Licensed Veterinary Technicians

Upstate Veterinary Specialties (UVS) is looking for Licensed Veterinary Technicians to join its team. Our newest team member will join a collegial team of board certified specialists in Cardiology (3), Critical care (1), Internal medicine (2), Neurology (2), Ophthalmology (2), Oncology (1), Radiology (1), Rehabilitation (1), and Surgery (2).

We enjoy a custom built 23,000 square foot facility and a busy 24/7 Emergency and Critical Care service. Our emergency department currently has nine emergency doctors and one critical care specialist. Our ICU is supported by full-time LVTs, assistants, and client relations staff and includes diagnostic ultrasound, critical care cages, full in-house laboratory, and a blood bank to maintain our high-quality patient care. In addition, our hospital is equipped with advanced imaging modalities including 1.5T MRI, 64 slice CT scanner, and multiple ultrasound units.

Our technicians are highly trained and have access to our state of the art equipment. They enjoy a compassionate, exciting, and fast-paced work environment.

We are seeking dedicated team players in the following departments:

  • Emergency

We have a variety of available schedules in our Emergency Service including full time, part-time, and per diem positions. Our specialty positions are 4-day work week.

UVS is located in Latham, NY, which is considered part of upstate New York’s ‘Tri-City’ area. The capital district is a lively and energetic region that balances our historic roots with a vibrant metropolitan atmosphere. Each of the four changing seasons brings different scenery and events that offer cultural enrichment and more! The growing area is centrally located between the mountains of the Adirondacks, Berkshires, and Catskills and the popular cities of Boston, Montreal, and New York.

The area’s attractions include the Empire State Plaza, Saratoga Race Track and Performing Arts Center, Lake George, Thatcher Park, The New York State Museum, and more. In the Capital District, there is something for everyone! With a variety of restaurants, bars, and entertainment, the Capital District of upstate New York is a great place to work and play. The area provides a thriving business community and exceptional educational institutes with both urban and suburban living that is sure to fulfill your lifestyle. To learn more about our amazing city visit

Our ideal candidate is a team player that will embrace our culture.

At UVS, we work hard to be worthy of the trust of our referral network and community. Our clients see and know our compassion for our work, themselves, and their pets. In addition, we value our employees and treat them like family. We encourage our employees to pursue a healthy balance between work and life and offer multiple incentives that speak to our philosophy.

UVS offers a competitive compensation package which includes:

  • Medical, dental and long-term disability
  • 401(k) with matching contribution
  • Generous PTO
  • Substantial CE allowance
  • Employee stipend to assist with pet insurance

Are you interested in an opportunity with UVS, but live too far for a daily commute? We may have a solution for you!

  • UVS offers a housing allowance benefit to both full-time and part-time employees who work consecutive shifts. A daily or monthly allowance will be offered to employees who live more than 60 miles from UVS in order to obtain temporary housing while completing their scheduled shifts. This benefit is offered as part of the employment agreement upon hire.

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Proud recipients of the 2020 New York State Association of Veterinary Technician’s Dr. James Zgoda Excellence in Technician Advancement Award. This recognition is awarded to a hospital that demonstrates support for licensed veterinary technicians in their practice by encouraging professional development, supporting involvement with NYSAVT, and advocating for LVTs in New York State.

Upstate Veterinary Specialties

Upstate Veterinary Specialties