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Metropolitan Veterinary Associates is the preferred specialty and emergency hospital in our region for companion animals. Privately owned and practicing out of a 25,000 square foot facility, we have been providing the highest quality of veterinary medicine for over 32 years.
As a fast-paced and rapidly growing hospital, we are currently seeking to fill a Full Time Dermatology Nurse position.
The position reports directly to the Specialty Nurse Supervisor. He/she is responsible for a variety of tasks as assigned within the Dermatology Department. Dermatology knowledge/experience is preferred and anesthesia experience is required. Current CVT/LVT/RVT preferred but not required.
Applicants must have a broad knowledge of small animal medicine including pharmacology, proper restraint / handling, venipuncture, laboratory testing, and radiology techniques. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written are a must. The position requires great flexibility and the ability to multitask in a high-paced environment. The day-to-day tasks within this position will vary, ranging from appointments to procedures, and the ability to work within an ever changing, evolving environment is vital.
Benefits will include:
- Competitive compensation
- Health benefits
- Flexible hours
- Paid time off (including paid time off to volunteer)
- $200 annual scrub/shoe allowance
- Continuing education time off and allowance
- Retirement plan including matching funds
- Employee discounts
- YouEarnedIt, recognition and rewards platform
- Unlimited growth potential
- A fun and inclusive culture!
- Focus on well-being
Perfectly Positioned for Personal Growth
Located in Valley Forge, PA, Metropolitan Veterinary Associates is ideally situated in the suburban Philadelphia area, just minutes from Valley Forge National Historical Park and world-class shopping. Whether you enjoy outdoor activities like biking and hiking, or arts and entertainment events, it’s all in your backyard – along with excellent schools and universities.
Nearby Philadelphia is home to multiple professional sports teams, major concert venues, museums, and so much more. And the lights of New York City, the sights of Washington, D.C., and the popular weekend retreats of the Pocono mountains and the Jersey Shore are all within about a two-hour drive.
Here at MVA, we pride ourselves on being a part of the local community, both professionally and personally. In short – we love it here! And we’re sure you will too.