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Veterinary Technician – Surgery Prep Tech

Veterinary Technician - Surgery Prep Tech
Date Posted: June 8, 2023

If you’d like to apply to be a MN SNAP Surgery Prep Technician, please send a cover letter and resume to Program Director Christie Daluge at

Enjoy a rewarding career helping to keep pets with the people who love them; with competitive compensation, a generous holiday schedule, excellent health and retirement benefits, plus a $500 signing bonus.

Minnesota Spay Neuter Assistance Program (MN SNAP) offers high-quality, affordable and accessible spay and neuter services to low-income communities, animal shelters, 501(c)(3) rescue organizations and community cat caretakers. Together with our stationary clinic in North Minneapolis, MN SNAP has subsidized more than 179,000 surgeries since April 2010. As a MN SNAP team member, you’ll have the opportunity to practice the different aspects of delivering high-quality surgery services to dogs, cats and rabbits.

The Surgery Prep Technician administers inhalant anesthesia, prepares patients for surgery, and monitors patients in all stages of anesthesia. The Surgery Prep Technician is also responsible for performing limited physical exams on patients.

The candidate must be a certified veterinary technician or have equivalent experience. Additionally, the candidate must be detail oriented, a good communicator and someone who loves working with pets and their people!

MN SNAP seeks to create a diverse work culture that closely matches the diversity of our clients and community. To that end, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and people who identify as LGBTQIA2S+ are encouraged to apply.

Benefits include:

•    Competitive compensation ($20-$21/hour starting wage)
•    Health and dental insurance
•    Retirement plan with 3% employer matching
•    Short-term and long-term disability insurance
•    Life insurance
•    Condensed work weeks
•    Paid Time Off (PTO) (3 weeks/year)
•    Generous paid holidays (2 weeks/year)
•    Rabies vaccinations and titers
•    $500 paid continuing education
•    $500 signing bonus

Additional Details

Clinic Name: MN SNAP
Street Address: 2822 Washington Ave N
City: Minneapolis
State: Minnesota
ZIP: 55411
Contact First Name: Christie
Contact Last Name: Daluge
Contact Phone: 612-720-8236
Minimum Education Required: Associate's/2-Year Degree
Minimum Experience: We prefer that the candidate have both CVT status and private practice or shelter experience in surgery, but we’ll train the right person.
Benefits: 401K / IRA, HSA/Sec 125 Flex, PTO, Holiday Pay, Uniform Allowance, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Continuing Education, Pet Care Discount
Position Available: Veterinary Technician (Certification Not Required)
Hourly/Salary Range: $20-$21/hour starting wage
Contract? No
Designation: Full Time
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