animal ark veterinary hospital

Careers at Animal Ark Veterinary Hospital in Elkin, NC

Animal Ark of Elkin is a full-service veterinary hospital. If you’re passionate about providing top-notch veterinary care to pets in Elkin and surrounding communities, then take a look at our open positions.

Open Positions

Veterinary Technician
Our practice is excited to add another Veterinary Technician to our team who loves exotics as much as we do! We are looking for an individual who is good at communicating, organization, and multi-tasking, and who is ready to work in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate would have at least 1-2 years’ previous experience in veterinary medicine.
Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 7a- 5p
Weekends/Holidays required on a rotating basis for kennel care
We are proud to offer our teammates comprehensive benefits:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) with match
  • Personal pet care discount
  • Uniform top/shirt after 90 days
Essential Functions:
  • Able to perform basic animal handling and restraint
  • Be able to accurately position for radiographs
  • Assist veterinarians in the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery
  • Perform in-hospital lab testing and prepare specimens for outside labs
  • Assist veterinarians in outpatient exams by taking histories, vital signs, and weights as well as providing client education
  • Collect and prepare diagnostic samples
  • Anesthesia monitoring
  • Assist in maintaining practice equipment
  • Assist veterinarian performing surgery
  • Assist veterinarians in any other assigned tasks
  • Maintain cleanliness of surgery suite, treatment area, and exams rooms for all surfaces
  • Support DEA compliance as it relates to the role
  • Any other duties as assigned
  • Ability to work on weekends
  • Previous veterinary medicine experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to lift patients and carry equipment up to 40 pounds; ability to lift patients or carry equipment over 40 pounds with assistance
  • Practice OSHA safety techniques including proper PPE
  • Computer skills, MS office applications, etc.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $13.00 – $18.00 per hour
Expected hours: 30 – 40 per week
  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
Monday to Friday
Weekends as needed
Supplemental pay types:
Bonus opportunities
Ability to commute/relocate:
Elkin, NC 28621: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
Veterinary: 1 year (Preferred)
Veterinary Technician Certification (Preferred)
Work Location: In person