  • Anesthesia induction
  • Anesthesia monitoring
  • Dentistry
  • Surgery, endoscopy, and ultrasonography experience is a plus, though the training is available.

Full-Time Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Wages (we compensate above fair for education and experience)
  • Uniform Reimbursement
  • Company Sponsored Profit-Sharing Plan
  • Group Medical Insurance
  • Voluntary Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Continuing Education allowance
  • Formal Education Assistance (conditions apply)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Veterinary Services at a Reduced Rate
  • Vendor specials, rebates, and discounts available


Full-time and Part-time positions available.

Compensation is between $18.00 and $25.00 to start, dependent on skill level, education, and experience.

You can find us on the web at If you would like to work in our awesome veterinary hospital and share our philosophy, please send your resume or CV to our Practice Manager Linn:

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(847) 892-1229 – (This may be the fastest way to communicate with us)

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